Personalities | (Sir) Thomas Allen | Contemporary | Classical

b. 1944
English baritone

Allen’s early career was spent with the Welsh National Opera, in works ranging from Mozart to Britten. He made his Covent Garden debut as Donald in Britten’s Billy Budd in 1971, and his Metropolitan Opera debut as Papageno (The Magic Flute) in 1981. He appeared at English National Opera as Busoni’s Faust in 1986 and as Billy Budd in 1988.

Introduction | Contemporary | Classical
Personalities | (Dame) Janet Baker | Contemporary | Classical


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