David White made his conducting debut on Broadway at the age of 25 with New Sadler's Wells Opera. As a young classically-trained conductor, he was spotted by Cameron Mackintosh, who made him the Musical Director on the world’s most successful musical, Les Misérables.
Musical Supervisor/Musical Director:
Les Misérables (Original London production, UK Tours, Stockholm, Paris, Buenos Aires, Madrid), Martin Guerre (West End), Sunset Boulevard (West End & Germany), Phantom Of The Opera (UK Tour), My Fair Lady (Royal National Theatre & West End), South Pacific (Royal National Theatre), The Witches of Eastwick (West End), Killing Rasputin (Off-West End), The Far Pavilions (West End), Candide (Musical Supervisor & Orchestrator Wermland Opera), Philip Quast At The Donmar (Musical Supervisor & Arranger Donmar Warehouse), Rue Magique (Off-West End), X – The Musical (Off West End), Porgy And Bess The Musical (West End), Gone With The Wind (West End), Sunset Boulevard (Wermland Opera & Gothenburg Opera), Crazy For You (Musical Supervisor & Orchestrator Wermland Opera), Shrek (Orchestrator Wermland Opera) and West End Men (West End).
He is also Guest Conductor of the London production of Disney's The Lion King and was Musical Supervisor and Orchestrator of the London Production of Tim Rice's From Here To Eternity. He just completed a project with the Nash Ensemble, conducting and arranging the material for their new project Richard Rodgers On Broadway at the Wigmore Hall. He is now working on a new Asian musical – Laila – with Rifco Arts and the writers of Britain's Got Bhangra.