New Zealander , Jud Arthur has been Australian based since 2003.
Arthur has performed over 40 operatic, bass roles in Australia for Opera
Australia, Western Australian Opera, Victorian Opera, South Australian
Opera, and Queensland Opera, as well as regularly performing with the
New Zealand Opera company.
A particular highlight for Arthur was creating the role of both Hunding
and Fafer in Opera Australia’s first Ring Cycle, for which he received
Concert performances include, Verdi and Mozart Requiems, Beethoven’s
9th Symphony, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s Creation, with all the major
symphonies in both Australia and New Zealand.
Jud has regularly sung the National Anthem for New Zealand’s, All Black
tests and had the honour of singing at the launch of the New Zealand
Apart from his love of opera singing Jud has been a state rugby player
for the NZ Otago team, his success there saw him poached by the Italian,
Mirano Rugby Club where he played for 3 years. Jud is also a farrier and
former NZ under 21 show jumping champion title holder.