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Murray, Peter
Peter Murray studied at St. Andrew's University and began his musical career as Assistant Conductor with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company. After leaving, he was a conductor and musical director for theatre shows all over England for many years. In London's West End, his shows included JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, HAPPY END, and KISMET. Shows in Holland included THE MIKADO and MY FAIR LADY with THE MIKADO, HMS PINAFORE and THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE in the USA. He conducted the BBC Concert Orchestra at the International Festival of Light Music and was a regular conductor for FRIDAY NIGHT IS MUSIC NIGHT on Radio Two. He is a prolific arranger, having arranged all the Gilbert and Sullivan operas and BUGSY MALONE for Warner-Chappell. His recordings include all the Gilbert and Sullivan operas and THE SONGRWRITERS for BBC Enterprises.