Simon Crosby Buttle

Tootles Peter Pan and A Priest The Magic Flute

Simon Crosby Buttle was born in West Yorkshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music for seven years with Jeffrey Lawton. He is a winner of the Anne Ziegler Award (2005) and was also supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust during his time at the RNCM. Operatic engagements include Lieutenant Pinkerton Madam Butterfly (Mananan International Festival Opera), Tikhon Katya Kabanova (Scottish Opera), and title role Candide (RNCM as a guest artist). Simon joined the WNO Chorus in 2009 where his roles have included Edmondo Manon Lescaut, Priest The Magic Flute, Giuseppe La traviata, Sailor/Shepherd Tristan und Isolde, Police Commissioner Lulu, Woodpecker The Cunning Little Vixen and Nobleman Lohengrin.