James Morris

Operatic bass-baritone. Born 10 January 1947
James Morris
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1947-01-10
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James Morris

James Morris Biography (Wikipedia)

James Peppler Morris (born 10 January 1947) is a leading American bass-baritone opera singer. He is known for his interpretation of the role of Wotan in Richard Wagner's operatic cycle, Der Ring des Nibelungen. The Metropolitan Opera video recording of the complete cycle with Morris as Wotan has been described as an "exceptional issue on every count." It was broadcast on PBS in 1990, to the largest viewing audience of the Ring Cycle in human history.

James Morris was born in Baltimore, Maryland, where he studied voice with Rosa Ponselle and at the Peabody Conservatory. He attended the University of Maryland and also studied at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He made his debut with the Baltimore Opera in 1967, as "Crespel" in Jacques Offenbach's The Tales of Hoffmann, which starred Beverly Sills and Norman Treigle.

He first appeared in New York City at the Metropolitan Opera, in January 1971, as The King in Verdi's Aïda. He went on to establish himself as one of the most versatile male opera singers in the world, performing a repertoire ranging from Mozart through Verdi and Wagner to Benjamin Britten.

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Richard Wagner
Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)
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Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)

Magic Fire Music (from Die Walkure)

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Richard Wagner
Flying Dutchman: Die Frist ist um
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Flying Dutchman: Die Frist ist um
Giuseppe Verdi
A te, ciel nation (I vespri siciliani)
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A te, ciel nation (I vespri siciliani)
James Morris
Shadows (feat. Davey) (Reset Safari's Lost In 82 Remix)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2000: Prom 20
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Royal Albert Hall
2000-07-29T00:27:23
29
Jul
2000

Proms 2000: Prom 20

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 60
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-09-09T00:27:23
9
Sep
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 60

Royal Albert Hall

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