Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Teddy Tahu Rhodes


Teddy Tahu Rhodes has performed internationally with the opera companies of San Francisco, Austin, Washington, Philadelphia, Dallas, Cincinnati, Houston, the Metropolitan Opera, Hamburg Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper – Munich, Theatre du Châtelet – Paris, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera.

Past seasons include Escamillo (Hamburg, Paris, Munich, Bilbao, Metropolitan Opera, Opera Australia), Don Giovanni (Opera Australia, West Australia Opera) Emille de Bec – South Pacific (Opera Australia National Tour) and The King and I (Opera Australia National Tour).

Teddy debuted the roles of Méphistophélès – Faust (State Opera of South Australia and West Australia Opera) and Sweeney Todd (Victorian Opera), a concert tour From Broadway to La Scala (Australia and New Zealand) and Scarpia – Tosca (West Australia Opera, Opera New Zealand). More recently Teddy has performed William Tell and I Capuleti ei Montecchi (Victorian Opera), Titurel (Parsifal, Victorian Opera), Lord Sidney (Il Viaggio a Reims, Opera Australia) and Enrico VIII (Anna Bolena, Opera Australia) as well as another Australian tour of- From Broadway to La Scala.  In 2020 Teddy returned to Opera Australia to sing Méphistophélès in Faust.

As well as headlining Opera Queensland’s inaugural Festival of Outback Opera, in 2021 Teddy will sing Theseus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Adelaide Festival), Nourabad (Les Pêcheurs de Perles, Victorian Opera), Count Almaviva (Opera Queensland’s new production of The Marriage of Figaro presented by West Australia Opera) and Beethoven 9 (Auckland Philharmonia).

Awards include an ARIA, two Helpmann Awards, a Limelight Award, a Green Room Award plus an MO Award.

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