"Leading the way in creating new narratives for new times"
- British Theatre Guide
"Spectacular musical extravaganza"
- The Stage
"The Gershwins would be proud""
- London Theatre Reviews
"Bat-eared master of diplomacy"
- Francis MacDonald
"So slick and perfect, absolutely gorgeous""
- Sally Nugent, BBC Breakfast
"Golden ears and a lovely guy"
- Gareth Malone OBE
"One of the most amazing musicians I know"
- Anna Lapwood
"A pleasure to work with""
- Sir James MacMillan
"Very, very striking"
- Judith Weir CBE
"Do you want to try my glasses?""
- Uber driver
COMPOSER / ARRANGER
My version of Rutter's The Lord Bless You And Keep You - feat. on BBC News & BBC Breakfast
My piano/vocoder cover of 'Easy On Me' by Adele
My arrangement of the National Anthem performed by the NHS Chorus-19 for the EFL Cup Final, May 2021
Collection of my arrangements for 'Devotion' live at the Boboli Gardens, Florence
Winning entry to the ROLI Seaboard composition competition with an original arrangement of The Beatles' Norwegian Wood.
My re-orchestration of Gershwin's I've Got A Crush On You from Strike Up The Band
BBC Radio 5Live interview with Eleanor Oldroyd after the The Lord Bless You And Keep You video was released.
My arrangement of a Shakira medley for Out of the Blue 2014 which reached 8m views on YouTube
A highly versatile musical director, arranger, composer and pianist, Bobby’s work has taken him to venues such as the National Theatre, Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, and to tours and festivals across the UK, Europe, USA, Asia & the Antipodes. His work has been featured on Classic FM, Decca Records, BBC One, Radio 5Live, Radio Wales, Comedy Central and Sky Sports. His work ethic and natural, accomplished musicianship have made him a favourite among theatres, record labels and arts venues.
Bobby has an eyesight condition called Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy which prevents him from sight-reading music and carrying out many everyday tasks. However, this gives him a unique opportunity to approach music from a different angle and has helped his aural skills develop to an extraordinarily high level.
He holds a 1st-class BA in Music from Oxford University and trained in Music Production and Sound Engineering at Abbey Road Institute.
- Cinderella at the Oxford Playhouse has just completed its record-sales season with Bobby as MD, Composer, and joint Script Writer alongside Anna Nicholson. See Review
- Look out for the release of his podcast Legally Blind on creativity and visual impairment
- Currently developing music and script for a brand new musical
- Performing regularly in London's West End piano bars