Robert Hayward

Roderick Usher Le Chute de la maison Usher

Robert Hayward studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and National Opera Studio and made his professional opera debut in 1986 as
title role Don Giovanni (Glyndebourne Touring Opera). Since then he has performed at the Royal Opera House, ENO, Bayerische Staatsoper, Frankfurt Opera, WNO, Opera North, Scottish Opera, Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera, Houston Grand Opera, New Israeli Opera, Minnesota Opera
in a wide repertoire including Wotan / Wanderer Ring, Amfortas Parsifal, Jokanaan Salome, Figaro / Count Le nozze di Figaro, title roles Eugene Onegin, Don Giovanni, Mazeppa, Der fliegende Holländer, Falstaff, Macbeth, Iago Otello, Ford Falstaff, Scarpia Tosca, Marcello La bohème, Escamillo Carmen, Tomsky The Queen of Spades, Nick Shadow The Rake’s Progress, Mandryka Arabella, Golaud Pelleas et Melisande, Kurwenal Tristan und Isolde, Prince Ivan Khovansky Khovanshchina, Simone Florentine Tragedy, Telramund Lohengrin. Recent and future engagements include Don Pizarro Fidelio (WNO); From the House of the Dead, The Makropulos Case, La fanciulla del West, Peter Grimes (Opera North); The Makropulos Case (Opera de Nantes); Salome (Opéra de Montréal); Il Prigioniero, title role Bluebeard’s Castle, Telramund (Frankfurt Opera); Damnation of Faust (Staatstheater Stuttgart); title role Mazeppa, Moses Moses und Aron (Komische Oper); Bluebeard’s Castle (LA Opera; Edinburgh Festival 2013).