Stephen Fort

Award: Sybil Tutton Award

Year: 2018

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Voice

Location: Royal Northern College of Music

Stephen is an experienced recitalist, concert soloist and opera singer. Particular highlights include singing the bass solos in Monteverdi’s Vespers with His Majesty’s Sagbutts and Cornetts, and in Handel’s Messiah with the Ars Eloquentiae. His operatic roles include Superintendent Budd Albert Herring (Cambridge University Opera Society), Sarastro Die Zauberflöte (RNCM Spotlight Performance), Pistola Falstaff (RNCM opera scenes), Tom Un ballo in maschera (cover at Grange Park Opera), and he was a member of Opera North’s Extra Chorus in Billy Budd at the Aldeburgh Festival. This winter he will sing the role of Simone Gianni Schicchi (RNCM).

Stephen read Music at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. In 2016 he began studying with Nicholas Powell at the Royal Northern College of Music, where he is generously supported by Help Musicians UK.