In a career spanning thirty-eight years the British tenor Christopher Gillett has sung in opera houses across the globe and with many of the world’s finest orchestras and conductors.

In the last few years he has sung at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, Los Angeles Opera, The Aix-en-Provence Festival, The Netherlands Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Theater an der Wien, the Aldeburgh Festival, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Peking Festival, El Teatro Real in Madrid, and at the Glyndebourne Festival, with Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Placido Domingo, John Nelson, Oliver Knussen, Mikko Franck and Robin Ticciati.

On CD/DVD his many recordings include the title role in Britten’s Albert Herring as well as roles in Peter Grimes, Billy Budd and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He has sung A Midsummer Night’s Dream over 150 times, in 3 roles, in 8 different productions. He has also directed the opera for the University of Illinois.

Christopher has given many world premieres, including works by Menotti, Tan Dun, Alexander Goehr and Louis Andriesson.

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Performances for CAM:

24th November 2017