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Bruce Ford

Singer details:

Voice: Tenor
Nationality: American
Year of Birth: 1956

About Bruce Ford:

Bruce Ford (born August 15, 1956) is an American operatic tenor, particularly associated with Mozart roles and the bel canto repertory.

Ford was born in Lubbock, Texas, and studied at Texas Tech University, the University of Texas, and later as a member of the Houston Grand Opera Studio in Houston, where he created Philip Glass's The Madrigal Opera in 1981.

He left for Europe, where he made his official operatic debut in Wuppertal in 1983, as Belmonte and Tamino, then in Mannheim in 1985, as Ferrando and Don Ramiro. In 1985, he also appeareared at the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux as Almaviva, and the Aix-en-Provence Festival, as Lindoro.

He began specializing in the bel canto repertory notably Rossini, appearing at the Pesaro Festival and the Wexford Festival in roles such as Argirio in Tancredi, Uberto in La donna del lago, Rinaldo in Armida, Agorante in Ricciardo e Zoraide, Antenore in Zelmira, Erisso in Maometto II, Oreste in Ermione, etc.

In 1991, he sang in Mitridate, re di Ponto at the Royal Opera House in London. He also appeared at La Monnaie in Brussels, at La Scala in Milan, the Vienna State Opera, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, etc.

In the 1990s, he began a long collaboration with Opera Rara, appearing in numerous concert performances and recordings of rare operas by Donizetti, Mercadante, Mayr, Meyerbeer, Pacini.

In 2007, he performed the title role in Otello for the Washington Concert Opera, an opera organization which produces rare operas that might otherwise not be heard.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Il mio tesoro Popularity:

Opera: Don GiovanniComposer: MozartAct: 2.12-1

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Ottavio
2Don Basilio! Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.09

Type: quintetVoice: cA/Mz T Br B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rosina/Count/Figaro/Bartolo/Basilio
3Chi mi frena in tal momento Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.11-1

Type: sextetVoice: S Mz T Br B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lucia/Alisa/Edgardo/Enrico/Raimondo/Arturo
4Cessa di piu resistere Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.17-1

Type: recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count
5Fra poco a me ricovero Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.12

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgardo
6Tu che a Dio spiegasti l'ali Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 3.14

Type: aria,recitativeVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgardo/Raimondo
7Se il mio nome saper Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 1.09

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count
8Ah! vieni nel tuo sangue Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles:
9Se di lauri il crine Popularity:

Opera: Mitridate, Re di PontoComposer: MozartAct: 1.16

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mitridate
10Sulla tomba che rinserra Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.10

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Edgardo/Lucia
11Andro ramingo e solo Popularity:

Opera: IdomeneoComposer: MozartAct: 3.06

Type: quartetVoice: T T S SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Idomeneo/Idamante/Elettra/Ilia
12Ah! qual colpo inaspettato Popularity:

Opera: Barbiere di Siviglia, IlComposer: RossiniAct: 2.15-1

Type: trioVoice: T Br cA/MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Count/Figaro/Rosina
13Amor..possente nome! Popularity:

Opera: ArmidaComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: Voice: Language: Italian

Roles:
14Qui di sposa eterna fede Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.11-2

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Lucia/Edgardo
15Se di regnar sei vago Popularity:

Opera: Mitridate, Re di PontoComposer: MozartAct: 3.13

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Marzio
16Lucia fra poco a te verra Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.01

Type: recitativeVoice: T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Normanno/Enrico
17Vado incontro al fato Popularity:

Opera: Mitridate, Re di PontoComposer: MozartAct: 3.05

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mitridate
18Giurasti un di Popularity:

Opera: Rosmonda d'InghiliterraComposer: DonizettiAct:

Type: Voice: Language: Italian

Roles:
19Mi manca la voce Popularity:

Opera: Mose in EgittoComposer: RossiniAct: 3

Type: quintetVoice: B S B B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mosè/Sinaide/Osiride/Faraone/Aufide
20In quale aspetto imbelle Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles:
21Oh mattutini albori Popularity:

Opera: Donna del lago, LaComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
22Oh mattutini albori Popularity:

Opera: Donna del lago, LaComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
23Voci di giubilo Popularity:

Opera: Mose in EgittoComposer: RossiniAct: 2

Type: quintetVoice: B B T S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mosè/Faraone/Elézer/Sinaide/Amenofi
24Non m'inganno al mio rivale Popularity:

Opera: OtelloComposer: RossiniAct:

Type: Voice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles:
25Quel ribelle Popularity:

Opera: Mitridate, Re di PontoComposer: MozartAct: 1.22

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: Italian

Roles: Mitridate
26Tu sei turbato? Popularity:

Opera: Lucia di LammermoorComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.02

Type: Voice: Br T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Enrico/Normanno/Raimondo
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