He is a violinist who was a
member of the Arditti Quartet from 1974-1983 and a member of the London
Philharmonic Orchestra from 1977-1980.
He is currently the sub-leader, a first violinist and the Chairman
of the Board in the London Symphony Orchestra, which he joined in 1980. He has performed and recorded with
many artists including Dave Brubeck, Frank Zappa, Mannheim Steamroller, Vince
Mendoza and Nanci Griffith and has appeared on the soundtracks of Star Wars: The Empire Strike Back