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LUKE SINCLAIR

BIOGRAPHY

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Described as possessing a ‘Ringingly heroic tenor’ (Music and Vision Magazine) which is both ‘Masculine and musical’ (Opera Magazine), Luke was born in London and completed his studies at the Alexander Gibson Opera School at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Luke was a member of the Opera Studio at the Opéra National de Lyon in the 2017/18 season. He is currently a Solo Ensemble member at the Salzburg Landestheater.

Recently Luke has appeared in the Title role in Faust, as Don José Carmen, Nadir Les pêcheurs de perles, Tamino Die Zauberflöte, Macduff Macbeth, the title role in Mozart's Lucio Silla, Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Eisenstein Die Fledermaus and the Italian Tenor Der Rosenkavalier (Salzburg Landestheater and Salzburg's Felsenreitschule), Herodes Salome (Le Bâtiment des Forces motrices, Geneva), Duca Rigoletto, Le Prince Charmant Cendrillon, Jacquino Fidelio, Steuermann Der Fliegende Holländer, Arturo Lucia di Lammermoor (Theater Ulm), Zamoro in Verdi's Alzira (Buxton International Festival), the title role in the UK premiere of Gounod's Polyeucte (UC Opera), Kuli Der Kreidekreis (Opéra National de Lyon), Mephistopheles The Fiery Angel and Alfredo La Traviata (Unwrapped) for Scottish Opera, The Nameless Singer in the British Premiere of Hans Gal's Das Lied der Nacht (Queen's Hall, Edinburgh), Sali (Romeo) in Delius' A Village Romeo and Juliet (Cadogan Hall), Gérald Lakmé (Swansea City Opera), Rodolfo La Bohème (Dresden, Glasgow and Edinburgh) and Chevalier de la Force Dialogues des carmélites (Scottish Ballet).

He has also been engaged in a number of high profile Oratorio and Concert performances including Verdi's Requiem with the Bayerisches Staatsorchester in Augsburg, a highly acclaimed Winterreise in Hans Zender's Orchestral arrangement at the Theater Ulm, Elgar's The Dream of Gerontius at Glasgow's City Halls with the Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Verdi's Requiem at the Dartington Festival, Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde (Mahler Players - Eden Court, Inverness), as an Apostle in Elgar's The Apostles (Edinburgh Festival - Usher Hall), Puccini's Messa di Gloria at Perth Concert Hall, Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Aberdeen Symphony Orchestra, Rossini’s Stabat Mater at Ayr Town Hall, Mendelssohn’s Elijah at the Royal Hall, Harrogate and Handel’s Messiah at Perth Cathedral. 


Luke was a major prize-winner at the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg International Singing Competition and sang the tenor lead ‘Julian’ in the World Premiere of Marc Aurel-Floros' Adriana at the International Opera Festival in Rheinsberg, Germany to excellent international reviews. 

He was also a Bayreuth Festival Scholarship holder and performed in a masterclass with acclaimed Wagnerian Bass Günther Groissböck in Haus Wahnfried, Bayreuth in 2020.

Future plans include Max in Der Freischütz in Salzburg's magical Felsenreitschule, Lyonel in Flotow's Martha and Amaranto in Salieri's Il mondo alla rovescia for the Salzburger Landestheater. He also very much looks forward to appearing as the title role in Handel's Samson with the Carl Orff Choir and the baroque orchestra La Banda and to performing Schubert's great song cycle Die schöne Müllerin in Augsburg in 2025 alongside Stefan Wolitz.

Luke is represented by Beate Mennicken at Mennicken PR - http://www.mennicken-pr.com/de/sinclair.html

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