British Bass-Baritone Dingle Yandell studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Brian Parsons and now studies singing independently with Jessica Cash. He is a recent alumni of The National Opera Studio, London and is the grateful recipient of a Sybil Tutton Opera Award administered by Help Musicians UK.
Recent operatic roles have included the title role in Don Pasquale for Rye Arts Festival, Don Alfonso and Figaro from scenes of the Da Ponte Operas at Opera North conducted by Aleksandar Markovic, Talbot from Maria Stuarda and Collatinus from The Rape of Lucretia at Welsh National Opera directed by Elaine Kidd and Mel from scenes of The Knot Garden at Sadlers Wells directed by Graham Vick. He sang The Jester from The Remarkable Rocket by the Waste Paper Opera company for the Tête a Tête Festival in London and Plutone in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo for Christina Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata. He has recently given a recital of operatic arias for Rhinegold Live, a recital of German Lieder with Ian Burnside and a recital of English Song with Susan Bullock. Recent solo work includes A Venetian Coronation with the Gabrieli Consort and Paul McCreesh at the Lincoln Centre in New York and a tour with Holland Baroque. Future roles include Colliné (cover) from La Boheme with Scottish Opera and Seneca from Monteverdi's Poppea with Masato Suzuki in Japan. Dingle will also be joining the Alvarez Young Artist Program at Garsington Opera in 2017 singing the role of the Doctor in Debussy's Pelléas et Mélisande.
Dingle was a founder member of the award-winning British ensemble Voces8 with whom he toured internationally for ten years. Notable performances include Tokyo Opera City and Oji Hall, Tokyo, The Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, St Petersburg, Moscow International House of Music, National Centre for Performing Arts, Beijing, National Concert Hall, Taipei, The Rheingau Festival, Germany, Köln Cathedral, The Minneapolis Basilica, The Wigmore Hall, Cité de la Musique, Paris, and Tel Aviv Opera House. He appeared regularly on BBC Radio, Classic FM and MPR and was a Decca Classics recording artist.
Solo concert engagements have included Bach Christmas Oratorio and Handel Messiah at Hitomi Hall, Tokyo, Bach Wachet Auf and Erfreut Euch at Dijon Opera House, Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music directed by John Wilson at The Royal Festival Hall, Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas Carols at Isumi Hall, Osaka, 'The Cold Song' from Purcell's King Arthur with Les Inventions, Purcell O Sing Unto the Lord with the Gabrieli Consort, Phoebus in Purcell Dido and Aeneus with L'Arpeggiata at The Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht, Beethoven 9th Symphony at Colston Hall Bristol, Theodora with Basingstoke Choral Society, Dvorak Stabat Mater at Winchester Cathedral and Rossini Stabat Mater for the Rossini Society.
In 2013 Dingle composed and performed the Bass-Baritone role for part-improvised opera The Lingerer by Max Perryment, one of ENO's shortlisted mini-operas.