A Survey of Baritone Roles

A list of the Repertoire for Baritone. In a readable and organised format.
Composer Opera Role Type Aria
Auber Fra Diavolo Lord Cockburn
Barber Vanessa The Old Doctor Lyric Baritone You rascal you! I never knew you had a soul, For ev’ry love there is a last farewell
Barber Anthony and Cleopatra Mark Anthony
Beethoven Fidelio Don Pizarro Lyric Low Baritone/Lyric Bass-Baritone
Bellini I puritani Sir Riccardo Forth
Bellini Il pirata Ernesto
Berg Wozzeck Wozzeck
Berlioz Benvenuto Cellini Fieramosca Ah! qui pourrait me résister?
Berlioz Les Troyens Chorèbe
Bizet Carmen Escamillo Dramatic Baritone
Bizet Carmen Morales Lyric Baritone
Bizet Les pêcheurs de perles Zurga Kavalierbariton L’orage s’est calmé
Borodin Prince Igor Igor Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Britten A Midsummer Night’s Dream Demetrius Lyric Baritone
Busoni Doktor Faust Doktor Faust
Cilèa Adriana Lecouvreur Michonnet Dramatic Baritone Ecco il monologo
Copland The Tender Land Top Lyric Baritone Oh, I was goin’ a-courtin’, That’s crazy
Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande Golaud Lyric Low Baritone/Lyric Bass-Baritone
Debussy Pelléas et Mélisande Pelléas Baryton Martin
Donizetti Don Pasquale Dr Malatesta Lyric Baritone Bella siccome un angelo
Donizetti L’elisir d’amore Belcore Lyric Baritone Come Paride vezzoso
Donizetti La favorita Alfonse XI
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Enrico Ashton Lyric Baritone Cruda, funesta smania, La pietade in suo favore
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor Lord Enrico Ashton KavalierBaritone, Lyric Baritone Cruda, funesta smania, La pietade in suo favore
Donizetti Lucrezia Borgia Ascanio Petrucci
Donizetti Maria Stuarda Lord Guglielmo Cecil
Donizetti Roberto Devereux Duke of Nottingham
Giordano Andrea Chénier Gérard Dramatic Baritone Compiacente a’ colloqui del cicisbeo . . . Son sessant’anni, Nemico della Patria
Giordano Andrea Chénier Schmidt
Giordano Andrea Chénier Dumas
Giordano Andrea Chénier Mathieu
Glass Nixon in China Chou En-lai
Glass Nixon in China Richard Nixon
Gounod Faust Mephistophélès Lyric Low Baritone/Lyric Bass-Baritone Vous qui faites l’endormie
Gounod Faust Valentin Lyric Baritone Avant de quitter ces lieux
Gounod Roméo et Juliette Mercutio Lyric Baritone Mab, la reine des mensonges
Halevy La Juive Ruggiero
Humperdinck Hänsel und Gretel Peter Lyric Baritone Ach, wir armen Leute!, Eine Hexsteinalt
Lehar The Merry Widow Baron Mirko Zeta
Léo Delibes Lakmé Frédéic Lyric Baritone
Leoncavallo Pagliacci Tonio
Leoncavallo Pagliacci Silvio Lyric Baritone
Lortzing Der Wildschütz Count von Eberbach
Marschner Hans Heiling Hans Heiling
Mascagni Cavalleria rusticana Alfio
Massenet Manon M. de Brétigny Kavalierbariton
Massenet Manon Lescaut Lyric Baritone Ne bronchez pas, O Rosalinde
Massenet Thaïs Athanaël
Massenet Werther Albert Lyric Baritone Quelle priere de reconnaissance
Menotti Amahl and the Night Visitors King Melchior Lyric Baritone
Menotti Amahl and the Night Visitors The Page Lyric Baritone
Menotti The Consul John Sorel Lyric Baritone
Meyerbeer L’Africaine Nelusko
Meyerbeer Les Huguenots Le Comte de Nevers
Meyerbeer Les Huguenots Le Comte de Saint-Bris
Monteverdi L’Orfeo Orfeo Baryton Martin
Moore The Ballad of Baby Doe Horace Tabor Lyric Baritone Warm as the autumn light, Turn tail and run then
Mozart Così fan tutte Don Alfonso Lyric Low Baritone/Lyric Bass-Baritone
Mozart Così fan tutte Guglielmo Lyric Baritone
Mozart Don Giovanni Don Giovanni Kavalierbariton
Mozart Don Giovanni Masetto Lyric Baritone Ho capito, signor, si
Mozart Le nozze di Figaro Conte Almaviva Kavalierbariton, Lyric Baritone Hai gia vinta la causa…Vedro mentr’io sospiro
Mozart The Magic Flute Papageno Lyric Baritone
Mozart The Marriage of Figaro Figaro Lyric Low Baritone/Lyric Bass-Baritone
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov Boris Godunov
Nicolai The Merry Wives of Windsor Ford
Offenbach Orphée aux enfers John Styx
Offenbach Orphée aux enfers Jupiter
Ponchielli La Gioconda Barnaba Kavalierbariton
Poulenc Dialogue des carmélites Jailer
Puccini Edgar Frank Lyric Baritone
Puccini Gianni Schicchi Gianni Schicchi Lyric Baritone Si corre dal notaio
Puccini Gianni Schicchi Marco Lyric Baritone
Puccini La bohème Marcello Lyric Baritone
Puccini La bohème Schaunard Lyric Baritone
Puccini La fanciulla del West Jack Wallace Lyric Baritone
