FLORA MCINTOSH (Carmen) trained at the RNCM receiving generous support from the Peter Moores Foundation and the Countess of Munster Trust and studies with Arwel Treharne Morgan. Opera includes Carmen, Cherubino, Meg Page, Judith Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, The Drummer The Emperor of Atlantis (Halle/Imperial War Museum North), Suzanne in Butler’s A Better Place, Papagena and 3rd Lady (ETO), Myrtale Thaïs and 2nd Lady The Magic Flute (GPO), Idamante Idomeneo (New Sussex Opera), Fanny Nelson/Emma Hamilton in Bawden’s A Sailor’s Tale (later recorded for NMC). In Europe: Tre cantate per J S Bach and Handel’s Armida Abbandonata at the Batignano Festival in Italy; Venice and Monte Carlo with London Festival Opera; various roles in Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortilèges (European Opera Centre, Greece and Cyprus). In 2014/15: Flora La Traviata (Soho Theatre/Tricycle Theatre); Donna Elvira (Opera a la Carte); Suzuki (Regents Opera); Octavian (The Lambeth Orchestra); Cherubino for Regents Opera. Current and future plans: Goddess of the Sea in the premiere of Ulla's Odyssey (OperaUpClose, Kings Place); Kate Pinkerton for Bury Court Opera; and 2nd Wood Sprite in Rusalka for Forestbird. Flora lives in North London with her husband and 2 young children.
LILLY PAPAIOANNOU (Carmen) Greek born Mezzo, Lilly Papaioannou was educated at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with Patricia MacMohon, the Royal Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Operatic performances include Ottone L’incoronazione di Poppea, Baba the Turk The Rake’s Progress (British Youth Opera), Aeneas Dido and Aeneas (Bury Court, Southbank Sinfonia), Princess Nicolette For the Love of Three Oranges (Grange Park Opera), Maddalena Rigoletto (Bury Court), Xiu Circus Tricks (Tete a Tete), 3rd Lady The Magic Flute (Garsington, West Green House), Meg Page Falstaff (Opera de Berbiguieres), The Fairy Queen (Bury Court Opera), Carmen (Opera Brava, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus). Many London performances include singing at the House of Lords, the Henze Immersion Weekend (Barbican), Handel’s Messiah (St Martin in the Fields), an Oxford Lieder Festival recital and singing at St John’s Smith Square as part of Graham Johnson’s Young Songmakers’ Almanac.
ANTHONY FLAUM (José) is a London born lyric tenor who previously studied musical theatre at the Royal Academy of Music following a career in the financial world. He was chosen by the National Opera Studio to join the Singers of the Future programme and completed the full-time course there in 2013. His first ever operatic role was with OperaUpClose as Rodolfo La Bohème (original cast). Also for OperaUpClose: Don Ottavio Don Giovanni. Other credits include; Motel Fiddler on the Roof (Grange Park Opera), Cover David Mastersingers of Nuremberg (ENO), Macduff Macbeth (Scottish Opera), Nemorino L’elisir d’amore (Northern Ireland Opera), Scaramuccio Ariadne auf Naxos (Opera Project), Tschekalinski Piques Dames (Grange Park Opera), Henrik A Little Night Music (Opera Project), Raoul La Vie Parisienne (Opera Della Luna at Iford Arts Festival), Lensky Eugene Onegin (Grange Park Opera), Tamino The Magic Flute (Regents Opera), Cover Nemorino Elixir of Love (ENO) and Jean Valjean Les Miserables (Pimlico Opera, HMP Erlestoke Prison). As well as this role debut in Carmen, this Summer Anthony has also had Prom debuts at the Royal Albert Hall (BBC Concert Orchestra), Leeds Castle (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) and Birmingham Symphony Hall (London Concert Orchestra). www.anthonyflaum.co.uk
MICHAEL BRACEGIRDLE (José) Winner of the Emmy Destinn Award for Young Singers and a graduate of Durham University, Michael began his career as a Chartered Accountant. In 2003 he gave up his business career to further his vocal studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. Career highlights include Tamino The Magic Flute (English National Opera), Laca Jenůfa (Opéra de Rennes, Limoges and Reims), Le Prince L’amour des trois oranges (Opéra de Limoges) and Judge Danforth The Crucible (Dicapo Opera, New York and The National Opera, Szeged). Other repertoire includes Steva Jenůfa, Jenik The Bartered Bride, Lensky Eugene Onegin, Boris and Kudryash Katya Kabanova, Cavaradossi Tosca, Rodolfo La bohème, Ruggero La rondine, Alfredo La Traviata, Hoffmann Les Contes D’Hoffmann, Jason Medée, Valzacchi Der Rosenkavalier, Eisenstein Die Fledermaus and Lysander A Midsummer Night’s Dream for companies including The Royal Opera House (Linbury Theatre), Opera Holland Park, Scottish Opera on Tour, Mid Wales Opera, English Touring Opera and Longborough Festival Opera. Notable covers include the title roles of Parsifal and Tito (English National Opera), Loge Das Rheingold (Longborough) and Erik Der ﬂiegende Holländer (Scottish Opera). In concert, he has performed at The Barbican Hall, The Royal Festival Hall and with the Huddersﬁeld Choral Society, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. He has broadcast for BBC Radio 3 and 4 and with Mezzo TV.
