Michael studies with Mark Wildman and Audrey Hyland at the Royal Academy of Music. A RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach scholar and a member of the RAM Song Circle, Michael is the grateful recipient of awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarships Trust, Kirsten and Dwight Poler, Help Musicians UK, and the ABRSM. Previously he read Music at Jesus College, Cambridge, graduating with first-class honours.
Operatic roles include Colline (La bohème), Ferryman (Curlew River), Noye (Noyes Fludde), and Parson/Badger (The Cunning Little Vixen). In concert, Michael has performed with orchestras including the Britten Sinfonia, and was recently a soloist under the baton of Sir Mark Elder. Other performances include Stravinsky’s Les noces, Haydn’s Creation, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and both Bach Passions. As a recitalist he recently made his début at the Wigmore Hall, and has also performed at the Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh with Malcolm Martineau.