Robert Murray recently completed his studies at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School at the Royal College of Music where he studied with Neil Mackie. In 2003-4 he has been studying at the National Opera Studio. He receives singing lessons from Ryland Davies.
Robert won second place in the Kathleen Ferrier competition in 2003. He was invited to take part in the Acadamie europeenne de musique at the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence 2003 studying with Christa Ludwig and Edda Moser. He has sung in masterclasses with Philip Langridge, Wolfgang Holzmair, Sarah Walker, John Copley, Sir Thomas Allen and Gerald Finlay.
Future operatic engagements include covering the role of Tamino for Scottish Opera and the role of Lurcanio in Handel’s Ariodante for Opera da Camera in Linz, Austria.
Other engagements include Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem at Snape Maltings with the Britten Pears Orchestra conducted by Simone Young and in 2004 a performance of Die Schöne Müllerin with Malcolm Martineau at St John’s, Smith Square.
Robert regularly collaborates with Oliver Davies and was extremely happy to be asked to take part in Divine Art’srecording of songs with clarinet obbligato.