David Le Prevost biography - Cantores OEC 2023

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.David Le Prevost - Biography
David read for a music degree at Manchester University where he was introduced to cathedral music and became a bass lay clerk at Manchester Cathedral for three years.

During this period he studied singing with Martin Bussey and performed in both a choral and solo capacity in many works including Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s St John Passion, Mozart’s Requiem and Schumann’s Dichterliebe.

From 2012-14, David was a bass lay clerk at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, under the directorship of Dr Stephen Darlington and is studying singing with Giles Underwood. He is a member of the internationally renowned chamber choir ‘Polyphony’ directed by Stephen Leyton and regularly sings as an Ad Hoc member of the BBC Singers. Most recently this involved performing in a production of Berg’s opera Wozzeck with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Other solo engagements include the baritone roles from Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana and Brahms’ Requiem.

On stage, David has played the title roles in Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro and Handel’s Hercules. David has been involved in a number of CD recordings of various composers including Vaughan Williams, Schütz and Eric Whitacre’s Grammy award winning CD ‘Light and Gold’. He also sang as a principle soloist in recent recordings of material from the Eton Choirbook with Christ Church Cathedral Choir.
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