Edward is a baritone, based in the North West of England, and a masters graduate
of the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).
Edward's passion for opera has lead him to perform in a number of innovative
productions during his career. Edward's operatic achievements include the role of
Pilgrim in Vaughan Williams'; The Pilgrim's Progress, Marco in Puccini's Gianni
Schicchi, Valens in Handel's Theodora, Bobinet in Offenbach's La Vie Parisienne, Le
Surintendant des plaisirs in Massenet's Cendrillon, Sicario in Verdi's Macbeth,
Antonio in Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro and Boy 2 in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti.
Edward has performed with Dorset Opera festival, Clonter Opera and was a Young
Artist at The Buxton International Festival, 2018 and 2019.
As a baritone soloist, Edward has performed at venues such as the Opéra Comique,
Paris, Birmingham Symphony Hall and The Sage, Gateshead. Recent concerts as
guest soloist, include Bramhs' Requiem, Faure's Requiem, Haydn's Creation,
Handel's Messiah and Alexander's Feast, Vaughan Williams' Five Mystical Songs
and a staged performance of his Songs of Travel with the RNCM Chamber
Orchestra. Edward also premiered a solo work at the Leeds Lieder Festival, 2017.
Edward is delighted to be playing the role on Don Pedro in this special performance
of Stanford's rarely performed work.