Alex Haigh

Tenor

Alex started his musical education in Hull University reading Music and Drama. 

Following this, he has studied with Trinity Laban conservatoire (Masters in Vocal Performance), trained with the Associated Studios in Hammersmith, ENO’s ‘Opera Works’ and The Berlin Opera Academy. He performs regularly as an opera singer, oratorio artist, consort singer and coaches vocal groups as an animateur.

Alex is a Patron of The Chiltern Centre, an organisation dedicated to providing respite care for young adults with disabilities. He is a performer with Opera Prelude and also leads their outreach team; organising and delivering concerts in care homes.

On stage, he has worked with Grange Park Opera, The Grange Festival, Merry Opera, Kentish Opera, Guildford Opera, Fulham Opera, Kings Head Theatre, Gothic Opera, Hampstead Garden Opera and is delighted to be returning to Longborough this season.

Following Carmen in 2022, Alex will sing Gounod St Cecilia Mass, Mendelssohn Lauda Sion, Mozart Requiem and Caspar in Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors as well as Albert Herring with New Palace Opera in the title role.

He will finish the year with a Messiah performed at Dorchester Abbey with John Lubbock conducting the Orchestra of St John’s.

Alex is a keen fan of permaculture, beekeeping and is currently learning how to distil gin. He has a dog called Barney, whose high notes Alex continues to be inspired by.


Previously for Longborough: Hervey/Anna Bolena (2019)