Alastair Putt is a composer from London. He studied at New College, Oxford and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he was a Fellow from 2010-11. In 2011, he was accepted onto the London Symphony Orchestra’s Panufnik Young Composers Scheme, and his subsequent commission for the orchestra was premiered in June 2014 in the Barbican Hall. In 2012, he was a Composition Fellow at Tanglewood Music Center, and returned the following year for the premiere of his commission for brass ensemble. In 2013, he was named as one of English National Opera’s House Composers, and was commissioned by the London Contemporary Orchestra through the Britten-Pears Foundation. Commissions in 2014 included works for the Choir of New College, Oxford and the Brinkburn Festival, the latter given its premiere by members of the Royal Northern Sinfonia.