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Adrian Powter studied in Manchester at the RNCM before joining the chorus at Glyndebourne. He created the role of Philip in The Last Supper (Harrison Birtwistle) with appearances at Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, Glyndebourne and with the London Sinfonietta in Milan and Turin.

Operatic appearances in Britain include Bampton Classical Opera (Capulet Romeo and Juliet, Rocco Leonora); English Bach Festival (Plutone L'Orfeo); ETO (Masetto); Castleward (Schaunard); Carl Rosa (Giuseppe The Gondoliers). With Scottish Opera he sang Frank Die Fledermaus, Douphol, De Bretigny Manon; Taddeo Italian Girl, Benoit/Alcindoro.

Appearances abroad include Rouen (Abbot Curlew River); Cork (Peter Hansel and Gretel). He has also sung in concerts in China, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Singapore.

Source - Programme notes.

Roles in Scotland

Frank prison governor
Fledermaus 2006
Fledermaus 2007
Masetto a peasant, engaged to Zerlina
Don Giovanni 2008
Baron Douphol Violetta's protector, a rival of Alfredo
Traviata 2008
Traviata 2009
Taddeo Isabella's elderly companion
Italiana in Algeri 2009
De Brétigny a nobleman
Manon 2009
Alcindoro a wealthy follower of Musetta
Bohème 2010
Benoit the students' landlord
Bohème 2010

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