Thomas Payne

Guest Conductor
Thomas Payne

British conductor Thomas Payne is a Jette Parker Young Artist at the Royal Opera House on the music staff for both ballet and opera productions at Covent Garden and abroad.

In the 2019/20 season he has covered Manon, Enigma Variations, Concerto, Raymonda, The Sleeping Beauty, Coppélia and Swan Lake for The Royal Ballet.

For The Royal Opera he served as off stage conductor for Otello for Antonio Pappano and in May he will conduct the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House in a performance of Schoenberg’s Chamber Symphony No.1.

Outside Covent Garden this season he makes his debuts with Northern Ballet, Scottish Ballet and London City Orchestra, and conducts the première of Leon Haxby’s Snow White for contemporary arts group Collective 31.