ENO 2018/19 Porgy and Bess: Nmon Ford

Nmon Ford

Baritone

Nmon Ford opened the 2018/19 Season with performances of Bernstein’s Songfest (BBCSSO in Glasgow and Edinburgh). This is his ENO and role debut as Crown.

Currently for ENO: Crown Porgy and Bess

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Iago Otello (Atlanta Symphony); Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem (Kansas City Symphony); Songfest (BBCSO, Barbican); Riolobo Florencia en el Amazonas (Madison Opera); Celebrant in Bernstein’s Mass (Mostly Mozart Festival, New York). Previous engagements include: Don Pizzaro Fidelio alongside Christine Goerke (Cincinnati Opera); Jokanaan Salome (Pittsburgh Opera) with Patricia Racette in the title role; Haydn’s The Creation (Atlanta Symphony); Mendelssohn’s Elijah (Pomona College, Claremont). He enjoys a busy recording career spanning broad musical tastes. In addition to his Grammy-winning Naxos (‘Songs of Innocence and Experience’) and Telarc (‘Transmigrations’) releases, he has recorded for Universal Music Group/Decca (‘Songs of Delight’) and Koch International (‘Amerindia’). With Atlanta Symphony conducted by Robert Spano, he recorded Jennifer Higdon’s Dooryard Bloom, which was written for him, and Vaughan Williams’s Serenade to Music (Telarc).

Last updated: 14th August 2018

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