Arcangelo, directed by Jonathan Cohen. Live from Wigmore Hall, October 2019. By kind permission of BBC Radio 3
After his success at Glyndebourne, Stuart Jackson heads straight to Austria to make his debut at the Schwarzenberg Schubertiade on 30th August at the Angelika-Kauffmann-Saal in an all-Schumann programme including...MORE
Stuart Jackson’s Jove in Semele at Glyndebourne is garnering terrific reviews. He sang “his ‘Where’er you walk’ with great musicianship and delicacy, and his declamatory recitatives were enunciated with tremendous...MORE
After a flying start to the New Year with appearances in Madrid, Paris and Canada, Stuart Jackson returns to London for a performance of Handel Alexander’s Feast as part of...MORE
“...while Stuart Jackson (Septimius) made Handel’s lines sound as inevitable as breathing, his phrasing exquisite.”
Stuart Jackson was a choral scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, studying Biological Sciences, before completing his training at the Royal Academy of Music in 2013 where he studied with Ryland Davies. He won prizes at both the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition and at the International Hugo Wolf Lied Competition in Stuttgart and has since given recitals for the BBC, at Wigmore Hall, the Oxford International Song Festival and the Schwarzenberg Schubertiade.
- Evangelist Bach St Matthew Passion– BBC Proms, Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen
- Jupiter Semele– Opéra de Lille, Komische Oper Berlin and Glyndebourne Festival
- Prologue and Quint The Turn of the Screw – Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy
- Britten War Requiem – Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård
- Recitals – Schwarzenberg Schubertiade, Wigmore Hall, BBC
- Frank Martin Golgotha – Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
This season Stuart sings Frank Martin’s Golgotha with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Philharmonia Orchestra. He also performs Handel’s Messiah on tour in Europe with the Insula Orchestra, at the Boston Handel and Haydn Society, the Orquesta Ciudad de Granada and with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; returns to Wigmore Hall for a solo recital with Julius Drake and goes on to make his theatre and role debut at Theater Basel singing Arnalta in L’Incoronazione di Poppea conducted by Laurence Cummings.
Recent opera highlights have included Jupiter in Handel Semele for Opéra de Lille with Emmanuelle Haïm, Komische Oper Berlin and Glyndebourne Festival; Mozart Mitridate, re di Ponto at the Royal Danish Opera and Prologue and Quint The Turn of the Screw for Opéra National de Lorraine, Nancy.
On the concert platform he has sung Britten War Requiem with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Thomas Søndergård; Handel Theodora with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen, which was also recorded; Evangelist in Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen at the 2021 BBC Proms and Bach Weihnachts Oratorio with Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Rome with Trevor Pinnock. Other concert repertoire includes Mendelssohn Lobgesang with the Royal Northern Sinfonia; Martin Le Vin herbé with the São Paulo Symphony Orchestra and Bruckner Te Deum with the Stavanger Symphony Orchestra.
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