Irish-British baritone Dan D’Souza is developing a versatile career across the opera, oratorio and recital platforms. Last year he sang Silvio Pagliacci for Iford Arts Young Artists, recorded Crane Powder Down for Shadwell Opera (world premiere by Rylan Gleave) and covered Boatswain HMS Pinafore for English National Opera. In 2022 he will sing Billy Budd for the Prison Choir Project and Schaunard La bohème for Mid Wales Opera.
Zambian-born baritone Themba Mvula has sung for WNO, ENO, Opera North and Birmingham Opera Company. In 2020 he sang Frazier in Theater an der Wien’s production of Porgy and Bess and the title role in Bhekizizwe in a filmed production for Opera Ddraig. In 2021 Themba sang in recital with Roderick Williams for the Brighton Festival and Hanezò L’amico Fritz for Opera Holland Park. In 2022 he will sing Schaunard La bohème for English Touring Opera and will make his role debut as Marullo Rigoletto for Opera North.
Irish baritone Aaron O’Hare has sung with leading companies across the UK and Ireland. He is currently an Associate Artist with Welsh National Opera and sang March Hare/White Knight in Will Todd’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland last season. In 2021 he sang Schaunard La bohème for Northern Ireland Opera and new commission Elsewhere, composed by Michael Gallen and produced in Ireland supported by the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris. In 2022 Aaron will sing Stárek Jenůfa for Welsh National Opera.