British tenor Kieran White continues to enjoy success in the UK and is also establishing himself as a sought-after artist in mainland Europe. Recent engagements include work with many of the leading ensembles in the UK and Europe including Amsterdam Baroque, Netherlands and Edvard Grieg Kor, Norway. He also performs regularly with the Monteverdi Choir under John Eliot Gardiner and with Denmark’s Copenhagen Soloists. He is particularly associated with repertoire from 16th, 17th and 18th Century.
Operatic engagements include Arnalta L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA at the Cockpit Theatre, Acis ACIS AND GALATEA for Ensemble OrQuesta, Pastore in Gagliano’s LA DAFNE for the Brighton Early Music Festival and the Sailor DIDO AND AENEAS at the Grange Festival.
Possessing an extended range allowing him to perform the specialised haute-contre roles of the French Baroque repertoire, Kieran’s roles have included Castor CASTOR ET POLLUX with Opera Warsaw Kamerlana, Valére and Tacmas LES INDES GALANTES, Hippolyte HIPPOLYTE ET ARICIE and Renaud ARMIDE.
On the recital platform he has performed with Elizabeth Kenny (lute/theorbo) and Zita Silva (Harp), performing with both at the Sherborne Music Festival. Recent and future engagements include Bach Weihnachtsoratorium (Evangelist and tenor solo) with Collegium Musicum, Bergen, Bach Matthäus-Passion (Evangelist) with Iain Ledingham, Bach Johannes-Passion (tenor solo) with Bristol Bach Choir, Bach Matthäus-Passion (tenor solo) with Copenhagen Soloists, Stainer Crucifixion with Edvard Grieg Kor, Bach Cantatas with Amsterdam Baroque under Ton Koopman, Monteverdi Vespro della Beata Vergine with Edvard Grieg Kor, Bach’s B-Minor Mass with Bristol Bach Choir and at the Thuringer Bachwochen at the Erfurt Dom, Bach Johannes-Passion (Evangelist) at the Aberdeen Cathedral.
Kieran graduated from The Royal Academy of Music achieving a Masters with distinction. Whilst at the Academy he held a Kohn foundation scholarship as a soloist in the Bach Cantata Series. He is presently a student of renowned haut-contre Jean Paul Fouchecourt.