Stephen Brown - tenor

Stephen Brown first started singing with various opera companies and choirs when he was a treble. As a tenor, he studied singing at Trinity College of Music and then with Neil Mackie in the opera school of the Royal College of Music, supported by several prestigious awards.

His operatic rôles include Troufaldino in Prokofiev's The Love of Three Oranges; The Mayor in Britten's Albert Herring; and several Mozart rôles - Tamino, Don Ottavio, Ferrando and Basilio. He has worked as a principal for many companies such as Almeida Opera, in London and Aldeburgh; Kent Opera and New Sussex Opera in the Brighton Festival. Performances have included rôles in the French premieres of Gilbert & Sullivan's Cox and Box and Trial by Jury in Paris; Marco in The Gondoliers at the Buxton Festival; Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro with Sir Colin Davies; and Physignatus in The Donkey's Shadow by Richard Strauss for English National Opera at the Covent Garden Festival.