Upcoming Performances

northern ballet - MERLIN

7.30pm, 25.9.2021

World Premiere

Theatre, Royal Nottingham

Jonathan conducts the world premiere performances of Drew McOnie's ballet Merlin with music by Grant Olding. This magical production opens at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham, before touring to Hull, Norwich, Sheffield & Leeds, where it will be screened live to cinema audiences around the world. 

For further information, and a full list of performance dates, visit https://northernballet.com/merlin

2nd-6th November 2021 Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

9th-20th November 2021, The Grand Theatre, Leeds

new bristol sinfonia


Redland Hall


Jonathan is thrilled to conduct a concert of popular classics with the New Bristol Sinfonia in their first performance since the 18-month stoppage due to the pandemic. 

DUKAS Prelude to La Peri

RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major


royal ballet, covent garden - nutcracker

29/30/*31.12.2021, 3^/5/6/7/8**.1.2022

Royal Opera House, London


^1.00pm & 7.30pm

**12.30pm & 7.30pm

Jonathan conducts performances of Sir Peter Wright's sumptuous production of The Nutcracker for the Royal Ballet with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. 

haffner orchestra


Great Hall

University of Lancaster


Jonathan conducts the first concert for the Haffner Orchestra since the 18th-month stoppage due to the pandemic. This will also be the concert where he bids a very fond farewell to the orchestra as music director

MENDELSSOHN A Midsummer Night's Dream

MENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 7 in A major

royal ballet, covent garden
Romeo & Juliet

28/29^.1.2022 1/3/5/9^/10/17.2.2022

Royal Opera House, London

^1.30pm & 7.30pm

Jonathan conducts performances of Sir Kenneth MacMillan's iconic production of Romeo & Juliet for the Royal Ballet with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. 

new bristol sinfonia


Redland Hall


SIBELIUS Symphony No. 1

Programme TBC

NOrthern ballet - casanova


from March 2022

Jonathan conducts Kenneth Tindall's award-winning and breathtaking ballet Casanova, with music by Kerry Muzzey.

10th-19th March 2022 Leeds Grand Theatre

22nd-26th March 2022 Sheffield Lyceum Theatre

NOrthern ballet - the great gatsby


from March 2022

Jonathan conducts the 'sensational' ballet by David Nixon OBE, The Great Gatsby

21st-23rd April 2022 Festival Theatre Edinburgh

24th-28th May 2022 Milton Keynes Theatre

Dutch national ballet
hans van manen festival

May-June 2022

Jonathan conducts a national tour of the Netherlands with Dutch National Ballet and Het BalletOrkest in a programme celebrating the works of the legendary choregrapher, Hans van Manen. The tour will conclude in Amsterdam with a month long festival of gala programmes. Further details to be published in due course.