Martin Lamb's Profile
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Martin Lamb, bass-baritone, read English at St John's College, Oxford, before taking up a postgraduate place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he won the Sir Frederick George Painter Prize. He is currently studying with Robert Dean.
Since graduating, Martin has worked for English Touring Opera, Garsington Opera, Grange Park Opera, Opera Holland Park, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, Pavilion Opera, London City Opera, European Chamber Opera, The G&S Opera Company, Minotaur Music Theatre and many other regional companies. His roles range from Don Pasquale (including giving the national premier of the opera in the Philippines), Nicolai's Falstaff, The Sacristan, Angelotti and Sciarrone, Tosca, Raimondo, Lucia di Lammermoor, Mayor, Jenufa, Baron
Douphol, La Traviata, Kecal, The Bartered Bride, Masetto and Il Commendatore, Don Giovanni, Bartolo and Antonio, Le Nozze di Figaro, Benoit/Alcindoro, Colline La Bohème, Lackey, Ariadne auf Naxos to Dick Deadeye HMS Pinafore, Sergeant Meryll The Yeomen of the Guard and Baron Zeta The Merry Widow.
As an experienced oratorio soloist, Martin's repertoire embraces a wide range of works. He is a keen cabaret performer, presenting his one-man Edwardian Show specialising in Edwardian music and he continues to return as a soloist to the international Gilbert and Sullivan Festival.
He performed the role of the Madhouse Keeper and the cover of Father Trulove, Rake’s Progress for Garsington Opera, covered the role of Baculus, Der Wildschültz for Buxton Festival, performed the role of Don Magnifico, Cinderella at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Scottish Opera, and covered Mumlal, Two Widows both for Scottish Opera.
He is currently covering the role of Dr Grenvil, La Traviata for Scottish Opera.
Forthcoming roles include Dr Bartolo, Barber of Seville for Opera UK.