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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 Colline in Puccini’s La Boheme for Northern Ireland Opera, Demetrius in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Nevill Holt, Eddy in Turnage’s Greek at the Arcola Theatre, Bartolo in Mozart's Marriage of Figaro and Oberon in Purcell’s Fairy Queen at Waterperry and Lakai in Ariadne auf Naxos for the Glyndebourne Festival. Other roles have included the Tsar in Weill’s Der Zar Lässt Sich Photographieren, Don Alfonso in Cosi fan Tutte, and Dandini in La Cenerentola.
He is highly involved in new music and created roles in the world premieres of Leith's Last Days at the Royal Opera House's Linbury Theatre and Bolton’s Litvinenko at Grange Park Opera. He has also developed new operas for the Royal Opera House main stage, Glyndebourne and The Opera Story.
On the concert platform, engagements have included Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Bach’s St John and Matthew Passions, Handel's Messiah and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs at venues such as Cadogan Hall, Trinity College Cambridge, and St John’s Smith Square.
He currently lives in Leeds and when not singing can be found rock climbing or tinkering with his Vespa.
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