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BCS - Simon Thorpe
BCS Next Concert

Simon
Thorpe

Simon Thorpe, Baritone © Robert Workman

Born in Tasmania, Simon Thorpe studied at the Guildhall School of Music, where he was awarded the Harold Rosenthal Prize. He spent a year at the National Opera Studio and was a finalist in the Kathleen Ferrier Competition.

In the UK, his engagements have included Escamillo Carmen, Belcore L'elisir d'amore and Pacheco Inés de Castro for Scottish Opera, Zurga Les pêcheurs des perles for Dorset Opera, Zurga Les pêcheurs des perles, Lescaut Manon Lescaut and Sharpless Madama Butterfly for Opera Holland Park, Escamillo Carmen and Germont Père La traviata for English Touring Opera, Belcore L'elisir d'amore, The Foreman Jenufa, Marcello La bohème and Ford Falstaff for Welsh National Opera, The Duke Roméo et Juliette, Kuligin Katya Kabanova, Sharpless Madama Butterfly and Marullo Rigoletto for Opera North, Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana and Guglielmo Le Villi for Chelsea Opera Group and Anckarström Un ballo in maschera for Cork Opera 2005.

He sang Pacheco Inés de Castro with Scottish Opera in Lisbon, Sharpless Madama Butterfly and Scarpia Tosca for Lyric Opera, Dublin, and Sharpless Madama Butterfly for Singapore Lyric Opera. Engagements in The Antipodes have included The Steward Flight and Roucher Andrea Chénier with the State Opera of South Australia and The Forester The Cunning Little Vixen, Private Willis Iolanthe and Montano Otello for Opera Australia. Recordings include Second Mate / Arthur Jones Billy Budd with Kent Nagano and the Hallé Orchestra for Erato.

Recent engagements have included Pasha Selim Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Scarpia Tosca and Kothner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg for Welsh National Opera, Alfio Cavalleria Rusticana for Dorset Opera, Falke Die Fledermaus for London Lyric Opera and Eternal Light: A Requiem for Rambert Dance Company. He also sang Kothner at the 2010 BBC Proms.

Future engagements include Escamillo Carmen for the State Opera of South Australia, Michele Il tabarro for English Touring Opera and John the Butcher Hugh the Drover for New Sussex Opera.

March 2017


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