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Byron Ellis

Byron Ellis


In the past 26 years, Byron Ellis has sung more than 50 roles at Seattle Opera, including Count Ceprano in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Hunter in Dvorák’s Rusalka (1991 and 2001), the Wigmaker in Richard Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos (1991 and 2004), and Happy in Puccini’s Fanciulla del West. Other roles with the company include Fiorello in Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia, Tikhon Scherbatsky in Prokofiev’s War and Peace, the Bosun in Britten’s Billy Budd, Prince Arjuna in Philip Glass’s Satyagraha, the Jailer in Puccini's Tosca, and mostly recently, the Guardian of Orest in Richard Strauss’s Elektra. Ellis also has appeared with Vancouver Opera and Portland Opera.

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