Simon Bailey has received much praise for his interpretations of a diverse and eclectic range of over 100 principal roles and repertoire. In 2002 he was invited to join the company of the Oper Frankfurt, where he remained until 2015. He has since developed a highly successful career on both the operatic and concert stages, in demand with leading opera houses and orchestras throughout Europe.
Currently for ENO: Aristaeus Myth/Charon The Mask of Orpheus
Engagements last season included: Kutuzov War and Peace (WNO); Kelvin in Dai Fujikura’s Solaris (Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre); Shishkov From the House of the Dead (Brno Festival); Hänsel und Gretel and Budivoj Dalibor (Oper Frankfurt); Counsel for the Plaintiff Trial by Jury (OAE); Dinosaurus Magnus in Borboudakis’ Z (Munich Opera Festival); and War and Peace (WNO at ROH).
Further engagements in 2019/20 include: Klingsor Parsifal (Opéra National du Rhin, Strasbourg); Balstrode Peter Grimes, Kurwenal Tristan und Isolde (Oper Frankfurt).
Last updated: 5th September 2019