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Philip Gault.

Welsh baritone.

After studying at St Catherine's College, Oxford, Phil Gault moved to Glasgow, studying with Alan Watt at RSAMD and privately with Patricia MacMahon. He gained a scholarship from the Samling Foundation.

He made his Scottish Opera debut in the second series of Five:15 mini operas in 2009, making his first Edinburgh Festival appearance in the concert performance of Fanciulla del West the following year. Other appearances in Scotland include Tarquinius (Opera on a Shoestring) and the title roles in Nabucco and Macbeth (Edinburgh Grand Opera).

His operatic repertoire also includes Dandini, Figaro (Rossini), Junius, Nick Shadow, Count Almaviva and Escamillo. Other appearances include Squire Western in Philidor's Tom Jones at Dartington and Thésée in Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie with Welsh National Youth Opera. With Heritage Opera his roles incle Angelotti and Don Giovanni. He has also covered roles for Scottish Opera and at the Buxton and Northampton Festivals. He has an extensive concert repertoire.

Last revised 2 April 2012.

Roles in Scotland

Maestro Spinelloccio a doctor
Gianni Schicchi 2002
Nabucco Nebuchadnezzar, King of Babylon
Nabucco 2007
Lightning-Rod Man
Lightning-Rod Man 2009
Happy Story 2009
Third Staff
White 2009
Sid a miner
Fanciulla del West 2010
Professor James Kendall Head of the Department of Chemistry, an expert on gas warfare
Breathe Freely 2013
Cesare Angelotti former Consul, now a political prisoner
Tosca 2014
Tosca 2015
Creation 2015
Raphael an archangel
Creation 2015
Don Giovanni a young nobleman
Don Giovanni 2016
Carmina Burana 2017
Schaunard a musician
Bohème 2017

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