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Arthur Bruce

Voice Type:

Baritone

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, Italian, German

Agent:

Robert Gilder & Co International Artist Management
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Experience

Opera

Artidoro
Gli sposi malcontenti [Bride & Gloom] (Stephen Storace)
Bampton Classical Opera
2019
Gianni Schicchi
Gianni Schicchi (Puccini)
RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School
2019
Demetrius
A Midsummer Night's Dream (Britten)
Clonter Opera - Spring Showcase
2019
Mozart / Burns / Don Giovanni / David
Amadeus & the Bard (Various - Mozart & Burns)
Scottish Opera Education Tour
2019
Melot
Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)
Saffron Opera Group
2019
Steuermann
Tristan und Isolde (Wagner)
Saffron Opera Group
2019
Donner
Das Rheingold (Wagner)
Edinburgh Players Opera Group
2019
Kuligin
Kát'a Kabanová (Janáček)
Fulham Opera Workshop
2019
Billy Budd
Billy Budd [Workshop Performance] (Britten)
South London Opera Group
2019
Alfio
Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni)
Edinburgh Grand Opera
2019
Sam
Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein)
RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School
2019
Papageno
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Berlin Opera Academy
2018
Pierre Lafitte
Cabildo [European Premiere] (Amy Beach)
Opera Eos
2018
Zurga
Les Pêcheurs de perles (Bizet)
Edinburgh Grand Opera
2018
Harlekin
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School
2018
Konrad Nachtigall
Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (Wagner)
Fulham Opera Workshop
2018
2. Soldat / 5. Jude
Salome (Strauss, R)
Edinburgh Players Opera Group
2018
4. Knappe
Parsifal (Wagner)
Saffron Opera Group
2018
Amfortas
Parsifal (Wagner)
Saffron Opera Group
2018
Henry Davis
Street Scene (Kurt Weill)
RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School
2018
Guglielmo
Così fan tutte (in English) (Mozart)
Bedford Park Fest/London Young Sinfonia
2017
Guglielmo
Così fan tutte (in Italian) (Mozart)
Opera Chez Cartier, Charente
2017
Commissionario
La traviata (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
2017
Don Giovanni
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
ENO Opera Works
2017
Count Almaviva
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
ENO Opera Works
2017
Wolfram
Tannhäuser (Wagner)
Edinburgh Players Opera Group
2016
Yamadori
Madama Butterfly (Puccini)
Bowdon Opera Festival
2015
Der Einäugige
Die Frau ohne Schatten (Strauss, R)
Edinburgh Players Opera Group
2015
Sam
Trouble in Tahiti (Bernstein)
RNCM Chamber Opera
2015
Sid
Albert Herring (Britten)
RNCM Opera
2015
Mr Flint, the Sailing Master
Billy Budd (Britten)
RNCM Opera
2014

Operetta/G&S

Falke
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Clonter Opera - Spring Showcase
2019
Giuseppe
The Gondoliers (Gilbert & Sullivan)
Clonter Opera - Spring Showcase
2019
Bobinet
La Vie Parisienne (Offenbach)
Ferrier Operatic Society
2017

Contemporary Opera

Dr Chadwick
The Remarkable Gifts of Dr and Mrs Chadwick (Eve Harrison)
Chadwick Eductional Trust
2018
Schoolkid
The Day After (Jonathan Dove)
RCS Opera School / English National Opera
2018
Jim
Dr. Ferret's Bad Medicine Roadshow (Stephen Deazley)
Scottish Opera Connect
2011
Ensemble
Airheads (Ian McCrae)
Scottish Opera Connect
2010

Art Song

Baritone
Songs and Proverbs of William Blake (Britten)
Britten—Pears Young Artist Programme
2019
Baritone
Beware! (Britten)
Britten—Pears Young Artist Programme
2019
Baritone
Tit for Tat (Britten)
Britten—Pears Young Artist Programme
2019
Baritone
3 Mélodies de Verlaine (Debussy)
[email protected]'s, Penzance
2019
Baritone
3 Sonetti del Petrarca, 2nd version (S.270b) (Liszt)
[email protected]'s, Penzance
2019
Baritone
Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (Mahler)
[email protected]'s, Penzance
2019
Baritone
Spanische Liebeslieder, Op.138 (Schumann)
RCS Song Studio
2018

Chorus

Chorus
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School
2019
Chorus
La traviata (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
2017
Chorus
Iolanta (Tchaikovsky)
Scottish Opera
2017
Chorus
Le Villi (Puccini)
Scottish Opera
2017
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
Opera Holland Park
2016
Chorus
Iris (Mascagni)
Opera Holland Park
2016
Chorus
Götterdämmerung (Wagner)
The Mastersingers
2016
Chorus
Parsifal (Wagner)
Elemental Opera
2016
Chorus
Un ballo in maschera (Verdi)
Dorset Opera Festival
2015
Chorus
L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti)
Dorset Opera Festival
2015
Chorus
Otello (Verdi)
Hallé Orchestra's Verdi Celebration
2013
Chorus
Simon Boccanegra (Verdi)
Hallé Orchestra's Verdi Celebration
2013
Chorus
Paradise Moscow (Shostakovich)
Royal Northern College of Music Opera
2013
Chorus
Thaïs (Massenet)
Edinburgh International Festival
2011
Chorus
Nixon in China (Adams)
Edinburgh Studio Opera
2011

