Robin Blaze

Robin Blaze
Born1971 (age 45-46)
Manchester, England


Robin Blaze (given birth to 1971 in Manchester) can be an English countertenor.

Childhood and education

The son of a specialist golfer Peter and Christine, Robin Blaze ,along with his brother Tag, was raised in Shadwell, close to Leeds, and was educated at Leeds Sentence structure School, Uppingham College, and Magdalen College, Oxford. Having produced his first single recordings being a treble with Stephen Lomas, Blaze was both a chorister and an academical clerk at Magdalen University where he documented using the Dufay Consort. After graduating, he gained a scholarship or grant for postgraduate research on the Royal University of Music, where he continuing to review with Michael Possibility and Ashley Stafford. After completing his education, he had taken a posture as teacher of Vocal Research on the Royal University. He in addition has examined flute, piano, and organ.


His opera tasks have included: Anfinomo in Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria (Teatro Sao Carlos, Lisbon) Narciso in Handel's Agrippina (Karlsruhe) Unulfo in Handel's Rodelinda (Broomhill Opera Event, made by Jonathan Miller) Athamas in Handel's Semele (Royal Opera Home and English Country wide Opera, conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras AC CH CBE) Didymus in Handel's Theodora (Glyndebourne Event Opera) Arsamenes in Handel's Xerxes (British Country wide Opera) Hamor in Handel's Jephtha (British National Opera and in addition Welsh Country wide Opera) Bertarido in Handel's Rodelinda (Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Handel Event Göttingen) Rinaldo in Handel's Rinaldo (Handel Event Göttingen) Oberon in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Fantasy (English Country wide Opera) Rupert Brooke in Geraint Lewis's A Glowing Piece


Blaze offers performed with conductors including Harry Christophers, Stephen Cleobury, John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Richard Hickox, David Hill, Christopher Hogwood, René Jacobs, Robert Ruler, Lot Koopman, Nicholas Kraemer, Gustav Leonhardt, Paul McCreesh, Nicholas McGegan, Trevor Pinnock, and Masaaki Suzuki.He has appeared with ensembles like the Academy of Old Music, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Bach Collegium Japan, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, La Chapelle Royale, Town of London Sinfonia, Collegium Musicum 90, Collegium Vocale, The British Concert, Fretwork, Gabrieli Consort, Hallé Orchestra, Hanover Music group, Israel Chamber Orchestra, King's Consort, Manchester Camerata, Country wide Symphony Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, North Sinfonia, Orchestra of age Enlightenment, Florilegium, Palladian Outfit, The Parley of Musical instruments, Philadelphia Orchestra, Royal Flanders Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, RIAS Kammerchor, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The Sixteen, Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir, and Winchester Cathedral Choir.Blaze works frequently with pianist Graham Johnson and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny. He's mixed up in task Dieterich Buxtehude – Opera Omnia of Lot Koopman as well as the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir to record the entire functions of Dieterich Buxtehude.


Blaze offers made more than 50 single recordings, like the complete Bach cantata series for Masaaki Suzuki for BIS, and some music recitals with Elizabeth Kenny for Hyperion. His Compact disc of Handel duets with Carolyn Sampson was nominated for any Gramophone Award, and his documenting of Thomas Advertisementès' "Enthusiast in Winter season" received the Gramophone modern music recording reward. Other award earning recordings consist of Byrd consort tunes with Concordia and Handel's Selection of Hercules using the King's Consort, both for Hyperion Information.