David Howes is a Baritone from Limerick where he studied with Olive Cowpar. He then moved on to the DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama where he completed the Bachelor of Music degree with 1st class honours. David now studies with Robert Dean and is currently on the prestigious Young Artist Programme with Northern Ireland Opera.
Highlights in oratorio include: Haydn’s The Creation with Chorus Ireland, Mozart's Requiem and Coronation Mass in C, and Handel's Messiah with Dun Laoghaire Choral Society.
Highlights in Opera include: Count Ceprano in Rigoletto (OTC, Dublin), Figaro in le nozze di Figaro (DIT), Sciarrone (Tosca), 2nd Archer (le pre aux clerc) and Soldier 1 in the European Premiere of Silent Night all for the Wexford Opera Festival, Quince in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Yorke Trust, Norfolk), and Marchese d'Obigny in La traviata for Lyric Opera, Dublin.
David has covered the Title Role and Masetto in Don Giovanni for NI Opera. Future engagements include: Don Alfonso in Cosi Fan Tutte with Northern Ireland Opera and Jack in Andrew Synott’s New The Dubliners with the Wexford Opera Festival.