Justin LAVENDER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1951-06-04
Education Bedford Modern Sch, QMC London, Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama
Publications N/A
Recreations rowing, sailing, railway modelling, Mandarin Chinese
Clubs N/A
Style Justin Lavender, Esq
Career tenor; has performed with all major Br orchs; prof of vocal studies RCM 2007-, vocal conslt King's Coll Cambridge, visiting tutor Birmingham Conservatoire, hon prof Confucius Inst NC USA; artistic dir of opera Bearwood; >ir< professional debut as Nadir in The Pearl Fishers (Sydney Opera House) 1980; other debuts incl: Arnold in Rossini's Guillaume Tell (Royal Opera House) 1990, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte (Vienna State Opera) 1990, title role in Rossini's Le Comte d'Ory (La Scala Milan) 1991, Demodokos in Dallapiccola's Ulisse (Salzburg Festival) 1993; concert performances incl: Schubert's Mass in E Flat (Giulini and Berlin Philharmonic) 1988, Bartók's Cantata Profana (Solti and London Philharmonic) 1988, Schnittke's Faust Cantata (Abbado and Vienna Symphony) 1991 (Slatkin and BBC) 2001, Gerontius (Slatkin and Philharmonia) 1996, title role in Gounod's Faust (Royal Opera House) 2004; appeared in The Life of David Gale (film) 2002; >ir< incl: videos of Oedipus Rex 1983 and Mitridate 1993, audio of La Noche Triste 1989, La Favorite 1991, Messiah 1993, I Puritani 1993, The Wreckers 1994, Rossini and Donizetti arias 1994, Britten Song Cycles 1996, Bomtempo Mattutina dei Morti 1996, Mozart Arias 1997, Alceste 1998, War and Peace 1999, Schnittke Faust Cantata 2004, Elgar Dream of Gerontius 2006, Janaček Otčenas 2008
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