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LYNTON ATKINSON - Tenor web site
Lynton received his early musical training under George Guest while at Cambridge
University and studied with David Mason and Gita Denise. He won the Richard
Tauber Competition, and was a prizewinner in the Alfredo Kraus International
Lynton's concert career has taken him to many major
centres and European Festivals with such conductors as Sir Neville Marriner,
Libor Pesek, Helmut Rilling and Gustav Sjökvist. He has recorded for Harmonia
Mundi, Virgin Classics, Meridian, Telarc, BBC TV and Radio and Channel 4 with
conductors including Richard Hickox, Rene Jacobs and Richard Bonynge.
Lynton made his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden where he became a
Since then he has sung the principal roles in L'Elisir
d'Amore, La Traviata, Pearl Fishers, Don Giovanni, Zauberflöte, Entführung, and
The Merry Widow, throughout the UK and Europe, including Strasbourg, Amsterdam,
Berlin, Turin, Trieste, Boston, Dublin and Maastricht. He sang Tamino in the
highly successful 'Zauberflöte im Zirkus' in Berlin.
Concerts include Haydn's The Seasons in the Stresa
Festival with the Freiburg Bach Orchestra, and the Christmas Oratorio in Oslo
for Norwegian Radio, Bach's Matthew Passion in Stockholm and Frankfurt,
Britten's St Nicholas in Berlin's Konzerthaus, and Verdi's Requiem with the
Brighton Festival Chorus and also the Harrogate Choral Society.
appears regularly in Sweden, and sang there on New Years Day 2000. Other recent
engagements have included concerts in the Three Choirs Festival, his debut with
the Bach Choir in the Royal Festival Hall, Bach's B Minor Mass and Mozart's
Requiem with the Israel Camerata, and performances in the new concert halls of
Oviedo and Bilbao. He has recorded Entführung with Sir Charles Mackerras
together with a documentary film of the opera set in Istanbul and directed by
Elijah Moshinsky. This was shown on BBC television in December 2000. He performs
regularly in the USA, notably in Monteverdi's Orfeo and Il Ritorno d'Ulisse with
Boston Baroque. 2004 saw his acclaimed debuts in the Tanglewood and Ravinia
festivals as well as the new Disney Hall in Los Angeles.
Lynton is in great demand as a singing teacher and vocal
coach, drawing on both his experience as a performer and also his pianistic
abilities. Amongst his pupils are professional singers, aspiring professionals
and enthusiastic amateur singers of all ages and abilities.