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Alessandro Fisher


A member of the BBC’s New Generation Artists Scheme and an Associate Artist of Classical Opera, Alessandro Fisher won First Prize at the 2016 Kathleen Ferrier Awards. He read Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge, where he was a Choral Scholar at Clare College, furthering his studies at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He made his Salzburg Festival debut in 2018 as Lucano L’Incoronazione di Poppea and his operatic engagements have further included Delmiro / Alindo Hipermestra for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Fabio Berenice for the Royal Opera, London, Bastien Bastien und Bastienne, Don Polidoro La finta semplice and Christian Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebotes for Classical Opera, Bellecourt Vert Vert for Garsington Opera, the title role in Dardanus for English Touring Opera, Banquo in Luke Styles’ Macbeth for Glyndebourne Opera’s Jerwood Project and Fenton Falstaff for The Grange Festival.

Orchestral engagements have included performances with the BBC Philharmonic and the Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, whilst recital engagements have included London’s Wigmore Hall (notably giving the last public recital before lockdown in March 2020) and St John’s, Smith Square, Leeds Lieder, the Oxford Lieder Festival, BBC Radio 3’s Big Chamber Day and his BBC Proms debut singing Songs by Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha with Stephen Hough.

His recordings include L’Incoronazione di Poppea with Les Arts Florissants on Harmonia Mundi CD, Bastien und Bastienne with The Mozartists on Signum CD (nominated for a 2019 International Classical Music Award), Roussel’s Évocations with the BBC Philharmonic on Chandos CD and Dame Ethel Smyth’s Fête Galante on Retrospect Opera CD.

Last updated: Jul 2020