Sophie Daneman is particularly noted for performances of the Baroque repertoire and especially her regular collaboration with Les Arts Florissants and William Christie. Among their many recordings together, three have been recent recipients of Gramophone Awards. Sophie has sung the title role in ‘Semele’ with Nicholas McGegan, Handel’s ‘L’Allegro’ with William Christie, ‘Dido and Aeneas’ for the Bavarian State Opera, her first Susanna for Grange Park Opera and Handel's Cleopatra in Goettingen. She performed the role of Telaire (‘Castor et Pollux’) with Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the Salle Pleyel, Paris, returned to the Göttingen Handel Festival as Dalila (Handel's ‘Samson’), sang ‘Skellig’ (by Tod Machover) at The Sage, Gateshead, Haydn's ‘The Creation’ with the St Paul Chamber Orchestra and McGegan, Haydn’s ‘Stabat Mater’ with Fabio Biondi and Phaedra (Rameau’s ‘Hippolyte et Aricie’) for the Nationale Reisopera. Engagements include a recital tour with Christianne Stotijn in Spain and the Netherlands, recitals with Ian Bostridge in London and Hohenems, performances of Shoenberg’s Quartet Op. 10 with the Tokyo String Quartet in Valencia and Madrid, and a tour of Lully’s ‘Atys’ with Les Arts Florissants and William Christie. This season Sophie embarks on her first projects as stage director with Le jardin des voix.
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