Biography

 

Grammy Award nominee Ashley Holland studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. He represented England in the 1995 Cardiff Singer of the World Competition and won the 1998 ‘I Cestelli’ opera competition at the Staatsoper Hamburg

 

Career highlights include Enrico Lucia di Lammermoor Lyric Opera Chicago, Geisterbote Die Frau ohne Schatten and Panthée Les Troyens Royal Opera House Covent Garden, world premiere of Detlev Glanert’s Caligula (title role), Kullervo (title role) and Jack Rance La Fanciulla del West Oper Frankfurt, Ford Falstaff, Marcello La Bohème Semperoper Dresden, Paolo Simon Boccanegra Opéra de Lyon, Don Carlo Ernani, Mr Kallenbach Satyagraha, Prus The Makropoulos Case, Ford Falstaff, Germont La Traviata and Zurga Pearl Fishers English National Opera, Mr Darling/Captain Hook Peter Pan Oper Stuttgart, Ivo La Vera Storia Staatsoper Hamburg, Athanaël Thais Teatro National de Sao Carlo, Dr Schön Lulu Liceu Barcelona, Peter Hansel and Gretel, Dr Schön Lulu and Mr Darling/Captain Hook Peter Pan Welsh National Opera, Count Capriccio Oper Köln and at the Edinburgh International Festival Four villains Tales of Hoffman Komische Oper Berlin, Balstrode Peter Grimes Gaertnerplatz Theater Münich and Mr Flint Billy Budd Deutsche Oper am Rhein. 

 

Ashley Holland has appeared at the BBC Proms, with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, SWF Sinfonie Orchester, Gewandhaus Orchester, Orchestre Nationale de Lille, London Symphony Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Concertgebouw Orchestra.  His discography includes Dr Schön Lulu, Uin-Sci L’Oracolo, Caligula (title), Jack Rance La Fanciulla del West, Belcore The Elixir of Love and Ford Falstaff.

 

Current and future projects include Mr Darling/Captain Hook Peter Pan Oper Stuttgart, Welsh National Opera, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Fieramosca Benvenuto Cellini Liceu Barcelona, Peter Hänsel und Gretel Welsh National Opera, Mr Kallenbach Satyagraha Opera Vlaanderen and Balstrode Peter Grimes Deutsche Oper am Rhein.

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