Stafford Roderick DEAN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1937-06-20
Education Epsom Coll, Royal Coll of Music (opera scholar)
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Style Stafford Dean, Esq
Career bass; with: Glyndebourne Chorus and Opera For All 1962-64, Sadler's Wells Opera 1964-69, Covent Garden Opera 1969-2002 (guest singer); Sadler's Wells Opera debut as Zuniga in Carmen 1964, Royal Opera House debut as Masetto in Don Giovanni 1969, int debut as Leporello in Don Giovanni Stuttgart 1971, performed with all major Euro and American opera cos (especially in prodns of Mozart repertoire); >ir< operatic roles incl: Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro (Scottish Opera, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne, Bonn, Covent Garden, Chicago, Met NY and Vienna), Leporello in Don Giovanni (ENO, Scottish Opera, Stuttgart, Munich, Hamburg, Cologne, Bonn, San Francisco, Chicago, Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, Paris, Tokyo, Osaka, Prague and Berlin), Alfonso d'Este in Lucrezia Borgia (Covent Garden), Osmin in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Scot Opera, Hamburg, Geneva and Madrid), Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Covent Garden), Rangoni in Boris Godunov (Covent Garden, Orange, Florence), Rocco in Fidelio (Scottish Opera, ENO and WNO), The Count in Jacobin (Scottish Opera), The King of Portugal in Ines de Castro (Scottish Opera), Waldner in Arabella, Dr Bartolo in Le Nozze di Figaro (Covent Garden, Paris), Don Alfonso in Cosi fan tutte (Madrid, Barcelona, Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, Athens Cologne and Zurich), Swallow in Peter Grimes (Covent Garden, San Francisco, Paris, Genoa, Nancy, Tours, Toulouse, Glyndebourne, Florence, Saito Kinen Fest Japan, recording with Haitink), Prof Bieganski in Sophie's Choice (Covent Garden), King Philip (WNO), Seneca (Scottish Opera, WNO), Sarastro (Scottish Opera, WNO); recital repertoire incl: Beethoven 9th Symphony and Missa Solemnis, Mozart, Verdi and Penderecki Requiems, Shostakovich 14th Symphony
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