Leigh Melrose

Golaud at the Ruhrtriennale

This was an eagerly anticipated role debut as Golaud in a new production of Pelleas et Mélisande by Krzysztof Warlikowski at the Ruhrtriennale. Barbara Hannigan was Mélisande and it was conducted by Sylvain Cambreling. “Die warme, unglaublich modulationsfähige Baritonstimme von Leigh Melrose verrät unterdrückte Aggression unter väterlicher Verantwortung…”Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 21st August 2017 “Leigh Melrose […]

Ruprecht in Zürich

Ruprecht in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel was a new role, debuted in a new production at Opernhaus Zürich directed by Calixto Bieito and conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. “Leigh Melrose, the emergent specialist of 20th century opera, is a chillingly barbarous Ruprecht crushed by unfulfilled lust.” Financial Times, 10th May 2017 “the two leads were remarkable […]