“Horton’s warm and inviting tenor, full of agile lyricism”

“His wonderfully expressive diction, lovely tone and strong characterisation were heart-warming”
Opera Today

“David Horton nicely captures Candide’s ingenuous optimism”
The Telegraph

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About David

Tenor David Horton is a graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. David recently garnered great acclaim for his performances as John in New Sussex Opera’s The Travelling Companion whilst making his Cadogan Hall and Saffron Hall debuts. Earlier this season David received praise from critics and audiences for his portrayal of the title role in Candide with Iford Arts/Opera Della Luna. Other recent roles include Moon/King of the EastThe Enchanted Pig (Hampstead Garden Opera); The Lover/The Friend/The Preacher, The Vanishing Bridegroom (British Youth Opera); Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus (RCS Opera); Tristan, Le Vin Herbé (RCS Opera) and a number of roles in English Eccentrics (British Youth Opera). In 2018 David played Vandedendur/King Theodore for West Green House’s new production of Candide as well as Henry Crawford in Dove’s Mansfield Park in the inaugural Waterperry Opera Festival.

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Recent Media

“Nothing More Than This”, Bernstein’s Candide
Piano: Michael Waldron
Video Credit: Vocalrecording
Recorded May 2018


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