Repertoire

ROLES PERFORMED (Listed alphabetically by composer)
Sung in original language unless indicated.
For Oratorios performed, scroll to bottom of page.

As the Governor in CANDIDE with Donna Bateman (Cunegonde)

As the Governor in CANDIDE with Donna Bateman (Cunegonde)

BERNSTEIN
The Governor, Martin, Grand Inquisitor, King Theodore in “CANDIDE”
c.Patrick Bailey dir.John Fulljames choreog: Maxine Braham
The Opera Group tour (Richmond Theatre, Bromley Churchill, Basingstoke Anvil, Poole Lighthouse, Brighton Theatre Royal, Salisbury Playhouse, Buxton Festival) 2003

BERNSTEIN
Lonigan in “WONDERFUL TOWN”
c. Richard Balcombe dir: Antony McDonald choreog: Philippe Giraudeau
Grange Park Opera 2004

CHURCHILL, Pete
Zeus, Oracle at Delphi & Confucius in “RING ROUND THE WORLD”
MD Pete Churchill/Brendan Dowse  dir. Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera, Unicorn Theatre (London),Rose Theatre (Kingston upon Thames), Pleasance Theatre (London), Broadway Theatre (Barking), West Road Concert Hall (Cambridge), Royal Albert Hall 2012

COKER, Tim
Eric Stale in “WALKING NOT DRIVING”
c.Patrick Bailey dir: John Fulljames
The Opera Group tour (Newbury, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Poole, Huddersfield, High Wycombe, Lichfield Festival, Buxton Festival) 2004

CRESSWELL, Luke & McNICHOLAS, Steve
Tenor soloist (man in shower) in “LOST AND FOUND ORCHESTRA” MD Luke Cresswell dir: Steve McNicholas
Lost & Found Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London 2008/09

FAURE
Un Patre in “PENELOPE”
c.Jean-Luc Tingaud dir. Renaud Doucet Wexford Festival Opera 2005

FLOYD
Elder Hayes in “SUSANNAH”
c.Christopher Larkin dir.John Fulljames
Wexford Festival Opera 2005

GLUCK
Orpheus in “ORPHEUS & EURYDICE” (in English)
MD Philip Voldman dir. Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera Company, Platform Theatre London, (plus extracts performed at the Royal Albert Hall) 2014

GOUNOD
Faust in “Faust”
c. Richard Lewis  dir. Rita Henderson
Edinburgh Grand Opera, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 2008

LEHAR
Danilo in “THE MERRY WIDOW” (Abridged version in English) MD Rita Loving dir. Arlene Randazzo
Randazzo Opera, QE2, 2004

LEHAR
Bogdanowitsch in “THE MERRY WIDOW” (trans. Christopher Hassall)
c. John Wilson dir. Simon Butteriss
Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall, London 2012

LEHAR
Njegus in “THE MERRY WIDOW” (trans. Christopher Hassall)
c. Robyn Sevastos  dir. Terry John Bates
Kentish Opera, STAG Theatre, Sevenoaks 2015

LEONCAVALLO
Canio in “PAGLIACCI” (trans. Anna Gregory)
c. Kelvin Lim  dir. Anna Gregory
Opera Up Close, Kings Head Theatre, London 2011

MASSENET
Werther in “Werther” (Kalmus translation)
MD Krystian Belliere dir. Helen Roy
Opera Showcase, St.Cyprian’s Church, London 2007

MENOTTI
Michele
in “THE SAINT OF BLEECKER STREET”
c. Richard Lewis dir. Rita Henderson
Edinburgh Grand Opera, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 2006

MESSAGER
Subtil
in “FORTUNIO”
c.Harry Christophers dir:Daniel Slater Grange Park Opera 2001

MUNRO, David
Fergus in “CLIONA’S WAVE”
c.David Munro dir.Jane Davidson
Scottish Opera For All, Irish cross-border community opera, Tyrone & Donegal 1998

