Tom Randle


Tom Randle made his debut with English National Opera as Tamino/The Magic Flute and has repeated the role at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Hamburg, New Zealand and the Covent Garden Festival, swiftly followed by his Royal Opera House debut as Essex/Gloriana with Phyllida Lloyd and Opera North, a production later released as a feature film for BBC Television. He made his Royal Opera debut as Johnny Inkslinger/Paul Bunyan and has since sung Fool/Gawain and Macheath/The Beggar’s Opera for The Royal Opera, and Song of the Earth for The Royal Ballet.

His roles have included Tom Rakewell/The Rake’s Progress (Théâtre des Champs-Elysees, Netherlands Opera, Lausanne and Bordeaux); Benedict/Beatrice and Benedict (WNO); Ferrando/Così fan tutte (Geneva and Brussels Operas); Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni (Munich and Los Angeles Operas); title role/Idomeneo (Scottish Opera and La Monnaie, Brussels); Achilles/King Priam (ENO and Nederlandse Reisopera); Alfredo/La traviata (Opera North); title role/Hasse’s Solimano (Innsbruck Festival and Staatsoper Berlin); Števa/Jenůfa (ENO and Opéra de Lille); title role/Orlando Paladino (Staatsoper Berlin and the Innsbruck Festival); Jack/Brokeback Mountain and Admète/Alceste (Teatro Real); Don José/Carmen (NBR New Zealand Opera); Maler, Neger/Lulu (La Monnaie, Brussels); Hauptmann/Wozzeck (ENO, La Monnaie, Brussels, and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra); Gabriel von Eisenstein/Die Fledermaus (ENO); Aegisth/Elektra (Berlin Staatsoper, Aix-en-Provence, Gran Teatre del Liceu and Teatro alla Scala); Narrator/Owen Wingrave (Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse), Snaut/Fujikora’s Solaris (Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Opera de Lille, and the Opera de Lausanne); Pelléas/Pelléas et Mélisande (Paris and London); Gerald/Lakmé (Australia); Joe/Carmen Jones (Washington); title role/Peter Grimes (Antwerp); Das Rheingold and Orfeo (ENO and for the Handel and Haydn Society in Boston); Die Soldaten (Teatro Colon); Katya Kabanova and Khovanshchina (WNO); Death of Klinghoffer (Rotterdam); Tamerlano (Scottish Opera); The Fairy Queen (Aix-en-Provence); Henze’s Bassarides and Messiaen's St François d’Asisse (Amsterdam) and The Beggar's Opera (ROH Linbury Theatre).

Longborough debut: Ulisse/Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (2020)

Recent engagements: Malatestino dall’Occhio/Francesca da Rimini (Opéra National du Rhin); Beethoven’s 9th Symphony (Handel and Haydn Society, Boston).

Future engagements: Beethoven’s 9th Symphony (Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra); Mozart’s Requiem (Handel and Haydn Society, Boston); Loki, Helgi, God/The Monstrous Child (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden).