Aidan Edwards

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Baritone Aidan Edwards, from West Yorkshire, graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a BMus(hons) and MMus with distinction. During his time there Aidan performed the roles of Bottom (A Midsummer Nights Dream), Frank (Street Scene) and was the winner of the Elizabeth Harwood Prize.

Operatic engagements include Germont (La Traviata) Opera Holland Park YAP and Westminster Opera, Tsar (The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken) Scottish Opera, Antonio (The Gondoliers) NGSOC, Marco (Gianni Schicchi) Lez Azuriales Opera, Marcello (La Boheme) Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin) and Escamillo (Carmen) Opera On Location, Louis (The Wandering Scholar) Melchior (Amahl and the Night Visitors) Northern Opera Group, A Policeman (La Boheme) King Dodon (The Golden Cockerel), Duca Alfonso (Lucrezia Borgia) ETO.

Aidan’s extensive outreach and education work includes the awarding winning Opera North SingUp! production The Water Diviner’s Tale by Rachel Portman, several years performing with Scottish Opera on their Pop-Up Opera Roadshow touring streamlined operas across Scotland and its Highlands and Islands and English Touring Opera’s production of Paper & Tin which performed in schools across the country. Aidan also teaches singing privately and is a workshop practitioner for Grange Park Opera’s Primary Robins programme.

A keen recitalist, Aidan enjoys an annual performance with Soprano Juliet Montgomery at the Scottish Arts Club as part of the Edinburgh Festival for six years running and the pair have continued to perform together across the UK, France, Germany and Ukraine. He has appeared on Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and was the baritone soloist for the UK Premiere of Pendereski’s ‘Seven Gates of Jerusalem’ performed at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Aidan is an Alumnus of Lez Azuriales Opera. This year he returns to ETO to sing Lescaut in Manon Lescaut.

 

28 Feb, 2024

Baritone Aidan Edwards, from West Yorkshire, graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with a BMus(hons) and MMus with distinction. During his time there Aidan performed the roles of Bottom (A Midsummer Nights Dream), Frank (Street Scene) and was the winner of the Elizabeth Harwood Prize.

Operatic engagements include Germont (La Traviata) Opera Holland Park YAP and Westminster Opera, Tsar (The Tsar Has His Photograph Taken) Scottish Opera, Antonio (The Gondoliers) NGSOC, Marco (Gianni Schicchi) Lez Azuriales Opera, Marcello (La Boheme) Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin) and Escamillo (Carmen) Opera On Location, Louis (The Wandering Scholar) Melchior (Amahl and the Night Visitors) Northern Opera Group, A Policeman (La Boheme) King Dodon (The Golden Cockerel), Duca Alfonso (Lucrezia Borgia) ETO.

Aidan’s extensive outreach and education work includes the awarding winning Opera North SingUp! production The Water Diviner’s Tale by Rachel Portman, several years performing with Scottish Opera on their Pop-Up Opera Roadshow touring streamlined operas across Scotland and its Highlands and Islands and English Touring Opera’s production of Paper & Tin which performed in schools across the country. Aidan also teaches singing privately and is a workshop practitioner for Grange Park Opera’s Primary Robins programme.

A keen recitalist, Aidan enjoys an annual performance with Soprano Juliet Montgomery at the Scottish Arts Club as part of the Edinburgh Festival for six years running and the pair have continued to perform together across the UK, France, Germany and Ukraine. He has appeared on Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ and was the baritone soloist for the UK Premiere of Pendereski’s ‘Seven Gates of Jerusalem’ performed at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. Aidan is an Alumnus of Lez Azuriales Opera. This year he returns to ETO to sing Lescaut in Manon Lescaut.

 

28 Feb, 2024

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