Paul David WHELAN

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1966-09-29
Education Wellington Conservatoire, Royal Northern Coll of Music (Marianne Mathy scholar)
Publications N/A
Recreations tennis, hiking, skiing
Clubs N/A
Style Paul Whelan, Esq
Career bass-baritone; studied with Flora Edwards, Patrick McGuigan, Robert Alderson and David Harper; >ir< conducted by: Sir Simon Rattle, Gary Bertini, Kent Nagano, Richard Hickox, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Paolo Olmi, Sir David Willcocks, Sir Charles Farncombe; performed with: LSO, City of Birmingham Symphony Orch, Hallé Orch, BBC Philharmonic Orch, BBC Symphony Orch, City of London Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, English Chamber Orch, RIAS Berlin Chamber Choir, Budapest Symphony Orch; venues incl: Wigmore Hall, St David's Hall Cardiff, Blackheath Concert Halls, Cheltenham Festival, Nello Santi, Valery Gergiev, Marcus Creed; >ir< incl: title role in The Doctor of Myddfai (debut for WNO), Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera), Shaklovity in Khovanshchina (ENO), Marcello in La Bohème (Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Bavarian State Opera) 1997, Flint in Billy Budd (Geneva Opera), Schaunard in La Bohème (Netherlands Opera, Stuggart Opera, Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera NY), Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte (Dublin Grand Opera), Masetto in Don Giovanni (Bordeaux), Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Australian Opera), title role in Don Giovanni (Australian Opera) 1997, title role in Eugene Onegin (Australian Opera) 1997, Ned Keene in Peter Grimes (Metropolitan Opera) 1997, The Count in Marriage of Figaro (Santiago)1998 (also Sydney Opera House 2004), Silvio in I Pagliacci (Nantes) 1998, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte (New Israeli Opera) 1999, Marcello (Bavarian State Opera and Bastille Opera Paris) 1998, Tarquinius in Rape of Lucretia (Nantes) 1999, Belcore in Elisir D'Amore (New Israeli Opera) 1999, Apollo in Alceste (Netherlands Opera) 1999, Count in Marriage of Figaro (Scottish Opera) 1999-2000, Jesus in St John Passion (ENO) 2000, Escamillo in Carmen (WNO) 2000, Oliver in Cappriccio (Opera Australia) 2000, La Damnation de Faust (BBC Philharmonic) 2001, Villians in Tales of Hoffman (New Zealand) 2001, Christus in St Mathew Passion (CBSO) 2001, Richard Blackford's Voices of Exile (premiere), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Pittsburgh Opera) 2003, Gurrelieder (Bolshoi Theatre Moscow) 2003, Des Knaben Wunderhorn (BBS SSO) 2003, The Apostles (BBC Philharmonic) 2003, The Prodigal Child (premiere, Michael Williams Opera NZ) 2003, Argante in Rinaldo (Bavarian State Opera) 2004, Don Giovanni (Lithuania National Opera) 2004; >ir< A Midsummer Night's Dream (with LSO under Sir Colin Davis), Kurt Weill's Silbersee (under Markus Stenz), Le Rossignol (with LPO, under Robert Craft), Elegy (songs with piano), Cecil Coles' Fra Giacomo, Edgor Bainton's English Idyll; >ir< Webster Booth-Esso Award, Brigitte Fassbaender Award for Lieder, Lieder Prize Cardiff Singer of the World 1993; scholarships incl: Wolfson Fndn, Countess of Munster Musical Tst, Peter Moores Fndn
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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