- Elizabeth Forbes
(b Oldham, Sept 30, 1952). English baritone . He studied at the RNCM and the London Opera Centre, then sang with Opera For All and various university groups. With Kent Opera (1981–7) he gave notable performances as Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro) and Rossini's Bartolo, while for Opera North he has sung such roles as King Dodon (The Golden Cockerel), Mr Flint (Billy Budd), Gianni Schicchi, Leander (The Love for Three Oranges), Varlaam, Don Pasquale, Don Jerome (in the first British staging of Gerhard's Duenna, 1992), Geronimo (Il matrimonio segreto) and Wozzeck. Shore's ENO roles have included Doeg in the UK première of Glass's The Making of the Representative for Planet 8 (1988), King Priam, Don Alfonso, Dulcamara, Gianni Schicchi, Šiškov (From the House of the Dead) and Falstaff, which he also sang at Glyndebourne (...