New Zealand Pianist and Conductor Bradley Wood is a highly sought after soloist, chamber musician and collaborator specialising in vocal music. He graduated in 2019 with a Master of Performance with Distinction from the Royal College of Music where he studied with Norma Fisher and Simon Lepper. He was one of only four pianists selected to become a 2019/2020 Young Artist Répétiteur at the National Opera Studio (NOS) where he took part in masterclasses with esteemed artists such as Gerald Finley and Susan Bullock (both former alumni of the NOS).
As a soloist, he has performed with all of New Zealand’s major orchestras and has taken part in masterclasses by prominent artists and teachers including Christopher Elton, Stephen Hough and Vladimir Ashkenazy. He was a finalist in the Royal Overseas League Annual Music Competition in 2018 which led to a series of concerts at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
He has performed both solo and song recitals in prestigious venues such as St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James, Piccadilly and in 2019 made his debut at Wigmore Hall performing in the French Song Exchange with British tenor Guy Elliot.
Bradley is extremely passionate about opera and was previously Head of Music for the Bloomsbury Opera Company and has worked as répétiteur for a number of UK companies including Waterperry Opera and Grange Park Opera.