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Brendan Collins Suggest updates

Born Cork 1980.

Irish baritone.

Brendan Collins rained at the Cork School of Music under Robert Beare, and at the D.I.T. Conservatory. In 2007 he was granted a scholarship to study at the opera studio of the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels under renowned bass baritone José van Dam.  In 2005 he was one of only 12 Irish singers to take part in the Wexford Festival Young Artists programme under tenor Dennis O'Neill.

As a soloist he has performed with many of Ireland and the UK's leading companies including Opera Ireland, OTC, ETO, NI Opera, Scottish Opera, Anna Livia Festival, Lyric Opera and Glasthule Opera.  His roles include Count Almaviva, Marcello, Escamillo, Giorgio Germont, and Masetto. He has covered many others.

21 April 2013

Roles in Scotland

Carlo Malatesta's cousin, disguised as a Notary
Don Pasquale 2010
Jupiter Father of all the Gods
Orphée aux Enfers 2011
Alcalde Mayor
Barbiere di Siviglia 2012
Trifon Petrovich a captain
Eugene Onegin 2012
Paolo Albiani a goldsmith, initially a friend of Simon
Simon Boccanegra 2013
Pietro de Wisants a Burgher
Assedio di Calais 2013

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