I didn’t get around to posting on this before, but on Wednesday I made my role debut as Il Conte Almaviva in Mozart’s wonderful opera (quite possibly the best opera of all time) Le nozze di Figaro. I covered the … Continue reading
Category Archives: makeup
I really get a good makeover in Il Viaggio a Reims, being transformed into a Spanish politician: And here I am as Don Alvaro in costume for the ‘eurovision’ song contest near the end of the opera:
In our production of Samson et Dalia I have the ‘cough & spit’ part of 2nd Philistine, so the challenge was to make me look ‘of middle eastern appearance’ as the news now puts it: This was the first attempt, … Continue reading
In Madama Butterfly my character is a rich Japanese guy, however my features are what might best be described as un-Japanese, which is where Armin the Maskenbilder (make-up guy) does his magic: Not bad eh?