Alex Haigh, winner of The Opera Awards Foundation Bursary in 2016, read Music and Drama at Hull University where he performed, composed musical adaptations and acted as music director on several productions.
He subsequently received a scholarship from Trinity Laban Conservatoire to complete a Masters Degree in vocal performance, and then studied at the Berlin Opera Academy where he performed Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos), after which he took part in English National Opera’s ‘Opera Works’ course.
Alex Haigh has also performed Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore), The Moon (The Enchanted Pig), Messiah (Hampstead Garden Opera), staged Messiah and Verdi Requiem tours (Merry Opera), 7 roles in The Original Chinese Conjuror (Northern Opera Group), Alfredo (La Traviata) (King's Head), Monsieur Triquet (Eugene Onegin with Opera Up Close), Narciso (Il Turco in Italia with Proper Opera), and Gamaccio in Mercadante’s (Don Chisciotte alle nozze di Gamaccio with Opera Prelude at Cadogan Hall). For The Grange Festival he covered The Mayor Albert Herring, and worked for two seasons with Grange Park Opera. He recently performed Hervey (Anna Bolena) for Longborough Festival Opera, Zinoviy (Lady Macbeth of Mstensk) for Fulham Opera and Rodolfo (La Bohème) on tour with Opera Holloway. Alex Haigh has a busy concert diary. His repertoire includes Bach Magnificat, Bizet Te Deum, Handel Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Pergolesi Magnificat, Puccini Messa di Gloria and Verdi Requiem.
Away from singing, Alex is a patron of the Chilterns centre, an organisation created to provide respite care for children (and their guardians) who require the highest levels of care