Matthew Buswell

Bass-baritone

Matthew Buswell trained at the Royal College of Music (RCM).

His roles include L’Arbre/L'Enfant et les Sortilèges, Superintendent Budd/Albert Herring, Sarastro/Die Zauberflöte, Il sonno/Arianna in Creta and Licaone/Giove in Argo (RCMIOS); Calmon/The Little Green Swallow, Death/Savitri and roles in The English Eccentrics (British Youth Opera); Monterone/Rigoletto (Devon Opera); Speaker, Second Priest and Second Armed Man/The Magic Flute and Figaro/Le nozze di Figaro (Mid Wales Opera). His repertoire also includes Leporello/Don Giovanni, Guglielmo/Così fan tutte, Wilfred/The Yeomen of the Guard, Cadmus and Somnus/Semele and Mars & John Styx/Orpheus in the Underworld.

As an Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Opera Matthew Buswell covered Haly/L'Italiana in Algeri, and Antonio/Le nozze di Figaro


Previously for Longborough: Seneca/L’incoronazione di Poppea (2018)


Recent engagements: Soldat/Der Kreidekreis (Opéra de Lyon); Sam/Un ballo in maschera (Grange Park Opera); Sacristan & Sciarrone/Tosca (Opera Project); Luka/The Bear (Mid Wales Opera)


Future engagements: Bass solos in Bach's St Matthew Passion for the Orchestre National de Lyon