Opera Roles

I loved the droll Cockney gardener (Mark Saberton), straight out of Only Fools and Horses”
John Walsh, The Independent, Antonio, Marriage of Figaro, Savoy Opera

BEETHOVEN
Pizarro (Fidelio)
(concert) Orchestra and Chorus of the Canongait R.Dick [c] 2014
(cover) English National Opera C.Bielto [d] E.Gardner [c] 2013
 

BELLINI
Gualtiero Valton (I Puritani)
Haddo House S.Koskinas [d] B.Parry [c] 2001
 

BIZET
Dancairo (Carmen)
Garden Opera S.van Zwanenberg [d] P.Bridges [c] 2013 2014
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2007

Escamillo (Carmen)
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2011
Kentish Opera S.Langford [d] M.Fitzgerald [c] 2010
Suffolk Opera G.Paul [d][c] 2007
Opera School Wales A.Gallagher/B.Wheatley [d] F.Goulding [c] 2000

Zuniga (Carmen)
Garden Opera S.van Zwanenberg [d] P.Bridges [c] 2013 2014
(cover) Raymond Gubbay D.Freeman [d] G.Hancock [c] 2013

Zurga (Pearlfishers)
(cover) English National Opera P.Woolcock [d] R.Boer [c] 2016
First Act Opera F.Grant [d] K.Roberts [c] 2001
 

BRITTEN
Ben Budge (Beggars Opera)
Royal Opera House J.Way [d] C.Curnyn [c] 2009

Bottom (Midsummer Night's Dream)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2009

Hotel Waiter & Boatman (Death in Venice)
Aldeburgh & Bregenz Festivals Y.Oida [d] P.Daniel [c] 2007

Lockit (Beggars Opera)
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2005

Superintendent Budd (Albert Herring)
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama W.Relton [d] T.Dean [c] 1999

Traveller  (Curlew River)
(cover) Britten-Pears School S.Sakurama [d] R.Vignoles [c] 2001
 

CIMAROSA
Don Demofonte (The Two Barons)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] D.O.Norris [c] 2003 2002
 

CRESWELL
Mr Bannister (Well There You Have It)
P.Creswell [d&c] 2016
 

DELIBES
Frederic (Lakme)
Swansea City Opera J.Beswick [d] B.Wheatley [d] 2017
 

DONIZETTI
Pietro (L'Assedio di Calais)
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama R.Carson [d] T.Dean [c] 1998
 

GAZZANIGA
Pasquariello (Don Giovanni)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] J.Lai [c] 2004
 

GLANERT
Lepidus/Mereia (Caligula)
(cover) English National Opera B.Andrews [d] R.Wigglesworth [c] 2012
 

GOUNOD
Mephistopheles (Faust)
(concert) Kentish Opera R.Sevastos [c] 2015
Swansea City Opera B.Wheatley [d] J.Beswick [c] 2015
 

HANDEL
Father of Hercules (Choice of Hercules)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] C.Bucknall [c] 2011 2012
 

JANACEK
Harashta (Cunning Little Vixen)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2008

Kuligin (Katya Kabanova)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2012

Starek (Jenufa)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2016
 

LEHAR
Pritschitsch (Merry Widow)
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2011
 

MASON
Well Dressed Fan & Minder (Playing Away)
Bregenz Festival D.Pountney [d] R.Gergov [c] 2007
 

MENOTTI
Melchior (Amahl and the Night Visitors)
(cover) Dunedin Consort G.Menotti [d] B.Parry [c] 2000
 

MONIUSZKO
Bartholomew (Verbum Nobile)
Opera Omnibus B.Arnadottir [d] E.Kollek [c] 2002

Skoluba (Haunted Manor)
Opera Omnibus F.Gilpin [d] D.Macdonald [c] 2001
 

MOZART
Antonio (Marriage of Figaro)
West Green Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2015
Garsington Opera J.Cox [d] J.Glover [c] 2005
Savoy Opera M.Richardson [d] P.McGrath [c] 2004
First Act Opera F.Grant [d] K.Roberts [c] 2001
Opera Box A.Gallagher/B.Wheatley [d] F.Goulding [c] 2001
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama M.Tinkler [d] T.Dean [c] 1998

Bluff (The Impresario)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] E.Gardner [c] 2002

Don Alfonso (Cosi Fan Tutte)
Dorset Corset Theatre Company H.Watts [d] K.Lim [c] 2012
(cover) British Youth Opera M.Tinkler [d] T.Dean [c] 1998

Don Giovanni
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2010

Don Pippo (Cairo Goose)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] E.Gardner [c] 2002

Eutifronte (Philosophers Stone)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] A.Briger [c] 2001

Figaro
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2012

Leporello  (Don Giovanni)
First Act Opera F.Grant [d] K.Roberts [c] 2002
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama N.Warrington [d] T.Dean [c] 1999
Jesse's Fund, York [d] J.Tillbrook [c] 1999

Second Armed Man (Magic Flute)
Pimlott Foundation P.Cliff [d] B.Palmer [c] 2008

Solo Janissary (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail)
(concert) Scottish Chamber Orchestra C.Mackerras [c] 1999

