Sophie Daneman studied at the Guildhall School of Music with Johanna Peters and has established an international reputation in a wide ranging repertoire. An accomplished recitalist, Sophie Daneman has appeared at many of the world’s major recital venues, including the Wigmore Hall and the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, the Musikverein, Vienna, and Carnegie Hall.
Her opera engagements have included Rodelinda in the Netherlands, ‘Arianna’, Cleopatra (‘Giulio Cesare’) and Dalila (‘Samson’) for the Göttingen Handel Festival, and an acclaimed Mélisande for the Opéra Comique. She has sung Servilia (‘La Clemenza di Tito’) with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra, Euridice (Haydn’s ‘L’Anima del Filosofo’) for the Opéra de Lausanne, Euridice (Monteverdi’s ‘L’Orfeo’) and ‘Dido and Aeneas’ at the Bavarian State Opera, the title role in Handel’s ‘Theodora’ with William Christie in New York, Paris and Salzburg and Bernstein’s ‘Wonderful Town’ and her first Susanna (‘Le nozze di Figaro’) for Grange Park Opera. She appeared in the staged productions of Tod Machover’s ‘Skellig’ at The Sage, Gateshead and sang Phedre in Rameau’s ‘Hippolyte et Aricie’ for the Nationale Reisopera.
She has toured extensively with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, as well as performing with Sir Neville Marriner, Gérard Lesne, Jean-Claude Malgoire, Phillipe Herreweghe, Ivor Bolton and Sir John Eliot Gardiner. She has sung Handel’s ‘Apollo e Dafne’ at the Maggio Musicale, ‘L’Allegro’ with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, and appeared with the Halle Handel Festival, the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra, the Rias Kammerchor, the Beaune Festival, and the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.