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Artist Hyperion Records

Stephen Richardson (bass)

Stephen Richardson studied at Manchester University and the RNCM. His engagements include Baron Ochs Der Rosenkavalier (Bolshoi, Moscow), Hobson (La Scala, ROH, Opera North), Daland The Flying Dutchman and Lady Bracknell The Importance of Being Earnest (Northern Ireland Opera and Los Angeles), Flint Billy Budd (Netherlands Opera), Barry’s Schott and Sons, Mainz (Dublin) and Ferrando Il Trovatore (Danish National Opera).

Stephen created roles in Adès’s The Tempest (ROH); Tan Dun’s Orchestral Theatre II, Re, and Tea (Suntory Hall, Tokyo); Barry’s The Triumph of Beauty and Deceit, The Importance of Being Earnest and The Intelligence Park; Tavener’s Eis Thanaton, Resurrection, The Apocalypse and Fall and Resurrection (St Paul’s Cathedral) and the British premiere of Ruders’ The Handmaid’s Tale (ENO).

Recordings include Where the Wild Things Are, Purcell’s Ode for the Birthday of Queen Mary, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Albert Herring.


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Complete works available for download

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