Debbie Wiseman, OBE
Composer and Conductor
One of the UK’s most successful female music ambassadors, Debbie Wiseman is a highly sought-after composer and conductor, awarded the MBE in the 2004 Queen’s New Year’s Honors List for services to the music and film industry. With more than 200 credits and 20 years of experience, she has produced the award-winning film and TV scores—Wolf Hall, Dickensian and Father Brown, among others—as well as chart-topping albums. Debbie also conducts at events across the continent, including the Royal Albert Hall’s annual Filmharmonic concert and the 2014 Córdoba International Film Music Festival, the first female conductor in the history of the event. In addition, she is a visiting professor at the Royal College of Music and makes regular appearances on BBC Radio 3 and 4. Debbie is currently Classic FM’s Composer in Residence and composed the signature music for Viking, which premiered on Classic FM Live at the Royal Albert Hall in 2017. She is godmother of the Viking Herja, one of our award-winning Viking Longships sailing the rivers of Europe.