Current and future engagements of Owen Willetts include OBERON A Midsummer Night’s Dream Virginia Opera and Staatsoper Hannover, OTTONE L’Incoronazione di Poppea Pinchgut Opera, Theater Aachen, NARCISO Agrippina Oldenburgisches Staatstheater, Händel Festspiele Göttingen and Brisbane Baroque, TOLOMEO Giulio Cesare Theater Bonn, TULLIO Arminio Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe and Theater an der Wien, a tour of Mozart and Bach Les Musiciens du Louvre, EUSTAZIO Rinaldo, Giustino (title role) Lautten Compagney Berlin, and Handel’s Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno Opernhaus Halle.

Recently Owen sang Orlando (title role) Theater Heilbronn and the Vancouver Early Music Festival, HELICON Caligula Staatsoper Hannover, ANDRONICO Tamerlano Buxton Festival, FARINELLI Farinelli and the King Duke of York Theatre, FAMIGLIARI The Coronation of Poppea Opera North, SUMMER The Fairy Queen and staged performances of Bach’s St. John Passion Nationale Reisopera, Handel’s Giulio Cesare (title role) Finnish National Opera, and both ORFEO Orfeo ed Euridice and ARSACE in Handel’s Partenope Boston Baroque. Other engagements have included Awakening Shadow a dramatization of Britten’s Canticles Glyndebourne, Handel’s Messiah for the Portland Baroque Orchestra and the Ulster Orchestra, ANFINOMUS/HUMANO FRAGILITATA Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria Birmingham Opera Company (Graham Vick) and the title role of Handel’s Orlando for the Halle Händelfestspiele.

In concerts, Owen has performed with Les Musicians de Louvre, Telemann Chamber Orchestra, Vancouver Early Music Festival, Ulster Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Lautten Compagney. He has worked with many leading names in historical performance, including Laurence Cummings, Christian Curnyn, Emmanuelle Haim, Marc Minkowsi, Martin Pearlman, Howard Arman and Raphael Pichon.

Owen was a choral scholar at Lichfield Cathedral and studied at the Royal Academy of Music, with Noelle Barker, Iain Leadingham and David Lowe.

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