Alexander Gebhard is a young, versatile Luxembourgish tenor, currently studying on the MA programme at the Royal Academy of Music with Prof. Raymond Connell. His broad repertoire in concert, song, and opera ranges from baroque masterpieces, via classical and romantic repertoire to compositions of the 20th and 21st centuries. He began his musical education at the Conservatory of Luxembourg with the ‘Pueri Cantores’ Boys Choir and was awarded the "Prix Supérieur" in vocal studies.
His concert engagements throughout 2019 include Bach’s Matthew Passion with Trevor Pinnock, BWV 106 Actus Tragicus with Philippe Herreweghe, BWV 80 with John Butt, Bruckner’s Te Deum in the Luxembourg Philharmonie, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the Kilgour Consort and Haydn’s Paukenmesse with the Chamber Orchestra of Luxembourg.
In 2019, his operatic engagements reflect the breadth of his repertoire. As such, he will perform Laius/Army of Lovers (UK premiere) at the Playground Theatre, Eisenstein/Die Fledermaus (arr.Geyer) with Baseless Fabric, Dominique/Cabildo at Grimeborn Opera Festival, Tamino/Die Zauberflöte and Don Carlos/Les Indes galantes with Ensemble OrQuesta, as well as Oronte/Alcina, Belmonte/Entführung, and Vašek/Prodaná nevesta for RAM Opera Scenes.
His studies are supported by scholarships from the Royal Academy, the Rotary International Foundation, the Luxembourg National Cultural Fund, the Mrs S S Payne Award, the Mario Lanza Educational Foundation & the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust. In 2018, he was selected as an Academy Bach Scholar, supported by the RAM/Kohn Foundation. He holds an MPhil from the University of Oxford and a BA from Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was a junior, senior, and choral scholar. He is a native speaker of English, German, French, Italian and Luxembourgish.
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