David Kempster

Alfio Cavalleria rusticana,Tonio Pagliacci

Previously for Welsh National Opera
Riccardo Forth I puritani, Thoas Iphigénie en Tauride, Marcello La bohème, Iago Otello, Lescaut Manon Lescaut, Nottingham Roberto Devereux, title roles Nabucco, William Tell.

Recent engagements: Marco Gianni Schicchi (ROH); Sharpless Madam Butterfly (RDO); Gorjankov From the House of the Dead, Iago Otello (ON); Amonasro Aida (RAH); Balstrode Peter Grimes (Aldeburgh Festival).
Forthcoming engagements: Sharpless Madam Butterfly (WNO); title role Eugene Onegin (Ulster Orchestra); Handel’s Messiah (Huddersfield Choral Society); Riccardo I puritani (Den Jyske Opera); Don Giovanni (Opera Theatre Company).
Born in Chirk, North Wales, he studied at RNCM. He joined ENO as a principal baritone in 1998 and has since appeared regularly at WNO.