About Jonathan

…an absolutely first-class musician

Sir Charles Mackerras

Jonathan Tilbrook is a dynamic and versatile conductor of repertoire ranging from the 14th to the 21st century, whose career has included performances at major venues throughout the UK, Europe, Scandinavia, New Zealand and the Far East. In addition, Jonathan holds the position of Head of Orchestral Studies at London’s Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, and the Sir Charles Mackerras Conducting Fellowship at the University of Nottingham.

The company’s orchestra played with impressive stylishness for Jonathan Tilbrook, a conductor to note
Michael Kennedy – Sunday Telegraph – British Youth Opera, Queen Elizabeth Hall

…gripping performance under the ever-alert baton of Jonathan Tilbrook. Festival treats don’t come any richer than this
Peter Palmer – Nottingham Evening Post – Stravinsky Soldier’s Tale  –  Mephisto Ensemble

This highly polished account […] the response to the conductor was subtle and lively at all times […] everything about the performance had refinement and poise
Neil Crutchley – Leicester Mercury – Handel Messiah – Leicestershire Chorale