Singer

Recent performances include The Marquis from The Carmélites by Poulenc with Mid Summer Opera: London Waterloo, forthcoming performances include a  revival tour of The Secret Policeman in The Consul by Menotti, the bass solo’s in The St. John’s Passion with Exeter Chamber Choir and Orchestra, a recital of Mahler for Amersham Music Society.

Other roles include Marcello, The Sacristan and Count Almaviva for Focus Opera; Papageno and Masetto for The Zeist Opera Festival, Netherlands; Guglielmo for Opera by Definition; Potapych in The Gambler for Grange Park Opera; The Indian in The Bartered Bride for Mid-Wales Opera; Sharpless, Yamadori and Cascada (The Merry Widow) for Columbia Artists (U.S. tour).

Don José in a contemporary ballet based on the story of Carmen for The Royal Scottish Ballet; Figaro (Le Nozze), Mars (Orpheus) Onegin and Achilla for the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

Antonio, Sid (Albert Herring) and The Speaker (Flute) for Opera Budapest. Dr. Falke for The European Chamber Opera; Fiorello for Opera U.K and Basil (Der Graf von Luxemburg) for Court Opera.

Alex regularly sings in recital, his core repertoire includes the Schubert and Schumann song cycles. He performs a lot of contemporary repertoire of composers such as Mark Anthony Turnage, Alison Bauld, Brian Hughes, Peter Dickinson, Jonathon Harvey, Jonathon Dove and Andrew Millington.

Alex enjoys performing with Robin Bowman, Valentina Seferinova, Andrew Millington and Simon Watterton.

 

Accompanists

Robin Bowman trained as a Lied-accompanist under Walther Gruner and worked as assistant to Pierre Bernac. He was principal French vocal repertoire teacher at the Guildhall School from 1973 and French consultant for the National Opera Studio from its establishment in 1978, both posts held until 2008.

Award winning pianist Valentina Seferinova has a highly successful international career. She has played at all the worlds greatest venues, recorded many albums and performs frequently for radio and television.

Simon Watterton has given recitals as soloist and chamber musician all across the world. In recent years he has performed in China, Canada, the USA, Sweden and Italy as well as extensively in the UK and Republic of Ireland.

Andrew Millington is one of England’s most senior and experienced Cathedral musicians, maintains a busy schedule of recitals. He has played many solo recitals on BBC Radio 3.