Christopher Gillett

In a career spanning over thirty years the tenor Christopher Gillett has sung in opera houses across the globe and with some of the world’s finest orchestras and conductors. In recent years he has sung at the Royal Opera, Los Angeles Opera, The Netherlands Opera, Teatro Reggio Emilia, Theater an der Wien, Aldeburgh, Glyndebourne and Teatro alla Scala, Milan, with Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Placido Domingo, John Nelson, Oliver Knussen and Robin Ticciati.

On CD/DVD his many recordings include the title role in Albert Herring as well as roles in Peter Grimes, Billy Budd and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

He has written two books, the critically-acclaimed Who’s My Bottom? and Scraping The Bottom and he writes regular columns for both and Opernwelt, usually about the absurdities of life as an opera singer.

Related Sessions
Saturday 18 October 2014, 16.00 Free Stage

Why are we afraid to judge?

"Some of the freest speech I have enjoyed in years."
Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board

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