Michael Craddock

Michael Craddock

Michael Craddock (baritone) started his musical education with the choir of Trinity College Cambridge, whom he sung with for four years. He now appears regularly as a soloist, and with choirs including Polyphony and the Choir of the Enlightenment. He is a founder member of the all male vocal consort Gesualdo Six, St. John’s Smith Square young artists 2015-16. Recent operatic performances include Walton The Bear (Smirnov), Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bottom), sharing the role with Matthew Rose in Aldeburgh, Donizetti Don Pasquale (Dr. Malatesta), Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Yamidori) and Verdi’s La Traviata (Marchese) at the Bermuda Festival. He is currently preparing the dual roles of Alfio/Tonio in Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci for Hampstead Garden Opera. Michael sings with the choir of the London Oratory, and in between vocal engagements he works for a very accommodating barristers’ chambers as an accountant. He learns with Gary Coward.

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