Eddie sings regularly with The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera, English National Opera, Scottish Opera and Glyndebourne. He has worked with many leading conductors, including Mackerras, Elder, Pappano, Gatti, Benini, Wigglesworth, Rizzi, Auguin and Edwards. Notable operatic appearances include Conte Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro, Foreman Jenufa, Peter Hansel and Gretel, Sprecher Die Zauberflöte, Marcello La Boheme, Baron Douphol La Traviata and Melot Tristan und Isolde for WNO, Baron Douphol La Traviata, Mandarin Turandot and Indian Bartered Bride for the ROH, and Sharpless Madama Butterfly for WNO and Scottish Opera. Other roles include Giorgio Germont La Traviata and Scarpia Tosca with Diva Opera; and Executioner in the European premiere of James Macmillan’s Inés de Castro for Scottish Opera. Eddie’s concert performances include the Verdi and Brahms’ Requiems, Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Handel’s Messiah and Dvorak’s Te Deum. He has sung with the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and for Raymond Gubbay Ltd at the Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican Arts Centre. His recent performance of Orff’s Carmina Burana with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra was live broadcast for Lyric FM. Recent and future highlights include Baron Douphol La Traviata for the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and for Welsh National Opera, Gunther Götterdämmerung for Longborough Festival Opera, Eustachio L’assedio di Calais for English Touring Opera, Mereia and Lepidus in Detlev Glanert’s Caligula for English National Opera, and the title role in Rigoletto for Scottish Opera.
US Tour 2012
Esa-Pekka Salonen conducts in venues across the United States of America Read player tour blog