Tenor, James Micklethwaite, graduated from the Royal College of Music with Distinction. Whilst studying for a degree in Philosophy at the University of Cambridge, he was a member of The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Recent highlights include: tenor soloist in the Albert Hall for the Really Big Chorus’ Messiah from Scratch; Gastone (Cover) in The Dead City for English National Opera; Slender in Sir John in Love for British Youth Opera at Opera Holland Park, and Remendado (Cover) for Waterperry Opera Festival. 

Recent concert engagements include Bach’s B Minor Mass and St Matthew Passion and Handel’s Messiah, Dixit Dominus, Acis and Galatea and Samson. This summer, James will join Garsington Opera as an Alvarez Young Artist, performing the role of Delmonte in Un giorno di regno, covering Flute in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and performing in the chorus for Platée. 

James also performs regularly with many of the country’s leading vocal ensembles.