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James Newby makes Staatsoper Hannover debut as Papageno Die Zauberflöte

24 September 2019

James Newby begins his first of two seasons as an ensemble member of Staatsoper Hannover, making his debut at the house as Papageno Die Zauberflöte. Further roles will include Fiorello Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Schaunard La Bohème, Dr. Falke Die Fledermaus and Kostandis Greek Passion. Alongside his operatic work he continues to perform as a BBC New Generation Artist with...

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James Newby to perform Brahms Requiem with Marin Alsop and the OAE

8 October 2018

A BBC New Generation Artist 2018-2020, British baritone James Newby’s performances and broadcasts for the BBC this season include Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem together with soprano Elizabeth Watts and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the baton of Marin Alsop, Berlioz Les nuits d'été with BBC symphony Orchestra, and recitals for Wigmore Hall and Hay Festival. Orchestral debuts...

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Baritone James Newby announced as BBC New Generation Artist 2018-2020

8 October 2018

BBC Radio 3 has announced the six new musicians from around the globe selected to join its prestigious New Generation Artists scheme from 2018-20, among them 25-year-old baritone James Newby. Now in its 19th year, the scheme provides musicians with unrivalled opportunities to make studio recordings of chamber music and with the BBC orchestras, perform in Radio 3’s Monday Lunchtime...

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