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Clive Bayley


Clive Bayley sings regularly with the major opera companies in the UK and abroad in a diverse repertoire from Monteverdi to Ligeti.

Currently for ENO: Parsi Rustomji Satyagraha 

Previously for ENO: Leporello, Aye AkhnatenDaland Flying Dutchman, Lindorf/Coppélius/Miracle/Dapertutto Hoffmann, Ratcliffe Budd, Cadmus Semele, Ferrando Trovatore, Collatinus (also TV), Pistol, Hunding, Sparafucile, Arkel, Palémon Thaïs, Narbal Trojans, Sarastro, Raimondo Lucia, Bluebeard, Dikoy.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Filippo II Don Carlos, König Marke Tristan und Isolde (Grange Park Opera), Agravain Gawain (premiere), Biterolf Tannhäuser, Colline , Foltz Die Meistersinger, Carbon Cyrano de Bergerac, Thoas Iphigénie en Tauride, Sylvano La Calisto, Hunding (ROH); Louis VII Euryanthe, Calchas Iphigénie en Aulide, Rocco (Glyndebourne); Doctor Wozzeck (Metropolitan Opera, New York); Astramados Le Grand Macabre (San Francisco);Raleigh Gloriana (Hamburg Opera, ROH); Arkel, Ulisse, Titurel, Sylvano La Calisto, Geronte Manon Lescaut, Achilla Giulio Cesare,  Doctor (Bayerische Staatsoper); Fasolt (Strasbourg); Claggart, Dosifey, General Gambler(Frankfurt); Claggart (Gothenburg); Daland (Royal Danish Theatre); Commendatore (Bergen); Gesler Guillaume Tell, Doctor Wozzeck, Don Basilio Barbiere di Siviglia, Dikoy (WNO); title role Don Quichotte, Gremin (Grange Park Opera); Sparafucile, Ebn Hakia Yolanta, Raleigh Gloriana (also TV/CD), Ferrando, Wurm Luisa Miller, Figaro, Biterolf, Antinous Ritorno d’Ulisse, Hunding (Opera North).

Recordings: Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 (Chandos); Hunding Die Walküre; Grand Inquisitor in the ‘Study Scene’ from Don Carlos (Hallé Orchestra/Elder); Callisthènes Les Martyrs (OAE/Elder).

Forthcoming: Boris Godunov (Gothenburg Opera); Capulet Romeo and Juliet (Grange Park Opera); Fafner, Siegfried (Hallé).

Last updated: 13th December 2017