Daisy Evans


Daisy Evans was nominated for Best Young Director at the 2016 International Opera Awards, is the recipient of the Sky Arts Futures Fund and a winner of Best Opera Production at the OffWestEnd Awards. As Artistic Director of the innovative Silent Opera, Daisy is supported by English National Opera.

Opera directing credits include: VIXEN (The Vaults, for ENO/Silent Opera); The Fairy Queen (Academy of Ancient Music, Barbican); Così fan tutte (Bury Court Opera); Falstaff (Fulham Opera, Wilton’s Music Hall and Grimeborn Festival); Shopera: Carmen (ROH Covent Garden); L'Agrippina (Barber Opera); Der fliegende Holländer (Fulham Opera), The Bear & A Dinner Engagement (Royal Academy of Music); Giovanni (Silent Opera, Beijing Music Festival); L’incoronazione di Poppea (Snape Proms); Live/Revive/Lament (Silent Opera/Aldeburgh Music); Wakening Shadow (world premiere) (Glyndebourne Festival Opera); L’Orfeo, La bohème and Dido & Aeneas (Silent Opera); A Night at the Opera (Heal’s); Opera Squad, for English National Opera; Così fan tutte (Hampstead Garden Opera); Savitri/The Wandering Scholar and The Poison Garden (Grimeborn Festival); Eugene Onegin (Oxford Opera); The Garden Party (Little Opera Company); Lament (Tête à Tête and Grimeborn); and Pizzeria dall'Opera (Bush Theatre).

As a Librettist, she has written English versions of The Cunning Little Vixen (‘VIXEN’), Don Giovanni (‘Giovanni’), L'Orfeo and La bohème and in collaboration with composer Louis d'Heudieres has written The Poison Garden and a new adaptation of Orpheus and Eurydice.

Daisy's theatre credits include Orpheus and Eurydice and Our Country's Good with the King's Players; and Bacchae and The Tempest for Waistcoat Theatre.

Longborough debut: La traviata (2018)