Jane Glover has appeared with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Glyndebourne, Berlin Staatsoper, Royal Danish Opera, Opera National du Rhin in Strasbourg, Opera National de Bordeaux, Glimmerglass Opera, New York City Opera, Opera Australia, Opera Theatre of St Louis, the Teatro La Fenice in Venice and the Metropolitan Opera, New York. A Mozart specialist, her core repertoire also includes Monteverdi, Handel and Britten, but extends widely from the 17th to 21st centuries. In 2011 she conducted the world premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies’s Kommilitonen! Recently, she has conducted Eugene Onegin and Ariodante at the Royal Academy of Music, Lucio Silla in Bordeaux, Poppea in Aspen and the Magic Flute at the Met. She conducted Magic Flute again at St Louis Summer 2014, followed by L’Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato with Mark Morris Dance Group in Madrid, Figaro in Gothenburg, Iphigenie en Aulide for the Met Lindemann Program and Juilliard, and the Rake’s Progress at the Royal Academy of Music.
In concert she has performed with all the major orchestras in Britain, repeatedly at the BBC Proms, and in recent seasons has also appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, St Louis Symphony, Orchestra of St Luke’s (Carnegie Hall), Sydney Symphony, Academy of St Martin’s in the Fields, London Mozart Players and City of London Sinfonia, as well as the period orchestras the Philharmonia Baroque and the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston. In 2014-15, her concert diary includes her debut with the Cleveland Orchestra, performances of the Creation with MOB in California as well as the Chicago area, and her return to the San Francisco Symphony.
Her many recordings include works by Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Britten amd Walton with the London Mozart Players, London Philarmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and BBC Singers. Most recently she has released recordings of Haydn Masses and Handel’s Messiah.
Her book, Mozart’s Women, was published to great critical acclaim in September 2005. It was listed for both the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Non-Fiction.
Jane Glover studied at the University of Oxford, where, after graduation, she did her D.Phil. on seventeenth-century Venetian opera. She holds honorary degrees from several other universities, has a personal Professorship at the University of London, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Music. She was awarded a CBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honours.