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 an alumnus of the National Opera Studio and a 'Rising Star' of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, He is the grateful recipient of a Sybil Tutton Opera Award administered by Help Musicians UK.
Recent operatic roles have included Count Ceprano from Rigoletto and Immigration Officer in Flight for Scottish Opera. The Doctor from Pelléas et Mélisande and Don Geronio (cover) for Garsington Opera. Seneca from Monteverdi's L'incoronazione di Poppea with Bach Collegium Japan and Plutone in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo for L'Arpeggiata, The Cold Genius and Aeolus in King Arthur across Europe with Gabrieli. He recently understudied Sparafucile in Rigoletto for Scottish Opera, and for Garsington Opera Sarastro in The Magic Flute and La Roche in Capriccio. The 2019 season will see Dingle covering Aye in Akhnaten at English National Opera and singing the roles of Speaker and Sarastro in The Magic Flute and Angelotti in Tosca for Scottish Opera.
Dingle has been selected as one of the Rising Stars for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, recent engagements include Soloist in Israel in Egypt with William Christie at the BBC Proms, The Creation conducted by Adam Fischer and Harmoniemesse conducted by Andras Schiff, Himmelskonig sei willkommen for Bach, The Universe & Everything series, the world premiere of The Judas Passion by Sally Beamish. At the Wigmore Hall New Years Eve concert he was soloist in Begin The Song by Purcell with Arcangelo. He sings regularly with the Early Opera Company, Holland Baroque and Les Invention. Other solo concert engagements have included Bach B Minor Mass at Cadogan Hall, Bach Christmas Oratorio and Handel Messiah at Hitomi Hall, Tokyo, and with the Orchestra of Opera North, 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, Purcell O Sing Unto the Lord with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, Phoebus in Purcell Dido and Aeneas with Christina Pluhar and L'Arpeggiata at The Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht. Beethoven 9th Symphony at Colston Hall in Bristol, Theodora with Basingstoke Choral Society, Dvorak Stabat Mater at Winchester Cathedral, Rossini Stabat Mater for the Rossini Society, Mendelssohn Elijah at Nantwich Civic Hall, Verdi Requiem at The Victoria Hall in Hanley. The end of the year will see Dingle singing Pilate and the Bass arias in St John Passion with Musica Viva Chmaber Orchestra in Moscow.
For eight years Dingle toured internationally with the award-winning British ensemble Voces8. 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 has also appeared regularly on BBC Radio, Classic FM and MPR and made many recordings for Signum Records and Decca Classics.