Still in his early thirties, British conductor Timothy Henty is quickly developing a strong international reputation both in the theatre and on the concert platform.
Orchestras he has conducted include the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Royal Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal Scottish National and Ulster orchestras in the United Kingdom; Het Gelders Orkest, Holland Symfonia, Malmö Opera Orkester, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, Orquestra Filarmônica de Goiás, RTÉ Concert Orchestra, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonieorchester Basel worldwide.
His opera and operetta credits include: Madama Butterfly (Nederlandse Reisopera), Mike Leigh's The Pirates of Penzance (English National Opera/Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg/Théâtre de Caen), Ruddigore (Opera North), L'elisir d'amore (Dorset Opera Festival), The Mikado (Raymond Gubbay at the Royal Festival, Birmingham Symphony and Bridgewater halls), HMS Pinafore (Carl Rosa Opera), Hip-Hip! Horatio (Jubilee Opera at Aldeburgh), La Traviata (King's Theatre), A Man of Feeling (Arcola), Florodora, Our Miss Gibbs (Finborough), Trial by Jury, HMS Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival.
He conducted the soundtracks to the films The Goodbye Plane and Little Ashes. He has also conducted live screening performances of films including The Godfather: Live with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and Brief Encounter at the Cork Film Festival. Timothy acted as rehearsal conductor for the world premiere of Titanic: Live, working with its late composer James Horner, and as Associate Conductor for Harry Potter in Concert with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
In 2006, Timothy was made a Guest Conductor of The Royal Ballet and maintains a strong interest in this field, conducting for Dutch National Ballet, Scottish Ballet, Northern Ballet, Ballett Basel, Skånes Dansteater and Matthew Bourne's New Adventures.
In 2008, he collaborated with Anthony Baker to create a new performing version of Gilbert and Sullivan's lost opera Thespis, which received wide critical praise, and which has now enjoyed seven productions internationally to date.
His television appearances include The One Show, The Andrew Marr Show (BBC) and Gilbert and Sullivan - A Motley Pair (SkyArts).
Born in Kent, Timothy Henty won a Foundation Scholarship to the Royal College of Music, where he studied with Neil Thomson and won the Tagore Gold Medal: the RCM's highest award for its most outstanding student, presented to him by HRH The Prince of Wales.
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