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David Newman


David Newman was born in Manchester and studied at Trinity College of Music, London. He is a member of the ENO Chorus.

Previously for ENO: Policeman Orphée, Katisha’s Pilot The Mikado, Parpignol La bohème, Western Union Boy/Quartet of the Defeated/Young Tree Paul Bunyan, Nadir The Pearl Fishers (Stand-in)

Career Highlights

Notable operatic engagements: successfully standing in, with 20 minutes’ notice, to sing Nadir The Pearl Fishers at ENO in June 2010 owing to cast illness, Radamès, Rodolfo, Pinkerton, Cavaradossi, Des Grieux Manon Lescaut, Alfredo, Manrico, Don José, Turiddu, Tamino, Nemorino, and Eisenstein and Alfred Fledermaus, with companies including ENO, Scottish Opera, Opera Ireland, Opera Interludes, Kentish Opera, European Chamber Opera and Mid Wales Opera.

He has over 80 concert works in his repertoire, performing at venues including the Barbican, QEH, RAH, York Minster, Durham, Winchester and Salisbury Cathedrals and Cheltenham Town Hall. He has also broadcast on Classic FM and BBC radio and television, and has appeared as soloist at outdoor classical spectaculars in front of audiences of up to 10,000 people, both in the UK and Europe.

Last updated: 13th July 2023