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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.

Career Highlights

Currently for ENO:

Aye Akhnaten

Previously for ENO:

Daland 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.

Notable engagements elsewhere:

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).


Filippo II Don Carlos, König Marke Tristan und Isolde (Grange Park Opera).


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).

Last updated: 14th March 2016