Nigel is a Percussionist, Lecturer and Presenter who has worked as a performer for over thirty-five years in and out of London’s Royal Opera House, including seventeen years as Principal Percussion with the Orchestra. In the course of over 6000 performances, broadcasts and recordings he has worked with many of the leading figures in the classical music industry and brings his experience, observations and reflections (both as a player and as a manager) on the unique world of the performing arts and artists.