Collection: David Haslam

David Haslam was offered the post of principal flute in the Scottish National Orchestra when still a student at the Royal Academy of Music.

In 1962, he joined the Northern Sinfonia, again as principal flute. Since his appointment as Associate Conductor in 1966, he has conducted numerous concerts at home and abroad, working with artists including John Lill, Ida Haendel, Radu Lupu, Maurice André and Cecille Ousset.

He wrote the music to six Johnny Morris stories and conducted all the Sinfonia's children's concerts in which Johnny appeared.

In 1988, he recorded his arrangements of Northumbrian songs with Sir Thomas Allen and Sheila Armstrong.