Alistair Young

Role

Professorial Staff - Vocal Coach

Contact details

Address:

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Music, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF

Email: [email protected]

Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444

Biography

Alistair Young was born in London and studied with Geoffrey Parsons and Erich Vietheer. Since 1987 he has played with major symphony and chamber orchestras including; the BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (where he has recorded with Sir Simon Rattle). He has toured the USA, South Africa and throughout Europe, performing at many prestigious venues and festivals including Salzburg and the Proms. He has made many film and commercial recordings including Lesley Garrett's TV show. He is featured regularly on 'Friday Night is Music Night' for BBC Radio 2, where he can be heard as soloist and accompanist. He is involved with various vocal groups such as the award-winning Joyful Company of Singers. He has worked closely with many international artists, including; the late Leonard Bernstein, Jose Carreras, Nicolai Gedda, Christa Ludwig, and more recently, Jane Eaglen and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa. Alistair has also worked with Diana Montague, with whom he has recorded Bach and Handel arias for Chandos.

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