HARRY GRIGG

Tenor

Cheviot

Harry Grigg is a Tenor from Cheviot, who has just begun his Masters of Performance at the Royal College of Music. He was a Dame Malvina Major Foundation Studio Artist with New Zealand Opera and a member of the Dame Kiri te Kanawa Singers Development Programme.
Grigg holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Otago and completed his Honours year (First Class) at the University of Auckland.

While a DMMF Studio Artist at New Zealand Opera, He took part in the NZO Schools Tour, where he played both the roles of Tamino and Hansel in Simon Butteriss’ The Magic Flute and The Broomstick. Other recent roles include The Moon and King of The West (The Enchanted Pig, Australasian premiere) as a Gertrude Opera Guest Artist at the Yarra Valley Opera Festival; Scarramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Programme and Frederic (The Pirates of Penzance) with Opera Otago. While studying in Auckland, Grigg was also part of the New Zealand Opera Freemasons Chorus and sang in many productions with them, the most recent being The Barber of Seville.

Grigg has also been successful in Competitions, being a semifinalist in the Lexus Song Quest and twice being a finalist for the New Zealand Aria Competition, including winning the John Bond award for most promising singer.

Harry is generously supported by the Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, The Royal College of Music and the Kiwi Music Award.