Previous work includes the title-role FALSTAFF for Pacific Opera Victoria (Canada) and Theater Bielefeld, Arkel PELLEAS ET MELISANDE for Opera du Rhin and Opera Holland Park, Father THANKS TO MY EYES for Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and La Monnaie, the Old Hebrew SAMSON ET DALILA for Grand Théâtre de Genève, La Roche CAPRICCIO for Theater Bielefeld and Pacific Opera Victoria, Baron Ochs DER ROSENKAVALIER for Theater Bielefeld, Varlaam BORIS GODUNOV for English National Opera, Sarastro DIE ZAUBERFLOETE for Opéra de Nantes, Peachum DIE DREIGROSCHENOPER for the London Philharmonic, Opéras de Caen and Rouen, Der Tod DER KAISER VON ATLANTIS for Théâtre de la Monnaie and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence.
Brian Bannatyne-Scott’s concert career has taken him throughout Europe, and to Brazil, Argentina, Canada, Israel, Singapore, the Philippines and Japan. He has performed regularly with Trevor Pinnock and The English Concert including his debut at the Salzburg Festival as Polyphemus ACIS AND GALATEA, Aeolus and Cold Genius KING ARTHUR in Berlin, Halle, Opera Garnier Paris, the Teatro Colon Buenos Aires and at the London Proms, Bach B Minor Mass in Turin and Cremona and the St. Matthew Passion at the National Arts Center, Ottawa. With Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre, he has performed Messiah in Grenoble and Paris, and with The King’s Consort and the Salzburger Bachchor, he has sung Bach Christmas Oratorio.
Brian Bannatyne-Scott’s extensive discography includes Purcell’s King Arthur and Handel’s Messiah on DG Archiv, Benjamin Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on Philips, G.F. Handel’s TOLOMEO on Mondo Musica and L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA on EMI. Recently he took part in the recording of the St. Matthew Passion with the Dunedin Consort directed by John Butt on Linn Records.