Born in Lancashire, the bass Brindley Sherratt studied at the Royal Academy of Music. At The Royal Opera, Covent Garden his roles have included Jeronimus (Maskarade), He-Ancient (The Midsummer Marriage), Publio (La clemenza di Tito) and Marchese di Calatrava (La forza del destino). In Salzburg he has sung Balducci (Benvenuto Cellini) with Valery Gergiev and Hobson (Peter Grimes) with Sir Simon Rattle. At the Glyndebourne Festival he has appeared as Rocco (Fidelio), Superintendent Budd (Albert Herring) and Immigration Officer (Flight). He is a favourite at English National Opera where his roles have included Claudio (Agrippina), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Ramfis (Aida) and Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte). Further afield, he has performed Leporello (Don Giovanni), Ferrando (Il trovatore), Gremin (Eugene Onegin) and Sarastro at Welsh National Opera; Sarastro at Hamburg State Opera; Theseus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) at Théâtre de la Monnaie, Brussels; Wurm (Luisa Miller) at Opéra de Lausanne; Melisso (Alcina) at Opéra de Montpellier; Il Re (Ariodante) at Reis Opera, Amsterdam; Rocco in Seville, and Commendatore (Don Giovanni) and Claudio at Santa Fe, among others. In concert he has appeared with the Ensemble Intercontemporain under Pierre Boulez, the Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Daniel Harding, the Mozarteum Orchestra of Salzburg under Ivor Bolton and L’Orchestre des Champs-Élysées under Louis Langrée. Brindley Sherratt has broadcast widely and for Chandos has recorded the role of Count Horn in A Masked Ball.