Edmund Danon2 Baritone Edmund’s time at the NOS is generously supported by the Glyndebourne New Generation Programme Young Artist Development Award and Peter and Helen Blumer. Edmund Danon grew up in London and began singing as a chorister at the London Oratory. He read Aerospace Engineering alongside a choral scholarship at Bristol University, and studied singing with Angela Hickey. He received a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Mark Wildman and Iain Ledingham, supported by the Josephine Baker Trust. On the concert platform, engagements have included Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Bach’s St John and Matthew Passions, Haydn’s Creation, Handel’s Messiah, Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Dvorak’s Requiem, Bairstow’s Five Poems of the Spirit, Finzi’s In Terra Pax, Stanford's Songs of the Fleet and Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs. Edmund was a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus in 2016 and 2017, covering Masetto Don Giovanni for the 2016 tour and playing Lackey Ariadne auf Naxos in the 2017 festival. Operatic work for other companies has included Mozart’s Figaro, Don Alfonso Cosi fan Tutte, and Dandini La Cenerentola. He currently lives in London and studies with Dinah Harries.