Oratorio/Concerts

Baritone soloist - Manoa & Harapha
Samson (Handel)
Haddo House Choral & Operatic Society
2019
Baritone soloist
Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52 (Brahms)
Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society
2019
Baritone soloist
Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)
Glasgow Cathedral Choral Society
2019
Elijah
Elijah (Mendelssohn)
Pershore Choral
2019
Baritone soloist
Ein deutsches Requiem (Brahms)
The Dalkeith Singers & Pentland Singers
2019
Christus
St John Passion (Bach)
The Glasgow Barons
2019
Baritone soloist
Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)
Edinburgh Bach Choir
2019
Baritone soloist
Mass in C (Hummel)
Anstruther Philharmonic Society
2019
Elijah
Elijah (Mendelssohn)
Langcliffe Singers / Brayside Orchestra
2018
Baritone soloist
Carmina Burana (Carl Orff)
Southport Bach Choir
2018
Baritone soloist
Stabat Mater (Szymanowski)
Edinburgh Royal Choral Union
2018
Baritone soloist
Arion and the Dolphin (Jonathan Dove)
Southport Bach Choir
2018
Baritone soloist
Messa di Gloria (Puccini)
Pentland Singers
2018
Baritone soloist
Paukenmesse (Haydn)
Berwick Arts Choir & Orchestra
2018
Baritone soloist
Utrecht Te Deum and Jubilate (Handel)
Berwick Arts Choir & Orchestra
2018
Baritone soloist
Stabat Mater (Dvořák)
Lytham St Annes Choral Society
2017
Baritone soloist
Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini)
Bolton Choral Union
2017
Pilatus
St John Passion (Bach)
Thomas Tallis Society
2017
Baritone soloist
In terra pax (Finzi)
Cardiff Polyphonic Choir
2016
Baritone soloist
The Crucifixion (Stainer)
St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh
2016
Baritone soloist
Serenade to Music (Ralph Vaughan-Williams)
Caledonian Voices
2016
'Voice of God' (Narrator)
Symphony No.7 Seven Gates of Jerusalem UK Premiere (Krzysztof Penderecki)
Bridgewater Hall
2015
Baritone soloist
Five Mystical Songs (Ralph Vaughan-Williams)
Preston Cecilian Choral Society
2015
Baritone soloist
Missa pro defuncto (Requiem) (Michael Haydn)
Ziortzako Kontzertuak, Zenaruzza Monastery, Spain
2015
Baritone soloist
Ein deutsches Requiem (Brahms)
Richmondshire Choral Society
2015
Baritone soloist
Requiem (Fauré)
Manchester Oratory at St Chad’s, Cheetham Hill
2015
Baritone soloist
Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Ralph Vaughan-Williams)
Manchester Philharmonic Choir
2014
Baritone soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Sandbach Voices
2014
Baritone soloist
Ode on St. Cecilia's Day (Parry)
Preston Cecilian Choral Society
2014
Baritone soloist
Requiem (Mozart)
St Matthew’s, Chapel Allerton, Leeds
2014
Baritone soloist
Requiem (Duruflé)
Lammermuir Festival
2014

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Awards

The Chandos Memorial Trust Bursary - Britten—Pears Young Artist Programme (2019)

Help Musicians UK Sybil Tutton Opera Awards (2018)

Hope Scott Trust Summer School Grant (2018)

Robertson Trust Scholarship for the Arts (2018)

Zenaida Piontkovsky Memorial Scholarship (2018)

RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School Entrance Scholarship (2017)

ENO Opera Works Bursary (2016)

Thomas Tallis Society Choral Ambassador Bursary (2016)

John Cameron Prize for Lieder (2015)

Kate Snape Scholarship (2015)

Competitions

Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Award for Singers Finalist (2015)

RNCM Concerto Competition Finalist (2015)

RNCM Gold Medal Finalist (2015)

Education

Robertson Trust Emerging Artist
Scottish Opera
2019–2020
BPYAP 'Singing Britten' Summer Course
Britten—Pears Young Artist Programme
2019
MMus Opera - Alexander Gibson Opera School
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2017–2019
Summer School
Wales International Academy of Voice
2017
OperaWorks
English National Opera
2016–2017
BMus (Hons) Vocal & Operatic Studies - First Class Honours
Royal Northern College of Music
2011–2015
Connect Ensemble
Scottish Opera
2009–2011