Music Supervisor and Co-Orchestrator
Theatre includes: as musical supervisor: The Lion King (London), Pippin (London), Love Never Dies (London), The Sound of Music (London Palladium), Evita (Adelphi), The Woman in White (London and Broadway), Tell Me on a Sunday (London and UK tour), The Beautiful Game (London), Notre Dame de Paris (London), Jesus Christ Superstar (Broadway, UK and European tours) and Romance Romance (London).
Film includes: as musical supervisor and conductor: The Phantom of the Opera (nominated for three Academy Awards including Best Song, for which he composed the orchestration), Björk’s Vespertine Live at the Royal Opera House, Jesus Christ Superstar (Emmy Award 2001).
Recordings include: he has conducted albums with artists who include José Carreras, Sarah Chang, Julian Lloyd Webber, Vincenzo La Scola, Elaine Paige, Michael Ball, Maria Friedman, Martine McCutcheon and, most recently, Andrea Ross, as well as numerous soundtrack recordings and musical cast albums.
Simon conducted On the Town (2005) and The Mikado (2006) for ENO. During 2007, in addition to being musical supervisor for this production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, he will be conducting On the Town and Kismet for ENO.