Dramma per musica in three acts (1724)
Music by Antonio Vivaldi
Libretti by Niccolò Beregani and Pietro Pariati
Ed Lyon was educated at St. John’s College Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music. He was a finalist in the 2003 Kathleen Ferrier Competition, and a Samling Foundation Scholar in 2004. In 2004/5 he continued his studies at the National Opera Studio in London.
He made his professional debut at Snape Maltings as the Evangelist (Telemann: St. Matthew Passion), since when he has enjoyed a busy concert career in the UK and throughout Europe, working with conductors including Colin Davis, Roger Norrington, William Christie, Ivor Bolton, Philip Pickett and David Hill. Recent concerts have included Berlioz’s L’enfance du Christ with Ivor Bolton in Salzburg (now released on CD), the title role in a concert performance of The Rake’s Progress with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, extracts from Rameau’s Les Indes Galantes with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, Haydn’s Creation with the Bach Choir and the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Dublin and the title role in Haydn’s Orfeo in Moscow and Novosibirs.