Robert Tear

Tenor. Born 8 March 1939. Died 29 March 2011
Robert Tear
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1939-03-08
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Robert Tear

Robert Tear Biography (Wikipedia)

Robert Tear, (pronounced to rhyme with "beer") CBE (8 March 1939 – 29 March 2011) was a Welsh tenor singer, teacher and conductor. He first became known singing in the operas of Benjamin Britten in the mid-1960s. From the 1970s until his retirement in 1999 his main operatic base was the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; he appeared with other opera companies in the UK, mainland Europe, the US and Australia. Generally avoiding the Italian repertoire, which did not suit his voice, Tear became known in leading and character roles in German, British and Russian operas.

Tear's concert repertoire was wide, extending from music from the 17th century to contemporary works by Britten, Tippett and others. He conducted for some years from the mid-1980s, but found himself temperamentally unsuited to it. As a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music he was happier, and was well regarded by colleagues and pupils.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 2009: Prom 35
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3dzc8
Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-11T17:40:26
11
Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 35

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2000: Prom 72 - Last Night of the Proms 2000
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3jgwh
Royal Albert Hall
2000-09-09T17:40:26
9
Sep
2000

Proms 2000: Prom 72 - Last Night of the Proms 2000

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2000: Prom 03
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3r5v2
Royal Albert Hall
2000-07-16T17:40:26
16
Jul
2000

Proms 2000: Prom 03

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1999: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1999
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/emp4fx
Royal Albert Hall
1999-07-16T17:40:26
16
Jul
1999

Proms 1999: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1999

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 29 - Stravinsky Day
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eh2zc8
Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-11T17:40:26
11
Aug
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 29 - Stravinsky Day

Royal Albert Hall

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