Jerome Knox - Baritone

British baritone Jerome Knox was born in London and is a graduate of the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, where he was the inaugural Gleneagles scholar. He previously trained at the Royal College of Music, London, and read Classical Studies at Edinburgh University.

His operatic engagements include Dandini La Cenerentola (British Youth Opera), Faust in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel (Scottish Opera), the title role Don Giovanni (Waterperry Opera and Hampstead Garden Opera), Oreste Iphigénie en Tauride (Euphonia), Marcello La bohème (Rye Arts Festival), Flora’s Servant La traviata (Glyndebourne Tour), Melisso Alcina (Ryedale Festival), Schaunard La bohème (Magnetic Opera), Death The Emporer of AtlantisDr Falke Die Fledermaus and Pallante Agrippina (all for the RCS).  He has also appeared as a member of the Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and as an Alvarez Young Artist with Garsington Opera.

His solo concert highlights include Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall with the Really Big Chorus, as well as performances of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs and Dona Nobis Pacem, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, Handel’s Dixit Dominus, Bach’s St John Passion, B Minor Mass and Christmas Oratorio, and Hérodes in Berlioz’s L’enfance du Christ.  He regularly performs with the Dunedin Consort, recently at the BBC Proms, and has toured with them throughout the UK and Europe.

In competition, has recently won the 2020 London Handel Festival Competition.  He was also a finalist in the Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2019, where he performed with the Academy of Ancient Music, and was awarded the Villa Medici Prize.

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