Liam Bonthrone

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Voice - Tenor

Location: Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Scottish tenor Liam Bonthrone is in his final year of Undergraduate Study at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, under the tutelage of Scott Johnson. 
In the RCS, Liam was awarded the Hugh S. Roberton prize for Scottish singing, the Leonie Kayser prize and the Elgar/Spedding Lieder Duo Prize. 
At RCS, chorus involvement includes Die Fledermaus, Vaughan Williams' Sir John in Love, Britten’s Owen Wingrave, Dove’s The Day After and most recently Weill’s Street Scene.
On the concert platform, performances have included Handel’s Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Haydn The Creation and Nelson Mass, Finzi For St. Cecilia and most recently Evangelist in the Scottish premiere of Joubert’s St. Mark Passion. 
Liam currently holds the Kenneth McKellar Scholarship at Paisley Abbey, under the direction of George McPhee. 
He has accepted a full scholarship for Postgraduate study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, in September, with tutors Robert Dean and Adrian Thompson. 
Liam is grateful to receive sponsorship from the Cross Trust and Help Musicians UK.