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ENO to broadcast Peter Grimes live in UK cinemas

The English National Opera has announced that it will make its first foray into cinema broadcasts, launching its ENO Screen initiative with a live broadcast of the February 23rd performance of Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes, starring Stuart Skelton in David Alden’s hugely acclaimed production. The broadcast will be seen across the UK and Ireland and in selected […]

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Live broadcast of Die Walküre from Melbourne

The third cycle of Opera Australia’s production of Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen is being broadcast live  on radio and online by ABC Classic FM. Die Walküre, featuring Stuart Skelton as Siegmund, Miriam Gordon-Stewart as Sieglinde, Jacqueline Dark as Fricka, Terje Stensvold as Wotan and Susan Bullock as Brünnhilde, with the Melbourne Ring Orchestra and conductor Pietari Inkinen, will be […]

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Die Walküre in Melbourne: Media round-up

Images, video clips and reviews from Opera Australia’s Die Walküre, part of the long-awaited Melbourne Ring Cycle. |IMAGES| Limelight photo gallery |VIDEO| ABC Arts Quarter feature (includes interview with Stuart and Daniel Sumegi, who sings Fasolt and Hagen) Excerpts from Die Walküre |REVIEWS| Sydney Morning Herald (Peter McCallum) The Age (Michael Shmith) The Guardian (Andrew Clements) The Australian (Eamonn […]

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Interview with Limelight

“Have sword, will travel: As he prepares for his leading role in Opera Australia’s new Ring, the Australian heldentenor talks Wagner.”

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Interview with Opera Britannia

During a busy week of performances, Stuart sat down in London to talk to Opera Britannia’s Mark Pullinger about his hectic schedule, his close relationship with the English National Opera and why he’ll never sing Siegfried. Read the full interview here.

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Acclaim for Skelton’s marathon week

Reviewers in Birmingham and London have praised Stuart Skelton’s performances in not one but two major roles this week: Florestan in Fidelio at the English National Opera and the title role of Peter Grimes in concert with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, which Skelton sang twice each on alternating nights between September 25th and 28th. “The heroic Skelton was born to […]

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Loose Ends on BBC 4

Stuart will appear on Clive Anderson’s Loose Ends on BBC Radio 4 on Friday September 14th. Other guests include author Lord Michael Dobbs, actress Pauline McLynn and comedian Mark Thomas, and there’s also music from Hatcham Social and Zemmy Momoh. The show will air on BBC Radio 4 at 6.15pm. It will also be repeated on BBC […]

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Rave reviews for the Seattle Ring

“[Asher] Fisch and his first-rate players provided the surging energy that fueled an unforgettable Die Walküre,” writes Melanie Bargreen in The Seattle Times, adding that Stuart and his Sieglinde, Margaret Jane Wray, were “opulent of voice, passionately convincing as actors, and persuasive in their ardor.” Bachtrack’s Ilana Walder-Biesanz awards the performance five stars, praising its […]

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Interview with Opera Focus

Stuart recently sat down with Opera Focus’s Terri Knudsen for a long chat about vocal technique, repertoire choices and the life of a Wagnerian singer. Read the interview here.

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Great Voices Sing John Denver

Produced by Milt Okun and Elisa Justice, this album brings together fifteen of today’s finest operatic voices in tribute to the great John Denver. Stuart joins a lineup which includes Placido Domingo, René Pape, Patricia Racette and Thomas Hampson singing some of Denver’s most beloved songs. Stuart’s contribution is “Fly Away”, the duet which Denver […]

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