Gordon Bintner Bass baritone

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Biography

Canadian bass-baritone Gordon Bintner has amassed a substantial operatic repertoire during his six seasons as a member of the Frankfurt Opera Ensemble. A former member of the Opera Studio of Toronto's Canadian Opera Company, he returned regularly to this stage, notably for his debut in the title role of Eugene Onegin and in the roles of Belcore (The Elixir of Love), Papageno (The Magic Flute) and Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro).

He recently made his debut at London's Royal Opera House in the roles of Albert (Werther) and Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), appeared at the San Francisco Opera in the title role of Eugene Onegin and at the Opéra national de Lyon in the title role of Le Nozze di Figaro. His concert repertoire includes Bach's St. Matthew Passion and Christmas Oratorio, Beethoven's Symphony No. 9, Brahms' German Requiem, Mahler's Symphony No. 8, Handel's Messiah and Berlioz's L'Enfance du Christ.

Gordon Bintner made his recital debut at London's Wigmore Hall last season with pianist Kirill Gerstein, and recently performed a Brahms and Schumann program at Montreal's Bourgie Hall with accompanist Michael McMahon. His discography includes A Quiet Place with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and Kent Nagano (Decca Classics, 2018) and the Count in Schreker's Der ferne Klang (OehmsClassics, 2021).

In the 2023-2024 season, he makes his debut at Turin's Teatro Regio as Ruggiero (La Juive), sings the title role of Don Giovanni at Toronto's Canadian Opera Company.

At the Opéra national de Paris: A Quiet Place (Junior), 2022 ; Médée (Oronte), 2024

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