Richard Stilwell

Baritone. Born 6 May 1942
Richard Stilwell
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1942-05-06
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Richard Stilwell

Richard Stilwell Biography (Wikipedia)

Richard Stilwell III (born 6 May 1942 in St. Louis, Missouri) is an operatic and concert baritone.

After graduating from Indiana University in 1966, Stilwell joined the Army Chorus in Washington. He appeared as a soloist with the chorus singing the tribute: "One Small Step" in a national telecast with the returning astronauts of Apollo 11 and President Richard Nixon. He also appeared with the American Light Opera Company.

He currently lives in McLean, Virginia with his wife and two sons.

Stilwell sang Billy Budd in the premiere of Britten's Billy Budd at the Metropolitan Opera, directed by John Dexter, and The Lodger in the premier of Dominick Argento's The Aspern Papers (opera) (alongside Frederica Von Stade and Elisabeth Soderstrom. He appears alongside Frederica von Stade in the landmark recording of Pelléas et Mélisande under the baton of Herbert von Karajan, and as the voice of Count Almaviva (from Le nozze di Figaro) and Don Giovanni in the 1984 film, Amadeus.

On DVD, Stilwell can be seen in Götz Friedrich's film of Falstaff (with Karan Armstrong and Gabriel Bacquier, conducted by Sir Georg Solti, 1979), La bohème from the Met (with Teresa Stratas, Renata Scotto, and José Carreras, in Franco Zeffirelli's production, 1982), and Robert Wilson's production of Madama Butterfly (2003).

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Claude Debussy
Pelléas et Mélisande, L 88, Act III Scene I: Je les Noue, Je les Noue aux Branches du Saule
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Pelléas et Mélisande, L 88, Act III Scene I: Je les Noue, Je les Noue aux Branches du Saule
Claude Debussy
Pelléas et Mélisande - Mes longs cheveux descendent Act III, Sc1
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Pelléas et Mélisande - Mes longs cheveux descendent Act III, Sc1
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1984: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-08-18T14:58:19
18
Aug
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1973: Prom 16
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-08-06T14:58:19
6
Aug
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 16

Royal Albert Hall

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