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Charles Workman

The tenor Charles Workman has performed the title role in Mozart's La clemenza di Tito at several renowned opera houses, like Paris National Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich – and Brussels La Monnaie.

The tenor Charles Workman was born in Arkansas and is a graduate of the Juilliard School. He made his professional debut as Albert in Albert Herring with the Canadian Opera Company in 1991 and for three seasons he was a member of the Metropolitan Opera, debuting as Elemer opposite Kiri Te Kanawa’s Arabella. in 1995 Workman moved to Europe where he has performed with leading opera companies and orchestras, including the Paris Opera, London Royal Opera, Milan La Scala, Vienna Staatsoper and Madrid Teatro Real.

In 1999 he made a critically acclaimed debut with the Salzburg Festival as Abaris in Rameau’s Les Boréades under Sir Simon Rattle, and also debuted with the Berlin Philharmonic under Claudio Abbado, in Berlin and at the Salzburg Easter Festival, with Bach’s B Minor Mass. Tito is a role he knows well, having performed the role at Paris National Opera, Barcelona Liceu, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Berlin Staatsoper, Brussels La Monnaie and Polish National Opera.

Engagements season 2019/20 included the title role in Mozart’s Idomeneo for Rome Teatro dell’Opera, and Alwa in Lulu at Hamburg Staatsoper.

March 2020 Charles Workman was to sing the title role as Tito in our La clemenza di Tito by Mozart, but due to Covid-19 all four performances were cancelled.