Damian Whiteley

Australian bass Damian Whiteley studied at University of Sydney, RNCM in Manchester & the young artist programme IOS at Opernhaus Zürich. As a member of l’Académie Européenne de Musique, Damian participated in the Peter Brook production of Don Giovanni conducted by Claudio Abbado/Daniel Harding at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence & world tour. Performs regularly with William Christie/Les Arts Florissants, including at Teatro Real Madrid (Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Opera Comique Paris (Deborah Warner’s production of Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas). Major roles in Germany in Salieri’s Falstaff, Graun’s Cesare e Cleopatra, Gazzaniga’s Don Giovanni, Paisiello’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia. Recently Musica Speranza (a Mozart pasticcio) at the Salzburg Landestheater, Bartolo in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro in Dublin, Grande Inquisitore in Verdi’s Don Carlo in Spain, and a debut solo CD Bass Instinct with acclaimed Australian pianist Tamara Anna Cislowska and tours of Australia, New Zealand, Germany & Switzerland in mozart & ME, a one-man show based on the life of Lorenzo Da Ponte.

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