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Oxley, James (tenor)
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James Oxley (tenor)

James Oxley was brought up in Suffolk and, following his studies on the cello at the Royal College of Music, was awarded a Scholarship to Oxford. He subsequently developed his singing, working with Rudolf Piernay, Paul Farrington and Eric Tappy.

His engagements have taken him throughout Europe, especially to France where he has worked with Herreweghe, Niquet and Rousset. Further afield, he has sung Acis and Galatea in San Francisco, Britten’s Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, given concerts in Tel Aviv, Hong Kong and Singapore, and sung Schumann’s Dichterliebe with pianist David Owen Norris in Australia.

Other ensembles he has worked with include the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Britten Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, Les Talents Lyriques, Israel Camerata, Wiener Akademie, Collegium Vocale Gent, Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, the Monteverdi Choir, The Sixteen, and the Gabrieli Consort and Players.


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