Headshot of David Spencer smiling to camera

Dave Spencer


When did you join the orchestra?
I joined 2012

Favourite ENO opera?
Magic Flute

Best ENO moment?
The Peter Grimes Prom

Passion outside of opera?
Instrument and bow fanatic

Career Highlights

David has held positions with English National Opera, the BBC Philharmonic, the Royal Northern Sinfonia and RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Dublin.

He teaches at the junior Guildhall School of Music and was a mentor on the BBC Philharmonic’s professional access scheme before being a mentor on the ENO Evolve scheme.

David is the leader of the Dorset Opera Festival Orchestra.

Last updated: 4th July 2023