Side angle portrait of Neal Davies

Neal Davies


Neal Davies studied at King’s College London and the RAM, and won the Lieder Prize at the 1991 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition.

Previously for ENO: Sargeant Meryll The Yeomen of the Guard, Don Alfonso Cosi fan tutte; Garibaldo RodelindaL’Allegro, Zebul Jephtha, Publio La clemenza di Tito, Kolenaty The Makropulos Case, Ariodates Xerxes, Antigonus/Shepherd The Winter’s Tale.


Career Highlights

Neal has appeared with the Oslo Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, Cleveland, Philharmonia, London Symphony, Melbourne Symphony and Vienna Philharmonic orchestras, with Andrew Davis, Elder, McCreesh, Bolton, Jansons, Boulez, von Dohnanyi, Harnoncourt, Brüggen and Harding. He is a regular guest at the Edinburgh Festival and BBC Proms, and has recorded for the major labels.

He is a regular at ENO and WNO, and has performed with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Scottish Opera, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Opera di Roma and Lyric Opera of Chicago. He appeared in Charpentier’s David et Jonathas at Aix-en-Provence, available on DVD.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Garsington Opera for a new commission by David Sawer (The Skating Rink), and to the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin for King Arthur; concert with the Hallé (Sir Mark Elder), Spanish National Orchestra (David Afkham) and Les violons du Roy (Jonathan Cohen).

Last updated: 4th May 2023