Jeremy Silver


Jeremy Silver is in demand as a conductor, pianist and vocal coach. He has worked extensively in South Africa with all the country’s major symphony orchestras, as well as conducting La bohème and Le nozze di Figaro with Cape Town Opera and Lucia di Lammermoor with Gauteng Opera. As principal conductor of Opera Africa (2004-07) productions included I Capuleti e i Montecchi, La traviata and Rigoletto as well as a tour of the South African opera Princess Magogo to Muziektheater Amsterdam. 

He is deeply engaged in the training of exceptional young singers and répétiteurs as a member of the artistic team at the National Opera Studio. Later this season he takes up a new post as Director of Cape Town Opera School.

Previously for Longborough: L'incoronazione di Poppea (2018), Orfeo ed Euridice (2017), Alcina (2016), Xerxes (2015), Rinaldo (2014), Carmen (2009, 2006), Così fan tutte (2007,1999) Don Giovanni (2001), The Barber of Seville (2001), Le nozze di Figaro (2000)

Recent engagements:Die Zauberflöte (Cape Town Opera School); L'assedio di Calais, Il furioso all'isola di San Domingo (ETO); Les Huguenots, Tosca (Opéra Théâtre de Metz); Turandot (National Theatre, Malaysia); Così fan tutte, The Bartered Bride (Mersin State Opera, Turkey); Die Fledermaus (Yale Opera)