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Overview


Bass - Baritone
Matthew Buswell


 

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Overview


Bass - Baritone
Matthew Buswell


 

“Matthew Buswell as Sam is a young man to watch - with his resonant tone and easy comedy, he will be a star of the future.”

Louise Lewis / British theatre guide

 

"Buswell sang with finely pitched and focused tone and stood out for the clarity of his diction.“

Claire Seymour / Opera Today

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Biography


licaone : giove in argo

royal college of music/

london handel festival

Biography


licaone : giove in argo

royal college of music/

london handel festival

Biography

Matthew Buswell trained at the Royal College of Music (RCM). Whilst at the RCM he performed a number of roles with the Royal College of Music International Opera School (RCMIOS) including, Superintendent Budd Albert Herring, Sarastro Die Zauberflöte and Licaone Giove in Argo.

For British Youth Opera, Matthew Buswell’s operatic performances have included Calmon The Little Green Swallow, Death Savitri, and the 8 bass roles in Malcolm Williamson’s The English Eccentrics.  Matthew Buswell joined Garsington Opera as an Alvarez Young Artist covering the roles of Haly in Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri and Antonio Le nozze di Figaro.

Other recent roles include Count Monterone Rigoletto, Speaker, Second Priest and Second Armed Man The Magic Flute, Sacristan and Sciarrone Tosca, and Luka The Bear (Walton).  His repertoire also includes Cadmus and Somnus SemeleFigaro Le nozze di Figaro, Mars/John Styx Orpheus in the Underworld, Leporello Don Giovanni and Guglielmo Cosi fan tutte and Zaretsky Eugene Onegin.

  Paul Verlaine ,  Journeying Boys  (Iain Burnside) - Royal College of Music

Paul Verlaine, Journeying Boys (Iain Burnside) - Royal College of Music

  Captain Thicknesse ,  English Eccentrics  (M.Williamson) - British Youth Opera

Captain Thicknesse, English Eccentrics (M.Williamson) - British Youth Opera

 

 

His major concert performances in the UK have included Raphael & Adam in Haydn’s Creation (Guildford Cathedral), Mozart Requiem and Solemn Vespers and Brahms Ein deutches Requiem (St Martin-in-the-Fields), Beethoven Mass in C (St. John’s, Smith Square), Beethoven Symphony No 9 (Portsmouth University), Christus in Bach’s St Matthew Passion (Highgate Choral Society), Fauré Requiem (Temple Church).

In 2018 Matthew Buswell made his débuts at the Opéra de Lyon, as Soldat Der Kreidekreis, at Grange Park Opera as Sam Un ballo in maschera and at Longborough Festival Opera as Seneca L’incoronazione di Poppea. 

Matthew's future engagements include returning to Mid Wales Opera as Don Iñigo Gomez L'heure espagnole, Opéra de Lyon as Il Tempo/Nettuno/Antinoo Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria and his début at Lyon's Auditorium with the Orchestre national de Lyon as the bass soloist in Bach's St.Matthew Passion.

Matthew is represented by Helen Sykes Artists' Management.

Aug 2018

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DIARY


sacristan : tosca

opera project

 

DIARY


sacristan : tosca

opera project

 

 

DIARY

2018

LOUD CROWD

Death

Der Kaiser von Atlantis (V.Ullmann)

15, 16 , Sept

loud-crowd.co.uk

 

BRANDENBURG CHORAL FESTIVAL

Bass Soloist

Requiem (Fauré)

27 Sept

brandenburg.org.uk

 

MID WALES OPERA

Don Iñigo Gomez

L'heure espagnole (Ravel)

9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 Nov

1, 5, 6, 7 Dec

midwalesopera.co.uk

 

 

2019

OPÈRA DE LYON

Il tempo/Nettuno/Antinoo

Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (Monteverdi)

23, 24, 29, 30, 31 Mar

2, 3, 4 Apr

opera-lyon.com

 

ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE LYON

Bass Soloist

St.Matthew Passion (Bach)

18, 19 Apr

auditorium-lyon.com

 

 

  Samuele ,  Un ballo in maschera  (Verdi) - Grange Park Opera

Samuele, Un ballo in maschera (Verdi) - Grange Park Opera

  Seneca ,  L'incoronazione di Poppea  (Monteverdi) - Longborough Festival Opera

Seneca, L'incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi) - Longborough Festival Opera

  Sarastro ,  Die Zauberflöte  (Mozart) - Royal College of Music International Opera School

Sarastro, Die Zauberflöte (Mozart) - Royal College of Music International Opera School