Stuart Pendred originally trained as an actor and his career has spanned film, television, theatre and musicals. Through his studies with Julian Gavin and coaching with David Syrus and Phillip Thomas he moved into operatic repertoire. He has performed in masterclasses with Sir John Tomlinson, Petra Lang and Dame Anne Evans and currently studies with Janice Chapman.
The Minnesingers were excellent, notably Stuart Pendred as a bold and well-focused BiterolfMark Ronan Theatre Reviews (Tannhäuser, Longborough 2016)
Previously for Longborough: Biterolf/Tannhäuser (2016), Kurwenal/Tristan und Isolde (2015), Hagen/Ring cycle (2013)
Recent engagements: Nightwatchman/Die Meistersinger von Nürnburg (Saffron Opera Group); Hunding/Die Walküre (Berwick Festival Opera); Pizarro/Fidelio (OperaHerts); Baron Douphol/La traviata, Dutchman (cover)/Der fliegende Holländer, Montano/Otello, Sciarrone/Tosca (Dorset Opera Festival); Marullo/Rigoletto (Grange Park Opera); title role/Sweeney Todd (Vivo d’Arte)
Future engagements: Amfortas/Parsifal (Elemental Opera), Osmin/Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Ahmadi Music Group, Kuwait), Scarpia/Tosca (OperaHerts); Dr Schön, Jack the Ripper (understudy)/Lulu (ENO)