Eddie Wade | baritone


Eddie Wade

La bohème


British Baritone Eddie Wade studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the National Opera Studio, where he was sponsored by the Royal Opera House and the Sybil Tutton Trust.

Eddie was awarded both First Prize and the Verdi/Wagner Prize at the National Mozart Competition in 1996, and in the same season made his Royal Opera House debut as the Mandarin in Turandot. He has since performed many varied roles with leading companies, including; Peter Hansel und Gretel, Baron Douphol La Traviata, Fouquier-Tinville Andrea Chénier and Julio in Thomas Ades’ The Exterminating Angel (Royal Opera House); Sharpless Madama Butterfly (Danish National Opera); Prince Arjuna Satyagraha, Mereia/Lepidus Caligula (English National Opera); Peter Hänsel und Gretel, Sharpless Madama Butterfly, Melot Tristan und Isolde, Marcello La Boheme, Baron Douphol La Traviata, Sprecher Die Zauberflöte, Conte Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro, Starek Jenufa (Welsh National Opera); Sharpless Madama Butterfly, title role Rigoletto, and the Executioner in the European premiere of James Macmillan’s Inés de Castro in Portugal (Scottish Opera); Duclou Zazà (Opera Holland Park); Sonora La Fanciulla del West & Donald Billy Budd (Opera North); Baron Douphol La Traviata (Glyndebourne Festival Opera & Glyndebourne on Tour); the title role Macbeth and Eustachio L’Assedio di Calais (English Touring Opera); Gunther Götterdämmerung (Longborough Festival Opera); Baron Douphol La Traviata (Nederlandse Reisopera); Germont, Scarpia, Rigoletto and Tonio (France; Switzerland); and The Priate King Pirates of Penzance, Earl Mountararat Iolanthe, and Sir Marmaduke The Sorcerer (International G&S Festival).