Matthew Hargreaves

Matthew Hargreaves began singing as a chorister at Westminister Abbey, before training at at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Matthew Hargreaves is a teacher and is the Head of Singing at Westminster School. He is also Head of Scholarships and Artistic Planning at The Drake Calleja Trust, supporting musicians studying in the UK.

For the National: The Corn is Green and Amadeus

Opera includes: A Dog’s Heart at La Scala‚ Milan; Der Rosenkavalier for the WNO; Don Giovanni and Swanhunter for Opera North; Tosca and La traviata for the ENO; Douphol at West Green House; Eugene Onegin and Falstaff for Cambridge Philharmonic Society; Biedermann and the Arsonists for Independent Opera; Die Fledermaus‚ La Cenerentola‚ Der Rosenkavalier‚ Così fan tutte‚ Don Pasquale and Don Giovanni for Diva Opera; La finta giardiniera at Buxton Festival; Otello for BBC Philharmonic; and Rigoletto for London Symphony Orchestra‚ both under Noseda.

Concerts with the BBC Singers, CBSO, Kristiansand Symfoniorkester/Manchester Camerata, Oxford Lieder Festival, Göteborgs Symfoniker/Detroit Symphony, Choros Chamber Choir.

 

 

(Updated April 2022. Photograph courtesy of Matthew Hargreaves)

Finalist in the 1996 International Coloratura Singing Competition, Luxembourg

Decca Prize in the 1997 Kathleen Ferrier Award Competition

 

(Published September 2016. Photo courtesy of Matthew Hargreaves)