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Jonathan Best

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Jonathan Best studied at St John’s College‚ Cambridge and the Guildhall School of Music.

Recent and future plans include Father Traurnacht (Festival d’Aix en Provence in Arras and Lisbon)‚ Sarastro The Magic Flute and Le Bailli Werther (Scottish Opera)‚ Judge Turpin Sweeney Todd (Paris and Munich)‚ Drunken Poet The Fairy Queen (Boston)‚ Saul (The Sixteen)‚ Don Alfonso Cosi fan tutte and Lord Henry The Picture of Dorian Gray (Den Jyske Opera)‚ Quince A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Speaker The Magic Flute (Garsington)‚ The Portrait and Achilla Giulio Cesare (Opera North)‚ Pastor Oberlin Jakob Lenz and Bartolo The Marriage of Figaro (ENO).

Further appearances include Quince (ROH)‚ Garibaldo Rodelinda‚ Valens Theodora and Zuniga (Glyndebourne)‚ Drunken Poet The Fairy Queen (ENO, The Sixteen  and BBC Proms)‚ Arthur The Lighthouse‚ Narrator The Waste LandThe Soldier’s Tale, Sally Beamish’s The Sins and Mr Emmet Takes a Walk (Psappha)‚ Doctor Wozzeck and Rocco Fidelio (BOCO)‚ Pitkin On the Town (Châtelet)‚ Don Pedro Béatrice et Bénèdict (Netherlands Opera)‚ Valens (Strasbourg)‚ King Ariodante‚ Zoroastro Orlando and Arkel Pelléas and Mélisande (Dublin)‚ Drunken Poet (Barcelona)‚ Antinoo Il Ritorno D’Ulisse in Patria (Lisbon)‚ Father Trulove The Rake’s Progress (Israel), Count Robinson Il Matrimonio Segreto (New York), and for Opera North,  Des Grieux Manon‚ Barbe-bleue Ariane et Barbe-bleue‚ Don Alfonso, Leporello‚ Bottom, Villabella The Thieving Magpie‚ Speaker‚ Bishop Caritas‚ Sirocco L’étoile‚ King The Love for Three Oranges‚ Radcliffe Billy Budd and Bartolo.

Previously for Buxton: Zebul Jephtha‚ Notary Intermezzo and Maître Jean La Colombe, Saul‚ Ralph The Fair Maid of Perth‚ Walter Raleigh Roberto Devereux‚ Oscar Bluebeard‚ Pancratius The Poacher‚ Harapha Samson‚ Gubetta Lucrezia Borgia‚ Sancho Panza Die Hochzeit des Camacho‚ Don Cassandro La Finta Semplice and Don Annibale Il Campanello.

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