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Born Ayrshire.

Scottish tenor.

David Douglas trained at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and the Royal Northern College of Music. He has gained considerable experience as an Haute-Contre (High Tenor) performing for some of the world's most prestigious companies.

Appearances include Les Arts Florissants (Grand Motets by Rameau and Mondonville); Glyndebourne Festival Opera (the Grammy-nominated Hippolyte et Aricie by Rameau, conducted by William Christie); English National Opera (Médée by Charpentier, conducted by Christian Curnyn); Dartington Advanced Opera (the title role in Charpentier's Actéon, conducted by Robert Howarth); and the Britten-Pears Artist Programme (Astérion in Rameau's Naïs, conducted by Christophe Rousset).

His concert performances throughout the UK include a Schumann Festival concert (RNCM); Mozart Requiem (Chesterfield Philharmonic and The Sage, Gateshead); Bach Magnificat, Vivaldi Magnificat (Bollington Festival); Saint-Saens Oratorio de Noel (Bolton Choral Union); Monteverdi Vespers, Finzi For St Cecilia (Levens Choir); Bach Christmas Oratorio (Dumfries Choral); Orff's Carmina Burana (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic), Stravinsky's Les Noces (Salford Opera Action Project and Future Fires); Messiah (Belfast Philharmonic); and Paul Spicer Easter Oratorio (Northern Chamber Orchestra).

David is an experienced vocal coach and animateur who enjoys working in community music and outreach projects. A pilot in the Singing Doctors project for Welsh National Opera and Creative Director of the Ayrshire Opera Experience. 

January 2015

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