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Matthew Durkan


Matthew Durkan became an ENO Harewood Artist in the 2015/16 Season. He studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and at the Wales International Academy of Voice, National Opera Studio and is an alumni of ENO Opera Works.

Currently for ENO: Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Previously for ENO: Malcolm Fleet Marnie, Fiorello The Barber of SevilleMarullo RigolettoOrmonte Partenope, Yamadori Madam Butterfly and the understudy of Schaunard La Boheme, Figaro The Barber of Seville, Masetto Don Giovanni and Guglielmo Cosi fan tutte

Take a look through the Partenope 2017 production gallery to see Matthew in his role.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Melisso Alcina, Elviro Serse (Longborough Festival), Masetto Don Giovanni (Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie).

Awards: Winner of the 2014 Stuart Burrows International Voice Award; finalist in the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Competition.

Last updated: 26th February 2018