ENO1920 The Mikado: Richard Suart

Richard Suart


Richard Suart trained at the Royal Academy of Music.

Previously for ENO: Ko-Ko The Mikado, Lord Chancellor Trial by Jury, Marvellous Miller, Zeta Merry Widow, Frank Fledermaus, Benoit/Alcindoro, Major-General Pirates of Penzance, Lesbo Agrippina

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Ko-Ko (NYCO, Vancouver, Penang, Fenice, Reisopera); Stan Stock Playing Away (Opera North, Munich, Rotterdam, Bregenz); Caspar Genoveva, Don Magnifico Cenerentola (Garsington); Jack Point Yeomen of the Guard (ROH, WNO); Param Vir’s Snatched by the Gods, Broken Strings (Almeida, Amsterdam, Munich); Lord Chancellor (D’Oyly Carte, Grange Park); Le Grand Macabre (Paris, Salzburg); Sacristan (RAH); Swallow (Reisopera); Eight Songs for a Mad King (Gelsenkirchen, Milan, Helsinki, Strasbourg, Stavanger, Paris).

Recently: Pangloss Candide (LA Philharmonic‚ Hollywood Bowl, Maggio Musicale, Toronto Symphony); Lord Chancellor Iolanthe (San Francisco Symphony); Mr Walter Afterlife (Melbourne Festival‚ Holland Festival‚ L’Opéra National de Lyon, Barbican); Ko-Ko, Major-General Stanley (Scottish Opera), Jack Point, Major-General Stanley, Duke of Plaza Toro The Gondoliers (RTE Concert Orchestra); Gianni Schicchi (Les Azuriales); Bartolo Barber of Seville (Charles Court/Iford); French Ambassador Of Thee I Sing‚ Snookfield Let ’Em Eat Cake, Barabashkin Paradise Moscow (Opera North/Bregenz); Judge Turpin Sweeney Todd (Reisopera); The Soldier’s Tale, Façade (Psappha); Antonio The Marriage of Figaro (Grange Festival).

Forthcoming: Duke of Plaza Toro, Scaphio Utopia (Scottish Opera). His book ‘They’d none of ’em be missed’ celebrates his long association with ENO’s Mikado.

Last updated: 20th December 2019