Thursday, September 9, 2010

Simon Bailey's Figaro

Simon Bailey is a new addition to the site and comes at the suggestion of a reader in Germany. He is currently performing as Figaro in "Le nozze di Figaro" at the Frankfurt Opera.

He was born in Lincoln, England and became a choral scholar at Clare College at Cambridge University. 
Bailey as Figaro in Frankfurt

Bailey has been part of the ensemble at the Frankfurt Opera for the last eight seasons. In addition to Figaro, he will be entertaining Rheinland audiences in Charpentier’s Médée,  Vivaldi's Orlando furioso, Berlioz’ Méphistophélès and Don Inigo Gomez/Sarvaor in Ravel’s L’heure espagnole/de Falla’s La vida breve.

Bailey began his career as a member of La Scala’s Opera Studio and won first prize at the 2004 Musica Sacra competition in Rome.

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1 comment:

  1. Top 2 photos are not me, the bottom one with Miah Persson is.
    Best wishes all
    Simon Bailey