Wokingham Choral Society
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Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:
2nd April, 2017 at All Saints' Church, Wokingham as Christus in Bach St. John Passion
12th November, 2016, University of Reading in Mozart Mass in C minor
Michael Mofidian Bass-Baritone
Michael studies with Mark Wildman and Audrey Hyland on the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music. A RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach scholar and a member of the RAM Song Circle, Michael is the grateful recipient of awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarships Trust, Kirsten and Dwight Poler, Help Musicians UK (Fleming Award), and the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Previously he read Music at Jesus College, Cambridge, graduating with first-class honours.
Operatic roles include Colline in La bohème, Ferryman in Curlew River, Noye in Noyes Fludde, Pinellino in Gianni Schicchi, and Parson/Badger in The Cunning Little Vixen.
In concert, Michael has performed as a soloist with orchestras and ensembles including the Britten Sinfonia, His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts, and the Orchestra of St Paul's. Recent performances include Stravinsky's Les noces, Haydn's Creation, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and both Bach Passions. In masterclasses and coaching sessions he has worked with artists including Simon Keenlyside, Ann Murray DBE, Sophie Daneman, Roderick Williams and Malcolm Martineau.
Michael's upcoming engagements include a recital with Malcolm Martineau at the Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, and his recital début at the Wigmore Hall with the Song Circle.