English bass-baritone Dominic Barrand is a member of the Royal Opera Chorus, which he joined in 2012. His solo roles with The Royal Opera include Servant (I due Foscari), Waiter (Der Rosenkavalier) and Messenger (La traviata). In the 2018/19 Season he sings Messenger.
Barrand was born in Nottingham and studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He has sung for opera companies including Opera Holland Park, Opera North, Kentish Opera, Opera South, Pavilion Opera, D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, European Chamber Opera and at the Aldeburgh Festival. His repertory includes Leporello and the Commendatore (Don Giovanni), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Doctor Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore), Falstaff (Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor), Ferrando (Il trovatore), Ramfis (Aida), Paolo Albiani (Simon Boccanegra), Donner (Das Rheingold), Méphistophélès (Faust), Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus), Don Andrès de Ribeira (La Périchole), Colline (La bohème), Scarpia (Tosca), Tonio (Pagliacci), the title role in Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, Sweeney Todd and Peachum (The Beggar’s Opera).
Barrand’s concert repertory includes Haydn’s Creation, Brahms’s Liebeslieder Waltzes, Stanford’s Songs of the Fleet, Finzi’s In terra pax and Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on Christmas Carols.