Following two very successful years as a member of the ensemble at the Deutsches Nationaltheatre Weimar, British baritone Henry Neill is now pursuing a freelance career whilst being based in Vienna.
In the upcoming months Henry will be playing Papageno (Zauberflöte) with Swedish Opera Festival Opera på Skäret after which he will return to the UK to debut as Schaunard (La bohème) with Opera North. Later this season he makes his French debut at Opéra National de Lorraine as Fiorello (Barbiere)
Previous roles include Papageno (Zauberflöte), Guglielmo (Cosi), Conte/Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro) Silvano (Un ballo in maschera), Edmund Bertram (Mansfield Park - Dove) , Marchese (Traviata), Quince/Starveling (Midsummer night's Dream), Smirnov (The Bear - Walton), Marco (Gianni Schicchi). He has performed as a guest soloist with Grange Festival Opera, Theater Erfurt, Garsington Opera, English Touring Opera and West Green House Opera.
He was the winner of the 2016 Royal Overseas Singer’s Prize along with several national awards including a Sybill Tutton Opera Award and a Yeomanship at the Worshipful company of Musicians.
Notable performances include recitals at Wigmore Hall with Somi Kim, Recitals at the International Holland Festival, "Serenade to music" with the Birmingham symphony orchestra, appearances on BBC radio 3's In Tune, Butterworth’s ‘Six songs from A Shropshire Lad’ with Orchestra conducted by Sir Mark Elder, a recital with Simon Lepper at the North Norfolk Music Festival, recitals at the Oxford Lieder festival, Leeds Lieder Festival, Two Moors Festival and appearances on Dutch Radio 4 performing song.
Henry is represented by Athole Still Artists - https://www.atholestill.com/