Donald MAXWELL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1948-12-12
Education Perth Acad, Univ of Edinburgh (MA)
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Recreations railways
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Style Donald Maxwell, Esq
Career baritone; Scottish Opera 1976-82: John Noble bursary, debut 1977, title role in Barbiere di Siviglia, Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Zurga in Les Pecheurs de Peries, Shiskov in From the House of the Dead; WNO 1982-85: Renato in Un Ballo in Maschera, Shishkov, Marcello in La Boheme, Don Carlos in Ernani, Rigoletto, Iago in Otello, The Count in Le Nozze di Figaro, title role in Falstaff, Golaud in Pelleas and Melisande; freelance 1985-; ROH debut 1987; performances at ROH incl: Bartolo Barbière di Siviglia, Faninal Rosenkavalier, Kothner in Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Gunther in Götterdämmerung; ENO: title role in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Wozzeck; Opera North: Germont in La Traviata, Pizarro in Fidelio, title role in Der Fliegende Holländer, Scarpia in Tosca; other performances incl: Berg's Lulu (BBC Proms) 1996, Don Alhambra in The Gondoliers (BBC Proms) 1997, First Night BBC Proms 1998; artistic dir Buxton Festival 1999, dir Nat Opera Studio 2001, dir of Opera Studies Royal Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 2004; numerous appearances in UK festivals and in foreign operas incl Paris, Vienna, NY, Tokyo, Milan, Buenos Aires, Amsterdam and Salzburg; regular contribs to radio and TV operas; memb Music Box; recordings incl: Carmina Burana, Kismet, Amahl and The Night Visitors, Sir John in Love, Midsummer Night's Dream, Noye's Fludde, The Song of Norway; Hon DMus Univ of Abertay Dundee; fell Royal Welsh Coll of Music and Drama (FRWCMD), fell Leeds Coll of Music (FLeedsCM)
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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