photo credit: Rupert Rand

photo credit: Rupert Rand


Read reviews for The Bartered Bride

Conductor Jack Ridley waved his own magic wand in the pit, relishing Massenet’s delicacy and daintiness ... Ridley successfully blended the magic and the comic mayhem into a gratifying whole.
— Claire Seymour, Opera Today

Read reviews for Cendrillon

Read reviews for Capriccio

...special mention must go to Jack Ridley and The Glyndebourne Tour orchestral ensemble. ★★★★★
— The Public Reviews

Read reviews for Silver Birch

Read reviews for Silver Electra

...the twelve instrumentalists conducted by Jack Ridley responded wonderfully to the transparent lucidities of Britten’s scoring.
— Claire Seymour, Opera Today

Read reviews for Tosca

Read reviews for Patience

Merci encore de la magnifique prestation de l’Orchestre et du choir du programme. Un public enchanté et heureux nous a fait que des éloges qui vous reviennent sur ce pur moment de bonheur musical ... Vous êtes fantastique. Que du bonheur de vous accueillir.
— Philippe Laedermann, Directeur, Théâtre du Pré aux Moines

Read reviews for Owen Wingrave

Read reviews for Eugene Onegin

Jack Ridley directs from the keyboard and gets energised performances from everyone.
— Mark Valencia, What's on Stage

Read reviews for La finta giardiniera

Read reviews for Punch and Judy

In the pit, conductor Jack Ridley made the most of his moment of opportunity with calm, undemonstrative authority.
— Andrew Green

Read reviews for The Rape of Lucretia

Jack Ridley ... successfully conveyed the intimacy and intensity of this chamber piece and managed to evoke a superb range of sonorities.
— Robert Beattle, Seen and Heard International

Read reviews for La clemenza di Tito

Read reviews for The Yellow Sofa

...beautifully played by a small band under impossibly young-looking conductor Jack Ridley.
— John Wyver, Illuminations Media