PROM 83: September 11
The British Bass Brindley Sherratt is one of the most respected singers in the world of Opera.
He was born into a family of strong singers but initially studied trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music. After winning several opera competitions which he entered “for experience” he went on to study singing full time.
He is now enjoying a busy international career.
Notable career highlights have included Sarastro Die Zauberflöte at the Vienna State Opera, the Netherlands Opera and at Covent Garden; Claggart Billy Budd at the Aldeburgh and Glyndebourne Festivals, the BBC Proms, the Teatro Real in Madird and in New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; Arkel for the Oper Frankfurt and the Opernhaus Zurich; Sparafucile Rigoletto at Covent Garden; Rocco Fidelio at the Glyndebourne Festival; Bottom A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence; Doctor Wozzeck at the Lyric Opera of Chicago; Ochs and Pogner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg for the Welsh National Opera; Filippo Don Carlo for Opera North and Pimen Boris Godunov and Fiesco Simon Boccanegra at the English National Opera.