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English baritone.

In London, David Stout was previously Head Chorister at Westminster Abbey. He read Zoology at Durham University before returning to London to study Opera at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he was awarded the Principal's Prize.

His operatic appearances include Grange Park (Posa, Sancho Panza Don Quichotte); Opera North (Ruthven Murgatroyd Ruddigore); WNO (Gratiano The Merchant of Venice by André Tchaikovsky; Figaro Le nozze di Figaro, Figaro Figaro Gets a Divorce); ENO (Figaro The Marriage of Figaro, Kothner).

Roles with Scottish Opera include Rossini (Bartolo);  Puccini (Frank Edgar, Marcello); Mascagni (Renzo Silvano); Britten (Abbot Burning Fiery Furnace); Adams (Kissinger Nixon in China).

At the Wexford Festival he sang Count Douglas Guglielmo Ratcliff (Mascagni).

He has also worked with Mark Elder and the Hallé (Sandoval Le Duc d'Albe by Donizetti, Paolo Albiani, Falstaff, Donner); the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Oromazes Zaïs by Rameau) and The English Concert (Aeneas Dido and Aeneas).

Roles in Scotland

Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd disguised as Robin Oakapple, a Young Farmer
Ruddigore 2012
Marcello a painter
Bohème 2017
Frank Fidelia's brother, in love with Tigrana
Edgar 2018
Astrologer (Abbot)
Burning Fiery Furnace 2018
Renzo a fisherman, Silvano's friend
Silvano 2019
Henry Kissinger United States Secretary of State and National Security Adviser
Nixon in China 2020
Bartolo a doctor, Rosina's guardian
Barbiere di Siviglia 2023
Messa da Requiem 2023
Don Pasquale a wealthy, elderly bachelor
Don Pasquale 2024

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