OFFENBACH
Hoffmann in “THE TALES OF HOFFMANN” (Oeser edition trans. Jeff Clarke)
c.Philip Sunderland dir: Jeff Clarke
Opera della luna , Iford Festival 2005

OFFENBACH
Mercury & John Styx in “ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD” (trans. Jeff Clarke)
c.Toby Purser dir. Jeff Clarke
Opera della luna, Iford Festival, Stowe School & The Lowry Quays Theatre, Salford 2015

OFFENBACH
Mousse-a-mort (Rattlebone) in “CROQUEFER” (trans. Jeff Clarke)
&
Cacatois XXII in “L’ISLE DE TULIPATAN” (trans.Jeff Clarke)
Performed as a double bill entitled “TALES OF OFFENBACH”
Opera della luna, Stowe School & Wilton’s Music Hall 2016 & Salford Lowry Quays, Hexham, Keswick & Huddersfield 2017

PUCCINI
Rodolfo in “LA BOHEME”
c. Fraser Goulding dir. Jonathan Clift
Opus 1 Opera, UK & Ireland Tours, Spring 2006, Autumn 2006, Spring 2007

PUCCINI
Calaf in “TURANDOT” (Ricordi trans. R.H.Elkin)
c.Richard Lewis dir.John Binnie
Edinburgh Grand Opera, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 2003
2
Calaf
in “TURANDOT” (trans.Jonathan Clift)
c.Michael Williamson dir:Jonathan Clift
Leeds Youth Opera, Grand Theatre, Leeds 2003

PUCCINI
Harry in “LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST” c. Francesco Corti (concert performance)
Scottish Opera, Usher Hall, Edinburgh Festival 2010

PUCCINI
Spoletta in “TOSCA”
MD. Elspeth Wilkes  dir: Anna Gregory
English Opera Ensemble , Devon 2014

PURCELL
Aeneas in “DIDO & AENEAS” c. Robert Dick (concert performance)
Anstruther Philharmonic Society, Anstruther 2015

ROSSINI
Antonio in “LA GAZZA LADRA”
c.David Parry dir.Daniel Slater
Garsington Opera 2002

ROSSINI
Amenophis in “MOSES” (“Moise et Pharaon” trans.John & Nell Moody)
c.Ryan Lee dir.Meriel Ruddal
Burry Port Opera 2001

SHOSTAKOVICH
Ivan in “THE NOSE” (trans. John Fulljames)
c. Patrick Bailey  dir. John Fulljames
The Opera Group, Royal Opera House Linbury Studio, Buxton Opera House & tour 2006

STRAUSS,Johann
Eisenstein in “DIE FLEDERMAUS” (Schirmer trans. Ruth & Thomas Martin)
c.Richard Johnston dir. Tony Ellis
Tayside Opera, Gardyne Theatre, Dundee 2003
2
Eisenstein in “DIE FLEDERMAUS” (trans. Christopher Hassall)
c. Philip Sunderland  dir. Andrew Gallacher
Opera Box Tour, England & Wales 2006

STRAUSS,Richard
3rd Jew in “SALOME”
c.Richard Armstrong  dir.Andre Engel
Scottish Opera, Theatre Royal, Glasgow 2000

STRAUSS, Richard
Animal Seller in “DER ROSENKAVALIER”
c. Richard Armstrong  dir. David McVicar
Scottish Opera, Theatre Royal, Glasgow & Festival Theatre, Edinburgh 2006

VERDI
Alfredo in “LA TRAVIATA”
c.Chris Squires dir.Tom Smith
Opera on a Shoestring, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow 1999

VERDI
Gustavus III (Ricardo) in “A MASKED BALL” (Schirmer trans. P.P.Fuchs) c.Ryan Lee dir.Meriel Ruddal
Burry Port Opera 2000
2
Gustavus III (Ricardo)
in “A MASKED BALL” (Schirmer trans. P.P.Fuchs)
c.Richard Johnston dir.Tony Ellis
Tayside Opera, Gardyne Theatre, Dundee 2004
3
Gustavo III (Ricardo) in “A MASKED BALL” (trans. Peter Clarke)
c.Paul Drayton dir.Chris Warner
Duchy Opera, Hall For Cornwall, Truro 2005
4
Ricardo in “BALLO” (trans. Adam Spreadbury-Maher & Paul Featherstone)
MD Luca Tieppo/Ben Woodward dir. Adam Spreadbury-Maher
Opera Up Close, Kings Head Theatre, London 2013

