Gerald Finley

Bass-Baritone

Biography

Grammy-award winning Canadian bass-baritone Gerald Finley is a leading singer and dramatic interpreter of his generation, with acclaimed performances at the world’s major opera and concert venues and award-winning recordings on CD and DVD with major labels in a wide variety of repertoire. Mr Finley’s career is devoted to the wide range of vocal art, encompassing opera, orchestral and song, collaborating with the greatest orchestras and conductors of our time.

He began with the baritone roles of Mozart; his Don Giovanni has been heard live throughout the world and on DVD. As the Count in Le nozze di Figaro, his appearances include the Royal Opera Covent Garden (Opus Arte DVD), the New York Met, Salzburg Festival, Paris, Vienna, Munich and Amsterdam, whilst earlier he garnered acclaim singing Figaro throughout Europe.

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Reviews

“Mr. Finley has long been recognized as a recitalist of rare versatility, a concert artist of the first rank and an opera singer of distinction in a broad repertory”

The New York Times

“Individual characters were sharp-etched. Gerald Finley’s Peter, at first a shining light of dedication, his voice close-focused, wide-awake, would become a dark shadow of remorse.”

Hillary Finch

The Times