Ross McInroy, Bass from Scotland was the Robertson Scholarship Trust Emerging Artist at Scottish Opera 2011/12.  During the season he appeare as Mars/Styx in Orpheus in the Underworld, Mendoza in Betrothal in a Monastery, Keeper of the Madhouse in The Rake's Progress and Sciarrone in Tosca.


Previously he was trainee at the National Opera Studio 2010/11 where his place was supported by the friends of Covent Garden and Scottish Opera Endowment Trust. He is also grateful to the Robertson Trust and Dewar Arts Awards for their generous patronage.


Ross graduated from the Royal College of Music International Opera School (Artist Diploma in Opera) and the Royal Academy of Music (DipRAM Opera distinction award) where he was awarded the Dorothy Pattinson Prize and Adah Rogalsky Scholarship.  He began his studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where he gained his BMusHons and was awarded the Governors Recital Prize, Linn Choir Prize for Scots song and Mary D Quant Scholarship.  As a choral scholar at Paisley Abbey he sang as principal bass. In 2009/10 Ross was a member of English National Opera's "Opera Works" programme and made his BBC Proms debut in 2010 with the BBC SSO.


Operatic roles include Leporello in Don Giovani, Colatinus in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia,  Sarastro in Mozart's Die Zauberflote and Colline, La Boheme; Puccini.

Oratorio engagements include Bach's St John and Mattew Passions, Handel's Messiah & Judas Maccabeus; Haydn's Creation, Nelson & St. Nicolas Mass' and Puccini's Messia di Gloria.


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