Amy Lane


Amy is the Artistic Director of the Copenhagen Opera Festival.

Awards: 2020 Best New Opera Production at Copenhagen Culture Awards for La bohème (Copenhagen Opera Festival); 2019 Reumert Award for Best New Production for Drot Og Marsk (Royal Danish Opera). 

Credits as Director include: The Ring cycle (Longborough Festival Opera, 2019-2024); Gianni Schicchi (Canadian Opera Company), La bohème (Copenhagen Festival Opera); La bohème (Den Norske Opera & Ballet); National Opera Studio at Cadogan Hall (NOS, ENO); A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Concert production (Royal Academy of Music); Noye’s Fludde for the ACT partnership (Amiens, Compiègne, Cambridge). 

Credits as Stage and Video Director include: Tosca and Falstaff (RLPO, WNO, Abu Dhabi Festival all with Sir Bryn Terfel); War Horsein Concert with Michael Morpurgo, Simon Callow, Joanna Lumley and Juliet Stevenson (Royal Albert Hall, Usher Hall Edinburgh, Leeds Town Hall).

Credits as co-Director (with Kasper Holten) include: Drot Og Marsk (Royal Danish Opera); Marco Polo (Guangzhou, Beijing, Quanzhou, Genova).

Credits as Associate Director include: The Ring cycle (Royal Opera House); Brothers (Armel Opera Festival – Budapest, Den Jyske Opera, The Icelandic Opera); The Merchant of Venice (Bregenz Festival, Polish National Opera, Welsh National Opera).

Amy was Head Staff Director at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden from 2015 to 2019 and also worked as revival director on Kasper Holten’s production of Don Giovanni at Houston Grand Opera, Opera Australia, Teatro Liceu Barcelona and on the 2015 ROH tour to Japan.