Baritone

Matthew Durkan

Harewood Artist at the English National Opera

Credit: Pablo Strong

Introduction

Winner of the 2014 Stuart Burrows International Voice Award and a finalist in the 2014 Kathleen Ferrier Competition, Matthew is a recent graduate of the National Opera Studio.

A Harewood Artist at the English National Opera, his roles for the company in the 2017/18 season include Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Fiorello The Barber of Seville and Malcolm Fleet in the world premiere of Nico Muhly’s Marnie.

His roles at ENO have also included Ormonte Partenope, Marullo Rigoletto and Yamadori Madam Butterfly. Elsewhere, he has sung Masetto in a new production of Don Giovanni for the Opéra de Rouen Haute Normandie, and in Versailles, the role of Captain in Hartmann’s Simplicius Simplicissimus for Independent Opera at Sadler’s Wells and Melisso Alcina and Elviro Serse for Longborough Festival Opera.


Performance Schedule

 
  • 18:30 26 Nov 2017 London Coliseum, LONDON More info  

    NICO MUHLY ‘Marnie’

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
    Director: Michael Mayer
    Marnie: Sasha Cooke
    Mark Rutland: Daniel Okulitch
    Terry: James Laing
    Mrs Rutland: Lesley Garrett
    Lucy: Diana Montague
    Mr Strutt: Alasdair Elliott
    Marnies Mother: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Laura Fleet: Eleanor Dennis
    Malcolm Fleet: Matthew Durkan
    Dr Roman: Darren Jeffery

  • 19:30 28 Nov 2017 London Coliseum, LONDON More info  

    NICO MUHLY ‘Marnie’

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
    Director: Michael Mayer
    Marnie: Sasha Cooke
    Mark Rutland: Daniel Okulitch
    Terry: James Laing
    Mrs Rutland: Lesley Garrett
    Lucy: Diana Montague
    Mr Strutt: Alasdair Elliott
    Marnies Mother: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Laura Fleet: Eleanor Dennis
    Malcolm Fleet: Matthew Durkan
    Dr Roman: Darren Jeffery

  • 19:30 01 Dec 2017 London Coliseum, LONDON More info  

    NICO MUHLY ‘Marnie’

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
    Director: Michael Mayer
    Marnie: Sasha Cooke
    Mark Rutland: Daniel Okulitch
    Terry: James Laing
    Mrs Rutland: Lesley Garrett
    Lucy: Diana Montague
    Mr Strutt: Alasdair Elliott
    Marnies Mother: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Laura Fleet: Eleanor Dennis
    Malcolm Fleet: Matthew Durkan
    Dr Roman: Darren Jeffery

  • 15:00 03 Dec 2017 London Coliseum, LONDON More info  

    NICO MUHLY ‘Marnie’

    Conductor: Martyn Brabbins
    Director: Michael Mayer
    Marnie: Sasha Cooke
    Mark Rutland: Daniel Okulitch
    Terry: James Laing
    Mrs Rutland: Lesley Garrett
    Lucy: Diana Montague
    Mr Strutt: Alasdair Elliott
    Marnies Mother: Kathleen Wilkinson
    Laura Fleet: Eleanor Dennis
    Malcolm Fleet: Matthew Durkan
    Dr Roman: Darren Jeffery

Repertoire

OPERA REPERTOIRE

BRITTEN
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Demetrius)

DONIZETTI
L’elisir d’amore (Belcore)
HANDEL
Acis & Galatea (Polyphemus)
Partenopr (Ormonte)
Serse (Elviro)

MOZART
Così fan tutte (Guglielmo)
Don Giovanni (Masetto)
Die Zauberflöte (Papageno)

PUCCINI
La bohème (Schaunard)
Gianni Schicchi (title role)
Madama Butterfly (Yamadori)

ROSSINI
Il barbiere di Siviglia (Fiorello/Figaro)

TCHAIKOVSKY
Eugene Onegin (title role)

WEILL
Street Scene (Frank Maurrant)

CONCERT REPERTOIRE

BACH
Cantata BWV 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden
Magnificat
Mass in G minor

HANDEL
Messiah

HAYDN
Stabat Mater

MAHLER
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

MOZART
Coronation Mass
Mass in C Minor
Requiem

PUCCINI
Messa di Gloria

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
Dona Nobis Pacem
Five Mystical Songs