James Emerson holds a Bachelor of Music with first class Honours from the University of Melbourne and is currently completing his Masters of Music – Opera Performance. In 2019 James was a finalist in the National Liederfest competition and was runner up in the Royal Melbourne Philharmonic’s Aria Competition.
James made his debut as a soloist in the Melbourne Recital Centre with the Melbourne Bach Choir’s performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion where he performed the roles of Peter, The High Priest and the 1st Priest. The Age stated that “bass-baritone James Emerson enjoyed a laudable debut in handling the second bass’s responsibilities”.
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A really inspiring interview. Thank you James – keep up the good spirit and I look forward to when we, the Maroondah Singers hear you again. Frances Mongan