tenor | haute-contre
tenor | haute-contre
British tenor Kieran White continues to enjoy success in the UK and is also establishing himself as a sought after artist in mainland Europe. Recent engagements include work with many of the leading ensembles in the UK and Europe including Amsterdam Baroque, Netherlands and Edvard Grieg Kor, Norway. He also performs regularly with the Monteverdi Choir under Sir John Eliot Gardiner and with Denmark’s Copenhagen Soloists. He is particularly associated with repertoire from 16th, 17th and 18th Century. Operatic engagements include Arnalta L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA at the Cockpit Theatre, the title-role L’EGISTO for Hampstead Garden Opera, Hippolyte HIPPOLYTE ET ARICIE at the Grimeborn Festival, Acis ACIS AND GALATEA for Ensemble OrQuesta, Ruggiero in Caccini LA LIBERAZIONE DI RUGGIERO and Pastore in Gagliano’s LA DAFNE for the Brighton Early Music Festival, and the Sailor DIDO AND AENEAS at the Grange Festival. Upcoming engagements include Damon ACIS & GALATEA for Dorset Opera and Castor CASTOR & POLLUX with Warsaw Chamber Opera.
On the recital platform he has performed with Elizabeth Kenny (lute/theorbo) and Zita Silva (Harp), performing with both at the Sherborne Music Festival. Recent engagements include Bach Weihnachtsoratorium (Evangelist and tenor solo) with Collegium Musicum, Bergen, Bach Matthäus-Passion (Evangelist) with Iain Ledingham, Bach Johannes-Passion (tenor solo) with Bristol Bach Choir, Bach Matthäus-Passion (tenor solo) with Copenhagen Soloists, Stainer Crucifixion with Edvard Grieg Kor, Bach Cantatas with Amsterdam Baroque under Ton Koopman, Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine with Edvard Grieg Kor, Bach’s B Minor Mass with Bristol Bach Choir, at the Thuringer Bachwochen in the Erfurt Dom and Bach Johannes-Passion (Evangelist) in Aberdeen Cathedral and for his debut with the ensemble Gli Angeli, in Geneva.
Kieran graduated from The Royal Academy of Music achieving a Masters with distinction. Whilst at the Academy he held a Kohn foundation scholarship as a soloist in the Bach Cantata Series. He is presently a student of renowned haut-contre Jean Paul Fouchecourt.