Jessica Curry

16 Jessica Curry

Jessica Curry

Composer/Co-Founder
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Jessica is an internationally acclaimed BAFTA-winning composer of contemporary classical music and is also co-founder of renowned games company The Chinese Room. She often writes for unusual spaces and her work has been performed in diverse and high-profile venues such as The Old Vic Tunnels, Sydney Opera House, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Wellcome Trust, MOMI New York, The Royal Opera House and Durham Cathedral.

Jessica wrote the music for the genre-defying Dear Esther, which won awards for Best Audio at the TIGA’s, a GANG award and nominations for Best Audio at the BAFTAs. Her Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs was also multi-award winning and was described as “quite spectacular” by games press. Her BAFTA winning music for acclaimed PS4 title Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture was named soundtrack of the year by MOJO magazine and sat in the Top 10 of both the Official and ClassicFM charts for several weeks. The score recently won Best Score at the Emotional Games Awards, won four GANG awards in San Francisco, including Best Soundtrack and the game won Best Audio and Best Performer as well as Best Music at the BAFTA’s 2016.

Sessions

September 7, 2016
Closing Key Note. Jessica Curry, The Chinese Room
King William 315
16.45  -  17.15