Luke Scott is a Scottish Baritone studying for his Masters at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, under the tutelage of Gary Coward. He has recently graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music where he studied under Thomas Schulze.
On the opera stage Luke was accepted onto the Buxton International Opera Festival’s Young Artist Programme where he performed in their productions of Verdi’s Alzira and Mozart’s Idomeneo. Luke helped to co-produce a production of The Telephone by Menotti in which he performed the role of Ben, it was performed in the Carol Nash Recital Room in the RNCM. Luke recently performed as part of the chorus for British Youth Opera’s production of The Enchanted Island by Jeremy Sams. After a successful audition process, Luke is now part of the freelancers list for the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
On the concert platform, Luke has sang as a soloist for the London Symphony Orchestra’s Community Choir and for Pushkin House’s Rachmaninoff concert series. He has also been a soloist in Rameau’s In Convertendo, and covered the role of Christus in Bach’s St. John’s Passion. He performed as a soloist as part of the RNCM Songster’s Day of Song concert series.
During his time at GSMD & RNCM Luke has performed the roles of Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Demetrius (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Sid (Albert Herring), Frank Trulove (The Rake’s Progress), Nardo (La Finta Giardiniera), Tagliaferro (La Buona Figliola), Coquenard (Véronique) in the GSMD & RNCM Opera Scenes. In the RNCM’s production of Street Scene, Luke performed the role of City Marshall Henry.
During his time at the RNCM he was a finalist in the prestigious Elizabeth Harwood Memorial Prize. Upcoming highlights include covering the role of Servilio for Buxton International Festival’s production of Lucio Papirio Dittatore by Caldara and performing as part of their chorus in Eugene Onegin. In August 2019 Luke will join the prestigious Sibelius Academy’s Opera programme, to form part of their ensemble for the 2019-2021 seasons.
Luke is proud to be a Leverhulme Arts Scholar for the Leverhulme Trust who support his studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.