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WILLIAM
DAZELEY
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SX 0376
CARR, P.
7 Last Words from the Cross / Ave Maria / The Beatitudes of Jesus / The Cloths Of Heaven (Dazeley, Chorus Angelorum, Bath Philharmonia, Carr
SX 0215
WOLF, H.
Songs (Complete), Vol. 5 (Brandon, Norman, Dazeley, Kynoch)
SIG 323
The Complete Songs of Poulenc, Vol 4
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BIOGRAPHY

William Dazeley (Rodrigo) was born in Warwickshire and is a graduate of Jesus College, Cambridge. He studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and in 1989 won the Decca–Kathleen Ferrier Prize.

Established as one of the leading baritones of his generation, operatic roles include Count (Massenet’s Cherubin), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Anthony (Sweeney Todd), Mercutio (Romeo et Juliette), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Marcello (La Bohème) and Yeletsky (Pique Dame) at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Count (Le nozze di Figaro), Figaro and the title role in Owen Wingrave for Glyndebourne Touring Opera; Figaro at the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin; Count and the title role in Don Giovanni at the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Dr Faust at the Salzburg Festival and the Théâtre du Châtelet; Scherasmin (Oberon) at the Théâtre du Châtelet, also presented in concert at the Barbican; the Count at the Pittsburgh Opera; Zurga (The Pearl Fishers) at the San Francisco Opera; the Ferryman (Curlew River) at the Edinburgh Festival; Papageno (The Magic Flute)for English National Opera; the Count for Welsh National Opera; and Maximilian (Candide)with at San Carlo in Naples. William Dazeley has sung in the world premieres of Harrison Birtwistle’s The Last Supper (Jesus)at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin and the Glyndebourne Festival; and Hosokawa’s Hanjo, which was presented at the Aix en Provence Festival and Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels.
 
Concert appearances have included appearances with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Monteverdi Orchestra, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, Orquestra Nacional do Porto, and Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg. He has performed in recital at the Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, St George’s Bristol, and at the Châtelet, and is regularly invited to sing at Cheltenham, Aix en Provence and Saintes Festivals with such noted accompanists as Graham Johnson and Iain Burnside. Wiliam Dazeley’s recordings for Chandos’ Opera in English series include the Count (The Marriage of Figaro), Schaunard (La Bohème) and Silvio (Pagliacci).
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