Biography

Edmund Caird graduated this summer from the David Seligman Opera School at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, having studied with Eric Roberts. He previously completed an MMus in Vocal Studies; and studied Music at the University of Leeds, receiving First Class Honours.

During his studies he performed a number of operatic roles, including: Vicar (Albert Herring); Dandini (La Cenerentola); George Jones (Street Scene); and Spinelloccio (Gianni Schicchi).

He recently played the role of First Prison Officer (Dead Man Walking) for Welsh National Opera.

Other operatic roles include: Count Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro); Calchas (La Belle Hélène); Daneüs in Salieri's Les Danaïdes; Noye (Noye's Fludde); Bartley (Riders to the Sea); Pirate King (Pirates of Penzance); Pooh-Bah (The Mikado); Sam (Trouble in Tahiti); the Premiere of 'State of Being' at the Tête a Tête festival; and Janitor/Clerk in WNYO's production of Kommilitonen!.

On the concert platform, he has appeared as a soloist in works including: Bach's St John Passion and Christmas Oratorio; Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610; Handel's Messiah; and the premiere performance of Warwick Blair's song cycle Lieder at King's Place London.

Forthcoming engagements include Groom (The Cruel Sister) at Tête a Tête.