Phil Gault

Phil Gault


Welsh Cavalier Baritone
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«"Phil Gault (the Prince)... was the essence of excellence throughout." (Flora and the Prince)»
Dundee Courier (2017)
«“... a powerfully physical experience. The acting, too, this close-up is a physical presence, of real muscle, teeth, saliva even... it is the unadorned force of human voice and movement.” - Macbeth»
Adam Somerset, Theatre in Wales (2017)
«"when Phil Gault reaches for the ghostly dagger, clawing at the air, the effect is so convincing that the audience looks not at him, but at the space where the dagger should be." - Macbeth»
Alun Thomas, Reviewing Shakespeare (2017)
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Giovanni
2017Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Giovanni
2016Sullivan: The MikadoKoKo
2016Marschner: Der VampyrLord Ruthven
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroConte d'Almaviva
2016Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Giovanni
2015Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden GesellenBaritone
2015Barber: 4 Songs Op.13Baritone
2015Copland: 5 American Folk SongsBaritone
2015Ravel: Don Quichotte à DulcinéeBaritone
2015Gault: 5 Welsh SongsBaritone
2015Schumann: DichterliebeBaritone
2015Rossini: La scala di setaGermano
2015Kerbel: DougVoice
2015Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2015Mozart: RequiemBass
2014Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2014Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2014Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2014Puccini: ToscaIl Barone Scarpia
2013Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
2013Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2012Verdi: MacbethMacbeth
2012Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2010Verdi: MacbethMacbeth
2010Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2009Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2008Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2005Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2000Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2000Szymanowski: King RogerRoger II
2000Bizet: CarmenDancaïre


Welsh baritone Phil Gault has performed internationally, in roles ranging from Don Giovanni and King Roger, to the Count, Dandini, King Roger, Escamillo, and even Carmen in the critically acclaimed all-male CarMen.

He has performed with Scottish Opera, Opera North, Heritage Opera, Buxton Festival Opera, Northampton Festival Opera, and Secret Opera, is principal baritone for Opera on a Shoestring, co-founded Black Sheep Opera, and is a Samling and a Crear artist. Other rôles include Nabucco, Tarquinius, Junius, Nick Shadow, Angelotti, Morales, El Dancaïro, and Chao Lin (A Night at the Chinese Opera).

Phil has performed recitals in the Usher Hall, the Wales Millennium Centre, the Riverfront Centre and Paxton House, and is an aLuMNus of Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now! scheme. His song repertory includes Dichterliebe, Chansons Gaillardes, Songs of Travel, Italienisches Liederbuch, and A Shropshire Lad, and his oratorio repertoire ranges from Carmina Burana and A Sea Symphony to the Bach Passions and cantatas, in venues from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and the Usher Hall, to the Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford.

TV includes live broadcast recordings of the title roles in the award nominated Macbeth and Barbwr Sefil with Opra Cymru, and audio includes Breathe Freely (Wagstaff), A Brontë Mass (Wilby), and A Breathless Alleluia (Wilby), the latter two with the Black Dyke Band.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Don Giovanni Don Giovanni 1 week Rocket Opera 2017
Mozart: Don Giovanni Don Giovanni The Maltings, Berwick-Upon-Tweed 2017
Sullivan: The Mikado KoKo No Scottish Opera 2016
Marschner: Der Vampyr Lord Ruthven Rocket Opera 2016
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Conte d'Almaviva 24 hours Aberdeen Opera Society 2016