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Photo: Ben Durrant

Edmund Danon

Voice Type:

Baritone

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English

Opera

Demetrius
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten)
Nevill Holt Opera
2019
Eddy
Greek (Turnage)
Arcola Theatre
2018
Lackey
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
Glyndebourne
2017
Masetto
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Glyndebourne Tour
2016
The Official Registrar
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Glyndebourne Tour
2016

Chorus

Chorus
Don Pasquale (Donizetti)
Glyndebourne
2017
Chorus
La Traviata (Verdi)
Glyndebourne
2017
Chorus
La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart)
Glyndebourne
2017
Chorus
Hamlet (Brett Dean)
Glyndebourne
2017
Chorus
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini)
Glyndebourne
2016
Chorus
Beatrice et Benedict (Berlioz)
Glyndebourne
2016
Chorus
Die Meistersinger von Nurenberg (Richard Wagner)
Glyndebourne
2016

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

The Wessex Glyndebourne Association (2016)

Young Artist
National Opera Studio
2017–2018
MA
Royal Academy of Music
2015–2016

Edmund grew up in London and began singing as a chorister at the London Oratory. He read aerospace engineering alongside a choral scholarship at Bristol University and studied singing with Angela Hickey. He received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Mark Wildman and Iain Ledingham supported by the Josephine Baker trust.

He was a 2017/18 National Opera Studio young artist supported by the Glyndebourne New Generation Programme, and Peter and Helen Blumer.

Edmund was a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus in 2016 and 2017, covering Masetto Don Giovanni for the 2016 tour and playing Lackey Ariadne auf Naxos in the 2017 festival. Operatic work for other companies has included Mozart’s Figaro, Don Alfonso Cosi fan Tutte, Dandini La Cenerentola, and Eddy in Turnage's Greek..

On the concert platform, engagements have included Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s St John and Matthew Passions, Bairstow’s Five Poems of the Spirit, Finzi’s In Terra Pax, Stanford's Songs of the Fleet and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs.

He currently lives in Suffolk and studies with Dinah Harris.

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