Edward Price was a member of the Choirs of Clare and King’s Colleges, Cambridge, before joining the BBC Singers in 2001.
Edward appears regularly as a soloist throughout the UK. He gave the world première of Carl Rütti’s Requiem with the Bach Choir and David Hill and then recorded the work to critical acclaim last year.
He has performed the role of Eldest Son in Judith Weir’s opera The Vanishing Bridegroom as part of the BBC’s ‘Telling the Tale’ weekend. Other operatic appearances include the role of the English Clerk in two concert performances of Britten’s Death in Venice, the role of 2nd Soldier in a broadcast of Delius’ rarely heard opera Margot la Rouge, and Verdi arias with the New Queen’s Hall Orchestra.
Edward’s recent oratorio work includes Bach’s St John Passion with the Hanover Band, Verdi’s Requiem in Ealing and Exeter; Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis in Dartington, Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast in Guildford Cathedral, Britten’s War Requiem with the Devon Guild of Singers and Players, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Dyson’s The Canterbury Pilgrims with the Tonbridge Philharmonic Society, and Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Leeds Philharmonic Society. He also features on the premiere recording of Bantock’s Omar Khayyam.
He has performed with many of the UK’s leading orchestras, including the BBC Symphony, Philharmonic and Concert Orchestras, the Philharmonia, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Ulster Orchestra, the Britten Sinfonia and Manchester Camerata, and with many leading conductors including Gianandrea Noseda, David Parry, the late Richard Hickox, Martyn Brabbins, David Hill, David Lloyd-Jones and Stephen Cleobury.
As a recitalist, Edward has recently performed Schumann’s Dichterliebe at Southside House, Wimbledon and in 2005 gave the UK premiere of Myriam Martin-O’Dell’s Vernissages. In 2004, Edward was invited to participate in Graham Johnson’s Young Songmakers programme.