Paul Dutton was born in Leeds. Music has been a part of his life since his career as a treble in the choir of
Leeds Parish Church. As a soloist with this choir and numerous other choral
societies he made television and radio broadcasts as well as a number of
recordings, touring in Britain and Europe. Paul has subsequently studied music
and singing with Gerald Wragg, Jean Allister, Paul Wade and Robert Dean. His
career has encompassed major operatic roles and oratorio both in this country
and throughout Europe.
Paul continues to work with Opera North and is a member of the Britten Singers.
Recent solo performances have included Monteverdi Vespers 1610, Handel Messiah
and Samson, Mendelssohnís Elijah and Pucciniís Messa di Gloria.
Recent CD recordings include Stainerís Crucifixion, Mozartís Mass in D
and Sullivanís The Light of the World. Future engagements include
Beethovenís Mass in C, Stainerís Crucifixion, Haydnís Creation,
and Pucciniís Petite messe solenelle.
As musical director of the City of Leeds College of Music Chamber Choir, the
Leeds Festival Chorus Youth Choir, the Leeds Methodist Choir, Headingley
Operatic Society and Schola Portas, Paul has conducted a choral repertoire
ranging from Byrd to Bernstein. Paul is also Choirmaster at St Markís Church in
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