Rupert Enticknap was a chorister at Magdalen College, Oxford, before studying at King’s College London and the Royal College of Music. A former member of the Junges Ensemble des Theater an der Wien, Vienna, where his roles included the title roles in Radamisto and Orlando, his more recent opera engagements include the European in Kagel’s Mare nostrum for the Wiener Kammeroper; Ottone (L’incoronazione di Poppea) at the Innsbruck Music Festival; Ascalax in Telemann’s Orpheus for the Classical Opera Company; the title role in Handel’s Riccardo primo and Unulfo (Rodelinda) for the London Handel Festival; and Arasse in Hasse’s Il Siroe, re di Persia and Apollo in Vinci’s Il Medo with Ensemble Serse. This year he made his Royal Opera debut as Love/Nerillus (L’Ormindo) at the Sam Wanamaker Theatre, London, having previously performed in the world premiere of Richter’s SUM for ROH2 in the Linbury Studio Theatre. Further highlights are his appearances in Gassmann’s L’opera seria at La Monnaie and in Steffani’s Amor vien dal destino at the Schillertheater. Next season follows his debut at the Opéra Bastille with Rimsky-Korsakov’s Snegurochka. He performs in concert with many leading orchestras and period ensembles, collaborating with such notable conductors as Laurence Cummings, Alan Curtis, René Jacobs, Ian Page, Christophe Rousset and Jean-Christophe Spinosi. His engagements include David (Saul) in Copenhagen; Lichas (Hercules) with The English Concert; and Handel arias and duets on tour with the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.