Alexander Grainger is a 25-year-old second year postgraduate tenor currently studying with Paul Nilon at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
During his time at the College he has taken part in the Opera Chorus of productions that include Paradise Moscow (Shostakovich) and Orfeo ed Euridice (Gluck). He was also a founding member of the RNCM chamber choir. In December 2014 he played Camille in the RNCM Production of The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar. He also played the roles of Snout A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Britten) and Ferrando Così fan tutte (Mozart) during his years at the RNCM.
On the concert platform Alexander has appeared as a soloist many times for example in Mozart C minor Mass Brahms Zigeunerlieder Op 103, Rossini’s Stabat Mater, Handel’s Messiah and countless more. Alexander has joined the Buxton Festival Chorus for two consecutive summers and has performed in such productions of Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco as well as others .
Alexander’s Postgraduate study is kindly supported by an Andrew Lloyd Weber Foundation Sarah Brightman Scholarship