Jane Glover, music director of Chicago’s Music of the Baroque and artistic director of Opera at London’s Royal Academy of Music, made her professional debut at the Wexford Festival in 1975 conducting her own edition of Cavalli’s L’eritrea. She joined Glyndebourne in 1979 and was music director of the Glyndebourne Touring Opera from 1981 to 1985. She was artistic director of the London Mozart Players from 1984 to 1991. Highlights in recent and upcoming seasons in addition to her New York Philharmonic debut include concerts with the Philharmonia, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Mostly Mozart Festival orchestras; Academy of St. Martin in the Fields; Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Carnegie Hall; and the San Francisco, Toronto, Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Houston symphony orchestras. She collaborates closely with the Mark Morris Dance Group, for whom she has conducted major productions of Purcell (King Arthur), Handel (L’allegro), and Mozart. She has led operatic productions that include Mozart’s The Magic Flute at The Metropolitan Opera; Mozart’s Così fan tutte in Berlin; Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio at the Royal Opera; Gluck’s Armide and Iphigenie en Aulide (The Juilliard School/Met Lindemann program); Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito and The Magic Flute at Chicago Opera Theater; Mozart’s Lucio Silla, Britten’s The Turn of the Screw, and Handel’s Jeptha (Bordeaux); Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro (Goteborg, Sweden); Royal Academy of Music productions including the World Premiere of Peter Maxwell Davies’s Kommilitonen (directed by its librettist David Pountney), productions of Così fan tutte, Cavalli’s Giasone, Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict, and The Magic Flute; Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (Aspen); Mozart’s Don Giovanni (directed by James Robinson in St. Louis), and The Magic Flute (directed by Isaac Mizrahi in St. Louis). Ms. Glover’s many recordings feature a series of Mozart and Haydn symphonies (ASV) and arias with Felicity Lott, both with the London Mozart Players; works by Haydn, Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Britten, and Walton with the London Philharmonic, Royal Philharmonic, and BBC Singers; and Haydn Masses for Naxos and Handel’s Messiah for Signum. Her extensive broadcasting career includes the television series Orchestra and Mozart, and the radio series Opera House and Musical Dynasties, all for the BBC. Her book, Mozart’s Women, was published in September 2005 and nominated for both the Samuel Johnson Prize and the Whitbread Prize for Non-Fiction. She was created a CBE in the 2003 New Year’s Honors.