Simon Crosby Buttle

Edmondo Manon Lescaut

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); Juan (cover) Arms and the Cow (Opera North); Camille (cover) / St
Brioche (cover) The Merry Widow and Tikhon Katya Kabanova (Scottish
Opera); title role Candide (RNCM as a guest artist). Simon joined the WNO
Chorus in 2009 where roles have included Priest The Magic Flute, Giuseppe
La traviata and Sailor / Shepherd Tristan und Isolde, Police Commissioner Lulu,
Woodpecker The Cunning Little Vixen, Nobleman Lohengrin.