VERDI
Macduff in “MACBETH”
c.Rupert Oliver Forbes dir.Sylvia Dow
In House Opera, Falkland House, Fife 2005
2
Macduff
in “MACBETH”
c. Neil Metcalfe dir. Michael Richardson
Edinburgh Grand Opera, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh 2010
3
Macduff in “MACBETH” (trans. Andrew Porter)
MD Philip Voldman dir. Paul Featherstone
English Pocket Opera Co, Platform Theatre, London 2015
4
Macduff in “MACBETH” (English translation)
c. Robyn Sevastos  dir. Terry John Bates
Kentish Opera, STAG Theatre, Sevenoaks 2016

VERDI
Abdallo
in “NABUCCO”
c. Brad Cohen dir. John Fulljames
Opera Holland Park, London 2007

VERDI
Ernani in “ERNANI” (in English translation)
c. Richard Johnston dir. ?
Tayside Opera, Gardyne Theatre, Broughty Ferry 2006

VERDI
Radames in “AIDA” (trans. Humphrey Proctor-Gregg)
c. Michael Williamson (concert version)
Northern Wagner Orchestra, Leeds University 2010

 WAGNER
Mime in “DAS RHEINGOLD”
c.Michael Williamson (concert perf.)
Northern Wagner Orchestra, Great Hall, Leeds 2005

WAGNER
Siegfried, Loge & Mime in “WAGNER’S RING IN 90 MINUTES”
MD. Steven Neugarten dir. Mark Tinkler
English Pocket Opera Company, Cochrane Theatre London 2011

WEILL
Bill in “MAHAGONNY SONGSPIEL” (trans. Michael Feingold)
c.Patrick Bailey dir.John Fulljames
The Opera Group tour 2004 (with Coker’s “Walking Not Driving”)

WEILL
Abraham Kaplan, Steve Sankey & Officer Murphy in “STREET SCENE”
c.Patrick Bailey dir.John Fulljames
The Opera Group tour (Young Vic London, Watford Palace, Buxton Opera House) 2008
2
c. Keith Lockhart & Tim Murray dir. John Fulljames
The Opera Group tour (Young Vic (London), Theater an der Wien (Vienna), Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Basingstoke, Newport & Hull) 2011
3
c. Tim Murray dir. Lucy Bradley
Theatre du Chatelet (Paris) & Liceu (Barcelona) 2013

WEILL
Macheath in “THE THREEPENNY OPERA” (trans. Jeremy Sams)
c. Chris Swaffer (concert performance)
Auricle Ensemble, Oran Mor, Glasgow 2010

As Macheath in THE THREEPENNY OPERA with the Auricle Ensemble.

As Macheath in THE THREEPENNY OPERA with the Auricle Ensemble.

ROLES COVERED

CHABRIER
Smith & Dupont in “L’ÉTOILE”
Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2016 (covering Chris Addison & Jean-Luc Vincent)

GERSHWIN
Fulton & Lippman in “OF THEE I SING”
Opera North 2008/2009

GERSHWIN
Fulton & Lippman in “LET ‘EM EAT CAKE”
Opera North 2009

HAAS
Olai in “MORGEN UND ABEND”
Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2015 (covering Klaus Maria Brandauer)

MOZART
Pasha in “THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO”
Scottish Opera (Excerpts performed in “unwrapped” performances in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen & Inverness) 2007

