Barnaby Rea


Barnaby Rea was an ENO Harewood Artist for three seasons following the completion of his training at the National Opera Studio and studies at the GSMD, and is now a member of the solo ensemble at Oper Frankfurt.

Previously for ENO: Private Willis IolantheSparafucile, Don Basilio Barber of Seville, Colline, Lodovico, Nourabad, Ceprano, Second Priest/Second Armed Man Magic Flute, Ensemble Jakob Lenz.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Lord Tristan Mickleford Martha, Hobson Peter Grimes, Fabrizio Vingradito La gazza ladra, Pistola, Saretzki Eugene Onegin, Johann Werther, Sciarrone Tosca, Keeper of the Madhouse Rake’s Progress (Oper Frankfurt); Colline (Opera North); Masetto, Mother Seven Deadly Sins (Scottish Opera); Alidoro La Cenerentola, Saretski/Captain Eugene Onegin, Bonze, Rocco I gioielli della Madonna (Opera Holland Park); Singer Intermezzo (Garsington); Hobson (Bergen International Festival/Edinburgh Festival); Bob Beckett HMS Pinafore (Edinburgh Festival); Mother Seven Deadly Sins (RTÉ Concert Orchestra); Banquo Macbeth (Iford Opera); Bottom/Theseus A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Falstaff Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor, Dr Gibbs Our Town, Froissart The King Goes Forth to France (GSMD); Collatinus Rape of Lucretia (BYO). In concert, he has broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Radio 5 Live, performed at the Three Choirs Festival, Ludlow Festival of English Song, City of London Festival, Anghiari Festival, Italy, and in venues such as the RFH, King’s Place and the National Concert Hall in Dublin.

Last updated: 11th July 2018