Director and Accompanist – Stuart Buckton has had an extensive career in stage design, management and direction: Working with English National Opera, Welsh National Opera and many leading soloists such as Mirella Freni and Bonventura Bottone in the UK and abroad.
He continues to be in high demand as both teacher and director; and enjoys compiling programmes that challenge singers and audiences alike. His arrangements of well known songs and operatic pieces for Opera by Design are exciting for audience and singer.
His unique and insightful compering of Opera by Design's concerts brings the plots and counter plots to life for the audience and his sensitive and empathetic playing complements and enhances the singers' performances.
Maestro Stuart Buckton a highly skilled passionate musician and director!