Mark Glentworth composes the world-famous percussion piece Blues for Gilbert and becomes the long-term musical collaborator with celebrated actor/writer Steven Berkoff. So, what next? SEVEN and a half YEARS reveals the extraordinary true story of Mark’s life in this award-winning musical. Join Mark’s journey from success to despair to a new beginning as he tells his touching, humorous and uplifting story through the power of music.
“a biographical work like nothing else I have ever seen” Musical Theatre Review ★★★★
“Glentworth creates an impressive drama through the music” Backstage Bristol
At the age of 16, Mark Glentworth was one of the youngest students to study percussion at the Royal Northern College of Music. He has worked with Steven Berkoff, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Peter Maxwell Davis on his ‘Fires of London’, The BBC Symphony Orchestra and The London Sinfonietta. Mark is the composer of the world-famous vibraphone solo ‘Blues for Gilbert’ the most performed, recorded and studied solo tuned percussion piece of all time.
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