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Rising young Scottish tenor, Matthew Hamilton Healy, is a recent Masters graduate of the internationally renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Recognised for his distinct voice, stage presence and musicality, Matthew is both at home on the opera stage and concert platform.
Having now completed his formal education, Matthew splits his time between London, where he studies with Theresa Goble and Brian Parsons, and Milan, where he studies with Maestro Paolo Vaglieri and Madelyn Renee.
Over the years Matthew has taken on many musical endeavours. He has appeared in a variety of productions and opera scene showcases, including: Alfredo in La Traviata (Verdi), the younger son in the UK premiere of Dead Man Walking (Heggie), the Mayor in Albert Herring (Britten), Capitaine Silvio in Le Docteur Miracle (Bizet), Gabriel von Eisenstein in Die Fledermaus (Strauss), Professor Parafaragrarmus in the UK premiere of Andrew Norman’s A Trip to the Moon, Piquillo in La Perichole (Bizet), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Mozart), Harasta in Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen and the Armed Guard in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte.
As well as performing as a principal he has participated in chorus work for WorkshOPERA in their productions of Boys of Paradiseat The Rag Factory and Tête à Tête festival, for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama for their production of On the 20th Century and and for their most recent world premiere of Julian Philips’, The Tale of Januarie.
As well as performing in opera Matthew has sung in a variety of concert and oratorio settings. This includes, but is not limited to, Purcell’s Ode to St. Cecilia, Mozart Requiemat the BBC Proms, Faust’s Szene aus Goethes at the Barbican, Paul Mealor’s Crucifixus, Tippett’s Child of Our Timeas well as many of his own solo recitals.
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