Robert-Murray tilting his head and smiling to camera

Robert Murray


Robert Murray studied at the RCM and the National Opera Studio, and was a Jette Parker Young Artist at the ROH.

Previously for ENO: Camille de Rosillon The Merry Widow, Flute A Midsummer Night’s DreamFrederic Pirates of Penzance, Bob Boles Peter Grimes, Steersman Flying Dutchman, Don Ottavio, Idamante, Toni Elegy for Young Lovers, Tamino, Nanki-Poo The Mikado, Simpleton Boris Godunov.

Career Highlights

Notable engagements elsewhere: Tamino, Borsa, Gastone, Harry La fanciulla del West, Lysander, Agenore Il re pastore, Belfiore, Jacquino, Ottavio (ROH); Albert Herring (Glyndebourne on Tour); Tom Rakewell, Tamino, La Périchole, High Priest Idomeneo, Jupiter Semele (Garsington); Benvolio Roméo et Juliette (Salzburg); Ferrando (Opera North); Jephtha (WNO); Male Chorus The Rape of Lucretia (Nantes); Essex Gloriana (Hamburg State Opera); European tour of Written on Skin (Mahler Chamber Orchestra); Calixto Bieito’s staging of St John Passion (Bilbao Opera). Concert engagements include Britten’s Nocturne, War Requiem, Our Hunting Fathers (Aldeburgh); Bach’s St Matthew Passion (Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra/Nézet-Séguin); Berg’s Wozzeck (London/Paris, with Philharmonia Orchestra/Salonen); Britten’s Serenade (Orchestre National de Lyon/McCreesh); Hercules (Handel & Haydn Society, Boston); and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius (CBSO/Gardner). Recitals include appearances at the Aldeburgh Festival and Wigmore Hall.

Forthcoming: Belshazzar (Grange Festival); Peter Grimes in London and Bergen (Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra/Edward Gardner), and return appearances with Garsington Opera and ROH.

Last updated: 13th July 2023