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Graeme Danby


Graeme Danby studied at the RAM

Currently for ENO: Quince A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Previously for ENO: Pitkin On the Town, Sarastro/Speaker Magic Flute, Pimen, Pooh-Bah, Don Basilio Barber of Seville, Sacristan, Sergeant Pirates of Penzance, Elviro Xerxes, Pistol, Somnus Semele, Talpa Tabarro, Rostov/Tikhon War and Peace, Grenvil La traviata, Ribbing, Antonio/Bartolo Figaro, Quince, Lorenzo I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Wazir Kismet, Zuniga, Pritschitsch Merry Widow, Fyodor/Big Boss/Newspaper Man Dog’s Heart, Snug, Sciaronne, Crespel/Luther Tales of Hoffmann Zuniga, Priest Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Mill Foreman/Mayor Jenůfa, Theatre manager/Banker Lulu.


Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Sacristano, Marquis d’Obigny, Second Armed Man, Charrington 1984, Billy Jackrabbit La fanciulla del West, Gonzalo The Tempest, Director The Gambler (ROH); Bernard Where the Wild Things Are (Aldeburgh/Barbican/LA Philharmonic); Bartolo (Opera North, Garsington, Vlaamse Opera, Wide Open Opera at Wexford and Dublin); Somnus (Vlaamse Opera); Antonio (Glyndebourne); Xuthus Ion (Strasbourg); Snug, Fyodor/Big Boss/Newpaper Man (La Scala); Parsons 1984 (Valencia); Supt Budd Albert Herring, Ashby (Opera North); Don Magnifico Cenerentola (Scottish Opera, Opéra de Rouen); Talbot Giovanna d’Arco (Buxton); Swallow Peter Grimes (Vlaamse Opera, Lisbon).

Recordings: Will Todd’s oratorio Cuthbert (Hallé); Adès The Tempest (EMI).

Forthcoming: Bartolo Figaro (Irish National Opera); Alvaro Alzira (Buxton).

Last updated: 1st March 2018