About this Artist
Born and educated in America, Stuart Neill is one of the most dramatic tenors of his generation.
He starts his career with a bel canto repertoire, performing in major theaters such as the Metropolitan in New York and Staatsoper in Wien as Arturo in I Puritani, at La Scala as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, at Opera de Paris, Met and Salzburg Festspiele as Der Sänger in Der Rosenkavalier.
His vocal style arises into a lyric repertoire: he’s Manrico in Il Trovatore at Gran Teatro La Fenice in Venice, at Deutsche Oper in Berlin, at Stockholm Royal Opera, at Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence, Radames in Aida at La Scala, at Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, at Arena in Verona and at Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo, protagonist in Don Carlo ( Season Opening 2008/09) and Calaf in Turandot at La Scala, Canio in I Pagliacci at Festival Athens and Teatro dell’opera in Rome.
One of his strong point is Verdi's Requiem, already sung more than two hundred times, which he also records three times, the last one with the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Sir Colin Davis.
Stuart Neill collaborates with such conductors as James Conlon, Carlo Maria Giulini, Anton Guadagno, James Levine, Sir Colin Davis, Sir Andrew Davis, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniele Gatti, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Mazel, John Neschling, Sir Roger Norrington, Wolfgang Sawalisch, Pinchas Steinberg, Michael Tilson Thomas, Nello Santi, Giuseppe Sinopoli.
He records more than a dozen recordings including Bellini's Il Pirata for Berlin Classics, Verdi’s Oberto Conte di San Bonifacio for Philips Classics and Stravinsky’s Perséphone with San Francisco Symphony for RCA Red Seal, who won three Grammys.
Among his recent and future engagements: Il Trovatore at Teatro Municipal de Sao Paulo, I Pagliacci at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Cavalleria rusticana and I Pagliacci at Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Aida at Arena di Verona, Verdi's Requiem in Budapest, Tosca and Otello in Sao Paulo (debuts as Otello), I Pagliacci in Santiago, Otello at Liceu in Barcelona, Aida and Trovatore in Budapest.