MOZART
Pasha in “THE ABDUCTION FROM THE SERAGLIO”
Opera North 2009

PUCCINI
Cavaradossi in “TOSCA”
Opus 1 Opera 2006

ROSSINI
Isacco in “LA GAZZA LADRA”
Garsington Opera 2002

VERDI
Dr.Caius in “FALSTAFF”
Scottish Opera  (Excerpts performed in “unwrapped” performances in Glasgow & Edinburgh) 2008

VERDI
Gustavus (Ricardo) in “UN BALLO IN MASCHERA”
Castleward Opera 2007

VERDI
Rodolfo in “LUISA MILLER”
Buxton Festival Opera  (Excerpts performed in concert at the Festival) 2010

WEIR
Tenor Actor in “A NIGHT AT THE CHINESE OPERA”
Scottish Opera (Excerpts performed in “unwrapped” performances in Glasgow & Edinburgh) 2008

STAGED EXCERPTS

BIZET Don José in “CARMEN” (various scenes)
MD Andrew Parnell dir Mark Tinkler, English Pocket Opera Company with  Cambridge Schools Choirs at Cambridge University Union & West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge 2016

“BITE AT THE OPERA”
BIZET Don Jose in “CARMEN” (Act 1 Micaela & Carmen duets; Act 3 Escamillo duet; Act 4)
ROSSINI Almaviva in “THE BARBER OF SEVILLE” (various scenes)
MD Chris Squires dir.Paul Featherstone, Opera on a Shoestring,
2 tours 2000/2001

“CHRISTMAS IN MIND”
MASSENET Werther in “WERTHER” (Act 4) (in English)
PUCCINI Rodolfo in “LA BOHEME” (Act 2)
MD Chris Squires dir.Claudio Raneri Opera on a Shoestring, Gilmorehill Theatre then tour 2000

“EVENING IN PARIS”
GIORDANO Andrea Chenier in “ANDREA CHENIER” (Act 4) MASSENET Des Grieux in “MANON” (Act 1)
PUCCINI Rodolfo in “LA BOHEME” (Act 4 duet & Act 3)
VERDI Alfredo in “LA TRAVIATA” (Act 1)
MD Robert Melling dir.Sarah Estill Opera on a Shoestring, 3 tours 2002/2003

RANDAZZO OPERA QE2 CRUISE
Six programmes (Four of staged excerpts, one concert & one abridged production of “Merry Widow”)
LEHAR Danilo in “THE MERRY WIDOW” (in English)
GOUNOD Faust in “FAUST” (Act 5 Finale)
PUCCINI Pinkerton in “MADAMA BUTTERFLY (Act 1 Finale) STRAUSS, Johann Eisenstein in “DIE FLEDERMAUS” (Act 2 in English)
VERDI Duke in “RIGOLETTO” (Act 3)
MD. Rita Loving Dir.Arlene Randazzo Randazzo Opera, QE2 cruise (Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Australia) 2004

“ROMEO & JULIET”
Narrator, Friar Lawrence, Prince Escalus & Apothecary
Music by Bellini, Bernstein, Blacher, Gounod & Prokofiev
c. Ben Palmer, dir. Mark Tinkler
with Barnet schools choirs & orchestras at the Royal Albert Hall 2015

 ORATORIO

Principal Tenor Soloist roles performed

BEETHOVEN: 9th SYMPHONY

BRITTEN: CEREMONY OF CAROLS

BRITTEN: REJOICE IN THE LAMB

DVORAK: MASS IN D

HANDEL: ODE FOR ST.CECILIA’S DAY

HAYDN: DIE SCHOPFUNG

HAYDN: THE SEASONS (“SPRING” & “SUMMER”)

MENDELSSOHN: ELIJAH

NIELSEN: SPRINGTIME ON FUNEN

PUCCINI: MESSA DI GLORIA

ROSSINI: PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE

STAINER: THE CRUCIFIXION

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: SERENADE TO MUSIC (4 soli & SATB chorus version)

Publicity photo for Scottish Opera/Theatre Royal Glasgow.

Publicity photo for Scottish Opera/Theatre Royal Glasgow.

Tenor & Actor