Sinéad O’Neill is delighted to return to HGO nine years after directing Susannah. Sinéad was Stage Director of the inaugural Glyndebourne Opera Cup (2018), and she returns to Glyndebourne in summer 2019 to direct the revival of Annabel Arden’s Il barbiere di Siviglia. Previously for Glyndebourne, she directed the 2017 Tour revival of Barbiere and the BBC Proms semi-stagings of Pelléas et Mélisande and Barbiere. Sinéad’s own company, Cambridge City Opera, creates new work spanning artistic disciplines. Her original pieces include The Barrington Hippo (with Kate Whitley), The Raven, On the Axis of this World, And London Burned (all with Matt Rogers) and The Albatross (with Kim Ashton). Sinéad is a Board Member of English Touring Opera.