Alan Ewing began his working life much in demand by the world of Renaissance and Baroque Music with concerts for Sir Roger Norrington, Philip Pickett, Andrew Parrott, Paul McCreesh, Marc Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre, and William Christie and Les Arts Florissants.
He has sung with the companies of the Royal Opera, Covent Garden, ENO, WNO, Netherlands Opera, Berlin Staatsoper, Zurich, Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Nancy, Lille, Opera Colorado and at the Festivals of Salzburg, Lucerne, Aldeburgh and Maggio Musicale among others in a wide repertoire including Osmin, Sarastro, Ochs, Bluebeard, Sparafucile, Kutuzov and Fafner. Further engagements include Osmin in Aix-en-Provence for Minkowski and with Andreas Delfs and the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, Sarastro for Steuart Bedford, Seneca for Christian Curnyn, Baron Ochs at the New Zealand Festival, Bartok’s Bluebeard in a production for John Fulljames, Rocco and Heinrich der Vogler in Nantes, Leporello for Jean-Claude Malgoire, Sparafucile and Ferrando for Kenneth Montgomery, Verdi’s Requiem in the Royal Festival Hall, roles in Les Troyens with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra, Fafner (in concert for the Oxford Opera Orchestra), Kutuzov (War & Peace) and roles in Peter Grimes, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Billy Budd for Richard Hickox, and the title role of Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd for Opera Colorado.
Recent engagements include Lady Bracknell in The Importance of being Earnest for Opéra National de Lorraine and also at the Linbury Studio, Covent Garden. Future performances include Acis and Galatea for Mid Wales Opera, Powder Her Face for ENO, King Roger at the Royal Opera House and Eugene Onegin for Grange Park Opera.