Christopher John GILLETT

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1958-05-16
Education Durlston Court Sch, Pangbourne Coll, King's Coll Cambridge (choral scholar, MA), Royal Coll of Music (studied under Robert Tear and Edgar Evans), Nat Opera Studio
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Style Christopher Gillett, Esq
Career operatic and concert tenor; has worked with various major opera companies incl: New Sadler's Wells (over 150 performances), Royal Opera, ENO, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Kent Opera, Music Theatre Wales, Opera Northern Ireland, LA Opera, La Scala Milan, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatre Liceu Barcelona; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Musicians; >ir< operatic roles incl: Ferrando in Cosi fan Tutte (Glyndebourne Touring Opera), title role in Albert Herring (Glyndebourne Touring), Roderigo in Otello (Royal Opera House Covent Garden), Dov in The Knot Garden (Covent Garden), Pang in Turandot (Covent Garden), Hermes in King Priam (with Royal Opera Co in Athens), Nooni in The Making of the Representative for Planet Eight (with ENO at the London Coliseum and in Amsterdam), St Magnus in Peter Maxwell Davies' Martyrdom of St Magnus (Music Theatre Wales), Arbace in Idomeneo (English Bach Festival), Flute in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Aix-en-Provence Festival, Teatro Regio Turin, Ravenna Festival, ENO, Rome Opera) and Lysander in the same for Netherlands Opera and New Israeli Opera, Vasek in The Bartered Bride (Opera Northern Ireland), Pysander in Ulisse (Vlaamse Opera, Netherlands Opera), Tikhon Kabanova in Katya Kabanova (Glyndebourne Touring Opera), Gigolo in Rosa (Netherlands Opera), Aschenbach in Death in Venice (Genoa); concert performances incl: Stravinsky Cantata (with La Chapelle Royale under Philippe Herreweghe in Paris and Brussels), Haydn Creation (in Madrid), Handel Messiah (with The Sixteen Choir and Orch under Harry Christophers in the Netherlands), Nyman Songs, Sounds and Sweet Airs (with Michael Nyman Band in Japan), Bach St John Passion (Symphony Hall Birmingham and King's Coll Chapel Cambridge), Britten War Requiem (Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Stuttgart, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Taipei), Bach's St Matthew Passion (RFH with Bach Choir), Britten Nocturne (Philadelphia Orch), Peter Grimes (LSO); >ir< incl: Elgar The Kingdom (with London Philharmonic under Leonard Slatkin, RCA), The Beggar's Opera (Decca), Albert Herring (Naxos), Oliver Knussen Double Bill (Deutsche Grammophon)
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