Biography

James Conway

James is General Director of ETO and has written original libretti for two operas and translations for three others, as well as several works of fiction.

Operatic work includes Katya Kabanova, Rusalka, Susannah, Eugene Onegin, Orfeo, Erismena, Jenufa, Anna Bolena, Mary, Queen of Scots, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Teseo, Alcina, La clemenza di Tito, Il tabarro, Xerxes and the world première of Alexander Goehr’s Promised End (all ETO); Ariodante, Flavio, The Cunning Little Vixen (ETO and OTC); Tolomeo (London Handel Festival/ ETO); Tamerlano, Amadigi, Rodelinda, L’elisir d’amore, Katya Kabanova and The Rake’s Progress (OTC); Cinderella (De Vlaamse Opera/ Transparant); Don Giovanni (Canadian Opera Company); La Voix humaine (Teatro Nacional São João, Oporto); staging of Kurt Weill songs (Culturgest, Lisbon); La Spinalba (Casa da Musica, Porto).