Stuart Mitchell (Composer) (born December
21, 1965) is a Scottish pianist and composer, best known for his Seven Wonders Suite
(2001). The Seven Wonders Suite has been recorded by The Prague Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Mario Klemens. A performance of part of the Suitewas performed in The Dvorak Hall in
Prague in 2005. This major symphonic work has put Stuart currently at #181 in the Classic FM Hall of Fame
2017 and is regularly requested by their listeners.
Stuart Mitchell is the son of pianist and composer Thomas J. Mitchell.
In 2005, the Mitchell's received media coverage from Reuters, ITN,
BBC, and CNN/Fox News when they deciphered a musical code carved into the ceiling
design of Rosslyn Chapel. Stuart recently gave a concert and tour of
The Rosslyn Motet for TED Global
Conference, in Edinburgh during July 2011. Mitchell was voted #222 in the Classic FM Hall of Fame
2005/2006. The Seven Wonders Suite has placed Mitchell in the Classic FM Hall of Fame Top
300 every year since 2005, with the exception of 2013.
2005 saw Stuart's first major classical CD release of his score Seven
Wonder Suite for Orchestra,
performed by The Prague Symphony
Orchestra, The Kuhn Mixed choir and conducted by
Mario Klemens and has received a great
deal of acclaim from listeners and critics worldwide.
The work received its 'Premier'
performance in Prague in November 2006 performed by The Czech National Orchestra conducted by
Paul Freeman at the Rudolfinum Concert Hall in Prague.
In 2008 Stuart released the first in his series of works called DNA
music translated from Ancestral DNA sequences of various species.
''I have enjoyed being a pianist and composer all my life and working
with a great deal of artists world-wide
for the past 20 years. My composition career has been the main focus of
development for me over the past ten years and I am currently
interested in the evolution of music intrinsically bound in nature.''
Stuart Mitchell performing at Edinburgh International Festival 2011
In 2008 Stuart released
the first in his series of works called
music translated from
Ancestral DNA sequences of various species.
Stuart's current projects include:
DNA Music Production, Grounded Motion Picture Score and
Production, The Song of Eve, The
Human Genome Music Project released in October 2014. Piano Concerto No.1
in E minor.