Josephine Stephenson is a Franco-British composer and performer living in London. Her music has been commissioned by the BBC and Radio France and performed both sides of the Channel by artists and groups such as s t a r g a z e, explorensemble, the Van Kuijk Quartet, the Hermes Experiment, the Maîtrise de Radio France, Liam Byrne, Eloisa-Fleur Thom and Fiona Monbet, in places such as the Royal Albert Hall, the Auditorium the Radio France, the Britten Studio at Snape Maltings, LSO St Luke’s and the Festival Lyrique d’Aix en Provence. It has been broadcast on France Musique, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Radio 6 Music.
Collaboration is central to Josephine's output and she regularly works together with theatre companies, filmmakers or pop artists. She is also one of the three Artistic Director of the London-based concert series and record label Listenpony.
Josephine read music as an undergraduate at Clare College, Cambridge before completing a Masters in Composition at the Royal College of Music as a Richard Carne scholar, graduating with Distinction in 2014.