Music Director and Chief Conductor
Hong Kong-born Briton Jonathan Lo was appointed Music Director & Chief Conductor at the Australian Ballet in 2023, and is also Music Director of Northern Ballet, and Staff Conductor for the Royal Ballet, Covent Garden. He is a regular guest conductor with ballet companies such as Dutch National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Zurich Ballet and Cape Town City Ballet, and has premiered works by some of the world’s leading choreographers. Jonathan has conducted in concerts, broadcasts and recordings orchestras such as the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Danish Radio Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, London Sinfonietta and the Manchester Camerata. He was Principal Guest Conductor of the Xi’an Symphony Orchestra from 2015 to 2019.
Jonathan read music at the University of Oxford before studying conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music. He was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme and was a conducting fellow with Rambert Dance Company and Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Jonathan is represented by Harrison & Parrott.