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Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Bass-Baritone

Teddy has rapidly established an international career on both the opera stage and concert platform. He has performed with the opera companies of San Francisco, Austin, Washington, Philadelphia, Dallas, Cincinnati, Houston, New York, the Hamburg Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper/Munich, Theatre du Chatelet/Paris, in Vienna, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera. 

Recent seasons include Escamillo (Hamburg, Théatre du Chatalet/Paris, Munich, Bilbao, Metropolitan Opera, Opera Australia), Don Giovanni (Opera Australia, West Australian Opera), Scarpia - Tosca (West Australian Opera), Emille de bec -  South Pacific (Opera Australia Australian Tour) and King of Siam –  The King and I (Opera Australia Australian Tour). Teddy debuted the roles of Méphistophélès (Faust/Opera Australia, SOSA and West Australian Opera), the title role in Sweeney Todd (Victorian Opera), a concert tour From Broadway to La Scala (Australia, and NZ), Scarpia (WA Opera, Opera NZ) and William Tell and I Capuleti ei Montecchi (Victorian Opera).

In 2019 Teddy joined Victorian Opera to perform Titurel/Parsifal, Opera Australia to perform Lord Sidney/Il viaggio a Reims (Sydney and Melbourne), Enrico VIII/Anna Bolena (Sydney) and Méphistophélès/Faust (Melbourne) as well as an Australian tour — From Broadway to La Scala. In 2020 Teddy returns to Opera Australia to sing Méphistophélès/Faust (Sydney), The Auckland Philharmonia, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Philharmonia Choir.

Awards include an ARIA, two Helpmann Awards, a Limelight Award, a Green Room Award plus a MO Award.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes' ABC Classics’ discography includes Fauré's Requiem and Le naissance de Vénus, Handel's Messiah, Musical Renegades (on CD/DVD), solo discs including Mozart Arias, The Voice, Vagabond, The Bach Arias, Mozart Requiem, Serious Songs, You’ll Never Walk Alone (with David Hobson), Teddy Tahu RhodesMahler, From Broadway to La Scala (with David Hobson, Greta Bradman and Lisa McCune), There was a Man Lived in the Moon and I’ll Walk Beside You. He also appears on the CD/DVD recording of The Little Prince for Sony International/ BBC, on CD/DVD Haley Westenra Live, DVD of Peter Grimes at the Metropolitan Opera for EMI Classics, the Metropolitan Opera’s Carmen (DVD and shown in cinemas world-wide) and Chandos’ Love for Three Oranges.

Teddy Tahu Rhodes is supported by Rex Irwin, Esq.