Head and shoulders portrait of Allan Clayton looking to camera

Allan Clayton


Career Highlights

Previously for ENO: Tamino The Magic Flute, Cassio Otello, Castor Castor and Pollux, Lysander Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Notable engagements elsewhere: Oronte Alcina (Teatro Real, Madrid); Albert Herring, Male Chorus Rape of Lucretia (Glyndebourne); Ferrando Così fan tutte (ROH); Castor, Tamino (Komische Oper Berlin, WNO); Angel Written on Skin (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Dutch National Opera, ROH, Théâtre du Capitole, Wiener Festwoche, Bayerische Staatsoper). Recent concert engagements include Britten’s War Requiem (BBCSO at Royal Albert Hall), his well-received debut with the New York Philharmonic and the title role in Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex (BBC Proms).

Awards: Allan was a member of the BBC New Generation Artists scheme from 2007 until 2009, was awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship in 2008, and was nominated for both the 2009 RPS Young Artist Award and the 2009 South Bank Show Breakthrough Award.

Last updated: 23rd February 2024