In association with
Mr Neil Balfour

Biography

Concordia Artist, bass-baritone Neil Balfour graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music with MMus (Distinction). Recent performances include Colline La bohème for Mananan Opera (Isle of Man) & OFMAN Opera Studio (Madrid), Mercurio La Calisto for Longborough Festival Opera, Sam in a contemporary re-telling of Dorian Gray for Proper Job Theatre and soloist for the Dore Male Voice Choir during a concert tour of Sicily. Upcoming performances include Porgy & Bess at Leeds Town Hall and Dream of Gerontius at Milton Keys Theatre.

Contemporary works have included premiering the roles of La-La (role sponsored by The Opera Awards) in A Shoe Full of Stars by Omar Sharyar (YAM Awards Best Opera 2018), Nikolausí Father in Mysterious 44 by Kevin Malone (the first electronic opera), Best Man in Cheese by Lucy Armstrong (premiere at The Bridgewater Hall) and Magnificat by Oliver Tarney and Convivium Records.

In 2019 Neil sang in the nationwide tour of Aida with the Chorus of Opera North and has been a Young Artist for Buxton International Festival. He also sung Claggart Billy Budd for The Royal Opera House (L&P Department), covered Don Alfonso Così fan tutte for Opera Holland Park and the title role in Le nozze di Figaro for Longborough Festival Opera.

Other jobs of interest include being the creator of www.artsongstory.com, doing voice-over work for Youtube Channelís with views on his videos reaching well over 100 million, premiering the first electronic opera, conducting 300+ mass choirs and performing a private show for Her Majesty The Queen.

Contact Neil

Address: Leeds
Yorkshire (West)
LS7 3JX
Phone: 07962488380
Fee (30 minutes): £15.00
Fee (60 minutes): £30.00

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