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Stuart Jackson

– The finest singing comes from Stuart Jackson as Narraboth, the Salome-struck young Syrian (The Observer)

Tenor Stuart Jackson was a choral scholar at Christ Church, Oxford, studying Biological Sciences, before completing his training at the Royal Academy of Music in 2013. Jackson then joined Stuttgart Opera Studio for the 2013/14 season and a highlight of his year there was singing the title role in Gluck Orphée et Eurydice.

He made his debut at English National Opera autumn 2018 as Narraboth in Salome autumn 2018. Other engagements include Jonathan in Handel's oratorio Saul for Glyndebourne on Tour, High Priest (also in Saul) for Glyndebourne Festival and Adelaide Festival, and Alcesta in Erismena by Cavalli (Aix-en-Provence and Versailles).

Jackson has appeared in concert with ensembles including the Gabrieli Consort and Players, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Stavanger Symphony Orchestra among others, in repertory ranging from J.S. Bach to Bruckner.

Autumn 2019 he made his role debut as Jupiter in Handel’s Semele at the Komische Oper in Berlin – directed by Barrie Kosky. After opening Bergen International Festival in May, singing Narraboth in Salome, Stuart Jackson will in June perform in Barbican Hall with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Alan Gilbert in Tippet A Child of Our Time.

Update: Stuart Jackson was to sing Narraboth in Salome at Bergen International Festival (Festspillene i Bergen) May 2020, but due to Covid-19, both performances were cancelled.