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tenor russell classical & opera singer hertfordshire

Tenor Russell

Classical & Opera Singer based in Hertfordshire

Price from £299
Professional Tenor Russell performs a range of popular operatic music, from Nessun Dorma to The Flower Song and many more. An in-demand vocalist, Russell's career credits include Tamino (The Magic Flute), Title role in Albert Herring, Don Basillio (The Marriage of Figaro), Don Jose (Carmen) and more!
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Solo Opera Repertoire
Nessun Dorma
La Donna e mobile
The flower song
Questa o quella
Where was your loving farther (Macbeth)
Un’aura amorosa
Com'e gentil
Che gelida manina
E lucevan le stelle
Ricordita armonia
Funiculi, Funicula
All Mozart tenor arias from the standard operas

Operetta
Take a pair of sparkling eyes
The Modern Major General
All G&S tenor roles across all operas
All tenor arias from the Merry Widow, Orpheus in the underworld and La Belle Helen.

Musical Theatre
Bring him home
Master of the house
Empty chairs empty tables
Stars
Do you hear the people sing
(All Les Miserable)
A million dreams
Music of the night
(All Phantom of the Opera)
Edelweiss
This nearly was mine
Younger than springtime
You got to be carefully taught
If I were a rich man
If I loved you
Oh what a beautiful morning
Surrey with the fringe on top
A Puzzlement
Some enchanted evening
On the street where you live
(All male songs from my fair lady)
Come to me bend to me
Wandering star
Maria
How to handle a woman
If ever I would leave you
Impossible Dream
The songs of Stephen Sondheim, Kurt Weill, Flanders and Swann and Tom Lehrer also
(Russell’s repertoire of the music theatre idiom is vast. All requests can be catered for no matter how rare the show, please enquire if the songs are more on the unusual side.)

Duets with soprano (just a few examples…)
The Brindisi
Soave from La Boheme
Time to say goodbye (Con te partiro)
The prayer
All I as of you
Tonight
Come what may

Line up:

Default lineup: 1 performer

Solo tenor + high quality recorded backing accompaniment.

Having started singing life as a chorister in St Georges church Kidderminster and performing in many productions at King Charles, Russell moved to London to gain his BMus and MMus at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama to study voice on an unconditional place under the tutelage of Mr Ian Kennedy. After leaving college Russell has made his mark as a freelance singer up and down the country and is in great demand.

Opera credits include Tamino (The Magic Flute), Title role in Albert Herring, Pedrillo (The Abduction from the Seraglio), Don Basillio (The Marriage of Figaro), Don Jose (Carmen), Count Almaviva (The barber of Seville) and the second brother in the world premier of Laurence Romans Isabella and the Pot of Basil at Covent Garden and Buxton. In 2013 Russell gained his fellowship from the London collage of music (FLCM).

Russell has a very keen interest in the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, going so far as to write his Masters thesis on their life and music. His tenor roles in these operas to date are The Defendant, Marco, Frederic, Ralph, Earl Tolloller, Alexis, Nanki-Poo and Box. Only six more to go! Russell has also performed a recital of Sullivan songs at the Arts Centre on the island of Jersey. Just recently Russell has been accepted to sing principal tenor in the world renowned “Grims Dyke Opera Company”, at the home of that Late W.S Gilbert. His recital work is also recognized in other fields of English music, most recently song settings of the poetry of Housman in “The Blue Remembered Hills” for the Worcester festival.

Russell has also discovered a great passion for the works of Bach and is now enjoying numerous booking’s singing the evangelist roles in all the major works.

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