Sophie Daneman

Soprano | Stage Director

Sophie Daneman has enjoyed a long and distinguished international career on both the opera and concert stage. Her affinity with the baroque repertoire has lead to her association with many of the leading ensembles and conductors in this field and in particular William Christie and Les Arts Florissants. An accomplished song recitalist, she has appeared at many of the world’s major recital venues. Sophie’s operatic roles include Melisande at the Opera Comique, Cleopatra for Gottingen Handel festival, Euridice for the Bayerische Staatsoper and Susanna for Grange Park Opera. Her numerous recordings include the title roles in Handel’s Rodelinda, Theodora and Acis and Galatea which won the gramophone award. Her lieder recordings include 3 volumes of Mendelssohn songs for Hyperion with Eugene Asti and Schumann songs for EMI with Julius Drake.

In recent years, alongside her singing career, Sophie has also enjoyed success as a stage director, most recently with “An Italian garden ” for Les Arts Florissants 2015 Jardin des Voix programme and a Rameau double bill for the Theatre de Caen.