Photo: Ben McKee

James Berry

Voice Type:

Baritone

Nationality:

British, Swiss

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Experience

Opera

Ein Cappadocier
Salome (Strauss, R)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2022
Golaud​
Pelleas et Melisande (Debussy)
Byre Opera
2022
Golaud​
Pelléas et Mélisande (Debussy)
Byre Opera
2021
Ein Cappadocier
Salome (Strauss, R)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2020
Don Alfonso
Cosi fan tutte (Mozart)
Snapshot Opera
2020
Chorus
La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2020
First Burgess, Chorus
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2019
Chorus
The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky)
Opera Holland Park
2019
Chorus
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2019
1st Bass Chorus
Aida (Verdi)
Opera North
2019
Chorus
L'Arlesiana (Cilea)
Opera Holland Park
2019
Chorus
Iolanta (Tchaikovsky)
Opera Holland Park
2019
Zaretsky
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
OperaUpClose
2018
Leporello​ (in English)
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Opera on Location
2018
1st Bass Chorus
Der Fliegender Holländer (Wagner)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2018
Chorus
La Traviata (Verdi)
Longborough Festival Opera
2018
Valens
Theodora (Handel)
RNCM Opera
2017
Hobson
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Dartington Festival Opera
2017
Ali
L'Italiana in Algeri (Rossini)
Mananan Opera
2017
First Burgess, Fisherman
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2017
First Burgess, Chorus
Peter Grimes (Britten)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2017
Uberto
La Serva Padrona (Pergolesi)
RNCM Opera
2017
Barone Douphol
La Traviata (Verdi)
Mananan Opera
2016
Henry Davis
Street Scene (Weill)
RNCM Opera
2015
Adonis
Venus and Adonis (Blow)
Manchester University Opera
2013

Operetta/G&S

Henri Martel
A Husband at the Door (Offenbach)
Manchester Opera Ensemble
2016
Pritchtich
The Merry Widow (Lehár)
RNCM Opera
2014

Musical Theatre

Chorus and Solos
Sweeney Todd (Sondheim)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2019
Chorus
Sweeney Todd (Sondheim)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2019

Chorus

Oratorio/Concerts

Bass Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Bergen Nasjonale Opera
2017

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert COVID-cancelled

Awards

John Cameron Prize for the Singing of Lieder (2016)

Education

Mmus Vocal Studies
Royal Northern College of Music
2015–2017
Bmus Vocal Studies (First Class)
Royal Northern College of Music
2012–2015
Certificate of Higher Education Comparative Religion and Social Anthropology
University of Manchester
2010–2012