British Tenor Philip Sheffield is renowned internationally for his vocal versatility, acting ability and intensity. After an early career singing lyric roles all over the world he is most often found these days exploring the murkier side of life as a tenor.
In 2018 he sang The Reverend Adams in “Peter Grimes” at the Opera Monte Carlo with Jose Cura as Grimes and conducted by Jan Latham Koenig. He then played Edward IV in “Richard III” at La Fenice in Venice. This outstanding production by Robert Carsen of Giorgio Battisteli’s opera was picked as one of the Opera’s of the Year by “Operawire”.
In 2021 he sung the role of Zivny in Janacek’s opera “Osud” at the Janacek Theatre in Brno in a new production by Robert Carsen .
In 2022 at Levoca he gave a recital of English song and gave the Slovak premiere of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s ‘On Wenlock Edge’, accompoanied by the Czech Philharmonic Quartet and Jonathan Powell (piano)