JONATHAN MAY                         BAss-BARITONE

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Jonathan May is one of Britain's most experienced bass-baritones with a voice of wide range and a rich and vibrant resonance. He has sung frequently for Royal Opera Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera and further afield in France, where Classica-Repertoire magazine awarded him the accolade 'one of the most beautiful of all current bass voices'.


Selected Performances include:


  1. Ferrando (Il trovatore):  Scottish Opera, Ringborg and Evans

  2. Mayor (Jenufa):  Scottish Opera, Stratford and Miskimmon

  3. Mandarin (Turandot) Scottish Opera : Corti

  4. Bonze/Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) : Scottish Opera, Corti and Kidd

  5. Johann (Werther) : Scottish Opera, Corti and Furtado

  6. Sparafucile (Rigoletto) : Scottish Opera, Ringborg and Richardson

  7. Doctor (Punch and Judy) : Grande Théâtre de Genève, Chen and Kramer

  8. Eugenio (Letters of A Love Betrayed) , premiere : Music Theatre Wales - Rafferty & McCarthy

  9. Brander (La Damnation de Faust ) : RSNO, Denève

  10. Commendatore (Don Giovanni)  : Welsh National Opera, Klauza and Kidd

  11. Orlik/Kochubey (Mazepa) : Welsh National Opera, Polianichko and Caurier/Leiser

  12. Phillipe/Flemish Deputy (Don Carlos) : Welsh National Opera, Rizzi and Caird

  13. Rigoletto (Monterone) : Welsh National Opera, Klauza and McDonald

  14. Traveller (Curlew River): Opera de Rouen and Japan Society New York, Stern and Oida

  15. Polonius (Hamlet) : Royal Opera, Pappano and Caurier/Leiser

  16. Périchaud (La Rondine) : Royal Opera, Villaume and Joel















 

2017/18 news : Jonathan appointed head of vocal studies at university of St Andrews


Short PROMO VIDEo for IL Trovatore SCOTTISH OPERA 2015 with JONATHAN AS FERRANDO  :  See REVIEWS