© Brian Tarr
Darren Jeffery (bass)
Darren Jeffery studied at the RNCM and was a member of the Royal Opera Young Artists Programme. He made his Covent Garden debut as Sciarrone in Puccini’s Tosca and has also appeared at the Royal Opera in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and The Magic Flute, and Verdi’s Rigoletto. Appearances with other companies include Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro in Montpellier, Wagner’s Das Rhinegold for ENO; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ariadne auf Naxos and Wozzeck, all for the Teatro Real in Madrid; Don Giovanni in Rome with Antonio Pappano, and The Rake’s Progress in Lyon and Brussels. Darren has recorded The Judge in Rossini’s The Thieving Magpie for Chandos and Pistola in Verdi’s Falstaff under Sir Colin Davis for the LSO Live label.