Orlando Gough writes music mostly for the theatre – operas, plays, dance pieces, music-theatre - and creates large-scale site-specific work.
Recent work includes the opera Imago, for Glyndebourne; the opera Road Rage, for Garsington Opera; the site-specific piece Foghorn Requiem, for ships’ horns, brass bands and the foghorn of the Souter Lighthouse, South Shields; the large-scale choral piece Stemmer for the Bergen Festival; the music for Shakespeare’s King John (Globe Theatre); the music for Euripedes’ The Bakkhai (Almeida Theatre).
He is a keen amateur cook. His cookbook Orlando Gough: Recipe Journal is published by Toast. He writes a food blog for Toast Travels.