Speaker (Magic Flute)
Pimlott Foundation P.Cliff [d] B.Palmer [c] 2008
 

MOZART/NORRIS
Groom (The Postman)
The Works T.Guthrie [d] D.O.Norris [c] 2006 2005
 

NORRIS
Salieri (Die! Sober Flirter)
The Works T.Guthrie [d] D.O.Norris [c] 2006 2005
 

PERGOLESI
Sir Jasper (La Serva Padrona)
The Works T.Guthrie [d] D.O.Norris [c] 2006 2005
 

PORTUGAL
Doctor Bartolo (Marriage of Figaro)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] R.Newton [c]  2010 2012
 

PROKOFIEV
Michael (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama R.Chevara [d] T.Dean [c] 1997
 

PUCCINI
Alcindoro (La Boheme)
Opus 1 J.Clift [d] F.Goulding [c] 2006
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2005
Opera Theatre Company A.Miskimmon [d] T.Evans [c] 2005
Diva Opera W.Morris [d] B.Evans [c] 2003

Angelotti (Tosca)
Opus 1 J.Clift [d] F.Goulding [c] 2006

Benoit (La Boheme)
Opus 1 J.Clift [d] F.Goulding [c] 2006
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2005
Opera Theatre Company A.Miskimmon [d] T.Evans [c] 2005
Diva Opera W.Morris [d] B.Evans [c] 2003
(cover) British Youth Opera J.Hayes [d] T.Dean [c] 1998

Customs Official (La Boheme)
Raymond Gubbay F.Zambello [d] O.Gooch [c] 2014

Jailer (Tosca)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2014

Mandarin (Turandot)
Haddo House M.Tinkler [d] Lady Aberdeen [c] 1999

Ping (Turandot)
Lakeland Opera B.Ford [d] A.Bremner [c] 1999

Scarpia (Tosca)
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] B.Cox [c] 2014
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2009

Schaunard (La Boheme)
Swansea City Opera B.Wheatley [d] J.Beswick [c] 2016
Kentish Opera S.Langford [d] M.Fitzgerald [c] 2009
Opus 1 J.Clift [d] F.Goulding [c] 2007

Sciarrone (Tosca)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2014
Opus 1 J.Clift [d] F.Goulding [c] 2007

Sergeant (La Boheme)
British Youth Opera J.Hayes [d] T.Dean [c] 1998

Sharpless (Madame Butterfly)
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] B.Fontaine [c] 2015
New Cornwall Opera D.Gibson [d] R.Gerber [c] 2011
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2010
 

ROSSINI
Doctor Bartolo (Barber of Seville)
(cover) Savoy Opera A.Collins [d] B.Cohen [c] 2004
(cover) Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2014

Fiorello (Barber of Seville)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2014

Figaro (Barber of Seville)
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2009
 

SALIERI
Falstaff
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] M.Hipkin [c] 2004 2003
 

SCHWERTSIK
Bodyguard  (The Wondrous Tale of Fanferlizzy Sunnyfeet)
Broomhill Opera N.Jones [d] C.Peebles [c] 2000
 

SMETANA
Krusina (The Bartered Bride)
Mid Wales Opera S.Medcalf [d] K.Darlington [c] 2006
 

STORACE
Dromio of Syracuse (Comedy of Errors)
Bampton Classical Opera J.Gray [d] A.Walker, S.Over [c] 2001 2000
 

STRAUSS J
Frank (Die Fledermaus)
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] C.Gill [c] 2010

Frosch (Die Fledermaus)
Opera Project R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2008
 

STRAUSS R
Cappadocian & 2nd Nazarene (Salome)
(cover) Scottish Opera A.Engel [d] R.Armstrong [c] 2000

Major-Domo (Ariadne auf Naxos)
West Green Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2015
 

TCHAIKOVSKY
Narumov (Queen of Spades)
Opera Holland Park M.Lloyd Evans [d] S.Stratford [c] 2006

Tomsky (Queen of Spades)
(cover) Opera Holland Park M.Lloyd Evans [d] S.Stratford [c] 2006
 

VERDI
Amonasro (Aida)
Kentish Opera S.Langford [d] R.Sevastos [c] 2013

Assassin (Macbeth)
Haddo House M.Tinkler [d] Lady Aberdeen [c] 1998

Baron Douphol (La Traviata)
Heritage Opera T.Cooper [d] C.Gill [c] 2010
Haddo House Arts B.Twist [d] B.Parry [c]

Pistol (Falstaff)
Longborough Festival Opera R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2011
Opera Project  R.Studer [d] J.Lyness [c] 2015 2008 2004

Rigoletto
Heritage Opera S.Helsby-Hughes [d] J.Ellis [c] 2012
Kentish Opera S.Langford [d] M.Fitzgerald [c] 2008
(cover) Diva Opera W.Morris [d] B.Evans [c] 2003
 

WAGNER
Fasolt (Das Rheingold)
(concert) Northern Wagner Orchestra M.Williamson [c] 2005

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