"Jacob Phillip's lusty, admirably well-sung Count looked completely at home as the master of Agueas Frescas, even one outwitted by his servants."

Hugh Canning - Opera Magazine 

Count Almaviva - Opera Holland Park - Le nozze di Figaro   

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Ali Wright 

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Recent performance highlights include Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) and Zungia (Carmen) for Opera Holland Park. Extracts from Le nozze di Figaro for The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Linbury Theatre). Other roles include Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi) for Royal Academy Opera,  Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte) and Belcore (l'elisir d'amore).

 

Concert soloist highlights include Mozart’s Coronation Mass in Cadogan Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem in King’s College, Cambridge and the title role in Mendelssohn's Elijah.

Upcoming role debuts include, Nick Shadow for Royal Academy Opera's new production of The Rake's progress, directed by Frederic Wake-Walker under the baton of Trevor Pinnock, Marcello in Puccini's La bohème and a return to Count Almaviva in 2023.

 

 

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Jacob Phillips’ Schicchi was at the center of the show, and demonstrated impeccable technique alongside impressive dramatic range. He’s slick and oily, with the hint of the playboy, and does Buoso’s voice to hilarious pantomime effect. He felt ruthless enough to defraud the dead, and charming enough to plead extenuating circumstances in the coda, bust of Dante in hand – a sharply-drawn and impressively crafted portrait.

Benjamin Poore - OPERAWIRE

Royal Academy Opera - Gianni Schicchi (title role)

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Upcoming Events

  • 22 Nov, 19:00 – 22:00 GMT
    London, Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, UK
    Jacob will debut the role of Nick Shadow under the baton of Trevor Pinnock, directed by Frederic Wake Walker.
  • 21 Mar 2023, 19:00 – 22 Mar 2023, 19:00
    London, Marylebone Rd, London NW1 5HT, UK
    Jacob will return to the role of Count Almaviva in Royal Academy Opera's new production of Figaro.

Past events