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Eugene Ginty – Tenor

Eugene Ginty Tenor

Eugene has performed more than ninety operatic roles, and made his American debut as Tamino in The Magic Flute in Boston in 1995. He now lives in Ireland where he has worked for Opera Theatre Company, Wide Open Opera, Irish National Opera, Opera in the Open and PanPan Theatre and recently performed the opera Van Gogh for the Crash Ensemble in Australia at the Canberra Festival.

Roles for Opera Ireland include Howard Boucher (Dead Man Walking), Snout (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Drunken Cossack in Mazeppa. In the UK he has worked for English National Opera, English Touring Opera, Opera North, Opera Holland Park, Garsington Opera, Almeida Opera and Scottish Opera. His early career was spent in the distinguished choirs of Durham Cathedral and St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. He later joined the world-renowned BBC Singers, and appeared many times as a soloist on both radio and television including Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Gondoliers from the 1997 Proms. Other concerts include Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Mozart’s Litaniae Lauretanae at the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Schubert’s Mondenschein at the Wigmore Hall. Eugene is the tenor soloist on the CD recording of Michael Flatley’s show The Celtic Tiger.

Other recordings include Der Rosenkavalier (Major-Domo/Landlord) for Chandos, and a live CD recording from the Barbican of Tristan und Isolde (Hirt) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra released in 2006.