British-born bass-baritone Simon Dyer is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory and Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. He has performed worldwide at venues including Barcelona’s Theatre Akademia, KKL Luzerne, The Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Hall, St John’s Smiths Square, Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and many more. Roles at The Boston Conservatory include Nick Shadow (The Rake’s Progress), Mustafa (L’italiana in Algeri), Collatinus (The Rape of Lucretia), and Papageno (Die Zauberflöte), which he has also sung in Europe. Elsewhere he has been seen as Superintendent Budd (Albert Herring, Boston Opera Collaborative), Old Adam (Ruddigore, Oxbridge Opera), Micha (The Bartered Bride, Thrapston Plaza Opera), and Montano (Otello, St Paul’s Sinfonia), as well as in many appearances with Blackheath Halls Opera. A proponent of contemporary music, he has performed Koyaanisqatsi with the Philip Glass Ensemble and Berio’s Coro under Sir Simon Rattle, worked with LSO Soundhub, and made many European and world premiers of works by both established and up-and-coming composers. In masterclasses Mr. Dyer has worked with Richard Bonynge, Susan Bullock, Matt Rose, Yvonne Minton, Brindley Sherratt, Wolfgang Brendel, James Bowman, and more. Also an experienced oratorio soloist, he has performed many canonical bass roles including, most notably, Haydn’s Creation and Bach’s Johannes Passion as Christus.