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Timothy Henty


Timothy Henty studied at the RCM, winning its top award, the Tagore Gold Medal.

Previously for ENO: IolantheThe Pirates of Penzance (as assistant conductor to David Parry and conductor for the co-production performances in Luxembourg and Caen).

Career Highlights

Timothy has conducted include the Royal Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, RTÉ National Symphony, BBC Scottish Symphony, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Sinfonieorchester Basel, Malmö Symfoniorkester and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. He has conducted for several prestigious European dance companies including the Royal Ballet at Covent Garden. In 2008, he and Anthony Baker created a new performing version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s lost opera, Thespis, which received critical acclaim and has been produced internationally. He has made a specialism of conducting film scores live to projection, and has been a conductor for Harry Potter in Concert since 2017.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Madama Butterfly (Nederlandse Reisopera); Ruddigore (Opera North); The Mikado (RFH; Symphony Hall, Birmingham; Bridgewater Hall, Manchester); L’elisir d’amore (Dorset Opera); HMS Pinafore (Carl Rosa Opera); La traviata (King’s Theatre); A Man of Feeling (Arcola); Florodora, Our Miss Gibbs (Finborough); Trial by Jury, HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado (International G&S Festival).

Last updated: 13th July 2023