Gordon Bintner Bass baritone

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history

Gordon Bintner was born in Canada and attended the Canadian Opera Company’s Ensemble Studio. He is currently a member of the Frankfurt Opera Company and has sung numerous roles in that capacity, including Chorèbe (Les Troyens), the Count (Capriccio), Gorjančikov (From the House of the Dead), Bogdanovitch (Die Lustige Witwe), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Argante (Rinaldo), Vladislav (Dalibor), the Count (Der ferne Klang), and Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro). He won the Grand Prize of the OSM Standard Life Competition in 2011 and First Prize and the People’s Choice Award at the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio Competition. He sang the role of the Count in Le nozze di Figaro with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; the title role in Don Giovanni at the Montreal Opera and the Beaune Festival; Astolfo (Lucrezia Borgia), and Phorbas (Œdipe) at the Salzburg Festival, Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) and the title role in Eugene Onegin at the Canadian Opera Company, Papageno in Detroit, and Lescaut (Manon) in Montreal. Gordon Bintner also sings in concert (Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and St Matthew Passion). In 2018, he recorded the role of Junior (from A Quiet Place) under the baton of Kent Nagano.

Gordon Bintner is making his Paris Opera debut

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