Gerald Finley

(b. 1960)

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(b Montreal, 1960).

Canadian baritone. Chorister in Ottawa. Studied at Ottawa Univ. then at RCM, King's Coll., Cambridge, and Nat. Opera Studio. Glyndebourne chorus 1986. NY Met début 1998 (Papageno). Salzburg début 2004 (Guglielmo). Created Harry in Turnage's The Silver Tassie (ENO 2000), Jaufré Rudel in Saariaho's L'amour de loin (Salzburg 2000), and Oppenheimer in Adams's Dr Atomic (San Francisco 2005). Roles incl. Don Giovanni, Onegin, Figaro, Pilgrim, and Owen Wingrave. Recitals feature songs by Ives, Barber, Schubert, and Duparc.

Subjects: Opera.

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