RICHARD IMMERGLUCK (Escamillo) received his BMus (Hons.) at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Robert Dean. Grange Park Opera roles include the Imperial Commissionaire and cover Sharpless Madama Butterfly, cover Ceprano Rigoletto; also appearing in The Love of Three Oranges as a ‘Ridicule’. He has recently been performing the roles Papageno The Magic Flute and Belcore L’Elisir d’Amore on UK tours and Leporello Don Giovanni for the Olivier award-winning director Robin Norton-Hale (OperaUpClose). Other roles include Sid Albert Herring, the title roles in The Barber of Seville (Or Salisbury) and Le Nozze di Figaro, Earl of Essex Merrie England, Marullo Rigoletto, Frank Die Fledermaus and Spineloccio Gianni Schicchi. Recent recitals include the Mozart Requiem and Pergolesi Magnificat (Surrey Festival choir, Guildford Cathedral) and the Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Atherstone Choral Society). Other recitals include Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein and Christmas concerts (Atherstone Choral Society), a number of opera gala concerts in London and the South West and a unique English song recital at Somerset House. He also regularly performs opera workshops in schools around the country promoting opera to younger generations.
MARC CALLAHAN (Escamillo) trained at Oberlin Conservatory of Music (B.M.), Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (M.M. and D.M.A), the Ecole Normale de Musique, and the Scola Cantorum. As Director: Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes (Woodhouse Opera Festival). Assistant Director: Les Fiancailles au Couvent (Théatre du Capitole); The Cure/The Corridor (Royal Opera House, Aldeburgh Festival). Performances include: Whale How the Whale Became (Royal Opera House); The Accuser Madam Mao (Santa Fe Opera); Bobinet La Vie Parisienne (Théatre du Capitole, Opéra National de Lyon); Starveling A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opéra National de Lyon, Central City Opera); Frédéric Lakmé (Opéra de Montpellier); Le Carnival Le Carnaval et la Folie (Opéra Comique, Le Concert Spirituel); Don Giovanni (Théatre Royale de Versailles); Artemidore Armide (Théatre des Champs); Elysées (Les Arts Florissants); Bass Soloist The Tempest (Opéra de Montpellier); Comus/Shepherd King Arthur (Le Concert Spirituel); Le Pedicure Colombe (Opéra de Marseille); Morales Carmen (Central City Opera); Samuel The Pirates of Penzance (Dayton Opera), Pish-Tush The Mikado (Dayton Opera), and Sid Albert Herring (Opera North). Other Performances: Mercutio, Guglielmo, Figaro and Count Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro¸ Papageno, Morales, Escamillo, Harlekin, Passagallo L’Opera Seria, Belcore, Malatesta, and Ramiro L’Heure Espagnole, Zar Peter Zar und Zimmerman, and Count Arnheim The Bohemian Girl.
