As leader of NSO Matthew is one of London’s most respected violinists and orchestral leaders.
He is leader of the National Symphony Orchestra and the English National Ballet Philharmonic Orchestra. He was a member of the English Chamber Orchestra and was sub-leader of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Previous to this he was contracted leader of the Gavle Symphony Orchestra.
He served as a guest leader of the City of London Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, B.B.C. Scottish Symphony Orchestra, B.B.C. National Symphony Orchestra of Wales, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia (Guest Leader), Leader/Soloist for Sarah Brightman UK/World tours (1999 – present).
Matthew is Guest Tutor at Royal Academy of Music for “Audition Class”, Guest Tutor Royal Northern College of Music for “Audition and orchestral preparation class”.