Henry Neill

Henry Neill

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Biography

Henry graduated from the Royal Academy of Music Opera school before which he held a choral scholarship at St John’s college, Cambridge. He was the winner of the 2016 Royal Overseas League Singer’s Prize and holds several national awards including a Concordia Foundation Artists award from The Musicians’ Company and was a prize winner at the s’-Hertogenbosch International Vocal competition. Recent performances include Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, appearances on BBC Radio 3’s In tune, Dutch National Radio 4, Wigmore Hall and the Oxford and Leeds Lieder Festivals. This year he returns to the Two Moors Festival to perform Schubert’s Winterreise with pianist Jams Coleman, followed by recitals at the Wigmore Hall and the International Holland Music Sessions.

Operatic roles include Conte (Le nozze di Figaro – RAO), Smirnov (The Bear – RAO), Quince (A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Shadwell Opera), Marquese (La traviata – West Green House Opera) and Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro – Clonter Opera). In September he makes his international debut as Papageno (Die Zauberflöte) at the Deutsches National Theatre in Weimar before which he is playing the role of Edmund Bertram (Mansfield Park by Jonathan Dove – Grange Festival Opera).