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Matthew J Loughran

Musical Director

Matthew J Loughran

Matthew works as a musical director, conductor, arranger and pianist in London and across the UK. Matthew was recently the Musical Director for Les Misérables: The Staged Concert’ at the Sondheim Theatre.

Previous Credits include: Musical Director for ‘Phantom Of The Opera’ UK Tour, The UK & International tour of ‘Miss Saigon’, the International tour of ‘Evita’, playing world-renowned opera houses across Europe and Asia; ‘The Commitments’ (UK tour); ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ (International tour); ‘Ain’t Misbehavin’ and ‘The Concert They Never Gave’ (UK tour); ‘Rent’ (Bridewell); ‘Edges’ (Cockpit). Associate Conductor for ‘Les Misérables’ at the Queens Theatre, cover conductor for ‘Sister Act - the Musical’ (UK tour) and was involved in the workshop of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new production of ‘Cinderella’ at The Other Palace.

Associate Musical Director for: ‘Jekyll & Hyde’; ‘Whistle Down the Wind’ and ‘Cabaret’ (UK tours). As a pianist and/or rehearsal MD, Matthew has worked on shows such as Les Misérables, Singin’ in the Rain, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Top Hat (all in London’s West End) and Dancing in the Streets, Scrooge, Top Hat and Doctor Dolittle (tour). Matthew also worked as Musical Supervisor and arranger for P&O world cruises, working with the theatre company on the Aurora and Oriana ships.

Matthew’s arrangement and orchestration work includes: Coming Home For Christmas (Assembly Halls), Handful Of Distraction Series (Online), Help for Heroes (West End); Love Beyond (Wembley Arena); Dreamboats and Petticoats (UK tour and West End); Jekyll & Hyde and Rock ‘n’ Roll Heaven (international tours); Cissie and Ada and Lullaby of Broadway (tour) and Annie (Hong Kong and Singapore). Pantomime work includes the titles Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast and Cinderella (across the UK). He is also co-producer of ‘Handful of Keys Theatre’ which helps develop new work. This company is currently developing his new musical ‘Vali’ which is co-written with Laura Corradi.

Matthew would like to thank his wife Laura and daughter Matilda for their continued love and support.