New Zealand baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and studied with David Harper.
For Opera Australia he has sung Dandini, Count Almaviva, Demetrius, Escamillo, Guglielmo, Belcore, Harlekin, Don Giovanni, Billy Budd and Méphistophélès. He has also performed with the opera houses of San Francisco, Philadelphia, Austin, Washington, Houston, Dallas, Cincinnati, Santa Fe, Munich, Hamburg and Leipzig, and for Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, Chatelet Theatre Paris and Theater an der Wien. His many recordings include DVDs of 'Peter Grimes' (EMI) and 'Carmen' (Deutsche Grammophon) from the Metropolitan Opera.
Engagements during the 2016/17 season and beyond include his debut with the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Daland in 'Der fliegende Holländer' with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra under David Robertson, and the title role of Oedipe in London and Bucharest with conductor Vladimir Jurowski, as part of the George Enescu Festival.