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Barber of Seville
17 – 24 July
‘Henry Neill (Figaro) stood out from the opening scene’
Extract from The Arts Desk, 24 July 2017 – Article by Robert Beale
Le nozze di Figaro, Clonter Opera review – a wedding full of future stars
Henry Neill returns to Clonter to play Figaro again, but in another opera!
He first came to Clonter in 2017, to perform the role of Figaro in The Marriage of Figaro, the second of the Beaumarchais trilogy. Now he will perform the role of Figaro in the first of the Figaro plays. What a rare opportunity, we feel so fortunate to have.
Henry Neill – Figaro
British Baritone Henry Neill performed at Clonter Opera in 2017 as Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro. From 2017-19 he held a position in the ensemble of the Deutsches Nationaltheater, Weimar, where he played roles such as Papageno Die Zauberflöte, Conte Le Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo Così fan tutte, Silvano Un ballo in maschera and Angelotti Tosca. Other appearances include Schaunard La Bohème with Opera North, Papageno Die Zauberflöte with Opera Pä Skäret and guest appearances with Grange Festival Opera, English Touring Opera and Theater Erfurt. Henry was nominated as best newcomer for Opera Magazine´s Critic´s award (Germany) and was the winner of the 2016 Royal Overseas League Singing Competition. He has appeared performing song at Wigmore Hall, on BBC Radio 3´s In tune and at the International Holland Music Festival. Future engagements include opera projects with the Vienna Boys Choir, Théâtre Fribourg and Grand Théâtre Genève.
We hope to see you in 3 weeks’ time.