Ryan Latimer (b.1990) is a composer whose music has been performed throughout the UK and Europe by leading ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Britten Sinfonia, Orkest de Ereprijs (Netherlands), Warszawska Opera Kameralna (Poland) and the Workers Union Ensemble, with whom he was Composer-in-Association during 2014. Ryan was recently in residence with the BBC Symphony Orchestra as part of the Sound and Music Embedded Scheme and his new work for the orchestra was performed in March 2016 and broadcast on BBC Radio 3. His recent composition, Moby Dick, written for the London Sinfonietta in 2014, features on NMC Recordings’ Next Wave album. The same year also saw the premiere of his first opera, Three Tall Tales of Doctor Monsieur Façade, commissioned by the Warsaw Chamber Opera in Poland. He has most recently been a resident composer with the Cohan Collective, working in close collaboration with four young UK-based choreographers.
Ryan was selected to represent the ISCM British Section at ISCM World Music Days 2018.