ENO Orpheus in the Underworld - Willard White

Willard White

Bass-baritone

Willard White is one of the best-loved and most versatile opera stars of the last 40 years, Sir Willard White’s illustrious career has taken him to the most prestigious opera houses and concert halls throughout the world, collaborating with conductors, directors and orchestras of the highest calibre.

Currently for ENO: Jupiter Orpheus in the Underworld

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Gorjantchikov From the House of the Dead (Paris Opéra, La Monnaie, Opéra National de Lyon and ROH); Thibaut d’Arc The Maid of Orleans (Theater an der Wien); Créon Médée (Grand Théâtre de Genève); Trinity Moses Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Rome Opera and ROH); Publio La clemenza di Tito (Dutch National Opera); Cadmus The Bassarids (Salzburg Festival); Commendatore Don Giovanni (ROH) and a return to the Berliner Philharmoniker for The Cunning little Vixen under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle. Sir Willard White was awarded the CBE in 1995 and knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2004.

Last updated: 19th July 2019

Current ENO Production