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James Geer Suggest updates

Tenor.

James Geer studied music at Magdalen College, Oxford, then at Trinity College of Music in London. He furthered his training in Glasgow at the RSAMD.

Operatic roles at the RSAMD included Gonsalve and Triquet. His early professional engagements in Britiain included D'Oyly Carte (The Mikado, HMS Pinafore), Grange Park Opera (La cenerentola, L'elisir d'amore, Maria Stuarda, South Pacific), the Buxton Festival (La jolie fille de Perth, Armide), Edinburgh Festival (Dido and Aeneas) and Haddo House (Pirates of Penzance). He also appeared in a production of Peter Grimes at the Salzburg Easter Festival.

Recordings include Célimène by Ambroise Thomas for Opera Rara.

Roles in Scotland

Gonzalve a poet
Heure Espagnole 2007
Sailor
Dido and Aeneas 2007
Monsieur Triquet a Frenchman, tutor to the sisters
Eugene Onegin 2008

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