Arthur Bruce - Baritone

Arthur Bruce - Baritone - by Eoin Carey

Arthur will perform the title role in Billy Budd in a concert performance of Britten's opera with New Palace Opera in London on Sunday 16th June 2024.

Arthur is looking forward to returning to the Royal Opera House to cover the role of Mathieu in Giordano's 'Andrea Chénier'.

Arthur is thrilled to have won the Dvořák Society for Czech and Slovak Music Prize at this year's Emmy Destinn Young Singers Awards. – November '23

'The Scottish baritone Arthur Bruce, with his burnished timbre and charismatic stage presence, was wasted in his brief turn as Moralès,' – Mark Valencia, Opera Magazine – October '23

'...while baritone Arthur Bruce offered the freshest male voice on display in the not unrewarding bit-part of sailor Cristiano.' – David Nice, – October '23

'Arthur Bruce, a smartly self-regarding Belcore, unfurls his suave, ringing baritone with relish.' – Yehuda Shapiro, The Stage – June '23

'Arthur Bruce is a notably multifaceted Belcore. He captures the character’s confidence, yet reminds us that, for all of his arrogance, he is still terribly hard done by as he is jilted on his wedding day.' – Sam Smith, MusicOMH – June '23

Arthur was thrilled to cover the role of the Gamekeeper in a new production of 'Rusalka' at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

'Wolfram, sung by Arthur Bruce (standing in for an indisposed Richard Burkhard) was one of the highlights of the evening. You can only admire his pure, steady tone and superb diction.' – Irene Richards, Wagner News – September '22

'Arthur Bruce’s expressive, warm baritone told us everything we needed to know about Wolfram’s unresolved conflict of interests between Elisabeth and Tannhäuser, his Act 2 contest song showed off the full bloom of his voice, then ‘O du mein holder Abendstern’ cast its melancholy magic over Act 3.' – Peter Reed, Opera Magazine – September '22

Arthur Bruce's suave Phantis and Richard Suart's vintage Scaphio were a seamless match of youth and experience,' – Andrew Clark, Opera Magazine – Dec '21

'As for Arthur Bruce's Guglielmo, here was the Latin lover par excellence, brimming with braggadocio and vocal panache.' – Andrew Clark, Opera Magazine – Feb '21

'...while Arthur Bruce lent all his extrovert charm to Schaunard,' – Andrew Clark, Opera Magazine – Nov '20

'Arthur Bruce's relaxed baritone conveyed Artidoro's easy charm and confidence,' – Claire Seymour, Opera Magazine – Dec '19

'Arthur Bruce excelled as Schicchi: he had the swagger, the vocal colour and inflexions, not to mention a resonant baritone.' – Andrew Clark, Opera Magazine – April '19

'the young Arthur Bruce showing great vocal promise' – Anthony Negus, Wagner News – September '18