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James Rutherford

Details

Position: Singer

Voice: Bass Baritone

Nationality: English

Born in Norwich, he studied theology at Durham University and singing at RCM and NOS. He was a BBC New Generation Artist and his numerous awards include first prize in the inaugural Seattle Opera International Wagner competition. Early in his career he performed the title role in Le nozze di Figaro at ON, WNO, Glyndebourne and Paris. More recently he has focused on the dramatic German repertoire, with notable performances as Hans Sachs. He enjoyed a six-year association with Oper Graz, and the 2015/16 season brought a new relationship with Oper Frankfurt where he made a role debut as Wotan to critical acclaim and has since performed the title role/Der fliegende Holländer, Mandryka/Arabella, Ford/Falstaff and Balstrode/Peter Grimes. Taken from the Festival 2022 programme book.

Performances

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 08 October 2001 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 13 October 2001 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 18 October 2001 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 22 October 2001 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 25 October 2001 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 31 October 2001 at Woking view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 03 November 2001 at Woking view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 07 November 2001 at Norwich view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 10 November 2001 at Norwich view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 14 November 2001 at Milton Keynes view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 17 November 2001 at Milton Keynes view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 21 November 2001 at Plymouth view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 24 November 2001 at Plymouth view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 28 November 2001 at Oxford view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 01 December 2001 at Oxford view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 05 December 2001 at Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Figaro / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 08 December 2001 at Stoke-on-Trent view performance details

Hans Sachs / Die Meistersinger von N at Glyndebourne view performance details

Laurent / The Wreckers, 21 May 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Laurent / The Wreckers, 25 May 2022 at Glyndebourne view performance details