Jane Glover

Dr. Jane Glover is one of the world’s most eminent conductors, and remains one of the few females in her profession.

She was Music Director of the Glyndebourne Touring Opera from 1981-85, Artistic Director of the London Mozart Players from 1984-91, and has held Principal Conductorships of the Huddersfield and London Choral Societies.

Jane Glover has conducted all the major symphony and chamber orchestras in Britain and is constantly in demand throughout the world. Highlights of her career to date include the South Bank series “Mozart Explored” and her 1995 performances of Britten’s War Requiem at the BBC Proms and in Normandy.

In opera, Jane Glover has conducted productions at Glyndebourne, the English National Opera, New York City Opera, Royal Danish Opera, Opera Australia, Teatro La Fenice, Venice and Chicago Opera Theater, to name only a few.

Her many recordings feature a series of Mozart and Haydn symphonies for ASV with the London Mozart Players and recordings of Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Strauss, Britten and Walton with the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic and the BBC Singers. Her extensive broadcasting career includes the TV series Orchestra and Mozart, and the radio series Opera House and Musical Dynasties, all for the BBC.

Jane Glover studied at St Hugh’s College, Oxford, and did a PhD in 17th Century Venetian opera. She was created a CBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honours. Jane lives in London.

Books by Jane Glover