David John Pike
Luxembourg-based baritone David John Pike has a widely varied repertoire covering early music, oratorio, symphonic, opera, and commissioned works. In his native Canada, in the UK, and across Europe, he has worked with leading ensembles including Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London Philharmonic, and the Schweizerkammerchor under the direction of Dutoit, Jurowski, Koopman, Marriner, Mehta, Rattle, and Zinman. He now has a growing reputation as an operatic and concert soloist.
His debut recording, Whither must I wander?, with pianist Isabelle Trüb, earned a five-star review in BBC Music Magazine and was nominated for Recording of the Year by MusicWeb International.
Pike studied with William Perry at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, under Theresa Goble at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, and privately with American bass Daniel Lewis Williams in Germany. He has worked with Sherill Milnes, Ian Bostridge, Gerald Finley, and Metropolitan Opera assistant conductor Joan Dornemann.