Pauls Putnins

Bass-Baritone

Latvian born Pauls Putnins’ appearances in opera include La bohème (ENO, Opéra de Nancy), Lucia di Lammermoor (Opera Colorado, Denver and Russian National Orchestra, Moscow), Carmen (New Zealand Opera, Blackheath Opera), Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro (Latvian National Opera, Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta), Boulevard Solitude (Teatro Carlo Felice, Genoa and Gran Teatr del Liceu, Barcelona), The Rape of Lucretia (St Petersburg and Riga), Tannhäuser (Barcelona), I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Moscow Philharmonic). Opera appearances in UK include Idomeneo and Die Zauberflöte (Glyndebourne Festival Opera), Idomeneo and Tosca (ENO), Fidelio (Garsington), Madama Butterfly and Aida (Royal Albert Hall), Flavio (Early Opera Company), Ariadne and La traviata (Birmingham Opera Company).

Pauls also has an international concert career and has sung with orchestras including the Philharmonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel, Moscow and Bucharest Philharmonics and Russian National Orchestra ranging in a wide repertoire including all Bach Passions, Mendelsohn’s Elija, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony. His audio recording include Ferrondo in Mercadante’s Maria Stuarda regina di Scozia, Ricardo in Meyerbeer's Margherita D'Anjou (Opera Rara), Everyman in Walford Davies’ Everyman (Duton) as well as DVDs of Jonathan Miller’s production of La bohème at ENO (Warner Classics) and Lehnhoff’s production of Henze’s Boulevard Solitude at the Liceu, Barcellona (Euroarts).


Longborough debut: Fasolt/Das Rheingold (2019)