DAVID FURNELL – Chorus
David trained at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Theatre credits include – Mercedes in La Cage aux Folles, Motel in Fiddler on the Roof, (recreating the role at the international Dolman festival, Big Jule in Guys and Dolls, Sancho in Man of La Mancha, Antonio in Gondoliers, Camille in Merry Widow, Orpheus in Orpheus in the Underworld, Dr Blind in Die Fledermaus, Alice Plate in Franks Closet.
West End appearances include The Mikado, Iolanthe, The Pirates of Penzance.
For Carl Rosa Opera David has toured all over the world including Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Canada, America, and many national tours of the U.K. He is also Staff Director and choreographer for their productions of Mikado, Iolanthe, H.M.S, Pinafore, Pirates of Penzance, Die Fledermaus, Gondoliers, Patience and most recently choreographed The Mikado for their West End Season staring Alistair McGowan.
As guest soloist David has appeared with many orchestras including The London Pops Orchestra, Midland Light Orchestra, English National Ensemble to name a few. and also appears regularly in Oratorio, Opera galas and many corporate Engagements
David is a regular performer at the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival.
As an Actor David has appeared in Tom Jones, Peak Practice, Casualty, Soldier Soldier, Hetty Wainthropp, and most recently can be seen as a featured Singer in three of the Go Compare Adverts.
David is the shorter half of the cabaret duo The Opera Gents with Toby Hunt.