Tom Robson started his formal musical training as a Chorister at Chichester Cathedral under Alan Thurlow, before gaining a music scholarship to Lancing College. Tom continued his studies at Royal Holloway, University of London where he studied singing with Neil Mackie and Justin Lavender, choral conducting with Rupert Gough and orchestral conducting with Lev Perikian. Tom furthered his vocal studies at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Brian Parsons and Janice Chapman.
Tom is a Lay-Clerk at Westminster Cathedral in London, and until the end of 2018 was an Associate Lecturer in Music at the University of Chichester, where his principal responsibilities were for teaching choral conducting and directing the choirs. He enjoys a busy freelance career working with some of the top ensembles, and has had the privilege of performing in many of the world’s most prestigious concert venues.
Some recent solo engagements include performing with John Butt & The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Bach St Matthew Passion, Malta), Paul McCreesh & The Gabrieli Consort (Handel Acis & Galatea, Katowice, Poland), Steven Devine & The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Bach Cantata 70: Wachet! Betet! Betet! Wachet!, King’s Place, London), Nigel Short and The Academy of Ancient Music (Bach B Minor Mass, London), Harry Christophers & Britten Sinfonia (MacMillan Stabat Mater, Glasgow City Halls & Edinburgh The Queen’s Hall), Robert King & The King’s Consort (Monteverdi Vespers, Rheingau Musikfest/Vivaldi La Senna festeggiante, Wigmore Hall & La Musée D’Orsay Paris), David Bates & La Nuova Musica (Schütz Musikalische Exequien, Long Melford/Handel Dixit Dominus, St John’s Smith Square), Nicholas McGeegan & The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (Sally Beamish The Judas Passion, Saffron Hall & St John’s Smith Square) & The English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble (Monteverdi Vespers, Westminster Cathedral). Opera appearances include Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor (Nederlandse Reisopera), Bizet Carmen, Puccini Tosca, Verdi Otello, Cover Martinez in Lord Berners Le Carosse du Saint-Sacrament (Dorset Opera), Rinuccio in Puccini Gianni Schicchi (Park Opera), and Cover Simon Stimson in Ned Rorem Our Town (Guildhall Opera School).
Tom is in frequent demand as an oratorio soloist and recitalist, with a particular interest in English Song. He has performed all across the UK, Europe, Singapore, the USA & Australia, with regular television and radio broadcasts. He can be heard on over 30 commercial recordings, and forthcoming appearances include concerts across the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Ireland, Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland, the USA, and Switzerland.
For more details, please visit: www.tomrobson.co.uk or follow Tom on Twitter @tomrobsontenor.