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Christopher Lowrey - Counter-tenor at English National Opera

Christopher Lowrey

Counter-tenor

Christopher Lowrey studied in his native United States, and at Trinity College, Cambridge, and RCM International Opera School. He is now emerging at the front rank of young counter-tenors on both the opera stage and concert platform.

Previously for ENO: Unulfo Rodelinda

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Messiah (Clare College Choir); Bach Cantatas (Ensemble Pygmalion); Medoro Orlando (La Nuova Musica); Guildenstern (Adelaide Festival); B Minor Mass (Winchester College); Disinganno Il trionfo del tiempo e del disinganno (London Handel Festival); title role Arminio (Göttingen Handel Festival); Argante Rinaldo, tour of Pergolesi Stabat Mater (Les Talens Lyriques), Guildenstern in Brett Dean’s Hamlet (Glyndebourne); David Saul (Adelaide Festival; covered at Glyndebourne); Didymus Theodora, Tamerlano in Vivaldi’s Bajazet (Pinchgut Opera); Oberon (Geneva, Valencia); title roles Choice of Hercules and Solomon (English Concert); Gernando Faramondo (Brisbane Baroque Festival, Göttingen Handel Festival); Pastore/Speranza Orfeo (ROH); L’humana fragilità Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Boston Baroque); Discordia/Euripilo/Polluce in Cavalli’s Elena (Aix-en-Provence). His many concert appearances include Israel in Egypt (BBC Proms/Christie), title role in Tamerlano (Les Talens Lyriques), B Minor Mass (Queensland Symphony Orchestra) and St Matthew Passion (London Handel Festival).

 

Recordings: Monteverdi opera extracts and madrigals (Ricercar); Bajazet (ABC Classics); Faramondo (Accent); Il ritorno d’Ulisse (Linn); Bernstein’s Missa Brevis (Hyperion); Handel Arias (EMI Emerging Artists).

Last updated: 11th July 2018