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PAUL GRINDLAY, bass-baritone - Resume

OPERATIC ROLES – PERFORMED

Uberto La Serva Padrona Pergolesi Alberta Baroque Ens., Jan. 2004.
Duke of Verona Romeo et Juliet Gounod Calgary Opera, Nov.2003
Bartolo Le Nozze di Figaro Mozart Opera Atelier, April 2003
Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia Rossini Kingston Symphony, January, 2001
Leporello Don Giovanni Mozart Opera Atelier, May-June, 2000
Polyphemus Acis and Galatea Handel Arbour Oak, 2002 (semi-staged)
Infernal, Stenone,Idas Persée Lully Opera Atelier, November, 2000
Vertigo Die Pilger von Mekka Gluck Vienna Chamber Opera, April 1999
Sir Joseph H.M.S. Pinafore Sullivan Kingston Symphony (staged), 1996
Truelove Rake’s Progress Stravinsky Opera Mississauga, 1996
Benoit, Alcindoro La Bohème Puccini Pacific Opera Victoria, 1995



CONCERT AND ORATORIO PERFORMANCES
The Creation Haydn Kingston Symphony Kingston Symphony, April 2004
St. John Passion Bach Carmel Bach Festival, 2003 and 2000
Kingston Symphony, 1998
St. Matthew Passion Bach Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, April 2002
Vancouver Chamber Choir, April 2002
Ich habe genug Bach Aradia Baroque Ensemble, 2002
Alberta Baroque Ensemble, January 2000
B-Minor Mass Bach Richard Eaton Singers, 2002
Magnificat and Coffee Cantata   Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, 2005
Ninth Symphony Beethoven Kingston Symphony, December 2002
Messiah Handel

Victoria Symphony, December 2004
Vancouver Chamber Choir, December 1999
ProCoro Canada, April 2000
Calgary Philharmonic, December 2000

Vespers Monteverdi Toronto Consort, 1999
Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montrèal, 1999
Calgary Festival Singers, 2002
Requiem Mozart Vancouver Chamber Choir, 1994
Pro Coro Canada, 2004
Other repertoire: Haydn Seasons, Theresien and Lord Nelson Masses, Fauré Requiem, Bach solo cantatas 56, 152, 158, Verdi Requiem, Mozart C Minor Mass and concert arias.
Song repertoire by Loewe, Schubert, Schumann, Vaughan Williams, Wolf


CONDUCTORS
Andrew Parrott, Paul Hillier, Bruno Weil, Frieder Bernius, Christoph Eschenbach, Robert Dean, Ivars Taurins, David Fallis, James Fankhauser, Bruce Pullan, Glen Fast, Timothy Vernon, Bramwell Tovey, Howard Dyck, Richard Sparks, Rosemary Thomson

 

STAGE DIRECTORS

Marshall Pynkoski, Michael Cavanagh, Brian McDonald, Lutz Seelig, Diana LeBlanc, Kelly Rice, Graham Cozzubo

 

VOICE TRAINING, COACHES, MASTER CLASSES


Patricia Kern, Stuart Hamilton, Catherine Robbin, David Gordon, Jerome Hines, Giorgio Tozzi, Carol Forte, Theodore Baerg, Victor Martens, Walter Berry, Barbara Pearson, Bruce Pullan, Mary Morrison, Martin Isepp, Michael McMahon, Richard Miller, Leslie Uyeda, Don Tarnowski

 

EDUCATION

BMus (voice/opera), University of British Columbia, 1994
BSc (zoology), University of British Columbia, 1987
Banff School for the Arts, Opera programme, 1993; Academy of Singing (Lieder), 1992
Steans Institute, with Allen/Hampson/Bonney/Ludwig/Vignoles/Eschenbach, 1997
Britten-Pears School, Bach Class with Ernst Haefliger and Barbara Pearson, 1997
Canada Council Study Grant, with David Gordon, Jerome Hines and GiorgioTozzi,1998-1999

 

FEATURED RECORDINGS

Kapsberger Songs of Human and Divine Love with Il Furioso, Toccata Classics
Praetorius Christmas Vespers with Toronto Consort, Marquis Records
Buxtehude Cantatas with Aradia Baroque Ensemble, NAXOS Records
Purcell’s Tempest with Aradia Baroque Ensemble, NAXOS Records
Charpentier Noels and Christmas Motets with Aradia Baroque Ensemble, NAXOS Records

Member of CAEA and ACTRA