Biography

“… a tenor voice to die for – pure, immediate, unforced, utterly reliable.”
Nicholas Routley, Australian Stage, 23rd June 2018

Brenton Spiteri currently holds the Gwen Catley Opera Scholarship at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he has performed the roles of Beppe in Rita and Renzo in The Little Green Swallow. Prior to this, he spent two seasons in the Young Artist Program at Opéra de Lyon, where his roles included Trac in Le Roi Carotte and Soldato/Mercurio in The Coronation of Poppea. He has performed for the majority of Australia’s state opera companies in roles including Tamino (The Magic Flute), Count Almaviva (The Barber of Seville), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Telemaco (The Return of Ulysees) and Ernesto (Don Pasquale). For the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, he has performed Britten’s Les Illuminations; and for Sydney Chamber Opera, he has created the roles of Oscar Hopkins in Oscar and Lucinda and Ashley in Fly Away Peter to high critical acclaim, as well as performing the role of Aboveground Man in Notes From Underground. He is a core member of Songmakers Australia and won first prize in the Herald Sun Aria in 2012.

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