Puccini La fanciulla del West Jack Rance Dramatic Baritone
Puccini Le Villi Guglielmo Wulf Lyric Baritone Anima santa
Puccini Madama Butterfly Sharpless
Puccini Manon Lescaut Lescaut
Puccini Tosca Scarpia Dramatic Baritone
Purcell Dido and Aeneas Aeneas Baryton Martin
Rachmaninoff Aleko Aleko Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Ravel L’enfant et les sortilèges Le chat
Ravel L’enfant et les sortilèges L’Horloge Comtoise Baryton Martin
Ravel L’heure espagnole Ramiro Baryton Martin
Rimsky-Korsakov The Golden Cockerel Prince Afron
Rimsky-Korsakov The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya Fyodor Poyarok
Rossini Il turco in Italia Prosdocimo
Rossini La Cenerentola Dandini Lyric Baritone, Lyric Bass Come un’ape ne’giorni d’aprile
Rossini Le comte Ory Raimbaud
Rossini Le comte Ory Tutor
Rossini The Barber of Seville Figaro Lyric Baritone Largo al factotum
Rossini William Tell Guglielmo Tell
Saint-Saëns Samson and Delilah High Priest of Dagon
Smetana The Bartered Bride Krušina
Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos Music Master Lyric Baritone
Strauss Ariadne auf Naxos Harlequin Lyric Baritone Lieben, Hassen, Hoffen, Zagen
Strauss Capriccio Count Kavalierbariton
Strauss Der Rosenkavalier Herr von Faninal
Strauss Elektra Orest
Strauss Rosenkavalier Herr von Faninal Dramatic Baritone
Strauss Salome Jochanaan
Strauss Jr. Fledermaus Dr. Falke
Strauss Jr. Fledermaus Frank
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Eugene Onegin Lyric Baritone Onegin’s Aria (Kogda bï zhizn domashnim krugom), Onegin’s Arioso (Uzhel ta samaja Tatiana)
Tchaikovsky Mazeppa Ivan Mazepa
Tchaikovsky Mazeppa Kochubey
Tchaikovsky The Enchantress Prince Nikita Kurlyatev
Tchaikovsky The Maid of Orleans Dunois
Tchaikovsky The Maid of Orleans Lionel
Tchaikovsky The Oprichnik Prince Vyazminsky
Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades Count Tomsky
Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades Prince Yeletsky
Thomas Hamlet Hamlet Lyric Baritone Spectre infernal!, Ò vin dissipe la tristesse, J’ai pu frapper, Comme une pâle fleur
Verdi Aida Amonasro Verdi Baritone
Verdi Attila Ezio Dramatic Baritone Dagl’immortali vertici, E’ gettata la mia sorte
Verdi Don Carlos Rodrigo Verdi Baritone L’Infant Carlos, notre espérance (Carlo ch’è sol il nostro amore), C’est mon jour suprème (Per me giunto è il di supreme), Ah, je meurs, l’âme joyeuse (Io morrò, ma lieto in core)
Verdi Ernani Carlo Verdi Baritone
Verdi Ernani Don Carlo
Verdi Falstaff Falstaff Verdi Baritone
Verdi Falstaff Ford Verdi Baritone È sogno? o realtà
Verdi I vespri sicialiani Guido di Monteforte
Verdi Il trovatore Conte di Luna Verdi Baritone
Verdi La forza del destino Fra Melitone Lyric Baritone
Verdi La forza del destino Don Carlo di Vargas Verdi Baritone, Lyric Baritone Son Pereda son ricco d’onore, Morir! Tremenda cosa! . . . Urna fatale del mio destino
Verdi La traviata Germont Verdi Baritone, Lyric Baritone Di Provenza il mar
Verdi Macbeth Macbeth Verdi Baritone, Dramatic Baritone
Verdi Nabucco Nabucco Dramatic Baritone
Verdi Otello Iago Dramatic Baritone
Verdi Rigoletto Marullo
Verdi Rigoletto Monterone
Verdi Rigoletto Rigoletto Verdi Baritone
Verdi Simon Boccanegra Paolo Albiani Lyric Baritone
Verdi Simon Boccanegra Simon Boccanegra Verdi Baritone
Verdi Stiffelio Count Stankar
Verdi Un ballo in maschera Renato Verdi Baritone Alla vita che t’arride, Eri tu che macchiavi quell’anima
Wagner Der Ring des Nibelungen Wotan Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Wagner Die Meistersinger Hans Sachs Bass-Baritone
Wagner Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Hans Sachs Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Wagner Lohengrin The King’s Herald Lyric Baritone
Wagner Lohengrin Friedrich of Telramund
Wagner Parsifal Amfortas Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Wagner Siegfried Alberich
Wagner Tannhäuser Wolfram von Eschenbach Lyric Baritone Als du im kühnem Sange uns betrittest, O du mein holder Abendstern, Blick’ ich umher
Wagner The Flying Dutchman Dutchman Dramatic Bass-Baritone/Low Baritone/Heldenbariton
Wagner Tristan und Isolde Kurwenal
Weber Der Freischütz Kilian
Weber Der Freischütz Ottokar
Weber Oberon Sherasmin

Sources: Wikipedia page Baritone, Aria database Baritone, opera-arias.com Baritone plus my own research.




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