Jeff Stewart was born and raised in Surrey. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he won the Harold Rosenthal award for outstanding achievement, and then at the National Opera Studio. In England Jeff has appeared with The Royal Opera Covent Garden, English National Opera, Opera North, English Touring Opera, Opera Northern Ireland and in the Holland Park Festival in a wide range of roles including as Tamino, Ferrando, Edgardo, Ernesto, Nemorino and The Duke of Mantua, and he took the role of Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall. He has also appeared in the BBC proms, and at all London’s major Concert Venues. Jeff has performed extensively abroad including appearances as The Duke of Mantua and Edgardo at the Komische Oper Berlin, Ernesto in Düsseldorf, Gounod’s Roméo, Male Chorus (Rape of Lucretia), Tamino, Count Almaviva, Jenik (The Bartered Bride) and Manolios (The Greek Passion) and Walther (Tannhäuser) in Bremen, and Lensky, Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Andres (Wozzeck), Chateauneuf (Zar and Zimmermann), Cassio, and Ismaele in Schwerin. Jeff performs regularly in concerts, oratorios and recitals throughout Britain, Europe, China and America. His repertoire includes most of the great oratorio repertoire including Bach's B minor Mass, Handel's Messiah and Verdi's requiem, and has appeared with John Eliot Gardiner, Andrew Manze and Matthew Best.
Faculties / departments: Vocal Studies