Canadian-British bass Duncan Stenhouse is in his second year at Royal Academy Opera, studying with Raymond Connell and Iain Ledingham. He is a Help Musicians Sybil Tutton Opera Award recipient.
Operatic appearances include Superintendent Budd in Albert Herring, Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro, Norton in La cambiale di matrimonio, Keeper of the Madhouse in The Rake’s Progress, Maestro Spinelloccio/Il Notaio in Gianni Schicchi and Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Royal Academy Opera, Chorus in La bohème with Opera Holland Park, Chorus in Der Rosenkavalier and Rusalka with Garsington Opera, Crespel in Les contes d’Hoffmann and Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte at Halifax Summer Opera Festival, and the Caterpillar in Will Todd’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at Memorial University.
This summer Duncan will graduate from the Royal Academy of Music, sing in the chorus and cover the role of il Commendatore in Hurn Court Opera’s Don Giovanni, perform in the chorus of Opera Holland Park's Tosca, and sing the role of Colline in La bohème with Longborough Festival Opera as an Emerging Artist. Duncan also looks forward to joining the Ensemble Studio at Canadian Opera Company in Toronto in August 2024.