David Robert WILSON-JOHNSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-11-16
Education Wellingborough Sch, Br Inst of Florence, St Catharine's Coll Cambridge (BA), RAM
Publications N/A
Recreations swimming, slimming, gardening, growing walnuts at house in the Lot
Clubs N/A
Style David Wilson-Johnson, Esq
Career baritone; Royal Opera House Covent Garden debut We Come to the River 1976, Paris Opera debut Die Meistersinger 1989, US debut with Cleveland Orch 1990, NY debut with NY Philharmonic 1992; dir Ferrandou Summer Singing Sch 1986-; prof of singing Amsterdam Conservatorium 2004-; ARAM 1984, FRAM 1988; >ir< at Covent Garden incl: Billy Budd 1982 and 1995, L'Enfant et les Sortilèges 1983 and 1987, Boris Godunov 1984, Die Zauberflöte 1985, 1986 and 1987, Turandot 1987, Madam Butterfly 1988, St François d'Assise (title role) 1988 (winner Evening Standard Award for Opera); others incl: Eight Songs for a Mad King (Paris) 1979, Last Night of the Proms 1981 and 1986, Count Heribert in Die Verschwörenen (Schubert, BBC Proms) 1997; Paris Opera incl: Die Meistersinger, Die Zauberflöte, Billy Budd, Messiaen (Amsterdam, Brussels, Lyon, NY, Edinburgh Festival); Netherlands Opera incl: Punch and Judy (Birtwistle) 1992, Von Heute Auf Morgen (Schoenberg) 1995, The Nose (Shostakovich) 1996, Oedipe (Enescu's) 1996; festival appearances at: Glyndebourne, Edinburgh, Bath, Bergen, Berlin, Geneva, Graz, Holland, Hong Kong, Jerusalem, NYC, Orange, Paris, Salzburg, Vienna; >ir< incl: Schubert Winterreise, Schoenberg Ode to Napoleon, La Traviata, Lucrezia Borgia, Mozart Masses from King's College, Haydn Nelson Mass, Belshazzar's Feast, Elgar The Kingdom, Berlioz L'Enfance du Christ, Tippett The Ice Break, Bach Cantatas and B Minor Mass; >ir< The Midsummer Marriage (Sir Michael Tippett), The Lighthouse (Sir Peter Maxwell Davies), Or Shall We Die (Michael Berkeley/Richard Eyre)
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Food and drink etiquette

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