Personalities | (Sir) Geraint Evans | Contemporary | Classical

Welsh baritone

Evans joined the Covent Garden company in 1948, singing Mozart’s Figaro in his second season. He sang at Glyndebourne 1950–61, and made his debut at La Scala in 1960. Appearances in America included Beckmesser in Die Meistersinger (Chicago, 1959) and Verdi’s Falstaff (Metropolitan Opera, 1964). Renowned for many years in Mozart roles, in later life he added the buffo parts of Donizetti’s Dulcamara and Don Pasquale and Rossini’s Bartolo to his repertory.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
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