International award winning Tenor, Robin Bailey, has recently received the 2nd Prize in the 17th Annual Lotte Lenya Competition hosted by the Kurt Weill Foundation in New York. He trained at the Royal Academy of Music and is currently completing the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
He premiered the Olivier Award winning production of La Boheme at the Soho theatre, and proudly helped put on a prisoner lead production of West Side Story with Pimlico Opera at Erlestoke prison, in which he played Tony. Robin has also performed with many of the UK’s top consort groups including The BBC Singers, The Gabrieli Consort and Polyphony. He has also sung at the opening of the RBS VI nations match between England and France live, to an audience of 82,000 at Twickenham stadium.
He has also been featured on Radio 1 and Blue Peter with The Vocal Orchestra, and was a founding member of the internationally acclaimed A Cappella group Voces8. Robin’s voice can also be heard on a number of film soundtracks including How To Train Your Dragon 2, Prometheus, Puss’ in Boots and The Great Gatsby with Metro Voices.
He was also a featured soloist on a Sacla advert involving opera singers Flash-mobbing a Waitrose store, which currently has 5.7 million views on Youtube and counting.
Robin is looking forward to a busy Summer where he will be performing Alfredo in La Traviata at the Tricycle Theatre in London, Nanki-Poo in the Mikado and Marco in The Gondoliers (UK tour), and performing at Latitude and Wilderness Festivals with Gareth Malone’s Voices and The Vocal Orchestra respectively.
‘Robin Bailey is the quintessential tenor...’