Joan Martin-Royo, - baritone - c. A Bofill DSC_4660 - Med resJoan Martín-Royo’s Papageno in Die Zauberflöte at the Teatro Real has received much critical acclaim:

Papageno (played by Joan Martín-Royo –sensational …) Punta Fina, 18 January 2016

Papageno, played with genius by Joan Martín-Royo … El Imparcial, 17 January 2016

Joan Martín-Royo made a perfect Papageno … with a smooth and agile voice and excellent German diction. El Pais, 17 January 2016

You cannot fault the Papageno of Joan Martín – Royo whose voice is perfectly suited to the role of the bird catcher. Opera World, 20 January 2016 

The production by Barrie Kosky and Suzanne Andrade is conducted by Ivor Bolton. Joan will sing further performances on January 22, 24, 26, 28 and 30.

Nicholas Merryweather, baritoneBaritone Nicholas Merryweather  is a prize winner in the 2014 Armel Opera Competition in Budapest. The selection process involves drama workshops to assess dramatic capability as well as singing, following which he has been awarded a role in the 2015 Armel Opera Festival .

Nicholas Merryweather, baritoneBaritone Nicholas Merryweather will make his début with the Royal Northern Sinfonia singing Christus in the St Matthew Passion under the baton of music director Thomas Zehemair. The performance takes place at Sage Gateshead on April 19

Dietrich Henschel in Lulu

October 11, 2013

Dietrich Henschel - baritone - c. Thibault Stipal-Naïve - 001 - high resCurrently available on Youtube is the acclaimed Krzysztof Warlikowski production of Berg’s Lulu from La Monnaie in which Dietrich Henschel sings Dr Schöne and Jack the Ripper. See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TInaXgpzvRk&list=HL1381483745&feature=mh_lolz

 

Nicholas MerryweatherBaritone Nicholas Merryweather sings Pallante in English Touring Opera’s new production of Handel’s Agrippina. Staged by James Conway, the performances are conducted by Jonathan Peter Kenny. Nick also appears as Liberto in The Coronation of Poppea with the company as well as featuring in the Music for Vespers concerts as part of the Baroque Opera from Venice season.

Baritone Davide Fersini will make his Salzburg Festival début tomorrow at Benoît in La Bohème. Daniele Gatti conducts Damiano Michieletto’s production with a stellar cast including Anna Netrebko as Mimi. Discover more including information about TV broadcasts at http://www.salzburgerfestspiele.at/opera/la-boheme-2012

Martín-Royo in Paris

May 20, 2009

Joan Martín-Royo will be appearing at the Théâtre des Champs Elysées in two great Mozart works singing the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro  on May 25, 28 & 29 and Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte on June 2, 3 & 5. Both productions are by Pierre Constant with Jean-Claude Malgoire conducting Le Grand Ecurie et la Chambre du Roy.
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