Doidge, David

David Doidge

David Doidge is a member of the music department at the Welsh National Opera.

At WNO, David has worked on many productions with internationally acclaimed conductors such as Carlo Rizzi, Lothar Köenigs, Tomáš Hanus, Ainars Rubikis and Erik Nielsen with highlights including Tosca, Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin and Der Rosenkavalier.

Other recent engagements include working as assistant conductor and répétiteur for Tosca at the Abu Dhabi Festival with Sir Bryn Terfel, Kristine Opolais Vittorio Grigolo and Sinfonia Cymru conducted by Gareth Jones, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Live in Concert – UK Tour with the Novello Orchestra, conducted by David Mahoney and concerts with Welsh tenor Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Eurovision and West End star, Lucie Jones and soprano Lesley Garrett.

A regular artist in Wales, UK appearances include performances at the Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall and St Martin-in-the-Fields in London; the Leeds Lieder Festival and the Edinburgh International Festival. Further afield he has appeared in Los Angeles, Rome, Ischia, Oman and Brussels. Concert and recital partners include Sir Bryn Terfel, Rebecca Evans, Nuccia Focile, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Lesley Garrett, Alfie Boe, Trystan Llŷr Griffiths, Gary Griffiths and Bruce Sledge.

David has featured in many recordings and live broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and BBC Radio Wales, as well as television appearances with Sir Bryn Terfel, Katherine Jenkins, and Connie Fisher.

David is a visiting coach for the Opera School and vocal studies department at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama in Cardiff.