"...David Shipley, a true bass who — duetting with the outstanding horn player Anneke Scott — gives a rambunctious performance of the Quoniam."
"David Shipley’s Arthur was possessed of as well as by frightening fanaticism, all founded upon a splendidly deep bass voice."
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David Shipley is a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where his roles so far have included Arthur and Officer III The Lighthouse, Captain Eugene Onegin, Sciarrone Tosca, Guccio Gianni Schicchi, and High Priest of Baal Nabucco. Roles this season on the Covent Garden stage include Clerk 3/Policeman 4/ Speculator/Respectable Lady’s Son in Shostakovich’s The Nose, Sergeant Manon Lescaut, Dr Grenvil La traviata, Flemish Deputy Don Carlo, and the Nightwatchman Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
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