British – Indian Tenor Caspar Singh studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama under Adrian Thompson and Susan Waters. In 2017 he was a finalist in the prestigious Franz Schubert Institut Lieder prize competition.
Opera performances include Ferrando in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, L’Aumônier (cover) in Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites, Tamino in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Young Man (cover) in Martinů’s Ariane, and chorus Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta all at GSMD, Amphinomus (cover) in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria; a co-production between the Royal Opera and the Roundhouse, Man in Daniel Saleeb and Oge Nwosu’s chamber opera Occo’s Eternal Act (as part of the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Opera: Passion, Power and Politics exhibition), the Good Robber in The Vanishing Bridegroom with British Youth Opera, and chorus roles in Beethoven’s Fidelio at Longborough Festival Opera and in the UK premier of Jonathan Dove’s The Monster in the Maze at Barbican Hall with Sir Simon Rattle and the London Symphony Orchestra.
On the concert platform Caspar has performed Handel’s Messiah at the Welwyn Festival and with Ramsey Choral Society, Bruckner’s Te Deum at LSO St. Luke’s, Britten’s Saint Nicolas with Northwood Choral Society, Haydn’s Nelson Mass with Hertford Choral Society, Orff’s Carmina Burana with Ealing Symphony Orchestra, Stainer’s Crucifixion at All Saints’ Church Chalfont St Peter, Mozart’s Requiem with the City of London School, Dvorak’s Mass in D with Genesis Chorale and Bach’s Easter Oratorio with the Guildhall School Consort.
Caspar has had the opportunity to sing in masterclasses with Sarah Walker, Joan Patenaude-Yarnel, Graham Johnson, Amanda Roocroft, Susanna Standers and Eugene Asti. He is also a keen recitalist; his recent performances include Britten’s Winter Words and Seven Sonnets of Michelangelo, Schubert’s Die Schöne Mullerin, and In the Great Dawn, Thomas Bove’s setting of Rupert Brooke’s poem ‘Second Best’.
This summer Caspar was an Alvarez Young Artist for Garsington Opera, where his engagements included Italian Tenor in Strauss’ Capriccio and chorus roles in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Verdi’s Falstaff. This season Caspar joins the Opera Studio at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, where his upcoming roles include Ein Bote Il Trovatore, Vorsänger Eugene Onegin, Mainfroid Les Vêpres Siciliennes, Erster Gefangener Fidelio, Almeric Iolanta, and Coryphaeus Alceste, alongside recitals and concerts with the Opera Studio.
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