JAMES HARRISON (Escamillo) studied at the Royal College of Music where he won various prizes before joining the National Opera Studio. James has sung with Sir David Wilcocks at the Royal Albert Hall; the Classical Opera Company (Barbican); and Peter Schreier at St John’s Smith Square. His operatic roles include Scarpia (OperaUpClose), Conte Alamaviva (Southbank Sinfonia); Mauregato in Schubert’s Alfonso und Estrella (UCOpera); Noye (Mid-Wales Opera), extracts from Don Giovanni (London Mozart Players) and Papageno (Merry Opera Company). Last year he made his debut with Opera Holland Park and he has just been working at English National Opera before joining Bampton Classical Opera for the summer.
LOUISA TEE (Micaëla) trained as an actress at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and then gained a scholarship to study singing at Trinity College of Music after which she attended the Opera Works course at the English National Opera. Louisa was nominated for best female in the Off West End awards for the role of Violetta La Traviata (OperaUpClose at Soho Theatre) which then toured to venues including Malvern Theatres, the Tobacco Factory, G Live and Oxford Playhouse. She then went on to play The Countess The Marriage of Figaro (OperaUpClose, UK Tour). Other roles include Mimi La Bohème (Filmed performance Soho Theatre), Donna Anna Don Giovanni (OperaUpClose at Soho Theatre), Queen of the Night The Magic Flute (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival), Fiordiligi Cosi Fan Tutte (Grimeborn, Arcola Theatre), The Baker's Wife Into The Woods (Bute Theatre, Cardiff) and Rosalind As You Like It (Baron's Court Theatre). She has worked in the chorus of Opera Holland Park and Raymond Gubbay at the O2 arena.
ROISIN WALSH (Micaëla) Irish soprano Roisin Walsh has just completed her training at the National Opera Studio, London comprising of residencies at Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera. Roisín's vocal training includes an MMus in Vocal Performance, Advanced Certificate in Opera Studies and Artist Diploma from Guildhall School of Music & Drama studying with Professor Susan Waters. Roisín also holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Limerick. Competition successes include Plunkett Greene Cup for Interpretation, second prize and the Cait Lanigan-Cooper Bursary in the Lieder Prize at Feis Ceoil Dublin. Roisín was also awarded the Capuchin Order Advanced Recital Bursary for furthering musical studies in Feis Maitiu, Cork. Roisín was the 2015 winner and recipient of the Bernadette Greevy Bursary at the National Concert Hall, Dublin. Operatic experience includes Miss Wingrave Owen Wingrave (Banff Centre for Performing Arts, Canada and the Guildhall School), The Witch Hansel and Gretel (Sinfonia d'Amici), Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro, Anita La Navarraise (Massenet) and Souer Mathilde Dialogues des Carmélites (Guildhall School). In summer 2014, Roisín was a member of the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus performing in Eugene Onegin, Don Giovanni, La Traviata and Soprano 2 in Luke Styles’ Frühlingszyklus. Future engagements: recitals at St. Lawrence Jewry music festival, the Oxford Lieder Festival and the National Concert Hall, Dublin.
MARCIN GESLA (Zuniga) started his singing education in Poland where in 2006 he completed his Master degree vocal studies. The same year he was awarded a scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Music, where in 2009 he completed the Postgraduate Opera Course with Distinction. Most recently he sung Osmin The Abduction from the Serail (PopUp Opera) and Sparafucile Rigoletto (Opera Brava). He also sung Bonze Madama Butterfly (YA Programme, Opera Holland Park) and King Aida (Kentish Opera). Marcin took part in British premiere of Lord Berners' Le Carrosse as Thomas d'Esquivel (Dorset Opera). Marcin covered Il Commendatore Don Giovanni and Don Fernando Fidelio (Garsington Opera). For Fulham Opera he sang Betto Gianni Schicchi (Wexford Festival Opera). At Glyndebourne he covered Hans Folz Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg. In Germany he sang Doctor Grenvil La Traviata (Schwerin). One of his favourite roles is Sarastro The Magic Flute (London Festival Opera) and Colline La Bohème (Longborough Festival Opera, Opera North (cover), New London Opera Players and covered for Gubbay Productions in the Royal Albert Hall.
