Lindy has been appointed Head of Music for New Zealand Opera, taking up the position in July 2019. She has worked as music staff for The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Scottish Opera, Glyndebourne Productions, Aldeburgh Productions, and Opera Holland Park, among others.

Alongside composer, Dominic Muldowney, and director, John Lloyd-Davies, she worked on the development of new opera for ROH2 (the Royal Opera’s new work development department) 2005-12, leading skills-development workshops with composers and librettists interested in writing opera. Lindy was the founding music director of EXPOSURE, a sold-out contemporary opera scratch-night at the Linbury Studio Theatre, 2010-12.

Lindy has conducted world première seasons by Julian Philips (How the whale became – Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House 2013), Oscar-winner Anne Dudley (The owl and the pussycat – ROH/Mayor of London’s Secret London Festival 2012), and Evangelia Rigaki (Antimidas – Samuel Beckett Theatre, Trinity College Dublin 2013).



for English National Opera

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten) dir. Robert Carsen, cond. Alexander Soddy (2018)
  • La traviata (Verdi) dir. Daniel Kramer, cond. Leo McFall (2018)
  • The Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky) dir. David Alden, cond. Edward Gardner (2015)
  • Between Worlds (Tansy Davies) dir. Deborah Warner, cond. Gerry Cornelius (2015)
  • La fanciulla del West (Puccini) dir. Richard Jones, cond. Keri-Lynn Wilson (2014)
  • Die Fledermaus (J Strauss) dir. Christopher Alden, cond. Eun Sun Kim (2013)
  • Satyagraha (Philip Glass) dir. Phelim McDermott, cond. Stuart Stratford (2013)
  • Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss) dir. David McVicar, cond. Edward Gardner (2012)
  • Carmen (Bizet) dir. Sally Potter, cond. Edward Gardner (2007)


for the Britten Sinfonia / Barbican

  • Flood of Beauty (John Tavener) cond. Martyn Brabbins (2014)
  • Yan Tan Tethera (Harrison Birtwistle) cond. Baldur Brönniman (2014)


for Aldeburgh Productions

  • Peter Grimes (Britten) dir. Tim Albery, cond. Steuart Bedford (2013)
  • Higglety-Pigglety Pop! (Knussen) dir. Netia Jones, cond. Ryan Wigglesworth (2012)
  • Where the wild things are (Knussen) dir. Netia Jones, cond. Ryan Wigglesworth (2012)
  • The Rake’s Progress (Stravinsky) dir. Neil Bartlett, cond. Martyn Brabbins (2006)
  • War Requiem (Britten) cond. Simone Young (2003)
  • Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) dir. Colin Graham, cond. Oliver von Dohnànyi (2002)


for The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

  • Sevastopol (Neil Hannon) dir. John Lloyd Davies, cond. Gerry Cornelius (2012)
  • La voix humaine (Poulenc) dir. Tom Cairns, cond. Garry Walker (2011)
  • Clemency (James MacMillan) dir. Katie Mitchell, cond. Clark Rundell (2011)
  • Parthenogenesis (James MacMillan) dir. Katie Mitchell, cond. James Macmillan (2009)
  • Cocteau and the Underworld (Ed Hughes) dir. John Lloyd Davies, cond. David Angus (2009)
  • Echo and Narcissus (Stuart MacRae) dir. Cathy Marston, cond. Dominic Wheeler (2007)


for Scottish Opera

  • Clemency (James MacMillan) dir. Katie Mitchell, cond. Derek Clark (2012)


for Opera Holland Park

  • Tosca (Puccini) dir. Stephen Barlow, cond. Philip Thomas (2009)
  • Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) dir. Simon Callow, cond. Jane Glover (2008)
  • Lakmé (Délibes) dir. Tom Hawkes, cond. Noel Davies (2007)
  • L’elisir d’amore (Donizetti) dir. Annelise Miskimmon, cond. Michael Lloyd (2005)


for Glyndebourne Productions

  • Le nozze di Figaro (Mozart) dir. Graham Vick/Jacopo Spirei, cond. Thomas Rösner (2005)


for English Touring Opera

  • La bohème (Puccini) dir. Annelise Miskimmon, cond. Philip Walsh (2004)
  • Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss) dir. Colin Graham, cond. Richard Farnes (2003)


for the Almeida Theatre / Genesis Foundation

  • The Eternity Man (Jonathan Mills) dir. Benedict Andrews, cond. Stuart Stratford (2003)