Tom Herring is a freelance bass-baritone and conductor based in London. He is a graduate of Merton College, Oxford, where he achieved a First Class degree in Music and was a Choral Scholar. He is the bass soloist on the 2015 recording of Oliver Tarney’s Magnificat (Convivium Records) and performed at the London première at Cadogan Hall. Other solo appearances include performances of Handel Messiah (Instruments of Time and Truth), Bach Magnificat (East Anglian Academy, Suffolk Bach Choir), St Matthew Passion and St John Passion, Mozart Requiem and Vesperae solennes, and Fauré Requiem. Operatic roles include Aeneas (Purcell Dido and Aeneas), Collatinus (Britten The Rape of Lucretia) and Arthur Jones (Billy Budd with Sir John Tomlinson, Mark Padmore and Roderick Williams). Alongside regular appearances with several professional church choirs, Tom has sung with professional ensembles including Contrapunctus, Stile Antico, Vox Luminis and the Tallis Scholars. Tom is the Artistic Director and General Manager of the award-winning choir and consort, Sansara (www.sansarachoir.com).