Selected credits include: Amadigi and Le Comte Ory for Garsington Opera; Don Pasquale for Welsh National Opera; The Cunning Little Vixen and La traviata for Longborough Festival Opera; Pirates of Penzance for Opera Holland Park; Bluebeard’s Castle for Theatre of Sound; Sounds and Sorcery – Celebrating Disney’s Fantasia, for The Vaults; Vixen for Silent Opera in association with ENO, (London, Helsinki and Beijing); King Arthur and The Fairy Queen for the Academy of Ancient Music at the Barbican Centre; Die Zauberflote and Le nozze di Figaro for Turku Opera at Åbo Svenska Teater, Finland; Così fan tutte for Bury Court Opera; Bluebeard’s Castle for NYO; Rigoletto for Iford Arts; The Castle for Silent Opera in association with ENO at Wiltons Music Hall; Don Giovanni for Opera Faber, Portugal.
Jake has lit productions for nearly all the UK’s major music colleges including multiple productions for The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, The Royal College of Music, Trinity Laban, The Royal Northern College of Music and over 25 productions for Royal Academy Opera.
As an Associate lighting designer Jake lit the US premiere of Peter Maxwell Davis and David Pountney’s Kommilitonen! at the Lincoln Centre New York. Jake has also lit for theatre, independent films and Perrier Award winning comedy productions. In 2009 he was made an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. Engagements this summer include Buxton Opera Festival, Opera Holland Park and a new production of Don Giovanni for Kilden Opera, Norway.