David Ireland


Opera Roles

Composer Opera Role Details
Berlioz Le damnation de Faust Brander In Preparation
Britten The Rape of Lucretia Collatinus
Donizetti I pazzi per progetto Frank UK Stage Premiere
Dove The Adventures of Pinocchio Pantalone Cover
Dvořák The Cunning Peasant Gabriel Cover
Handel Giulio Cesare Achilla
Janaček Katya Kabanova Kuligin Opéra National de Lorraine
Monteverdi Orfeo Charon Cover, Royal Opera at the Roundhouse, Camden
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Figaro English (Italian in Preparation)
Don Giovanni Leporello In Preparation
The Magic Flute Sarastro English
2nd Armed Man/Priest English, In Preparation
The Speaker English, In Preparation
Idomeneo Neptune Cover, Garsington Opera
Osborn Narkissus and the Reflektions Chorus 2 Created Role, Solti Hall, Budapest
Philips The Tale of Januarie Father Bruno Created Role
Puccini Gianni Schicchi Simone
La bohème Colline English (ENO), Italian (Avignon)
Ravel L'enfant et les sortilèges L'Arbre Barbican Hall
Rossini The Barber of Seville Bartolo ENO
La Cenerentola Don Magnifico Cover, WNO
Sullivan The Mikado Pooh-Bah
The Mikado Cover
Pish-Tush Cover
Pirates of Penzance Sergeant of the Police
Stravinsky The Rake's Progress Nick Shadow In Preparation
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Zaretsky Cover, performed in Schools' Performance, Garsington Opera
Iolanta King René
Verdi Nabucco Il Gran Sacerdote di Belo Montpellier, France
Wolf-Ferrari Le donne curiose Ottavio

Opera Excerpts

Composer Opera Role Details
Bellini I puritani Giorgio Shanghai Grand Theatre, Buick Theatre
Donizetti Don Pasquale Don Pasquale
Il Notaro
Gounod Faust Méphistophélès
Handel Giulio Cesare Curio
Ariodante Il Re Shanghai Grand Theatre, Buick Theatre
Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Peter National Opera Studio at WNO
Joanna Marsh My Beautiful Camel Abdulla 'The Camel' and Abdulla 2 National Opera Studio at Wilton's Music Hall, London
Mozart Don Giovanni Il Commendatore
Leporello National Opera Studio at Opera North
Così fan tutte Don Alfonso National Opera Studio at Opera North
Le nozze di Figaro Figaro National Opera Studio at Opera North and WNO
Puccini La bohème Colline
Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos Truffaldino
Stravinsky The Rake's Progress Nick Shadow
Verdi Rigoletto Rigoletto National Opera Studio at WNO


Composer Work Details
Bach Cantata 147: Herz und Mut und Tat und Leben
Johannes Passion Christus
Mass in B Minor Canterbury Cathedral
Beethoven Choral Fantasia
Mass in C
Britten Rejoice in the Lamb
Charpenter Te Deum
Fauré Requiem
Gounod Messe solennelle en l'honneur de Sainte Cécile
Handel Messiah
Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne
Haydn The Creation Colston Hall, Bristol
Paukenmesse (Missa in tempore belli)
Stabat Mater
Horovitz Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo
Jenkins The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace Royal Festival Halls
Monteverdi Vespers
Mozart Requiem St. Martin-in-the-Fields
Purcell Come ye Sons of Art
Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle
Vaughan Williams Mass in G Minor
Verdi Requiem