Hugh the Drover Cast biographies

Steve Griffiths - The Constable

Steve was born in Manchester and studied music at the Universities of York and Sheffield. He has worked as Head of Music at Fulford School in York since 1988 where, in addition to directing orchestras, bands and choirs, he has composed the music for two original productions.

His first operatic roles were Antonio in The Marriage of Figaro and Sgt. Budd in Albert Herring, both in Oxford during the 1980s. First contact with York Opera came with Hobson in Peter Grimes. Studying with Michael de Costa since 2002 he has sung in many concerts in the York area. Operatic roles in the past five years have included Don Pedro in Beatrice & Benedict and Zuniga in Carmen with West Riding Opera and the Mikado, Belcore in The Elixir of Love and Leporello in a recent concert version of Don Giovanni.

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