DIRECTOR and opera, music, theatre maker
Freya Wynn-Jones
Tycho's Dream (2014), Glyndebourne
About
Freya Wynn-Jones is a director, singer and animateur working across a wide range of professional, educational and community settings. With a particular interest in the relationship between theatre and vocal art, Freya works on numerous collaborations to write, compose and devise new work.



Forthcoming Projects
23-25 January
23-25 January
Backstage : Glyndebourne
Freya will be returning to Glyndebourne to deliver one day interactive workshops to young people. Providing them with an opportunity to see what it is like to work inside an opera house, the day includes tours, talks from technical staff, and a chorus workshop. At the end of the day, young people have acquired their Discover Arts Award.
Jan-Feb (perfomances 10/16-18/24 Feb, Kings Place and 18/19 Feb Southbank Centre)
Jan-Feb (perfomances 10/16-18/24 Feb, Kings Place and 18/19 Feb Southbank Centre)
Pepper and The Monkey, Aurora Orchestra - Far Far Away
Freya returns to work with Aurora Orchestra to direct their latest piece for audiences at Kings Place and The Southbank Centre's Imagine Festival. Combining live instrumental performance of the highest calibre with original storytelling and a playful, multi-sensory approach to concert presentation, Far, Far Away is the perfect way to introduce young children to music. Audiences are invited to step inside each story through guided listening, singing, dancing, holding props and much more, becoming immersed in a magical world of music, language, discovery and play.
16 Feb (Snape Maltings)
16 Feb (Snape Maltings)
Johnny Notehead Open Session - Snape Maltings
Taking part in a week long residency working with composer Danny Saleeb and write Zoe Palmer to R&D a new work of contemporary music and storytelling.
24 March
24 March
ENO Know The Show: Jack the Ripper: Women of Whitechapel
Exploring the music, themes, characters and story of this new opera for ENO with members of the ENO community chorus and Streetwise Opera.
3 June
3 June
Shakespeare and Verdi Workshop - Grange Festival
An insight into Verdi's setting of Shakespeare in the opera Falstaff. Workshop aimed at Secondary English, Drama and Music students. Students will then watch the performance.
30 June (ROH, Covent Garden)
30 June (ROH, Covent Garden)
Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus - Open Up Performance
Inspired by Barry Kosky's production of Carmen, the ROH TCC will be performing at Covent Garden in one of the new Open Up performance spaces. Freya is newly engaged on this project to stage the community chorus' work.
20 July (Tilbury Cruise Terminal)
20 July (Tilbury Cruise Terminal)
Royal Opera House Thurrock Community Chorus, Tilbury Carnival
Working closely with the ROH TCC team to select repertoire and plan programmes for performance to create a short dramatic program in Tilbury and other venues. Explore themes of refugee, migration and generation.
Past Projects
2019

2018

2017

2016

Ongoing Projects
In 2018, Freya was appointed Associate Artist to the Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company.
Royal Opera House Youth Opera Company
Youth Opera Company
Freya runs the Brighton branch of Choir With No Name, a choir open to people who have experienced homelessness and other marginalised groups.
The Choir With No Name
Choir Director
Since 2016, Freya has run the Voicings Collective, interrogating the democracy of devising to create new works of classical music-theatre.
Voicings Collective
Co-Founder
Feel free to contact me

E-mail: freya@freyawynnjones.co.uk
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