Janet Haney, Musical Director
Janet has worked for numerous opera companies
in the UK and abroad including Wexford Festival
Opera , Welsh National Opera, English touring
Opera, Opera Holland Park, Longborough
Festival Opera, Dorset Festival Opera, Islenska
Operan (Iceland), Opera Africa(South Africa),
European Chamber Opera and Opera Project.
She has been Music Director for opera scenes at
the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and
also at the Birmingham Conservatoire,
Söngskólinn í Reykjavík and the short works
programme at Wexford Festival Opera. In 2019
she joined the staff at the Royal Academy of
Music as a vocal coach. Janet also prepares
many leading artists for their operatic roles both
in UK and abroad.
In concert she has performed as an accompanist
at many of Britain’s concert halls including
St David’s Hall, Cardiff, The Symphony Hall,
Birmingham and the Cadogan Hall, London. Internationally she has given recitals abroad including Spain, Russia, Qatar, New York, Iceland and Japan with singers including Kiri Te Kanawa.
Janet has also enjoyed work as a choral conductor and was the Music Director for Côr Meibion Gwalia based in London (2004- 2012)
Recent opera work has included ‘Così Fan Tutte’ this summer at Dorset Festival Opera and in the Spring of next year she will join the music staff at Islenska Operan for a production of Die Walkűre.