Ryan Latimer is a composer whose music has been described as “anarchic and
cartoonishly fun” (BBC Radio 3), “deliciously playful” (Classical Music Magazine) and
“irresistible in its tongue-in-cheek irreverence” (ISCM). His work has been performed
internationally by ensembles including the London Symphony Orchestra, BBC
Symphony Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, St
Petersburg Symphony Orchestra and London Sinfonietta.
In 2021, his debut album was released worldwide on NMC Recordings. “Allusive, sparkling and emphatically rhythmic” (The Guardian), it reached #2 in the UK Official Charts and received 5 stars from BBC Music Magazine. He is a regular collaborator with the contemporary dance group, Cohan Collective, and has worked closely with New York-based choreographer
Many of his solo and chamber works
have also featured at international
festivals, including Darmstädter Ferienkurse, Gaudeamus Musiekweek, Huddersfield
Contemporary Music Festival, ISCM World Music Days and Aldebrugh Festival. Ryan is
a Lecturer in Music at the University of Birmingham.