British baritone Wesley Biggs is in demand throughout the classical repertoire for the use of his “… magnificent [baritone] voice” (Discover magazine) and has “wowed the choir and audience alike” throughout the UK. He recently appeared as: Marcello, La Bohème (Arcadian Opera), The Father, Hänsel und Gretel (Leamington Sinfonia), Papageno, Die Zauberflöte (RCMIOS – Opera Scenes), Death, Savitri (Shrewsbury Cantata) and Simone, Gianni Schicchi (Opera Alberelli)
Wesley is sought around the UK for the concert platform and recent engagements include: Elijah (Shrewsbury Cantata), Ein Deutsches Requiem (English Chamber Choir), Mozart’s Requiem (Orpheus Choir), Handel’s Messiah (Market Harborough Choral Society) and Vaughan Williams’ Dona Nobis Pacem (Ludlow Orchestra).
Wesley is a 2017 Britten-Pears Young Artist and is looking forward to working with Christoph Prégardien and Julius Drake. He has had the honour of receiving coaching from internationally renown artists, conductors and scholars such as Mary King, Richard Stokes, Stephen Barlow, Micheal Lloyd, Stuart Wilde, Christopher Middleton and Peter Selwyn to name but a few.
Whilst juggling his busy schedule, Wesley continues his studies at the Royal College of Music, on the Master of Performance course, where he is an RCM Award Holder supported by a Musicians’ Company Lambert Mentorship as well as receiving generous support from The Kathleen Trust and The Josephine Baker Trust. Wesley studies under the direction of his Vocal Professor Justin Lavender and Repertoire Coach John Blakely.
Musicians’ Company Prize: RCM Lambert Scholarship 2016
Page Updated: May 2018