English tenor Anthony Gregory makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2014/15 Season, singing First Shepherd (Orfeo) at the Roundhouse.
Gregory was born in Hereford and sang as a chorister with Hereford Cathedral Choir. He studied at the Royal College of Music, where his awards included the Ian Fleming Award and the Lies Askonas Prize, and the National Opera Studio. He was a Jerwood Young Artist at the Glyndebourne Festival in 2010. His engagements since have included Young Sailor (Julietta), First Armed Man (The Magic Flute), Borsa (Rigoletto) and Haemon (Thebans) for English National Opera, Ferrando (Così fan tutte) and roles in The Fairy Queen for English Touring Opera, Tamino (The Magic Flute) for Northern Ireland Opera and Nevill Holt Opera, Edward Milfort (Il cambiale matrimonio) at the Academy of the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Roderigo (Otello), Agenore (Il re pastore) and Beethoven's Choral Fantasy in concert at the Verbier Festival and Lucius (Lucio Silla in concert) for the Classical Opera Company.
Gregory's concert performances include Messiah with Royal Scottish National Orchestra at Cadogan Hall and Wells Cathedral, music by Handel with the Choir of King's College, Cambridge, at the Royal Albert Hall, Schubert's Rosamunde with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, St Nicolas for St Luke’s Music Society, St John Passion in Hereford Cathedral, Acis and Galatea and Judas Maccabaeus with Epsom Choral Society, Monteverdi's Vespers with the Armonico Consort and Rossini's Stabat Mater with the Bath Bach Choir.