Nicholas Ormrod

COUNTRY United Kingdom      
GROUP Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden      

BORN IN:
NEATH, SOUTH WALES, UK
LIVES IN:
LONDON, UK
DRUMMING SINCE:
1969
CURRENT BAND/PROJECT(S):
ORCHESTRA OF THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN; PERCUSSIVE ART SOCIETY BOARD OF DIRECTORS
BIGGEST INFLUENCE(S):
JAMES BLADES, JANOS KESZEI, MEL LEWIS, RINGO STARR, JOE MORELLO, BUDDY RICH
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU PLAYED ON:
ROSSINI OVERTURES, CLAUDIO ABBADO AND THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF EUROPE
FAVORITE ALBUM YOU DIDN’T PLAY ON:
PROKOFIEV ROMEO AND JULIET, ANDRE PREVIN AND THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
CAREER HIGHLIGHT:
PERFORMING BEETHOVEN 9 AT CARNEGIE HALL WITH NICOLAUS HARNANCOURT AND THE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA OF EUROPE
FAVORITE SABIAN CYMBAL:
19” VAULT ARTISAN TRADITIONAL SYMPHONIC MEDIUM LIGHT, 14” HHX BANDA TURCA, 8” HH B8 BRONZE TRIANGLES