Concert works from Armstrong include commissions from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Hebrides Ensemble, Cappella Nova, Scottish Opera and the Barbican Stockhausen Festival to name a few. Armstrong most recently composed the beautiful Painted In White for Organ and Strings performed by the London Contemporary Orchestra for the Union Chapel’s Organ Reframed Festival.
Armstrong has composed scores for both Hollywood and independent films from Peter Mullan’s directorial debut The Close Trilogy to the BAFTA, Ivor Novello and Golden Globe winning award scores for Baz Lurhmann’s Romeo and Juliet, Moulin Rouge!. Many more films have benefited from Armstrong’s music including Love Actually, World Trade Centre, Far From The Madding Crowd and the Grammy award winning score for Ray. Armstrong’s score for Thea Sharrock’s new film The One And Only Ivan will be released in Autumn 2020.