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Roderick Hunt

Roderick Hunt, Bass

Rod is an opera specialist and a veteran of one hundred and thirty productions with regional companies in the UK, Europe and North America.

His Verdi roles include Zaccaria (Nabucco), Sparafucile and Monterone (Rigoletto), Padre Guardiano (La Forza del Destino), Ramphis (Aida), Wurm (Luisa Miller), Grand Inquisitor (Don Carlo), Banquo (Macbeth) and the Requiem. In Puccini he sings Colline (La Bohème), Angelotti (Tosca), Bonze (Madama Butterfly) and Timur (Turandot).

In Mozart his roles are Count Almaviva (Figaro), both the title role and the Commendatore in Don Giovanni, and Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte). In Beethoven he sings Don Pizarro and Don Fernando (Fidelio) and the 9th Symphony; in Rossini, Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), the Stabat Mater and the Messe Solennelle.

Other roles include Seneca (L’Incoronazione di Poppea), Méphistophélès (Faust), Khan Kontchak (Prince Igor), Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Daland (Der Fliegende Holländer) and various cameos in the works of Weill and Sondheim. Rod studies with Ian Comboy in Totnes.

More information can be found here about his stage appearances.