Sir Thomas Allen

Bass-Baritone, Baritone & Director
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Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

About Sir Thomas

Sir Thomas Allen is an established star of the great opera houses of the world. He has sung over fifty roles at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; this year he celebrates the 50th anniversary of his debut with the Company. An acclaimed recitalist, he is equally renowned on the concert platform and has appeared with the world’s great orchestras and conductors. His many honours include the title of Bayerischer Kammersänger awarded by the Bayerische Staatsoper. In the New Year’s Honours of 1989 he was created a Commander of the British Empire and in the 1999 Queen’s Birthday Honours he was made a Knight Bachelor. Among his proudest achievements is having a Channel Tunnel locomotive named after him; and most recently, being awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music 2013.

Sir Thomas is based in London

23/24 Season Highlights

Oct 2023
Theatre Royal, Glasgow
Rossini The Barber of Seville (director) Stuart Stratford (conductor)
Nov 2023
Park Theater Eindhoven
Mozart Der Schauspieldirektor (Leo) Enrico Delamboye (conductor)
Jun 2024
Glyndebourne, Lewes
Lehar The Merry Widow (Baron Mirko Zeta) John Wilson (conductor)