Richard Immerglück studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Robert Dean. 

Most recently he has been covering the role of Stárek in Katie Michell's acclaimed production of Jenůfa for Welsh National Opera. He was also involved in their recent production of Will Todd's Alice's Adventures Underground covering the role of White Rabbit. Previously with WNO, he performed the role of Small Convict in House of the Dead at the Janáček Music Festival in Brno in the Czech Republic.

Prior to the pandemic, Richard was covering and went on to sing the role of Robert Paradies in The Intelligence Park by Gerald Barry in a co-production with The Royal Opera House and Music Theatre Wales. He also performed the role of Melzi in Alex Mills' opera Leonardo which was commissioned by and performed at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. 

He made his international debut as the title role in le Nozze di Figaro in Norway at the Kilden Opera House under conductor Manuel López-Gómez with the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra.

 

He made his Grange Park Opera debut as Imperial Commissionaire and covered Sharpless in John Doyle’s highly acclaimed production of Madama Butterfly as part of the company’s ‘Rising Stars’ program. He also appeared as a Redicule in the GPO production of L'amour des trois oranges directed by David Fielding.

 

He performed Escamillo in Olivier Award winning director Robin Norton-Hale’s production of Carmen at the Soho Theatre. This production has subsequently toured with performances at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry and The Salisbury Playhouse (as part for the Salisbury International Arts Festival)

 

Other roles include Figaro Le Nozze di Figaro, Figaro Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Papageno die Zauberflöte, Belcore l’Elisir d’Amore, Schaunard La Bohème, Leporello Don Giovanni and Mustafa l’Italiana in Algeri for Opera companies all over Britain. 

 

Concert performances include Handel’s Messiah at Brecon Cathedral with the Brecon Singers and Orchestra under Robert Evans, Mozart’s Requiem and the Pergolesi Magnificat with the Surrey Festival Choir and Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra under Hilary Davan Wetton and the Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols with Atherstone Choral Society. Other recitals include Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, a tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein and Christmas concerts with the Atherstone Choral Society, a number of opera gala concerts in London and the South West and a unique English song recital at Somerset House.

 

Over the past few years, Richard has been performing opera workshops in schools around the country promoting opera to younger generations and has also recently been a workshop leader for Welsh National Youth Opera.

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