Jamie MacDougall was born in Glasgow and is one of Scotland’s leading artists. He has appeared with ENO, Scottish Opera, Opera Holland Park and Opera North, as well as companies in Europe and Canada, and is passionate about new opera and collaborates closely with New Opera in Scotland Events (NOISE).
Currently for ENO: Raoul de St Brioche The Merry Widow
In concert, he has worked with some of the world’s top baroque, chamber and symphony orchestras. In 2017 he was Artist in Residence at the St Andrews Voices Festival and together with pianist Tim Dean launched Scotland’s first song recital group, Song Tellers. In 2017, in a co-production with Scottish Opera, he staged an adaptation of Jimmy Logan’s one-man play Lauder! that helped mark the 150th anniversary of the Theatre Royal, Glasgow. In 2014 he took his show Inspirations to the Wintergarten, Berlin, and subsequently to Mexico and America. His extensive discography of over 45 titles covers baroque and classical, German, Scottish and English song, as well as contemporary. With Haydn Trio Eisenstadt he released the 20CD collection of Haydn’s folksong arrangements. His most recent recording with Trio van Beethoven of Beethoven folksong arrangements was released in 2018. They will perform them at Celtic Connection in 2019. Since 2001, he has been Scotland’s voice for classical music on BBC Radio Scotland and can be heard regularly presenting for BBC Radio 3; for 16 years has anchored BBC TV’s Proms in the Park from Glasgow as part of the Last Night of the Proms festivities.
Last updated: 25th January 2019