ENO 2018/19 Porgy and Bess: Donovan Singletary

Donovan Singletary

Bass-baritone

Donovan Singletary completed the prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at The Metropolitan Opera, New York.

Currently for ENO: Harry Bailey It’s a Wonderful Life

Previously for ENO: Jake Porgy and Bess

Career Highlights

He is a Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals Winner, where he was the youngest male competitor ever to win the competition. He also won the Met’s then-General Director, Joseph Volpe Award. He is also a graduate of the prestigious Lindemann Young Artist Development Program at the Metropolitan Opera and Juilliard School.

Career highlights include: Jake (debut at La Scala, conducted Alan Gilbert); Mozart’s Figaro (Minnesota Opera); Leporello Don Giovanni (Nashville Opera); Mefistofele in Boito’s Mefistofele (Knoxville Opera); Achilla Giulio Cesare, Figaro (Fort Worth Opera); Zuniga Carmen, Monterone Rigoletto (Seattle Opera). Concerts include appearances with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonic, Latvian National Opera, Orchestre Lamoureux in Paris, Pacific Symphony and the Metropolitan Opera for their ‘Summer in the Parks’ concert series. He made his debut at Carnegie Hall in Mark Hayes’s Te Deum and later returned to perform Fauré’s Requiem and Haydn’s Paukenmesse. He is a Metropolitan Opera National Council Grand Finals Winner, where he was the youngest male competitor ever to win the competition.

Last updated: 17th November 2022

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