Brett Carter

Brett Carter

Baritone

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«Count Almaviva is a vocal highlight in mainz: Brett Carter has a well supported, striking voice, that is well articulated and secure over the entire vocal range»
Frankfurter rundschau - 2018 (2018)
«in the male line-up brett carter was an absolute delight, with astounding strength in volume and noble presence as marquis von posa»
Rhein Zeitung - 2018 (2018)
2017Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamDemetrius
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMarcello
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
2015Gounod: FaustValentin
2015Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2014Mozart: Cosi fan tutteGuglielmo
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno
2014Donizetti: Don PasqualeDoctor Malatesta
2000Puccini: TurandotPing
2000Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2000Strauss R.: Ariadne auf NaxosHarlekin
2000Puccini: Gianni SchicchiMarco

Bio


Australian Baritone Brett Carter studied Classical Guitar and Voice at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts. He then became a member of the Australian Opera Studio where his roles included Mozart&rsquos Conte Almaviva, Don Giovanni and Britten’s Tarquinius. After receiving a Scholarship to participate in the Cincinnati Music Festival in Lucca, Italy, he then went on to become a Young Artist with Opera Queensland. During this time he received first prize in the German Australian Opera Grant and from 2007- 2014 was a member of the Hessischen Staatstheater in Wiesbaden.His roles with the company include Mozart’s Papageno, Guglielmo, and Masetto, Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Malatesta (Don Pasquale), Puccini’s Schaunard and Ping, Falke (Die Fledermaus), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Bill (The Rise and Fall of the City Mahagonny), Ulisse (Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria), Mercurio (La Calisto), Leander (The Love for Three Oranges), and Ramiro (L’Heure Espagnole). In 2008 he also made his debut with the Staatsoper Stuttgart as Allazim in Mozart’s Zaïde and in 2010 in a new production of Pizzetti’s Murder in the Cathedral with Oper Frankfurt.In Summer 2012 Brett made his debut with Victorian Opera in a new production of Le nozze di Figaro as Conte Almaviva. Since the 2014/15 season, Brett is a member of the Staatstheater in Mainz where his roles include Figaro (Il Barbiere di Sivigilia), Valentin (Faust),  Alloro in the German premier of Perelà, Posa  (Don Carlos), Conte Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Marcello (La Boheme), Demetrius (A Midsummer Nights Dream) and the Baritone Solo in Carmina Burana.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Don Carlo Rodrigue Immediately Staatstheater Mainz 2018
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro Conte d'Almaviva Immediately Staatstheater Mainz 2018
Britten: A Midsummer Night's Dream Demetrius 1 week Staatstheater Mainz 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Marcello 24 hours Staatstheater Mainz 2017
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Figaro 1 week Opera Queensland 2016