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Australian baritone.

Grant Doyle studied in Adelaide and at the Royal College of Music in London.  He was a member of the Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House 2001-3.  At Covent Garden he created Billy Wayne Smith Anna Nicole (Turnage) and Abraham Clemency (MacMillan). Other roles at the Royal Opera included Tarquinius, Demetrius, Harlequin, Bello La fanciulla del West, Moralès and Schaunard.

His debut at Garsington was as Count Almaviva, and he sang Schaunard on the Glyndebourne Tour and Marcello with Opera Holland Park. Appearances with Opera North have been as Robin Oakapple Ruddigore, Albert Werther and Sacha Paradise Moscow. With ETO he sang Paolo in Simon Boccanegra. His Scottish Opera debut was as Svatopluk Čech in The Adventures of Mr Brouček (a co-production with Opera North), and he returned for Abraham in Clemency. (a co-production with Covent Garden).

With the State Opera of South Australia (Adelaide) he has sung Count Almaviva, Zurga Les Pêcheurs de Perles and Starbuck Moby-Dick (Jake Heggie). He has sung two Britten roles abroad - Demetrius in Madrid (Teatro Real) and Ned Keene on Gran Canaria (Teatro Prez Galdoz).

He has recorded the Forester Cunning Little Vixen (BBC TV), created Carlo in Weir's Armida (Channel 4) and portrayed the lead role in The Eternity Man (ABC/Channel 4). 

April 14 2013

Roles in Scotland

Svatopluk Čech a Vision of the Author
Adventures of Mr Brouček 2010
Sir Ruthven Murgatroyd disguised as Robin Oakapple, a Young Farmer
Ruddigore 2012
Clemency 2012

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