Dr. Ellen R. Gritz and Mr. Milton D.
Rosenau Jr. Fellow
HGO Appearances: Prince Yamadori in Madame
Butterfly, Papageno in student performances of The Magic
Flute, and Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd. Finalist in
HGO's 2014 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert of Arias. HGO
Studio artist (2014-15).
About the Artist: Morgan Pearse studied at the University of
Sydney and its Sydney Conservatorium, as well as the Royal College
of Music (RCM) in London. In 2013, he won the gold medal at the
Royal Over-Seas League Competition. Roles include Lord Ellington in
La vie parisienne at the RCM and the title role in
Owen Wingrave with Sydney Chamber Opera. Last season
at English National Opera, he performed Pompeo in Benvenuto
Cellini directed by Terry Gilliam and Minos in
Arianna in Creta at the RCM. He also sang the title
role of Imeneo for London Handel Festival and the Count in
The Marriage of Figaro, Garibaldo in Rodelinda,
and James in the world premiere of Jude Obermüller's I Remember
the Ship at the RCM. In Australia, he sang Apollo in
L'Orfeo with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra on tour.
Concerts and recitals include Schubert's Winterreise,
Fauré's Requiem at the Sydney Opera House, performances of
Britten's War Requiem throughout Poland, and Handel's
Messiah with the Sydney Philharmonia Choirs at Sydney
Opera House. This summer, he will sing the role of Figaro in
The Ghosts of Versailles at Wolf Trap Opera.
Morgan Pearse's Website