David is the host and co-producer of the monthly Operacast podcast, which brings listeners the latest news from the opera world.

He is responsible for curating content, engaging panellists and guests, and editing each episode.

David would be pleased to discuss opportunities for hosting or appearing on other podcasts, and would be happy to hear from potential Operacast collaborators.

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Talks and discussions

David is an excellent public speaker, with extensive experience of creating and delivering talks on opera, as well as hosting panel discussions and debates.

He has also been a Guest Lecturer on Fundraising and Arts Management, with the University of Leeds and Sheffield Hallam.

David would be very happy to hear from companies, venues and festivals who are seeking to programme talks and events on opera. He is pleased to suggest material, or to take on commissions on specific subjects.

Listen here to an example of David's work; a talk on 'The First English Language Operas' (with mezzo Morgana Warren-Jones) delivered as part of the 2017 Left Bank Opera Festival [left]