Simon O'Neil

The New York Philharmonic

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Biography
Simon O'Neill

An alumnus of the Juilliard Opera Center, Manhattan School of Music, Victoria University, and the University of Otago, Simon O’Neill is a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded the Arts Laureate of New Zealand and Doctor of Music (honoris causa) from Victoria University of Wellington. He became Officer of New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honors list. Mr. Simon performed in Wagner’s Die Walküre (as Siegmund), Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Stolzing), Lohengrin and Parsifal (title roles), and Beethoven’s Fidelio (Florestan) at The Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Berg’s Wozzeck (Tambourmajor) and Siegmund at The Metropolitan Opera and Hamburg Opera; Wagner’s The Flying Dutchman (Erik) at Ravinia; and Florestan, Siegmund, Verdi’s Otello (title role), and Wagner’s Götterdämmerung (Siegmund) for Houston Grand Opera. He has also performed Die Walküre at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, Berlin Staatsoper, Bavarian Staatsoper, and Vienna Staatsoper. He made his Bayreuth Festival debut as Lohengrin and returned as Parsifal. In concert, he has sung Florestan in Rome and Salzburg, Schoenberg’s Gurrelieder at the Edinburgh Festival and BBC Proms, Siegmund with the Berlin Philharmonic (Rattle) and Edinburgh Festival (Davis), the Ring Cycle with the Berlin Staatskapelle at the BBC Proms (Barenboim), and Siegfried (title role) in Hong Kong (Jaap van Zweden), released on Naxos. His discography also includes Father and Son, Wagner Scenes and Arias with Inkinen on EMI, and Otello and Der Freischütz (LSO Live). Current and upcoming engagements include Richard Strauss’s Die Frau ohne Schatten with Berlin Staatsoper, Die Walküre and Parsifal with Bavarian Staatsoper, Tannhäuser at Deutsche Oper, Wozzeck in Hamburg, and Parsifal at Vienna Staatsoper. He sings Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde with the London Symphony Orchestra and Simon Rattle, Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with Daniel Harding, Act I from Die Walküre with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Jaap van Zweden, Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder in New Zealand, and Siegfried with the Hallé Orchestra and Mark Elder.

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