Richard Pinkstone

Born in Northumberland, Richard Pinkstone graduated from the University of York, where he read Music and sang Damon, Acis and Galatea and Tamino, The Magic Flute. He is currently studying for a Masters in Vocal Performance at the Royal College of Music, where he is under the tutelage of Timothy Evans-Jones and Gary Matthewman. Richard Pinkstone is a Royal College of Music Richard Carne Scholar, supported by an Yvone Wells Award and The Josephine Baker Trust. At the Royal College of Music, he has sung The Witch, Hansel und Gretel, directed by Liam Steel, and Alfred Die Fledermaus directed by John Copley. His concert repertoire includes Beethoven’s Mass in C, Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s The Creation, Mozart’s Coronation Mass, Mass in C Minor and Requiem, and Schubert’s Mass in G and he made his international debut with a recital of music by Puccini, Rossini and Verdi at the Castel Sant’Angelo in Rome.

Current engagements include the title role in Albert Herring for the inaugural Grange Festival, Podestà La finta giardiniera for the Royal College of Music International Opera School and Messiah in Truro Cathedral.