Thomas Hemsley CBE celebrated a singing career spanning more than forty years, during which he sang repertoire ranging from English cathedral music to Wagner at the Bayreuth Festival. He performed some 150 operatic roles and built up an international reputation as a recitalist and concert singer. He taught widely and wrote a highly regarded book. Read more…

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F. Schubert, Schwanengesang, Fr├╝hlingssehnsucht (D. Wilde piano, 1976)

Thomas Hemsley as Falstaff. More pictures…