“…Hamish McLaren’s strong and sweet-toned counter-tenor…beautifully crafted…”

Opera Today, May 2019. Arsace in Handel’s Partenope

Hampstead Garden Opera

Photo ©Benjamin Durrant

HANDEL S’è delitto trar da’ lacci – ACT III Lotario HWV 26

Photo ©Benjamin Durrant

Russian Song CD recorded with the pianist Matthew Jorysz, to be released by Orchid Classics, Spring 2021

DIMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH – Ронда – Ronda from Spanish Songs Op.100 No.4


BRITTEN Oberon A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Royal Academy of Music Opera. Conductor – Sian Edwards, Director – Christopher Luscombe, Designer – Simon Higlett, Lighting – Mark Jonathan, Movement – Ewan Jones. November 2020 London.


BENJAMIN BRITTEN I know a bank – A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Richard Shaw piano

SHOSTAKOVICH Cheryomushki Moscva, Vava. Cambridge

PURCELL Dido and Aeneas, First Witch. Shipwright’s House, London. October 2020
photo © Alicia Clarke 2020

HANDEL Partenope, Arsace
Hampstead Garden Opera, London, May 2019
photo © Laurent Compagnon 2019

“…profoundly impressive performance. His voice was very melodic and, once again, strong in those usually elusive lower regions….and I admired his comfortable grasp of coloratura”. theidlewoman.net. Handel’s Partenope, Hampstead Garden Opera, May 2019.