David Greco, baritone

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International Australian born baritone, David Greco has worked on the cutting edge of the early music movement in Europe, performing regularly with The Academy of Ancient Music under Richard Egarr and Amsterdam Baroque Orchestraunder Ton Koopman. He has sung throughout the world’s finest concert halls, from the Théâtre des Champs Elysées to Vienna Konzerthaus, and appeared as a soloist in the world’s most exciting festivals such as Festival Aix-en Provence/Gluck’s Alcêsteunder Ivor Bolton and Glyndebourne Festival Opera/Purcell’s The Fairy Queen under Lawrence Cummings.

David has worked as a 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 Chicagoand theMacau International Music Festival

In 2017 David appeared as a soloist for the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s tour of Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Matthäus-Passionand Messiahwith Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, the role of Seneca in Monteverdi’s L’incoranazione di Poppeafor Pinchgut Opera. David also made his role debut in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo in Melbourne last year, under Erin Helyard, and made his soloist debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Bach’s great cantata for solo baritone Ich habe Genug.

2018 includes engagements with Pinchgut Opera/Handel’s Athalia, a program with the Australian Haydn Ensemble featuring the orchestrated songs of Schubertand concerts with Latitude 37.

David has an impressive catalogue of solo recordings spread across a variety of recording labels, including the recently released ‘Poems of Love & War’, featuring arias by New Zealand composer Jack Body on the Naxos Label.

Spring, 2018 will see the release of David’s solo artist recording with ABC Classics label of Schubert’s Winterreise featuring period fortepiano with Erin Helyard.

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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 sand the role of Seneca in our production of Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea in 2017, and Abner in Handel's Athalia in 2018. David will be the baritone in our concert of Bach/Telemann in our inaugural concert in 2019.