Baritone Charles Rice studied at the Royal Academy of Music and was a member of the National Opera Studio. He won the Garsington Prize in 2009.
Recent opera engagements include Angelotti in Tosca for Grange Park Opera, Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte and the Vicar in Albert Herring, both for Royal Academy Opera. He has appeared as James in Pirates of Penzance at Buxton and as the Cat in Stravinsky’s Renard for the Glyndebourne Jerwood Young Artist Programme. In 2012 he sang Morales in the Raymond Gubbay production at the Royal Albert Hall, and he took the role of Sid in English Touring Opera’s Albert Herring.
Charles has received support from Opera North, the William Allen Trust, the Kathleen Trust, and the Josephine Baker Trust and is a recipient of an Allcard Award from the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Kohn Foundation vocal scholarship.