British Baritone Henry Neill studied at the Royal Academy of Music prior to which he was a Choral Scholar at St John’s College, Cambridge. He was the winner of the 2016 Royal Overseas Singer’s Prize along with several national awards including a Sybil Tutton Opera Award, first prize at the Dean and Chadlington festival, the Sir Thomas Armstrong prize for English song and the Sacred Aria Prize at the Mozart Singing Competition. This year he was a finalist and prizewinner at the International Vocal Competition ’s-Hertogenbosch in The Netherlands.
Notable performances include Serenade to Music with the Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, appearances on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and Butterworth’s Six songs from A Shropshire Lad with orchestra and conducted by Sir Mark Elder. He has also performed at the Oxford and Leeds Lieder Festivals and appeared on Dutch Radio 4 performing a recital of song.
Recent operatic performances include Conte Le nozze di Figaro at Hackney Empire conducted by Jane Glover, Marchese d’Obigny La traviata at West Green House Opera and Friquet Offenbach’s Vert Vert with Garsington Opera conducted by David Parry. Other roles include Quince A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sprecher Die Zauberflöte and Smirnov in Walton’s The Bear.
Other engagements include a series of concerts at the Two Moors Festival and a concert at St John’s, Smith Square with the London Mozart Players. In February he goes on tour with English Touring Opera, taking a lead role in their newly commissioned opera Silver Electra.
More about Henry from his website