JULIAN DEBREUIL (Zuniga) studied at the Royal College of Music and Solti Academia Bel Canto. Upon graduating he was a member of the Welsh National Opera Company. He is the recipient of awards from the Wingate Foundation, English Speaking Union, Musicians Benevolent Fund, Royal Society of Musicians and the Josephine Baker Trust. Recent work includes Haydn Die Schoepfung (London Mozart Players); Bach Johannes-Passion (London Handel Orchestra); Handel The Messiah (Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment); Verdi Requiem (Philharmonia Orchestra); Brahms Ein Deutches Requiem (Hamburg Symphony Orchestra); recitals of German Lieder and English Song (Wigmore Hall), Oxford Lieder Festival and the Chelsea Schubert Festival; Colline La Bohème (Opera Project); Masetto Don Giovanni (Les Azuriales Festival); Hermann Les Contes d’Hoffmann (Festival de la Vezere); Don Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia (Pavilion Opera). Future engagements include Handel The Messiah (Esoteric Ensemble); Bach Weihnachts-Oratorium (Bristol Ensemble); Don Giovanni (Le Theatre l’Italienne de Cherbourg); EBB (Tete a Tete Opera Festival); Colline La Bohème (OperaUpClose at Lincoln Arts Performing Centre); Don Basilio The Barber of Seville (Or Salisbury) (OperaUpClose at Brewhouse Theatre).
EMILY-JANE THOMAS (Frasquita) trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Yvonne Kenny from where she obtained her first class Masters degree. She also studied at Hochschule für Musik und Theater in Hamburg and on English National Opera’s Opera Works. Roles include Second Fairy/Second Woman The Fairy Queen (Glyndebourne Festival, OAE under William Christie & Laurence Cummings); Cis Albert Herring (BBC Symphony Orchestra under Steuart Bedford, ETO UK tour under Michael Rosewell); Juliet The Little Sweep (television broadcast S4C); Zerlina Don Giovanni (Soho Theatre, OperaUpClose, and with Bahrain Symphony Orchestra under Orlando Jopling); Second Boy The Magic Flute (ETO UK tour under Michael Rosewell and James Southall); Musetta La Bohème (Ravenna Festival, OperaUpClose) and Frederika A Little Night Music (Opera Project under Jon Lyness). She also sang with the Glyndebourne Chorus in The Fairy Queen (BBC Proms). Recent engagements include Barbarina and Zerbinetta (understudy, Opera Project at West Green House). Concert engagements include Haydn’s Creation under Sir David Willcocks and recitals entitled Glorious Handel by Candelight (Mozart Festival Orchestra) under Steven Devine for Raymond Gubbay Ltd at the Barbican and Birmingham Symphony Hall.
HANNAH SAWLE (Frasquita, Cover Micaëla) studied at Chethams School of Music, the GSMD and on ENO’s Opera Works course. She has been guest soloist on BBC World Service, Radio 3 and Radio 4. Solo recordings include Giles Swayne’s Four Passiontide Motets (NYCGB) and Respighi’s La Pentola Magica (BBC Philharmonic Orchestra). Roles include Zerlina Don Giovanni (Westminster Opera), Papagena and Second boy (cover) The Magic Flute, Goose, Moon, Fido (cover) Paul Bunyan, Girl Spin and Girl Rumbled (ETO); Voce interna Cristina di Svezia, Gianetta L’elisir d’amore, Slim Girl A Village Romeo and Juliet, Lady Dunmow A Dinner Engagement, Trio Soprano Trouble in Tahiti and Premiere Adolescent La cour de Celimene all for Wexford Festival Opera; Tsarevna (cover) Kashei the Immortal, Serpetta (cover) La finta Giardiniare and Lena (cover) Le Princess Jaune all for Buxton Festival Opera; Nedda Pagliacci and Mademoiselle Silberklang The Impresario for Garden Opera; Fiordiligi Cosi fan tutte (Jackdaws); Pamina Die Zauberflote, Adina L’elisir d’amore and Elletra Idomeneo (Hampstead Garden Opera). Current and future engagements include chorus for ENO in their productions of Carmen, Queen of Spades and Force of Destiny, Cupid Orpheus in the Underworld (Opera Danube) and a concert of Strauss’ Brentano Lieder and Mahler’s Fourth Symphony (Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra).
