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Pinkstone, Richard (tenor)

Richard Pinkstone (tenor)

Born in Northumberland, Richard Pinkstone studied at the University of York, and with Timothy Evans-Jones at the Royal College of Music International Opera School.

At the Royal College of Music, he sang Lysander A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The School Master The Cunning Little Vixen, Sandy / Officer 1 The Lighthouse, Il Podestà La finta giardiniera and Alfred Die Fledermaus. His studies were generously supported by the Carne Trust, an Yvonne Wells Award, The Winship Foundation, Talent Unlimited, and The Josephine Baker Trust.

Richard Pinkstone made his professional operatic debut singing the title role in Albert Herring for the inaugural Grange Festival, conducted by Steuart Bedford OBE and directed by John Copley CBE. The production was nominated for a 2018 South Bank Sky Arts Award.

His engagements have further included debuts with Scottish Opera on the Opera Highlights Tour, with Nevill Holt Opera as Flute A Midsummer Night’s Dream, with Opera North as Tamino The Mini Magic Flute and with English Touring Opera as Pedrillo The Seraglio. He made his debut with Garsington Opera at Wormsley singing First Prisoner Fidelio, returning as Shepherd / Spirit L’Orfeo, Scaramuccio Ariadne auf Naxos and The Marschallin’s Major-Domo Der Rosenkavalier, and at the Ustinov Studio of the Theatre Royal, Bath, he appeared as Sailor Dido and Aeneas.


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