Manager: William G. Guerri
Management Territory: North America
For over forty years, the British director John Copley has been one of the world’s premier theatrical figures. Mr. Copley has directed some 13 productions at English National Opera and 15 at Covent Garden, where he served as Principal Resident Producer. He has directed for every other major British and American company, as well as those of Germany, Canada, Greece and Australia
In the current season, he directs Idomeneo for the San Fancisco Opera, Le nozze di Figaro for Dallas Opera, and Peter Grimes in San . . . Diego. Many of his productions can be seen on video, including Mary Stuart and his celebrated Giulio Cesare from English National Opera, as well as La bohème and Lucrezia Borgia from Covent Garden and L’elisir d’amore from the Metropolitan Opera.
Recent works include La Traviata in San Francisco, Norma at the Metropolitan Opera, and Madama Butterfly for the opening of Santa Fe Opera’s new theater. In the 2005-2006 season, he directed Carmen at Lyric Opera of Chicago, Handel’s Rodelinda in Dallas, and Le nozze di Figaro at San Francisco Opera.