Amy Lane


Amy is the Artistic Director of the Copenhagen Opera Festival and former Head Staff Director at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden.

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: Ring cycle (Longborough Festival Opera, 2019-2024); La bohème (Copenhagen Festival Opera); Noye’s Fludde for the ACT partnership (Amiens, Compiegne, Cambridge). 

Credits as Stage and Video Director include: Tosca and Falstaff (RLPO, WNO and Sir Bryn Terfel), War Horse in Concert with Michael Morpurgo, Simon Callow and Juliet Stevenson (Royal Albert 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: 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).

Credits as Assistant Director include: Otello, Faust, Ring cycle, Hansel and Gretel, Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Tosca, Carmen,

Die Zauberflote, Don Giovanni, Macbeth (Royal Opera House); Wozzeck, Parsifal (Royal Danish Opera); Tosca (Welsh National Opera); Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, Carousel (Le Châtelet, Paris); Le nozze di Figaro (Polish National Opera); Andre Chénier (Bregenz Festival); Ruddigore, Carousel (Opera North); Mathis der Maler (Theater an der Wien); Nabucco (Deutsche Oper Berlin); Otello (English National Opera).