Simon Wilding

Simon WildingEnglish bass Simon Wilding maintains an active performing career throughout the United Kingdom.  A frequent artist with London’s Royal Opera House Covent Garden, he made his ROH debut in 1997 as a Brabantian Noble LOHENGRIN under Valery Gergiev, followed immediately by appearances as the Cappadocian SALOME under Christoph von Dohnányi and Foltz DIE MEISTERSINGER VON NÜRNBERG under Bernard Haitink.  During his ongoing relationship with Covent Garden, he has been engaged by the company for roles such as Lane/Merriman THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Gerald Barry), Sciarrone TOSCA, Lackey ARIADNE AUF NAXOS, Pinellino GIANNI SCHICCHI, and Gessler in Damiano Michieletto’s controversial production of GUILLAUME TELL.  Recent engagements include Recent engagements include Russell THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL for Danish Royal Opera, Lane/Merriman THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST for LIncoln Center, New York,  Betto/Talpa IL TRITTICO and Billy Jackrabbit LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST for Opera Holland Park, multiple bass roles in THE NOSE at Komische Oper and Sciarrone TOSCA for Nederlandse Reisopera. Upcoming roles include a reprise of his roles in THE NOSE for Komische Oper, Metifio L’ARLESIANA for Opera Holland Park and Fafner DER RING DES NIBELUNGEN for Longborough Festival Opera,

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