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Martin Buckingham

Tenor

 

Background
MA in Visual and Performing Arts, BA Music/Theatre 1st Class Honours. Awards: Helpmann Opera Scholarship, Commonwealth Post Graduate Scholarship CSU, Big Brother UK Scholarship for Theatre, Music Theatre Scholarship to The Australian Institute of Music.

Roles Performed
Opera Australia repertoire
Rodolfo: La bohème, First Prisoner: Fidelio, Dance Master: Manon Lescaut, Foreman: Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Sultan Achmet: Candide, Gastone: La Traviata.

Opera
Alfredo: La Traviata, Rodolfo: La bohème, Almaviva: The Barber of Seville, Gastone: La Traviata, Donald: Gallantry, Mozart: Mozart and Salieri, Prince Philip: A Dinner Engagement, Cecco: Il mondo della luna, Ferrando: Così fan tutte, Lechmere: Owen Wingrave and title role: Candide.

Music Theatre and Operetta
Don Josè: Carmen the musical, Jesus: Jesus Christ Superstar, Mr Stride: Jekyll and Hyde, Defendant: Trial By Jury, Riff: West Side Story, Sky: Guys and Dolls, Lead tenor: Story of Abby and Travis: Kingdom.

Oratorio
Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Dvořák's The Spectre's Bride; Voices of Light; World Youth Day and Mass for the Common People, Messa Solemnis; Beethoven.

Roles Covered
Edgardo; Lucia di lammamoor, Der Rosenkavalier: Valzacchi, La Fanculla del West: Nick, Pagliacci: Peppe, Arabella: Zimmer Kellner.

Companies Worked With
Opera Australia, Pacific Opera, Newcastle Festival Opera, Australian Youth Opera, The Very Little Opera Company, Sydney Philharmonia, Sydney Youth Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Victoria and  Willoughby Symphony Orchestra.