David Horton - Tenor

Tenor David Horton has recently graduated from the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS), studying under the tutelage of Scott Johnson, generously supported by a scholarship from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Trust. Prior to this, in 2015 he obtained his MMus Hons with Distinction from the RCS, prior to his BMus Hons from the Royal Northern College of Music in 2010.

Whilst at the RCS, he sang many roles including Eistenstein Die Fledermaus, Tristan Le Vin Herbé, Sir Phillip Wingrave/Narrator Owen Wingrave, Sir Hugh Evans Sir John in Love and Le Gendarme Les Mamelles de Tirésias. In addition, David has performed roles with Tête-à-Tête Festival The King and his Shadow, British Youth Opera (BYO) English Eccentrics, Raucous Rossini Il Signor Bruschino and the European Opera Centre The Beggar’s Opera. He also created the role of Magician 1 in Henry McPherson’s opera Ūhte, recorded with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and premiered at the RCS Plug Festival 2016.  Autumn 2017 saw David working with BYO again, playing multiple roles – Lover, Husband’s Friend and Preacher – in Judith Weir’s The Vanishing Bridegroom.

David will sing the title role in Iford Arts’ 2018 production of Candide.

Reviews of David Horton to follow.