Kiwi Bass Jud Arthur has been Australian based since 2003. During that time Arthur has performed to critical acclaim most of the standard Bass repertoire for Opera Australia. He has also performed frequently with The West Australian Opera, Queensland Opera and Opera NZ companies. Jud’s concert performances include the Verdi Requiem with the NZSO, and The Mozart Requiem and Beethoven 9 at the Sydney Opera House.
Career highlights include international acclaim for his performance in Opera Australia’s Ring Cycle, stepping in at the last minute as Zaccaria in Perth for WAO and singing the National Anthem on many occasions for the All Blacks matches.
Jud is also a former state Rugby player for Otago and no.8. for International Italian team, Mirano, and a former holder of the NZ under 21 show jumping title.