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Edmund studied at the Royal Academy of Music and National Opera Studio supported by the Glyndebourne New Generation Programme, and Peter and Helen Blumer.

Operatic roles have included Satan in Martinů's Larmes de Couteau (Royal Opera House), The Swineherd in Harbison’s Full Moon in March (Royal Opera House), The Wolf in the Olivier-award-winning Wolf Witch Giant Fairy (Royal Opera House), Dandini in La Cenerentola (English Touring Opera), Colline in La Bohème  (Northern Ireland Opera), Demetrius in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Nevill Holt), Bartolo in The Marriage of Figaro and Zuniga in Carmen (Waterperry), Eddy in Turnage’s Greek (Arcola Theatre), and the Lakai in Ariadne auf Naxos (Glyndebourne).

He is particularly involved in new music and created roles in the world premieres of Oliver Leith’s Last Days at the Royal Opera House and LA Philharmonic, and Bolton’s Litvinenko at Grange Park Opera.

On the concert platform, engagements have included Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Bach’s St John and Matthew Passions, Handel’s Messiah, Brahms’ Requiem and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs at venues such as Cadogan Hall, Trinity College Cambridge, and the Southbank Centre.

He currently lives in Leeds, and when not singing can be found rock climbing or tinkering with his Vespa.

28/04/24 Please contact for the most up to date version

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