James Hall graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music in 2012. He was awarded the Sir Geraint Evans Prize in 2009 and again in 2010, was a finalist in the Brooks Van Der Pump English Song Competition (2012), and winner of the Somerset Song Prize (2013). He will make his Classical Opera début in June 2017 in Mozart’s Apollo et Hyacinthus. His past role include Spirit (Dido & Aeneas) for OperaUpClose, Soloist in Purcell’s The Fairy Queen with the Temple Ensemble, Cupid and Huntsman (Blow’s Venus & Adonis) for the Dunedin Consort and Opera Lyrica, Osmida (Jommelli’s La Didone) for Ensemble Serse, Endymion (Cavalli’s La Calisto) for Hampstead Garden Opera, Oronte (Handel’s Riccardo Primo)at the London Handel Festival, Bertarido (Rodelinda) for the Amade Players, and Pastore III (L’Orfeo) with the Monteverdi Choir at the BBC Proms. James sung the role of Johan in the world première of David Bruce’s Nothing, a community opera led by Glyndebourne in association with the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.