Russell has been singing for decades now. In the early he sang as a soloist
in London and her regions and abroad.
Roles have been varied and include dozens of character roles and principal roles including:
Menelaus, Ajax, Nemorino, Lindoro,
Macduff, Duca, Alfredo
for companies that include The London Opera Players, Mynack Opera (Alfredo), Singapore
Opera, Opera Anglia and other regional companies.
includes; Verdi Requiem, Dvorak Stabat Mater, Mahler Das Lied von der
Erde, Rossini Messe
Solennelle, Handel Samson etc.
He has sung
in four productions of Wagner's Die Meistersinger at The Very Royal
Opera House, Covent Garden,
as an apprentice.
understand the principal of costumes, wigs and make-up.
he has sung at the opera house for twenty five years, on and off.
From his base on a narrow boat in West London, ploughing through the dense traffic on a
Triumph Tiger motorcycle,
he spent the years from the millennium singing
as a soloist in opera and oratorio and as an exra
The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and English
Aslo he worked regularly with the famous
professional choral group, London Voices
where he took part in many concerts and recording sessions including films such as
the Rings and Star Wars.
He also sung with European Voices, notably in a production of Peter Grimes at
the Salzburg Festival
Trevor Nunn and Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin
He was a regular singer with the
Dutch Radio Choir in Amsterdam.
He also held a regular street performer license and performed opera and songs in the plaza at
and in the renowned opera restaurant, Sarastro's, round the corner in Drury Lane.
From 2011 to 15 he lived in Oslo, Norway, singing, teaching singing and writing.
Now he is back his home county of Sussex and is available to sing opera and oratorio.
Please email for details.