Christopher Booth-Jones, Esq's Biography
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Christopher Booth-Jones, Esq
mountain and hill walking, gadgets, wines, reading, exploring above and below ground!
Christopher Booth-Jones, Esq's Professional Career
baritone; joined WNO 1971, ENO 1983- (princ baritone for 18 years); worked with: Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera, English Music Theatre, Kent Opera, Opera North, Royal Opera House, Monteverdi Choir; worked in many countries and festivals incl: Russia, Hong Kong, USA, Brazil, Italy, Festival Estival Paris; Roles with ENO: Papageno in The Magic Flute, Guglielmo in Cosi fan Tutte, Dr Falke in Die Fledermaus, Schaunard in La Bohème, Grosvenor in Patience, Silvio in Pagliacci, Novice's Friend in Billy Budd, Elviro in Xerxes, Music Master in Ariadne, Yeletsky in Queen of Spades, Herald in Lohengrin, Faninal in Rosenkavalier, Demetrius in Midsummer Night's Dream, Count in The Marriage of Figaro, Germont in La Traviata, Sharpless in Madam Butterfly; also Narrator in Caucasian Chalk Circle (Newcastle Festival) and Morales in Carmen (Royal Opera House), Melot in Trisan and Isolde (Royal Opera House), Spirit Messenger in Die Frau ohne Schatten (Royal Opera House); Concerts appearances incl: Carmina Burana, Messiah, Bach's Mass in B minor, St John's Passion, St Matthew Passion, Handel's Samson, Faure's Requiem, Brahms' Requiem, Vaughan Williams' Sea Symphony; Recordings Julius Caesar and Pacific Overtures, Tosca, Great Things (album of English song), World premiere of requiem Even Such is Time (by Andrew Mildinhall); videos of The Gondoliers, Rusalka, Xerxes, Billy Budd, Carmen
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