Ted Black


Born and raised in London, tenor Ted Black is a member of the International Opera Studio at the Royal College of Music, additionally supported by the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and Josephine Baker Trust, having previously graduated from both the Royal College of Music and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Ted’s operatic roles include Ferrando, Così fan Tutte (Opera Wrocław)Don Ottavio, Don Giovanni (Opera Wrocław), Grimoaldo, Rodelinda (Royal College of Music), Gonzalve, L’heure Espagnole (Royal College of Music). His extensive concert work has included Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms at the Edinburgh International Festival, with Marin Alsop and the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Vaughan-Williams’ Third Symphony with John Wilson, and recently, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time at Chichester Cathedral.

Ted has enjoyed success in many competitions - he was a finalist in the 2020 Kathleen Ferrier Award, won first place in the 2019 Lies Askonas Competition, was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Grange Festival International Singing Competition, a finalist in the 2019 Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform and, while studying in Glasgow, won first place in the Governors’ Recital Prizes for both singing and chamber music, the Jean Highgate Scholarship for Singing, and the Florence Veitch Ibler Prize for Oratorio.

Further information can be found at tedblacktenor.com.


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