Matthew Freeman

Musical supervisor and arranger for the ‘Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas’ productions in London’s West End, Europe, Toronto and the States. As one of the original creators of the show he has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra with the ‘Rat Pack’ at Blenheim Palace and the Barbican, and supervised the ‘Rat Pack’ DVD.

He was musical supervisor for the 2004 ‘Olivier Awards’ featuring Kevin Spacey.

He has received 1 platinum and 2 gold discs for his symphonic recordings.

Orchestral conducting and arranging with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, ( film music to, ‘Gladiator’, ‘Die Another Day’ and the ‘Symphonic Rock’ album recently performed at the Royal Albert Hall), and also with the BBC Concert Orchestra, Danish Radio Orchestra, Sonderjyllands Symfoniorkester and the NRK Oslo.

He has numerous recording credits conducting and arranging for, amongst others, Julia McKenzie, Millicent Martin, Lorna Luft, Howard Keel, David Soul, Roger Whittaker, Larry Adler, and for Decca’s celebration of the Queen Mother’s 100th Birthday.

Musical director for numerous artists including, Mary O Hara at Carnegie Hall, Sydney Opera House and for her 16 part TV series with the City of London Sinfonia; for Frankie Vaughan, Michael Crawford, Anthony Newley and for Shirley Bassey on tour, recordings and the Royal Variety Performance.

Other West End credits include, ‘Personals’ (Globe), ‘Zip’ (Duchess), ‘Nine’ (Donmar Warehouse), the European premiere of ‘Lucky Stiff’ (Bridewell) and the critically acclaimed re-working of ‘Pippin’ (Bridewell). He created and performed the forte piano music for Sir Peter Hall’s production of ‘Amadeus’ (Old Vic).

Film credits include vocal coaching Drew Barrymore, Elizabeth Shue and Keanu Reeves.

Become a fan on Facebook