Language(s: English*, French, German, Italian, Russian
Born in London, Ian studied at Trinity College of Music. At TCM he studied with John Wakefield. Ian’s most recent operatic roles include: Wotan, Fasolt and Donner Das Rheingold; Wotan Die Walküre & Wanderer Siegfried; Marcello La Bohème; Narbal Les Troyens; Goryanchikov Janaček’s From the House of the Dead; Leporello Don Giovanni; Mr Basil The Barber of Seville; Ford Falstaff; and Mr Cox Cox & Box. Solo oratorio and concert repertoire includes bass/baritone soloist in Duruflé’s Requiem; Stanford’s Songs of the Fleet; Ireland’s Greater Love Hath No Man; Puccini’s Messa di Gloria; Maunder’s Olivet to Calvary; Verdi’s Requiem; Haydn’s Nelson Mass and The Creation; Mozart’s Dixit et Magnificat; Requiem; Sparrow Mass and Mass in C “Coronation”; Saint-Saëns’ Oratorio de Noël; Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols; Berlioz’s Les Nuits d’Été; Fauré’s Requiem; Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms; Schubert’s Mass in G; Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle; and Handel’s Messiah. He made his film debut as Leporello in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows in 2011, and has appeared on TV on many occasions.