Christopher Lemmings

  • Copyright Vlaamse Opera / Annemie Augustijns

    Christopher Lemmings in Tristan und Isolde (Seizoen 2013-2014)

Ein Wirt in Der Rosenkavalier

Biography

Education
Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. Studies with: Johanna Peters, Margaret Lensky, Michelle Wegwart

Career
World creations, 20th century and contemporary repertoire

Highlights
Nicholas Maw’s Stingo/Sophie’s Choice (Covent Garden); Thomas Adès’ Caliban/The Tempest (Covent Garden, BBC television, Strasbourg); Scaramuccio/Ariadne auf Naxos (Covent Garden); Tito/La Clemenza di Tito, Belmonte/Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Lechmere/Owen Wingrave (Glyndebourne Tour); Il Maestro di Ballo/Manon Lescaut (Glyndebourne Festival); Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Bartholomew/The Last Supper (Staatsoper, Berlin); Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni (Köln/Verona); Albert/Albert Herring (English Touring Opera)

Toshio Hosokawa’s Edmund/King Lear (Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden); Gerald Barry’s Beauty/Triumph of Beauty and Deceit (Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Almeida Theatre London, Dutch Ives Ensemble, Los Angeles Philharmonic); Edward Rushton’s Neoptolemus/Birds, Barks, Bones (Linbury Theatre, Covent Garden); Molqi/The Death of Klinghoffer (Finnish National Opera); Pascal Dusapin’s Perelà/Perelà L’uomo di Fumo (Bastille Paris, Montpellier); Nihilist/Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (ENO); Sir Michael Tippett’s Dov/Knot Garden (Covent Garden, Music Theatre Wales); Sellem/The Rake’s Progress (Nantes, Angers, Rennes); Die Zweiter Junge Offizier/Die Soldaten (Ruhrtriennale Bochum, New York Lincoln Centre Festival); Beauty/Triumph of Beauty and Deceit (Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Carnegie Hall New York); Clarence, Tyrrel/Richard III (Strasbourg); Robin Fingest/For You (Linbury London, Cardiff); Bartolomeo/The  Last Supper (Torino, Milano)

Worked with
a.o. Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim

Recent and future productions
Rechtor/ Komar/The Cunning Little Vixen (Bergen National Opera); Don Anchise/La Finta Giardeniera (Buxton Festival); Melot/Tristan und Isolde (Vlaamse Opera); Spoletta/Tosca (Vlaamse Opera); Wirt/Der Rosenkavalier (Vlaamse Opera, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg)

www.christopherlemmings.com

Last update on 08 August 2013

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