Edmund Danon: baritone
Edmund studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Mark Wildman and Iain Ledingham and was a 2017/18 National Opera Studio young artist supported by the Glyndebourne New Generation Programme, and Peter and Helen Blumer.
Recent operatic roles have included Demetrius in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Nevill Holt, Eddy in Turnage’s Greek at the Arcola Theatre, and Oberon in Purcell’s Fairy Queen at Waterperry. Work for other companies has included Lakai in Ariadne auf Naxos for the Glyndebourne Festival, the Tsar in Weill’s Der Zar Lässt Sich Photographieren, Don Alfonso in Cosi fan Tutte, and Dandini in La Cenerentola.
Edmund is particularly involved in new music, working with several composers and librettists on new operas, and is creating the role of Andrey Logovoy in the world premier of Anthony Bolton’s Litvinenko for Grange Park Opera in 2020.
On the concert platform, engagements have included Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s St John and Matthew Passions, Bairstow’s Five Poems of the Spirit, Finzi’s In Terra Pax, Stanford's Songs of the Fleet and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs.
He currently lives in Suffolk and studies with Dinah Harris.