Alastair Chilvers is the Lucille Graham Opera Fellow at the Royal Academy of Music, where he received a Master’s with distinction in piano accompaniment studying with Michael Dussek. He was a member of the acclaimed Academy Song Circle. As a repetiteur he participated in the Solti Accademia Peretti Masterclasses in Venice, where he worked with Richard Bonynge. He was a 2017 Iford New Generation Artist and Assistant Conductor for West Green House Opera’s 2016 production of La traviata. He is a Samling Artist.
Previously, he read Music at Queens’ College, Cambridge where he was Assistant Conductor for Cambridge University Music Society and received the University Instrumental Award for Chamber Music in 2011 and 2012. In addition to his work at the Academy, he tutors at Saffron Centre for Young Musicians and is repetiteur at W11 Opera. He is delighted to have been appointed as Music Director of Cambridge Youth Opera.
Top cover photo – Robert Workman
Bottom cover photo – Jamie Wright