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Martin Koch

 
Bio:
Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Cats Oliver! MAMMA MIA! and Billy Elliot. Recording Over thirty albums including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Oliver!, Les Miserables - Symphonic Recording (Grammy winner), Hey Mr Producer, MAMMA MIA! (Grammy nomination), Jerry Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot, Bad ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Cats Oliver! MAMMA MIA! and Billy Elliot. Recording Over thirty albums including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Oliver!, Les Miserables - Symphonic Recording (Grammy winner), Hey Mr Producer, MAMMA MIA! (Grammy nomination), Jerry Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot, Bad ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2021]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Las Vegas, 2014]
Musical Supervisor
 
[West End, 2012]
Music Orchestrator & Arranger
 
[US Tour, 2010]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Orchestrator
Musical Supervisor
 
[West End, 2005]
Musical Supervisor
Orchestrator
 
[US Tour, 2002]
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Orchestrator
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Toronto, 2000]
Music Arrangements
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1994]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1992]
Orchestrator
 
[West End, 1989]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1987]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1986]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1985]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1984]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1983]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1982]
Musical Director
 
[West End, 1979] [Replacement]
Musical Director[Replacement]

Writing

Additional Material

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2021]
Musical Supervisor

[Las Vegas, 2014]
Musical Supervisor

[West End, 2012]
Music Orchestrator & Arranger

[US Tour, 2010]
Orchestrator

Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 2008]
Orchestrator

Musical Supervisor

[West End, 2005]
Musical Supervisor

Orchestrator

[US Tour, 2002]
Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 2001]
Orchestrator

Music Arranger

Musical Supervisor

[Toronto, 2000]
Music Arrangements

Orchestrator

[West End, 1994]
Musical Director

[West End, 1992]
Orchestrator

[West End, 1989]
Musical Director

[West End, 1987]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 1986]
Musical Director

[West End, 1985]
Musical Director

[West End, 1984]
Musical Director

[West End, 1983]
Musical Director

[West End, 1982]
Musical Director

[West End, 1979] [Replacement]
Musical Director[Replacement]

Writing
Additional Material

Martin Koch Biography

Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Cats Oliver! MAMMA MIA! and Billy Elliot.

Recording Over thirty albums including Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Oliver!, Les Miserables - Symphonic Recording (Grammy winner), Hey Mr Producer, MAMMA MIA! (Grammy nomination), Jerry Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot, Bad Girls and John Barrowman The Album.

Orchestration: Just So, Moby Dick, MAMMA MIA! (Tony Award nomination for Best Orchestrations), Jerry Springer The Opera, Billy Elliot (Winner - Tony and Drama Desk Awards for Best Orchestrations), Bad Girls, Desperately Seeking Susan, Kombat Opera - 5 Opera’s for BBC TV, Paparazzi and Cattle Call, 2 Ballets by Richard Thomas.

Martin runs a successful music production company and recording studio which has undertaken numerous television, album and DVD projects.

Martin Koch Awards and Nominations

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2009 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Martin Koch, Billy Elliot
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Orchestrations Gold Star
Martin Koch, Billy Elliot, The Musical
 
Tony Awards - 2009 - Best Orchestrations
Martin Koch, Billy Elliot, The Musical
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Orchestrations Gold Star
Martin Koch, Billy Elliot
 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Orchestrations
Martin Koch , Mamma Mia!

Martin Koch News

Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday Photo Photos: The West End's MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 23rd Birthday
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

Producer Judy Craymer is delighted to announce, on the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London’s Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces Booking Extension On Its London Birthday
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2022

On the day that the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrates its 23rd birthday in London, the extension of its booking period to Sunday 5 March 2023 at London's Novello Theatre, with tickets now on sale.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

Jane Austen Opera Concept Album Premieres Online December 25 - 31 Photo Jane Austen Opera Concept Album Premieres Online December 25 - 31
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2021

On Christmas Day, The Rally Cat will premiere a new Jane Austen inspired concept album. With stirring music by award-winning composer Aferdian (ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award) and a propulsive libretto by Marella  Martin Koch (West Edge Opera Aperture Commission Winner), Elinor & Marianne is the story of two sisters whose lives are thrown into chaos by their father’s sudden  passing. 

Casting Announced For MAMMA MIA! UK Tour Photo Casting Announced For MAMMA MIA! UK Tour
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2021

Full casting is today announced for the new UK Tour of the sensational feel-good musical      MAMMA MIA! commencing on 18 January 2022 at Plymouth Theatre Royal.

MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period at London's Novello Theatre Photo MAMMA MIA! Announces New Booking Period at London's Novello Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021

MAMMA MIA! at London’s Novello Theatre is now extending its booking period to Saturday 1 October 2022.  MAMMA MIA! is now in its 23rd year in London.  

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2021 Award Recipients -- Brittany K. Allen, Avi Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2021 Award Recipients -- Brittany K. Allen, Avi Amon, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Paulo K Tiról
by Stephi Wild - Sep 10, 2021

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced this year's recipients of their annual Awards, honoring playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists who show promise in their writing to invest in the future of theater through their stories.

Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2021 Recipients Including Brittany K. Allen, Av Photo Dramatists Guild Foundation Announces 2021 Recipients Including Brittany K. Allen, Avi Amon, and More
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced this year’s recipients of their annual Awards, honoring playwrights, composers, lyricists, and librettists who show promise in their writing to invest in the future of theater through their stories.

The American Opera Project Announces Presentation Of Five New Opera Scenes By Compose Photo The American Opera Project Announces Presentation Of Five New Opera Scenes By Composers & The Voice Fellows
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021

This September, The American Opera Project, one of America’s leading homes for the creation of original lyric theater, kicks off its 33rd season with premiere music from five distinctive new operas at an outdoor concert in its home neighborhood of Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! Photo VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

Martin Koch Videos

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London VideoVIDEO: MAMMA MIA! Celebrates 9000 Performances in London
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 3, 2022

Today marks the 9000th performance in London's West End of MAMMA MIA! To celebrate the occasion, an all new video has been released.

VIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside MAMMA MIA!'s Re-Opening Night at The Novello Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 27, 2021

MAMMA MIA! is back on stage! The production began performances on 25 August 2021 at London's Novello Theatre. MAMMA MIA!, now in its 23rd year, is currently booking until 2 April 2022. 

Summer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway! VideoSummer Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2019

We're feeling electricity because we're looking back at the 2009 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, Billy Elliot! Take a look at the show's opening night at Broadway's Imperial Theatre with the show's stars David Alvarez, Gregory Jbara, Santino Fontana, and more! Be sure to check out all the footage!

VIDEO: Original ABBA Members Reunite for Premiere of MAMMA MIA-Inspired Restaurant
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 21, 2016

Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad, the original members of ABBA, made a rare group appearance last night at the opening of an ABBA-inspired restaurant, Mamma Mia! The Party in Stockholm.

STAGE TUBE: Meet 10-Year-Old Thomas Hazelby, UK's Newest 'Billy Elliot'
by Stage Tube - Mar 11, 2015

Thomas Hazelby, 10 years old from Doncaster, today (11 March 2015) joins the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical to play the title role. He becomes the fortieth boy to play the role in London, where in May the internationally award-winning musical celebrates its tenth anniversary. Also joining the cast today to play Billy's best friend Michael is 11 years old Nathan Jones from Prudhoe, Northumberland. Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Meet the West End's New 'Billy' - Ollie Jochim!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2014

Today, 14 July 2014, 12-year-old Ollie Jochim from Chelmsford, Essex gives his first performance in the title role of the internationally award winning Billy Elliot the Musical. Ollie joins a cast lead by Ruthie Henshall who plays Mrs Wilkinson, Billy's dance teacher, and becomes the thirty-eighth boy to perform the iconic role at the Victoria Palace Theatre and the seventy-fifth boy to perform the role world-wide. Scroll down for an interview with the new star!

BWW TV: First Look at New Trailer for BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL LIVE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 13, 2014

On Sunday 28 September 2014, Billy Elliot the Musical is set to bring cinema goers to their feet when the global stage phenomenon is broadcast live from the West End to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Check out a first look at the trailer below!

BWW TV: Scenes from the New Cast of West End's MAMMA MIA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 6, 2012

The new cast of West End's MAMMA MIA! appeared at the Prince of Wales Theatre, and has now moved to its new home at the Novello Theatre from 6 September 2012. The new cast includes Gary Milner, real-life wife Sally Ann Triplett, Neil Roberts as Harry Bright, James Gaddas as Bill Austin, Charlotte Wakefield as Sophie Sheridan, Andreas Gyllander as Sky, Abiola Ogunbiyi as Ali, Tasha Taylor Johnson as Lisa, Steven Oliver as Pepper and Liam Doyle as Eddie. At certain performances, the role of 'Donna Sheridan' will be played by Claire Poyzer. Joanna Monro and Kim Ismay will continue as Rosie and Tanya respectively. Check out the video below, featuring the new cast!

BWW TV Flashback: BILLY ELLIOT's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 8, 2012

Today Broadway bids goodbye to a show that's become a 45th Street fixture over its past three years at the Imperial Theatre: BILLY ELLIOT. Take a look back at BILLY's memorable opening night celebration - 40 preview and 1,304 regular performances ago - with the in depth Broadway Beat special that originally hit the web in 2008. Click below to watch!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Happy 3rd Broadway Birthday BILLY ELLIOT- The Celebratory Curtain Call!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 17, 2011

On November 15, the 2009 Tony Award winning Best Musical BILLY ELLIOT, celebrated their third Broadway birthday. Original Billys and Tony winners David Alvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish, joined the current cast in celebration and below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive look at the curtain call!


Martin Koch Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Martin Koch written?
Martin Koch has written 1 shows including Mamma Mia! (Additional Material).

What awards has Martin Koch been nominated for?
Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical , Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musical Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliot and Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Mamma Mia! .

What awards has Martin Koch won?
Best Orchestrations (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Billy Elliot Best Orchestrations (Tony Awards) for Billy Elliot, The Musicaland Outstanding Orchestrations (Drama Desk Awards) for Billy Elliot.