Brenton Spiteri is an Australian-Maltese tenor who holds a Masters in Opera from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
In 2023 Brenton performs Liverotto (Lucrezia Borgia) and Zefirino (Il viaggio a Reims) for English Touring Opera and continues his association with English Touring Opera’s Learning and Participation Program, and Songmakers Australia.
In 2022, he was featured as Tin Soldier (Paper and Tin) for English Touring Opera, Beppe (Rita) for Charing Cross Theatre, and was the solo tenor in Britten’s Five Canticles for Sydney Chamber Opera’s Awakening Shadow. He gave additional performances of Winterreise at Brisbane Music Festival, and Britten’s Serenade for tenor, horn and strings at High Barnet Chamber Music Festival.
Brenton’s performed roles include Tamino (The Magic Flute), Count Almaviva (The Barber of Seville), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Telemaco (The Return of Ulysses), Ernesto (Don Pasquale), Conte Alberto (L’occasione fa il ladro), Narciso (Il turco in Italia), Beppe (Rita), Schoolmaster/Mosquito (Cunning Little Vixen), Paco (La vida breve), Trac (Le Roi Carotte), Soldato/Mercurio (The Coronation of Poppea).
He has frequently collaborated with Sydney Chamber Opera, for whom he created the roles of Ashley (Fly Away Peter), Aboveground Man (Notes From Underground) and Oscar (Oscar and Lucinda).
Brenton is a former winner of the Herald Sun Aria and a recipient of the Marten Bequest Scholarship for singing. His career has been generously supported by the Amar-Franses and Foster-Jenkins Trust, Melba Opera Trust, Australia Council for the Arts and Ian Potter Cultural Trust.
Upcoming engagements include Edmondo (Manon Lescaut) and understudies of Tom Rakewell (The Rake’s Progress) and the Prince (La Cenerentola) for English Touring Opera.