Alexander James Edwards


Born in Essex, Alexander James Edwards began singing as a chorister at St Paul’s Cathedral, continuing his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, later joining the Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

Other companies he has worked with include the Théâtre du Châtelet, ENO, Gothenburg Opera, Grange Park Opera, Iford Arts, Opera Holland Park, the Opéra Royal de Wallonie and the Salzburg Landestheater. Recordings and broadcasts include The Carmelites for Chandos and Friday Night is Music Night for BBC Radio 2.

His concert engagements have included performances with the Academy of Ancient Music, the BBC Philharmonic, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Hallé, Huddersfield Choral Society, the Israel Camerata, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Mikkeli Symphony Orchestra, the Orion Orchestra, the Oxford Philomusica, the Royal Choral Society, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, the Southbank Sinfonia and the Wexford Sinfonia. He has also been Featured Soloist at the Battle Proms and at the Leeds Castle Classical Open Air Concert.

Current engagements include Cavaradossi in Tosca for English Touring Opera, further performances as Foresto in Attila at the Theater Lübeck and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra. For Raymond Gubbay Ltd, he appears in the BT Christmas Concert, Classical Spectacular, Last Night of the Christmas Proms, a New Year’s Eve Gala and Spectacular Classics.  At the National Concert Hall, Dublin, he appears in Callas – The Show and The Life and Music of Luciano Pavarotti – The Man Behind the Voice.

In 2011, Alexander James Edwards was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music by the Governing body of the RAM for distinguishing himself in the
field of Opera. 

London Concert Choir concerts:

Stabat Mater
(14 March 2024)
Opera House
(13 July 2017)