Singer (baritone)

Ian Beadle

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Singer (baritone)
London - Hertfordshire
"As The Dark Fiddler ... Ian Beadle gave a fine account of the role, beautifully sung and vividly acted." Seen and Heard International

Born in Hertfordshire, Ian Beadle is a graduate from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he obtained a BMus (Hons) degree in July 2010. He then continued onto the Guildhall Artist Masters, as a scholar, under the tutelage of Professor John Evans. During 2012/13, he completed a year on the English National Opera’s Opera Works programme. One of the highlights of this year was having the chance to perform as part of The Big Barber Bash in the London Coliseum. During his time at GSMD he was part of a dramatised song project directed by Iain Burnside, Lads in their Hundreds, which was performed in the Theatro Technis, London and the Ludlow English song festival in May/June 2010. This led to him singing live on BBC radio 3’s In Tune programme. Ian also got to sing with Graham Johnson in an evening Lecture Recital of 'Winterreise' as part of his Series 'Cycles in Tandem' at the Guildhall School. Operatic experience includes Des Grieux Le Portrait de Manon (Wexford Festival Opera), Valentin Faust (Winterbourne Opera), Marco Gianni Schicchi (Opera Holland Park), William Dale Silent Night (Wexford Festival Opera), Quinault Adriana Lecouvreur (OHP), Jake Wallace La fanciulla del West (OHP), Belcore Elisir d’amore (Wexford Festival Opera Nov 2013), Imperial Madama Butterfly (Opera Holland Park June 2013 Christine Collin’s Young Artist Programme), Crébillon La Rondine (Go Opera March 2013), Leporello Don Giovanni (Sinfonia D’amici September 2012), Guccio Gianni Schicchi (OHP July 2012 Christine Collin’s Young Artist Programme), Morales Carmen (Co-Opera Co August 2011 - Plus UK TOUR), Pish Tush The Mikado (Charles Court Opera 2012), Cover Aminta Euridice and chorus/chorus soloist La Bohème (British Youth Opera September 2010). He was part of the GSMD chorus for Cavalleria Rusticana, at the Barbican Centre and Cervia, Italy under Maestro Paolo Uomi. He performed the roles of Budd (Billy Budd), Publio (La Clemenza di Tito) and Monsieur de Brétigny (Manon, by Massenet) in the GSMD opera associate scenes, July 2011. Other roles studied in secnes Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Don Giovanni, Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), Sid (Albert Herring) and Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia and Le nozze di Figaro). Ian sang Bass soloist in Messiah at the Iturbi Hall, Palau de la Música, Valencia, with the Orquesta de Valencia conducted by Stefan Bevier. Concert experience also includes, Baritone/Bass soloist in Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, Verdi’s Requiem as part of the GSMD chorus under Maestro Paolo Uomi and Belshazzar’s Feast under Martyn Brabbins, both at the Barbican Centre. Recent engagements have included Masetto in Don Giovanni for Opera Holland Park, the Dark Fiddler in A Village Romeo and Juliet for New Sussex Opera and the title role in Le Nozze di Figaro for Opera Brava.

Performance details
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
Classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Christmas
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Singer (baritone), Singer
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Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Singing teaching
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