My Life as an Opera Singer

... what I look like:



As Camille de Rossillon in Lehar's The Merry Widow (Melbourne Opera, 2011)  (Valencienne, in pink, played by Angie Hogan, and Hanna Glavari (title role) played by Dominic Oysten, in red.)


As Count Almaviva, disguised as "Zorro", serenading Rosina, in Rossini's The Barber of Seville (Melbourne Opera, 2010)


Count Almaviva, disguised as "Don Alonso" (in the magenta stockings), along with Dr Bartolo (Roger Howell, left), Don Basilio (David Gould, right), and Figaro (Simon Meadows, far right).  Melbourne Opera, 2010)




As Count Almaviva, undisguised, finally gets the girl, Rosina (Victoria Lambourne)  (Melbourne Opera 2010)


Rodolfo sings "Che gelida manina" to Mimì in Act I of La Bohème

(Maria Cristina Keightley as Mimì)


Rodolfo & Mimì. Act I, La Boheme


Rodolfo & Marcello, Act IV, La Bohème


Il Duca di Mantova in Verdi's Rigoletto


Alfredo sings "Deh, miei bollenti spiriti" in Act II of

La Traviata


Monostatos in Michael Diack's Papageno, an adaptation of Mozart's The Magic Flute.


Canio, betrayed by his wife in I Pagliacci


Il Duca in Verdi's Rigoletto


La Bohème, Act I - the guys, scamming Benoit