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John Stoddart studied at the National School of Opera then appeared with the New Opera Company in two productions at Sadler's Wells - the premiere of A Tale of Two Cities (Arthur Benjamin 1957) and the British premiere of The Government Inspector (Der Revisor Werner Egk 1957).

A season as a principal with the D'Oyly Carte company followed (Nov '59 to July '60), and then a couple of years with Sadler's Wells until 1962. He later appeared in Dublin in 1964, in a production of The Gipsy Baron. Recordings include the Sadler's Wells Carmen highlights, as Remendado, and also a disc of extracts from Ivor Novello's Glamorous Night and Careless Rapture.

Roles in Scotland

Incredibile an 'incroyable' or young beau, also an informer
Andrea Chénier 1960
Count Almaviva
Barbiere di Siviglia 1961

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