Kelvin trained at the RCM and has worked for companies including: ROH, ENO, Glyndebourne, Opera Holland Park, Grange Park, ETO, Longborough, NI Opera, Neville Holt, Iford & BYO. He is Musical Director of Opera Scenes and Vocal Coach at Trinity Laban, and has coached for Jette Parker Young Artists.
Kelvin is recipient of the Bayreuth Bursary, and has accompanied Sir John Tomlinson, Sir Thomas Allen and Stuart Skelton, worked with Aïda Garifullina, Christopher Ventris, & Nelly Miriciou, and played in masterclass with Sir Antonio Pappano. His company Opera Forge performed for the Wagner 200 celebrations at the Royal Festival Hall.
Conductor: Carmen (ROH Education/Olympic Arena) Cavelleria Rusticana and I Pagliacci, Samson et Dalila, The Turn of the Screw, Norma, Otello, La Fille du Regiment and Acis and Galatea, Beatrice et Benedict, La bohème, Così fan tutte, Amahl and the Night Visitors.
Assistant Conductor: Der fliegende Hollander (Anthony Negus), Don Giovanni, Un ballo in Maschera, Albert Herring (Steuart Bedford), Rape of Lucretia, A Christmas Carol (Trinity).
Chorus Master: Opera Holland Park, Chelsea Opera Group; The Mastersingers, Dorset Opera. Future engagements: Jenufa, Saul (Aylesbury Opera), Die Walküre, assistant cond. Così fan tutte (Longborough), assistant cond. La bohème (Winslow Hall).