Jeffrey LAWTON

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1938-12-11
Education Greenhill GS, Royal Manchester Coll of Music
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Recreations N/A
Clubs Oldham Athletic FC
Style Jeffrey Lawton, Esq
Career tenor; princ WNO 1982-87 (chorus 1981), freelance 1987-, artistic dir Civit Hills Opera Theatre 1995-2000, dir Mananan Opera Isle of Man 1995, dir of vocal studies and opera La Tour de France Festival 1995-99, prof Vocal Studies Dept RSAMD 1995-99, sr lectr RNCM (head of Sch of Vocal and Opera Studies 1999-2000); has sung with various major Br orchs and conductors; appeared at various major festivals incl: Edinburgh, Llangollen, Salisbury, York, BBC Proms; Paul Harris fell; asst dist govr Rotary Dist 1280; fell Royal Northern Coll of Music 2009; >ir< with WNO incl: Ringmaster in The Bartered Bride 1982, Tichon in Katya Kabanova 1982, Judge in Un Ballo in Maschera 1982, Large Prisoner in House of the Dead 1982, Laca in Jenufa 1984, Manolious in The Greek Passion 1984, title role in Siegfried 1985 and 1986, Siegfried in Götterdämmerung 1985, title role in Otello (in Brussels, Nancy and Paris) 1987 and 1990, Don José in Carmen 1987, Emperor in Die Frau ohne Schatten 1989, Luka in House of the Dead 1991, Aegisthus in Elektra 1992 and 1995, Tristan in Tristan und Isolde 1993; other operatic roles incl: Florestan in Fidelio (Opera North) 1988, Siegmund in Die Walküre (Cologne) 1988, Siegfried in Götterdämmerung (Cologne) 1989, Erik in Der Fliegende Holländer (Opera North) 1989, title role in Otello (Lisbon) 1989 and (Covent Garden) 1990, Radames in Aida (Den Bosch Holland) 1991, Prince Shuisky in Boris Godunov (Opera North) 1992, Laca in Jenufa (New Israeli Opera) 1993, Captain in Wozzeck (Opera North) 1993, Aegisthus in Elektra (Covent Garden) 1994, Tristan in Tristan und Isolde (Scottish Opera, Lisbon and Mainz) 1994, Wird in Der Rosenkavalier (Covent Garden), Apollo in Daphne (Garsington) 1995, Aegisthus in Elektra (Canadian Opera Co) 1996, Laca in Jenufa (New Israeli Opera) 1996, Pedro in Indes de Castro (world premiere, Scottish Opera) 1996, title role in Tannhäuser (Opera North) 1997, President Mendez in Der Kuhhandel (Opera North) 2006, title role in Peter Grimes (Scottish opera); concert performances incl: Das Lied von der Erde (Paris, under Janovski, also broadcast on radio, BBC Proms 1995), Mahler Symphony No 8 (Turin, also televised), Tristan (Stuttgart 1997, Scottish Opera 1998, WNO 1999), Siegmund (Prague State Opera) 1998, Tristan (Lyric Opera Chicago) 1999, Tristan (Buenos Aires) 2000, Das Lied von der Erde (Buenos Aires) 2000, Siegmund in Die Walküre (BBC Scottish Symphony Orch) 2004, Zorn in Die Meistersinger von Nünberg (Edinburgh Festival) 2006; >ir< incl: The Greek Passion (under Sir Charles Mackerras) 1982, Panait and Adonis, Supraphon (with Brno State Philharmonic Orch), Siegfried and Götterdämmerung (Uner Sir Richard Armstrong), Tann Hauser (under Paul Daniel)
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