Conductor La Gioconda
At Grange Park Opera: Romeo et Juliette, Walküre‚ Fanciulla del West‚ Capriccio‚ Rusalka‚ Tristan und Isolde‚ Pique Dame‚ Dialogues des Carmélites‚ Peter Grimes‚ Falstaff.
Born Seven Kings. Recent & forthcoming engagements: Artistic Director at Buxton Festival (2011-2018): Macbeth‚ Leonora‚ Lucia di Lammermoor‚ Louise‚ Jacobin‚ Alzira, La Princesse Jaune‚ La Colombe‚ Intermezzo and Barber of Baghdad. Other appearances: Cenerentola (Staatsoper‚ Stuttgart), Medeé, Koanga (Wexford Festival), Contes d’Hoffmann (Beijing), Otello (Birmingham Opera Company), Rape of Lucretia‚ Owen Wingrave (Irish Youth Opera), Midsummer Night’s Dream (GSMD), Rake’s Progress (Reisopera), Carmen, Faust and Nabucco (Australia), Bluebeard’s Castle (Auckland Philharmonia), and his own opera King (Canterbury Cathedral)
Stephen studied at Trinity College‚ Cambridge and GSMD and was a co-founder of Opera 80. He has appeared at Glyndebourne, ROH, ENO, Opera Northern Ireland, Scottish Opera and Opera North. Recordings include Joseph James’ Requiem with Sumi Jo and his own composition Rainbow Bear with his wife‚ Joanna Lumley‚ as narrator.