Biographies



Matthew Sprange completed the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2010,studying with John Evans. He began his vocal training with Wynford Evans whilst at Royal Holloway University of London where he took BMus and MMus degrees, specialising in composition. Operatic engagements have included Ford (Falstaff) for Opera Project, Marcello (La Bohème) for Lyric Opera Productions Dublin, Vignette Productions and Charles Court Opera; Leporello (Don Giovanni) and Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) for Diva Opera; for English Touring Opera; Pietro (Simon Boccanegra) & covering Eustachio (Donizetti's L'assedio di Calais). He performed Cross Crosshaulsen in their Olivier Award winning production of Paul Bunyan. For Welsh National Opera he has covered the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro and Guglielmo (Cosi fan Tutte). For Mid Wales Opera he performed Sid (Albert Herring) and Yamadori (Madam Butterfly). He has also covered Germont Pere (La traviata) for the Iford Festival. Concert engagements at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle; The Royal Festival Hall; The Cadogan Hall; Worcester Cathedral; St James' Piccadilly; the Barbican and the National Concert Hall, Dublin have included Handel's Solomon, Judas Maccabeus and Messiah; Haydn's Creation; Mozart's Requiem and Solemn Vespers; Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle; Puccini's Messa di Gloria; Tippett's Five Negro Spirituals; and Mahler's Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen.