Stuart was honoured in 1981 by the Incorporated Society of
Musicians with their Young Artist Award and was appointed an
Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 1997.
He also contributed arrangements to the BBC TV drama Real Women.
As Musical Director for Jonathan Miller's company at the Old Vic Theatre he composed the score for King Lear and incidental music for The Tempest.
With lyricist Julian Woolford, he has written two major musicals – Ice!! (Andersen’s The Snow Queen) and The Railway Children.
With playwright Mark Ravenhill he has written the choral work Litany.
Theatre credits as orchestrator number many classic musicals
Stuart Hutchinson was orchestrator for Ned Sherrin’s West End revival of Salad Days (Fortieth Anniversary production).
On disc –
Stuart Hutchinson has provided orchestrations for major recordings including two discs for Toshiba/EMI with Japanese soprano Michie Nakamaru - Scottish Chamber Orchestra (conducted by Sir Richard Armstrong) and the Philharmonia Orchestra (which Stuart also conducted).