Dominic Barberi was awarded his MMus Perf with Distinction from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland having studied with Stephen Robertson.
During his studies he won the Jean Highgate Scholarship Competition and was recipient of the Oratorio Prize. He sang in the final of the Frank Spedding Lieder Competition, was a Semi Finalist in the Bampton Young Opera Competition and represented the Conservatoire in the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Competition.
Whilst studying at the Conservatoire he became a Samling Artist and sang in the Bayreuth FestspielChor for two years. His studies were kindly supported by the Musician’s Beneveloent Fund and the ABRSM Postgraduate Scholarship.
Operatic roles have included ‘Banquo’ (cover) with Scottish Opera in Verdi’s Macbeth. ‘Theseus’ in Britten’s A Midsummer Night's Dream, ‘Die Sprecher’ in Mozart’s The Magic Flute and ‘Antinoo’ in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria.
He recently appeared in concert with the RSNO performing a variety of operatic scenes.
Recent solo concerts have seen him appearing in Copenhagen with MogensDahl Kammerkor singing Handel’s Messiah. Other works include the Brahms Requiem, Rossini’s Petit Messe Sollenelle, Dvorak’s Stabat Mater, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, Haydn’s Creation and Mendelssohn’s Elijah.
He has participated in Masterclasses with David Syrus, Jon Treleaven, Roderick Williams, Malcolm Martineau and Sir Thomas Allen.
He currently works with Opera North; upcoming highlights include a debut role with the company singing the ‘Bass Famigliari’ in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea and the cover of ‘Uncle Salvaor’ in De Falla’s La Vida Breve.
He looks forward to joining the Young Artist Programme at the Berlin Staatsoper from 2015 – 2017.