MELANIE SANDERS (Mercedes) read Philosophy and English at Sussex University before training at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and on ENO Opera Works. She now studies privately with Ann de Renais. A performer of great versatility, Melanie has worked with companies including Scottish Opera, ENO and Birmingham Opera Company and is a regular member of Philharmonia Voices and London Voices. Her roles include Lucy The Blank Canvas (OperaUpClose), Dorabella, Drummer Girl Der Kaiser von Atlantis,Ino, Alto 4 & 9 in Stockhausen’s Michaelion - Mittwoch aus Licht, Annio, Dido, Mercedes, Mother Goose, Mère Marie and 2nd Lady. Competition successes and awards include the 2015 OffWestEnd Award for Best Opera The Blank Canvas; 2013 RPS Award for Opera and Musical Theatre Mittwoch aus Licht; Finalist 2011 Emmy Destinn Award; Winner 2008 Elisabeth Schumann Lieder Prize; 2nd Prize Winner 2008 Thelma King Award; and Winner 2007 Paul Simm Opera Prize. Future engagements include Shostakovich’s Orango (BBC Proms, Philharmonia Orchestra under Esa-Pekka Salonen) and cover Emilia in Verdi’s Otello (St James’ Piccadilly, Everybody Can! Opera). For further info please visit www.melaniesanders.co.uk
CAMILLA BULL (Mercedes, Cover Carmen) hails from the Isle of Wight, and studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, under Annette Thompson. She continues to study with Robert Dean and has worked across the UK and Europe - including Ponte de Lima (Portugal) and Anghiari (Italy) and with UK companies; Opera at Home (Grimeborn Festival), Witch Hansel and Gretel (Opera South East), Orpheus Orpheus and Euridice, (Scarlet Opera), Polinesso Ariodante. With ENO's Opera Works, Camilla worked with Marcello Magni, founder of Complicité, Christian Curnyn, John Berry and enjoyed performance opportunities on the ENO stage and venues such as the National Portrait Gallery. Camilla has appeared with Grange Park Opera in Eugene Onegin, Queen of Spades and I Puritani. Most recently, roles have included Cherubino Le Nozze di Figaro, Maddalena Rigoletto (Opera Brava) and Isabella in Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri (Pop Up Opera). For more details please visit http://camillabull.com
LAWRENCE OLSWORTH-PETER (Remendado) trained at the Royal Academy of Music and is rapidly establishing himself as a lyric tenor specialising in bel-canto roles. Upon graduating in 2010 Lawrence made his Pesaro Rossini Opera Festival debut as Don Luigino Il viaggio a Reims (Alberto Zedda). Recent operatic highlights have included an extensive European tour as Gaston La Traviata (Diva Opera); Acis Acis & Galatea (Rosentaler Barock Ensemble, Leipzig); Almaviva The Barber of Seville (Merry Opera) and Amadis Amadis de Gaule (University College Opera). Forthcoming operatic highlights in 2015 include Almaviva The Barber of Seville (OperaUpClose). Lawrence was a finalist in the 2012 Les Azuriales Young Artist Competition and has also been instructed in masterclasses by Gerald Finley, Colin Lee and the late Philip Langridge. He has appeared live on BBC 3 In Tune with Sean Rafferty several times performing for Mercurius Company and the International Rameau Ensemble. As a Theology graduate from the University of Bristol, Lawrence has a keen interest in Oratorio, regularly performing the core sacred works. Recent engagements have included Handel’s Messiah (Merry Opera 2013/2014 UK tours); Rameau’s Grands Motets with the IRE (St George’s Hanover Square) and Evangelist Bach’s St John Passion (Bornholm, Denmark).
