Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert
Loveliest of Tree (Shropshire Lad) - Butterworth [LIVE RECITAL RECORDING]
Pelléas Hair Aria (Pelléas et Mélisande) - Debussy [LIVE RECITAL RECORDING]
Time Was When Love and I Were Well Acquainted (The Sorcerer) - Sullivan [LIVE RECITAL RECORDING]
2nd Prize in The Edward Brooks English Song Prize (2018)
2nd Prize in The Cecil Drew Oratorio Prize (2017)
1st Prize in The Winifred Micklam Prize (2015)
James is a baritone from Berkshire and has recently graduated from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire under the tutelage of Gordon Sandison. He has extensive and varied performance experience in opera, oratorio, musical theatre, song and film. Recent performances include: Joining the chorus of ‘Haddon Hall’ for The National G&S Opera Company and of Wagner’s ‘Der fliegende Holländer’ for Longborough Festival Opera, Performing ‘Fêtes galantes II’ as part of the CBSO Debussy Festival, Bobinet in Royal Birmingham Conservatoires production of ‘La vie parisienne’ by Offenbach, Captain Macheath in Britten’s Edition of ‘The Beggars Opera’, Antonio & cover Figaro in Mozart’s ‘Le nozze di figaro’ and L’horloge comtoise in Ravel’s ‘L’enfant et les sortilèges’. He has also performed in the conservatoires yearly opera scenes most notably as Grigory Smirnov in ‘The Bear’ by Walton, Montano in Verdi’s ‘Otello’ and Mr Gedge in Albert Herring by Britten. Whilst at conservatoire James won the Winifred Micklam Prize and 2nd Prize in both the Edward Brooks English Song Prize and the Cecil Drew Oratorio Prize.
James is currently working on building a project of his called 'Singers Eye', which aims to show what a singer sees in their mind whilst singing song repertoire to the audience through the medium of film; which accompanies live performance. James had a successful and well received first performance of these songs with film in April 2018, and is already planning the future of this venture.
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