British tenor Benjamin Durrant studied at the Royal College of Music with Tim Evans-Jones, graduating with a Master of Performance degree with Distinction. Formally an Academical Clerk at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he read Biochemistry and worked in Cancer Research, Benjamin is an alumnus of the Britten Pears Young Artist Programme and Garsington Opera's Alvarez Young Artist Programme.
Recent operatic engagements include Arioch (Belshazzar) with the Grange Festival, Don José (Carmen) and Faust (Faust) with Brent Opera, Dandini (Cendrillon) with Bampton Classical Opera, and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) with Waterperry Opera Festival. Recent solo concert performances include Bach's St. John Passion (Evangelist) at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford and Ely Cathedral, Handel's Messiah at Stockholm Concert Hall, and Mozart’s Requiem with Jersey Festival Choir.
Benjamin has participated in masterclasses with world-class artists in their field including Dame Sarah Connolly, Roger Vignoles, John Mark Ainsley, Kim Begley, and David Rendall. He also enjoys ensemble singing and sings with The Tallis Scholars, The Cardinall's Musick, Ensemble Plus Ultra, Stile Antico, as well as Collegium Vocale Gent, The Gabrieli Consort, and The Sixteen.
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