PHILIP LEE (Remendado, Cover José) studied Music at the University of Lancaster before training at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in London. Recently he has sung Alfredo La Traviata (OperaUpClose, Soho Theatre, UK Tour), Dick Dauntless Ruddigore (Charles Court Opera on tour), Mr Snow Carousel (Opera North, Barbican), Renato Di Rossi Do I Hear A Waltz? (The Park Theatre), Count Almaviva The Barber of Seville (Chiswick House, Focus Opera) Rodolfo La Bohème (OperaUpClose, Soho Theatre, UK tour). Other opera credits include: Nadir The Pearl Fishers (Swansea City Opera UK tour); Danny Offside! (newly commissioned children’s opera, Focus Opera); Count Almaviva (or The Marquis of Bath) The Barber of Seville (Or Salisbury)(OperaUpClose); Hilarion Princess Ida; Lord Tolloller Iolanthe (Buxton G&S Festival) and a special performance at the Tower of London of The Yeomen Of The Guard (Carl Rosa Opera). For OperaUpClose he has also sung Nemorino L’elisir d'amore and Arnalta The Coronation of Poppea. Future engagements include La Traviata and Die Fledermaus (Focus Opera).
EDMUND HASTINGS (Remendado) Having sung at King’s College, Cambridge and New College, Oxford, Edmund then went on to study at the Royal Academy of Music with Ryland Davies and Dominic Wheeler. Recent opera includes the title role cover in Vert-Vert (Garsington Opera), creating the role of Gabriel in Hagar in the Wilderness (Sally Beamish), Orfeo Orfeo, Harlekin Der Kaiser Von Atlantis (Grimeborn Opera Festival), Cinea Cajo Fabricio (London Handel Festival), Nick La Fanciulla del West (OperaUpClose), Arioch Belshazzar (Theatre du Capitole, Toulouse, René Jacobs), Jupiter Semele, and Lysander Midsummer Night’s Dream (Rosslyn Chapel). Edmund made his concert debut in the Barbican in 2008, under Laurence Cummings, performing Bach’s Cantata BWV36. He has performed live on BBC R3 and has recorded Monteverdi Vespers with Fiori Musicali. His recent concert appearances include the first performance of Handel’s Messiah in Goa with the Symphony Orchestra of India, a WW1 anthology tour in Picardie with Tcheky Karyo. Handel Acis and Galatea (Felsted Choral Society), Bach B Minor Mass (Bristol Bach Choir), Bach St Matthew Passion arias (Israel Camerata), Bach St John Passion Evangelist with the choir of Christ’s College, Cambridge and Mozart Requiem (St Martin in the Fields).
TOM STODDART (Dancairo, Cover Escamillo) graduated with Honours from Trinity College of Music, where he studied with Peter Knapp and Mary Hill. Recent performances include: The Count The Marriage of Figaro (OperaUpClose), Billy Jackrabbit La Fanciulla Del West (Opera Holland Park), Marcello La Bohème (OperaUpClose, Charing Cross Theatre, King’s Head Theatre), and Jack Rance La Fanciulla Del West (OperaUpClose) to critical acclaim at the King’s Head Theatre. He has also performed Leporello Don Giovanni; Angelotti and Spoletta Tosca (OperaUpClose, Soho Theatre); Scarpia Tosca (Theatre Royal Winchester). In 2011, Tom created the role of Chandler in Comedy Central's Friends - The Opera. His recent solo concert work includes Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Rossini’s Petit Messe Solennelle, Duruflè’s Requiem, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Bach’s St John Passion.
THOMAS COLWELL (Dancairo) began singing as a chorister at St. Paul’s Cathedral. He then went on to train with Ann Lampard, then head of voice at the Junior Royal Academy of Music, before completing his training under Robert Alderson at the Royal Northern College of Music. He has performed around the UK and abroad both on the concert platform and the operatic stage. Last year Thomas performed the roles of Capulet Romeo and Juliet (Riverside Opera), Don Alfonso Cosi fan tutte and Escamillo Carmen, Dr Bartolo The Barber of Seville (Opera’r Ddraig). Thomas has performed with OperaUpClose before singing Marcello La Bohème (Theatre Royal Bury St. Edmunds, The Ravenna Festival and King’s Head Theatre). This year has seen Thomas’ debut with Longborough Festival Opera singing Steuermann and chorus Tristan Und Isolde and a return to the role of Escamillo Carmen (Wedmore Opera).
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