Jud Arthur

Jud Arthur

Jud Arthur

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

critical acclaim.

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

America’s Cup.

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.

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