Freddie Tapner - London Musical Theatre Orchestra

Freddie Tapner

CEO and Artistic Director

Freddie is a professional musical director based in London. Having graduated from Pembroke College, Cambridge with a First Class Degree in Engineering in July 2014, he moved straight to London to pursue a career in musical theatre. As well as conducting LMTO in their professional engagements, he also leads Sitzes.

Recent MD credits include: Mack and Mabel (Hackney Empire); Siren (Pleasance Dome); Candide (Cadogan Hall); Mr Swallow – Houdini (Soho Theatre); A Christmas Carol (Lyceum Theatre); Ricky Whittington (New Diorama); State Fair (Cadogan Hall); Mr Swallow – Houdini (Forth, Pleasance Courtyard); Princess Caraboo (Finborough Theatre); Jewish Legends (Gatehouse Theatre); The Adventures of Pinocchio (Greenwich Theatre); H.R.Haitch (The Actors’ Church); Dracula! (Mr Swallow – The Musical) (Soho Theatre, Nomination for Chortle’s Best Music/Variety Award) and his professional debut, Girlfriends (Union Theatre), for which he was nominated for Best Musical Direction at the Also Recognised Awards 2015.

Current ongoing work includes deputising for Richard Shackleton on Keys 3 at Wicked (Victoria Apollo) and for Tom Theakston on Keys 2 at Jersey Boys (UK Tour).  He also sits on the Development Board for the National Youth Music Theatre.

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