Photo by Bridget Elliot

David Greco, baritone

 

International Australian born baritone, David Greco has worked on the cutting edge of the early music movement in Europe for the last eight years, performing regularly with The Academy of Ancient Music under Richard Egarr and Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Ton Koopman. He has appeared as a soloist with worlds most exceptional festivals, in productions such as Gluck’s Alcêste with Festival Aix-en Provence and Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s most recent presentation of Purcell’s The Fairy Queen.

Having sung throughout Europe’s finest concert halls, from the Théâtre des Champs Elysées to Vienna Konzerthaus, last year David made his debut singing the music of J.S.Bach at the Royal Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.

In 2012 David was bass Lay Clark in Westminster Abbey Choir, and in 2014 was appointed a position with the Sistine Chapel Choir in the Vatican, Rome.

2016 saw David’s debut as a principle artist with Opera Australia in The Love of Three Oranges & The Eighth Wonder, and also the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in performances of Mozart’s Missa Brevis. He performed the role of Wagner in Gounod’s Faust in a co-production with Lyric Opera Chicago and the Macau International Music Festival

In 2017 David appears as a soloist for the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s tour of Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Matthäus-Passion and Messiah with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Monteverdi’s Il Coranazione di Poppea for Pinchgut Opera. This year will also see him appear in a series of recitals at the Melbourne Recital Centre, including a concert with Australian baroque ensemble Latitude 37 and a debut song recital of Schubert ‘Love in the Age of Syphilis’ with Erin Helyard. David is currently preparing to sing the title role in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with Erin Helyard in Melbourne in September.

David’s Naxos Recording debut was recently released ‘Poems of Love & War’, featuring arias by New Zealand composer, Jack Body.

www.davidgreco.info

David appeared in Fairy Queen (2003), Orfeo (2004), Dardanus (2005), Idomeneo (2006), Juditha Triumphans (2007), David & Jonathan (2008) and as Oreste in Giasone (2013). David sang the role of Lopez in L'Amant Jaloux in 2015. David sings the roles of Seneca and Littore in our production of Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea in 2017, and will sing the role of Abner in Handel's Athalia in 2018.