Paul Reeves

Paul Reeves studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Rudolf Piernay. There then followed a year at the National Opera Studio sponsored by the Richard Lewis Award (Glyndebourne), the Sybil Tutton Trust and the John Wates Trust. 

Other engagements have included Matthew in the world première of The Last Supper (Birtwistle) at the Staatsoper Berlin, a production repeated at Glyndebourne and on the South Bank, Zuniga Carmen with Tenerife Opera, Hobson Peter Grimes and Les Noces with Opera North, Dean Babette’s Feast in the Linbury Studio Theatre, Covent Garden, Die Fiesque Maria di Rohan and Mr Gobineau The Medium with Wexford Festival Opera, Somnus Semele, Colline La bohème and Ceprano Rigoletto with English National Opera, PR Guy The Birds, Roger Corboz The Shops and Mr Olsen Street Scene with The Opera Group, Badger/Parson The Cunning Little Vixen with ETO and OTC, Dublin, Publio La clemenza di Tito and Colline La bohème (Glyndebourne), Clerk May Night (Garsington Opera), Sergeant The Pirates of Penzance (D’Oyly Carte Opera Company), Gremin Eugene Onegin (Scottish Opera On Tour), The King Aida (Raymond Gubbay Ltd at The Royal Albert Hall), Wurm Luisa Miller and Sparafucile Rigoletto (Opera Holland Park) and Dr Grenvil La traviata (Longborough Festival Opera).

He sings regularly in concert, including the world première of The Water Diviner’s Tale (Rachel Portman) for the BBC Proms, 2007 and his current engagements include Dikoj Katya Kabanova (Scottish Opera On Tour), Angelotti Tosca and Ribbing Un ballo in maschera (Opera Holland Park) Don Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia (Welsh National Opera), Abimelech Samson et Dalila and Sparafucile Rigoletto (Anna Livia International Opera Festival, Dublin), and Mother The Seven Deadly Sins (Royal Opera House, London), as well as a wide range of concerts throughout the UK. His recordings include The Shops, now available on NMC CD.

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