Donald Conroy McINTYRE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1934-10-22
Education Mount Albert GS NZ, Auckland Teachers Trg Coll, Guildhall Sch of Music London
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Recreations swimming, tennis, farming, walking
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Style Sir Donald McIntyre, CBE
Career int opera singer, bass baritone; debut UK Welsh Nat Opera 1959; princ bass: Sadler's Wells Opera 1960-67, Royal Opera House Covent Garden 1967-, Bayreuth Festival 1967-84; frequent int guest appearances: Metropolitan (NY), Vienna, Munich, Hamburg, Paris, Buenos Aires, La Scala (Milan), Berlin, Sydney and more; princ roles incl: Wotan and Wanderer in The Ring, Dutchman in Flying Dutchman, Telramund in Lohengrin, Amfortas, Klingsor and Gurnemanz in Parsifal, Kurwenal in Tristan and Isolde, Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger, Barak in Die Frau Ohne Schatten, Golaud in Pelleas and Melisande, Pizzaro and Rocco in Fidelio, Kasper in Der Freischütz, Scarpia in Tosca, title role in Macbeth, Nick Shadow in Rake's Progress, Count in The Marriage of Figaro, title role in Cardillac, Shakloviti in Khovanshchina; numerous concert appearances worldwide; appeared as: Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger (first ever staged prodn of this opera in NZ) 1990, Balstrode in Peter Grimes (Munich) 1991-92, Boris in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk 1993; video films incl: Der Fliegende Holländer 1975, Electra 1979, Bayreuth Centenary Ring 1981, Die Meistersinger 1984, Mandryka in Arabella (San Francisco), Baron Prus in The Makropulos Case (Toulouse and Brussels), Trulove in The Rake's Progress (Brussels); recording incl: Pelleas and Melisande, The Messiah, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Damnation of Faust, Il Trovotore, Oedipus Rex, The Ring, Parsifal; Fidelio Medal (Assoc of Int Dirs of Opera) 1989, NZ Commemoration Award 1990; life memb Auckland Choral Soc
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