Robert Andrew LLOYD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1940-03-02
Education Southend HS, Keble Coll Oxford (MA), London Opera Centre
Publications N/A
Recreations sailing, hill walking
Clubs Highgate Literary and Scientific Instn
Style Robert Lloyd, Esq, CBE
Career freelance opera and concert singer (bass), writer and broadcaster; Instr Lt RN 1962-65, civilian tutor Bramshill Police Staff Coll 1966-68; princ bass: Sadler's Wells Opera 1969-72, Royal Opera 1972-83; performed at numerous int venues incl: Royal Opera House Covent Garden, La Scala Milan, Metropolitan Opera NY, Paris Opera, Munich, Vienna Staatsoper, San Francisco Opera; many performances at Salzburg Festival 1990-2013; performances incl: title role in André Tarkovsky prodn of Boris Godunov (Kirov Opera Leningrad), Simon Boccanegra (Metropolitan Opera), Magic Flute (Bastille Opera), Pelleas and Melisande (Metropolitan Opera), L'lncoronazione di Poppea (San Francisco), Faust (Dallas), created role of Tyrone in Hoddinot's Opera Tower 1999, title role in Don Quichotte (Chelsea Opera) 2012; sr artist Royal Opera House Covent Garden 2004-11; frequent broadcaster on radio and TV; memb: Exec Ctee Musicians' Benevolent Fund 1988-94, Conservatoires Advsy Gp HE Funding Cncl; pres Br Youth Opera 1989-94, pres Inc Soc of Musicians 2005-06, pres Highgate Opera Circle 2012-; visiting prof RCM 1998-; Charles Santley Award 1998, Foreign Singer of the Year Buenos Aires 1997, Chaliapin Memorial Medal 1998, hon fell Keble Coll Oxford 1990, hon fell Royal Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 2005; Hon RAM 1999; >i< Recordings>r< huge audio and video discography incl: Parsifal, Don Carlos, Entführung aus dem Serail, Magic Flute, Handel's Messiah, Dream of Gerontius, Fidelio, The Damnation of Faust, Verdi Requiem, The Coronation of Poppea, Samson and Dalilah 1999, Winterreise 1999, Don Quichotte (with Chelsea Opera) 2012; >ir< Parsifal (Artificial Eye), 6 Foot Cinderella (BBC), Bluebeard's Castle (BBC, Prix Italia 1989)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

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Debrett's notebooks

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