Ivo is an English Baritone currently studying at the Royal College of Music with Stephen Roberts. He has given recitals in the City of London, Greater London and Durban of English, German and Italian Art Song repertoire. He has also appeared as a soloist in The Messiah (with the HA Choral Society and at the Bromley and Sheppard’s College), Schubert’s Mass in Ab and Puccini’s Messa di Gloria with the Ealing Common Choir, and other works with choirs in and around London.
Ivo has sung the roles of Demetrius (Midsummer Night’s Dream) and Monostatos (The Magic Flute) with Southgate Youth Opera, the role of Sid (Albert Herring) with St. Peter’s Opera in Oxford and of The Headkeeper (The Elephant Angel) with Cromarty Youth Opera. He has also sung the roles of Il Notaio and Spinelloccio (Gianni Schicchi) and been a chorus member with The Westminster Opera Company where he was part of the Young Artists scheme.
Ivo has also enjoyed choral singing, as a choral scholar at Southwark Cathedral and in freelance choirs in London, Oxford, Washington DC, New York, Durban, Geneva, Riga and recently Moscow and St. Petersburg under conductor Peter Phillips. Alongside his studies, Ivo is an officer cadet with the University of London Officers Training Corps and is half way through the Reserve Commissioning Course.