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Christopher Purves

Details

Position: Singer

Voice: Baritone

Nationality: English

Born in Cambridge, England, he was a Choral Scholar at King’s College, Cambridge where he studied English. In 2012 he received the South Bank Sky Arts opera award for La damnation de Faust at ENO.

Performances

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 01 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 05 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 07 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 14 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 18 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 22 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 27 July 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 02 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 04 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 09 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 16 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 19 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 24 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Bass soloist / St Matthew Passion, 26 August 2007 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 21 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 24 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 30 May 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 03 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 06 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 09 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 12 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 21 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 24 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 27 June 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 01 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 04 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 08 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Sir John Falstaff / Falstaff, 11 July 2009 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 23 July 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 26 July 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 29 July 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 1 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 17 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 20 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 22 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 25 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 27 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Saul/Apparition of Samuel / Saul, 29 August 2015 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 12 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 16 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 18 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 22 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 25 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 29 June 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 2 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 9 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 13 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 16 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 22 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 28 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Forester / The Cunning Little Vixen, 31 July 2016 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 30 June 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 04 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 07 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 11 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 17 July 2018 at Royal Albert Hall, London view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 17 July 2018 at Royal Albert Hall, London view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 21 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 23 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 26 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 29 July 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 01 August 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 04 August 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 06 August 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Golaud / Pelleas et Melisande, 09 August 2018 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 18 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 22 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 25 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 30 May 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 02 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 06 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 09 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 15 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 19 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 22 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 27 June 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 05 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Mephistopheles / La damnation de Faust, 10 July 2019 at Glyndebourne view performance details