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Scottish baritone.

Colin Murray, 24, is a baritone currently on the MMus vocal performance programme at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, studying with George Gordon. He was awarded the 2014/15 John Mather Rising Star Award from the John Mather Charitable Trust in support of his ongoing training. He is grateful for the support of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Trust in the continuation of his studies. He is also currently a choral scholar at Paisley Abbey.

Colin’s operatic experience most recently includes the roles of Bartolo in a Conservatoire production of Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Tobia Mill in Rossini’s La Cambiale di Matrimonio with newly formed company Raucous Rossini and Speaker in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte at the Woodhouse Opera Festival.

In addition to this, Colin has performed in the chorus of Cavelleria Rusticana and Pagliacci (Woodhouse Opera Festival) and the Conservatoire productions of Clemenza di Tito, Die lustigen Weiber Nicolai, Die Zauberflöte and Betrothal in a Monastery. Future engagements include Tarabotto in Raucous Rossini's tour of L’Inganno Felice, touring Britain and Italy in July 2015

Colin now has a wide range of experience as a featured concert soloist. Recent and notable performances include Pilatus in Bach's St. John Passion and the baritone solos from Carmina Burana (Orff), Fauré Requiem, Eternal light Requiem (Goodall), Mozart Requiem, Petite Messe Solennelle (Rossini), Fantasia on Christmas Carols (Vaughan Williams) and Messiah Handel.

Roles in Scotland

Crébillon a guest at the salon
Rondine 2014
Tarabotto leader of a community of iron-ore miners
Inganno felice 2015
Tobia Mill a wealthy merchant
Cambiale di matrimonio 2015
Bartolo a doctor, the Countess's former guardian
Nozze di Figaro 2015
Frank Ford a Windsor townsman
Sir John in Love 2015
Bruschino padre the father
Signor Bruschino 2016
Don Alfonso a middle-aged bachelor
Così fan tutte 2016
Ours L'ours; the bear
Malheurs d'Orphée 2017
Bass 4 (Le Roi Marc)
Vin herbé 2017
First Neighbour
Fiery Angel 2017
Don Parmenione a gentleman on his travels
Occasione fa il ladro 2017
Mathias Wissmann Ruprecht's old university friend
Fiery Angel 2017
Priest
Dream of Gerontius 2017
Angel of the Agony
Dream of Gerontius 2017

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