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"Jacob Phillips’ Nick Shadow was made of portentous stuff: a cavernous baritone that filled the auditorium and reminded us that it’s his game everyone else is playing; his voice pinged with a charismatic certainty that swept all before it."

Benjamine Poore - Bachtrack

Royal Academy Opera - The Rake's Progress 2022

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Managed by Athole Still, English baritone Jacob Phillips is a member of the soloist ensemble at the Tiroler Landestheater. His roles for the 23/24 season include Il CONTE in Le Nozze di Figaro, SCHAUNARD in La Bohème, and LYSANDER in The Fairy Queen Experience. Notable highlights of this season also feature him in the title role in Gianni Schicchi for the Bregenzer Festspiele, which is part of a double bill in collaboration with Neuestimmen, conducted by Leo McFall directed by Brigitte Fassbaender. Jacob will stay in Innsbruck for the 24/25 season where his roles will include, FORD in Verdi's Falstaff and the title role in Eugene Onegin. 

Past roles include MARULLO in Rigoletto for Opera Holland Park, MARCELLO in La Bohème, FIRST MATE in Billy Budd at Enescu International Festival, NICK SHADOW in Royal Academy Opera's production of The Rake's Progress directed by Frederic Wake-Walker and conducted by Trevor Pinnock, CONTE in Le Nozze di Figaro for Opera Holland Park and Royal Academy Opera, and the title role in Gianni Schicchi for Royal Academy Opera. Other roles performed include BELCORE in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, the title role in Don Giovanni, GUGLIELMO in Così fan tutte, and ZUNIGA in Carmen for Opera Holland Park.


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