Personalities | Simon Keenlyside | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1959
English baritone

Following a period with Scottish Opera (1988–94), he made his debuts at Glyndebourne and La Scala in 1995, and at the Metropolitan Opera in 1996. Much in demand in for the Mozart baritone roles (recording Don Giovanni for Abbado), he was also praised as Britten’s Billy Budd at Covent Garden (in 2000) and on record (under Richard Hickox). In recital he sings German Lieder as well as English and French song. He created the role of Prospero in Adès’s The Tempest (2004).

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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