Born in London, Thomas Elwin is a former Head Chorister of St. Paul’s Cathedral. A graduate of the University of London, Thomas recently gained an MA from the Royal Academy of Music. A member of Academy’s Song Circle, Thomas is in his first year of Royal Academy Opera (RAO) where he is a Leverhulme Trust scholar. Having made his RAO debut as the Madwoman Curlew River, Thomas will sing Tamino Die Zauberflöte in March 2012. Thomas continues to study with Ryland Davies and Audrey Hyland.
Whilst at RAM Thomas has performed a number of scenes including Ferrando Cosi Fan Tutte, Lindoro L’italiana and Lionel Martha. Outside the Academy Thomas has worked with Garsington Opera, Shadwell Opera, the Jackdaws Musical Trust and Opera Unlimited. Full roles include Ferrando Cosi Fan Tutte, Nemorino L’Elisir d’amore and Grimoaldo Rodelinda.
On the concert platform Thomas has performed many of the major oratorio’s including Messiah, the Bach passions, The Creation and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. Thomas has also performed Britten Serenade and Winter Words, Tippett The Hearts Assurance and Schumann Dichterliebe. Future performances include a recital at the Austrian Cultural Forum, Britten Nocturne and performances with Song Circle.
Thomas is extremely grateful for the support he has received from the Leverhulme Trust, Kathleen Trust , the Fidelio Charitable Trust and Mr Martin Cearns.