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Jeremy Carpenter



British baritone Jeremy Carpenter sings Cecil (Maria Stuarda) for The Royal Opera in the 2013/14 Season. Carpenter made his Royal Opera debut in 2013 as Robert Cecil (Gloriana).

Carpenter began his musical career as a boy chorister at St Paul’s Cathedral and went on to study singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has since sung for companies and opera houses including Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Grange Park Opera, Lille Opera, Royal Swedish Opera and Theater St Gallen. His more recent appearances have included Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) for Grand Théâtre de Genève, Carlo Gérard (Andrea Chénier) and Escamillo (Carmen) for Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm, Escamillo in Malmö and Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) for Angers-Nantes Opéra. He has also sung Talpa (Il tabarro) with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Daniel Harding. His other repertory includes Count Almaviva and Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Don Giovanni, Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Lescaut (Manon Lescaut), Marcello (La bohème), Gianni Schicchi and Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream).

Carpenter sings regularly in concert, in repertory including Haydn’s Creation, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Maxwell Davies’s The Martyrdom of St Magnus. He lives in Sweden.

News and features

Cast Change: Jeremy Carpenter to sing role of Sir Robert Cecil in Gloriana

Cast Change: Jeremy Carpenter to sing role of Sir Robert Cecil in Gloriana

23 January 2013

British baritone to replace Peter Coleman-Wright.