Tenor - Artist 3060
An in-demand performer and Principal Artist with Opera Australia.
Described as having ‘a strong ringing sound and an energetic performance style’, he has performed numerous roles across a diverse range of Operas.
Debuting as Don Jose Carmen during the Opera Australia National Tour, he made his main-stage debut as Pang Turandot with Opera Australia.
He has performed the roles of Ferrando Cosi fan tutte (Quarantine Cosi), Vaudemont Iolanta (Les Azurialies), Sellem The Rake’s Progress (British Youth Opera), Rinuccio Gianni Schicchi (RNCM), Rosy Lickspittle (The Witch) Hansel and Gretel (RNCM), Basilio Le Nozze di Figaro, Mayor Upfold in Benjamin Britten’s Albert Herring, Azaël in Debussy’s L’Enfant Prodigue (QCGU).
On the concert stage his performances include: Messa di Gloria (Puccini), Stabat Mater (Rossini) Requiem in D minor, Mass in C minor, Missa brevis in B (Mozart), Coffee Cantata , Cantata 78: Jesu, der du meine Seele (J.S Bach) along with other major works by Handel, Schubert and Wagner.
In 2014 he performed as a guest Artist with the Worldwide phenomenon, BBC’s Dr Who Symphonic Spectacular with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra.
Winner of a Dame Joan Sutherland Award from the Noosa Federation of the Arts, he has also won the Joyce Campbell-Lloyd Scholarship, Ronald Dowd Memorial Prize and was a semi-finalist in the 2014 Australian Singing Competition.
He has participated in the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School where he worked with John Fisher, Giovanni Reggioli, Richard Hetherington and Stuart Maunder.
He has undertaken studies at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK, with Susan Roper and Peter Wilson, and was invited to undertake their highly sought-after International Artist Diploma.
As Principal Artist with Opera Australia he will this year be performing the roles of Pang Turandot, Gastone La Traviata, Wagner & Nereo Mefistofele and Ruiz Il Trovatore.