Jonathan Tilbrook


Head of Orchestral Studies, Programme Leader: PG Diploma/Artist Diploma, Independent Study Programme (Advanced)

Area of work

Programme Leader PGDip, PGADip, ISP Advanced, Component Leader Conducting, Mentor Scheme

Contact details


Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Music, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4394


Jonathan Tilbrook's career to date has included conducting performances at major London and UK venues and abroad in East and West Europe, Scandinavia, and the Far East, in repertoire ranging from Monteverdi to new commissions. Recent highlights have included his debut at Symphony Hall, Birmingham; appearances with the English Chamber Orchestra at the Barbican Centre; with the celebrated early music ensemble Florilegium in France and at the De Montfort Hall, Leicester, conducting the Verdi Requiem. In 1992, as prize-winner in the conducting masterclasses and competition in Zlín, Czech Republic, he was appointed Assistant Conductor with the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic. Subsequent guest-conducting engagements in the region have included the Košice State Philharmonic (Slovakia), the Moravian Philharmonic, Janácek Philharmonic and the Olomouc and Kromeríž chamber orchestras. Equally active in the field of opera, appearances in recent seasons have included conducting productions at the Brighton, Holland Park, Kings Lynn and Cheltenham festivals and at London’s South Bank Centre (British Youth Opera).

External appointments

Jonathan has also worked frequently as a musical assistant to Sir Charles Mackerras and presently holds the position of Mackerras Conducting Fellow at the University of Nottingham.

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