Benjamin Russell

*1988 – baritone – Ireland*

Education: music student Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin. Britten-Pears Young Artists Programme 2010.

Prizes: Finalist Veronica Dunne International Singing competition 2010, where he also received Joan Sutherland Prize for ‘Most Promising Singer’. Winner of Baritone Solo, Mahler Cup, Duet competition and Young Cup in Feis Ceoil, Dublin (national singing competition).

Repertory: Dancairo Carmen (Bizet), title role Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice, Private Willis Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan), Bass/Baritone solos in Messiah and Judas Maccabeus (Händel), Faure’s Requiem, Haydn’s The Creation.