Born in Australia, David Greco has worked on the cutting edge of
the early music movement in Europe, performing with ensembles such as the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Ton Koopman, the Freiburger Barockorchester and the Netherlands Bach Society. He has sung in some of the world’s finest concert halls, from the Theatre des Champs-Elyséto the Royal Concertgebouw in Amsterdam,and appeared as a soloist at the world’s most exciting festivals, in productions such as Gluck’s Alceste in the Aix-en-Provence Festival and Purcell’s The Fairy Queen for Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
David has sung as a Lay Clark in the Westminster Abbey Choir, and in 2014 was appointed to a position with the Sistine Chapel Choir in the Vatican.
The 2016 season saw David’s debut as a principal artist with Opera Australia in The Love for Three Oranges and The Eighth Wonder. He performed the role of Wagner in Gounod’s Faust in a co-production with Lyric Opera Chicago and the Macau International Music Festival.
In 2017 he was a soloist for the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra’s tour of Handel’s Messiah and performed Bach’s cantata Ich habe genug in Helpmann Award-winning concerts with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, as well as featuring in performances of Messiah and Bach’s St Matthew Passion for Sydney Philharmonia Choirs. He also appeared as Seneca in Pinchgut Opera’s production of The Coronation of Poppea and in the title role in Monteverdi’s L'Orfeo with the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music under Erin Helyard.
Engagements in 2018 include the role of Abner in Handel’s Athalia for Pinchgut Opera, a program with the Australian Haydn Ensemble featuring the orchestrated songs of Schubert, and concerts with Latitude 37.
David has an impressive catalogue of solo recordings spread across a variety of recording labels, including Poems of Love and War, featuring arias by New Zealand composer Jack Body, on the Naxos Label, and a recently released Winterreise with Erin Helyard on period instruments on the ABC Classics label.
Biography dated 2019. Not to be altered without permission.
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