David has conducted the inaugural West End productions of numerous musicals, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Singin’ in the Rain, La Cage Aux Folles, Pirates of Penzance, Phantom of the Opera and Chicago. David also gained experience through his work as a session keyboardist on the soundtracks of numerous films and TV programmes. Along the way he worked with movie composers John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Bruce Broughton and Marvin Hamlisch, This serves him well when now required as conductor to master the technical demands (click tracks, MIDI guides, sample emulation for example) all of which are now commonplace in music recording. For television his engagements have included Musical Director/Arranger for Victoria Wood As Seen on TV, Dinner Ladies Bryn Terfel at Christmas and Wales in the West End with Michael Ball and Lesley Garrett. He supervised the recent new Scandinavian production of Les Miserables, and as Musical Director of Carousel (Savoy).
David has conducted concerts throughout the UK (Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican, Cadogan Hall, the NEC Birmingham G Mex Manchester, St David’s Hall Cardiff, Odyssey Belfast), throughout the Europe (Copenhagen, Hannover, Cologne, Stockholm, Hamburg, Zurich) and further afield (Bangkok, Singapore, Ottawa, Sydney, Melbourne, Tokyo, Osaka) amongst many other venues. A recent venture has been conducting live music to picture Disney’s Fantasia in arenas across the UK, Pirates of the Caribbean in the UK and Europe, and 2 hour feature length Disney animation compilation in Scandinavia. Orchestras have included the Royal Philharmonic, London Symphony, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, BBC Concert , Danish Royal Kapel, Odense Symphony, Aalborg Symphony, Singapore Symphony, Danish Sinfonietta, Ottawa National Arts Orchestra, Sonderjyllands Symphony, Bangkok Symphony, Orquesta Sinfonica de Tenerife, Chinese Philharmonic (Beijing), North Deutsche Radio and numerous freelance ensembles.