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Opera Double Bill: The Shackled King (John Casken) & Brünnhilde's Dream

Start Date

Friday 24th Jun 2022 19:30 PM

End Date

Friday 24th Jun 2022 21:30 PM

Location

St Andrew's Church, Aldborough, North Yorkshire, YO51 9EP

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John Tomlinson, who has been striding the world’s opera stages for several decades, has long been contemplating the role of Shakespeare’s Lear. This new work by John Casken incorporates Shakespeare’s text in the form of speech, sprechstimme and singing. It is a role destined to crown Sir John’s glorious career.Sir John Rowland Tomlinson has sung for the world’s leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, New York, La Scala, Milan, and Berlin State Opera, the opera companies of Pairs, Munich, Dresden and Geneva, all the major British companies and at the Glyndebourne, Aix-en-Provence, Salzburg and Munich festivals.Tomlinson was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 1997 for his services to music and was knighted in the 2005 Queen's Birthday Honours List.“Britain’s greatest living operatic bass.” – The Timeshttps://johntomlinson.org www.rozannamadylus.com https://counterpoise.org.uk

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