Nicholas Mogg is a young baritone studying at the Royal Academy of Music. @nickmogg

Nicholas Mogg recently graduated from the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music. He is an Oxford Lieder Young Artist, a Britten-Pears Young Artist, a Park Lane Group Young Artist, and a Drake Calleja Scholar. Nicholas won the 2017 Royal Over-Seas League Singers’ Prize and the Richard Lewis/Jean Shanks Award. Nicholas is grateful for the support of the Robert Easton Award, Drake Calleja Trust, Help Musicians UK Sybil Tutton Award, and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust. He read music at Clare College, Cambridge, where he was a choral scholar.

Operatic roles to date include the title role in Don Giovanni, Steward Flight, Peachum Die Dreigroschenoper, Jupiter Orphée aux Enfers, Melisso Alcina for Royal Academy Opera, and Erismeno Ormisda at the London Handel Festival. He recently made his Glyndebourne Festival Opera debut as Hausknecht in Der Rosenkavalier

Nicholas has appeared as a soloist at the Barbican, Concertgebouw, Palau de la Música Catalana, Bozar Brussels, KKL Luzern, and Philharmonie de Paris with conductors including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Ton Koopman, and Sir Roger Norrington. He has established a successful duo partnership with pianist, Jâms Coleman, and together they have performed recitals at the Wigmore Hall, Oxford Lieder Festival, Two Moors Festival, Roman River Festival, and Ryedale Festival. 

In 2018/19 he is a Young Artist at the National Opera Studio. Other engagements include Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas for English Touring Opera, Vaughan Williams’ Songs of Travel at Oxford Lieder Festival, and he will join both the Orquestra Cuidad de Valencia and the Real Orquestrasinfonica de Sevilla for performances of Handel Messiah. In 2019/20 he will join the International Opera Studio at Staatsoper Hamburg.

Photos by Sim Canetty-Clarke