Erik Fenton

Don José in Carmen

Biography

Education
Masterin singingandliterature (specializationin old music), Indiana University School of Music in Bloomington, with Dale Moore, Patricia Stiles and James King

Debut
Andres/Wozzeck & Tonio/La Fille du Régiment (Lyric Opera Cleveland)
Hans/The Bartered Bride (München), 2003

Highlights
The Prince/Rusalka, Turiddu/Cavalleria Rusticana, Ein Sänger/Der Rosenkavalier, Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly,Alfredo/La Traviata, Der Erzähler/Der Mond,Leicester/Maria Stuarda, title role Der Zwerg, Pollione/Norma, Riccardo/Un ballo in maschera, Rodolfo/La Bohème, title role Werther, title role Les Contes d’Hoffmann,  Foresto/Attila
Concerts: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony(Washington)

Recent and future productions
Don Alvaro/La Forza del Destino (Vlaamse Opera); Foresto/Attila; Andrea Chénier/Andrea Chénier; Don José/Carmen

Last update on 29 December 2011

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  • Bizet's heroine is a real femme fatale. Carmen is a predatory female in the purest sense: she flirts with Don José, seduces him and...