Jacob Phillips is studying at Royal Academy Opera course under the guidance of Professor Mark Wildman and Ingrid Surgenor where he is generously supported by Help Musicians and The Countess of Munster. Jacob is the 2016 winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary award.
Highlights as a soloist on the concert platform include, Mozart’s Coronation Mass in Cadogan Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem in the Chapel of King’s College, Cambridge, and a BBC Guernsey broadcast of Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols, on Christmas Day 2018.
Jacob’s roles include Count Almaviva for Opera Holland Park's Young Artist Production of Le Nozze di Figaro, Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) with the Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra, Theseus (A Midsummer Night’s Dream) for Royal Academy Opera and Don Giovanni (title role). In scenes roles include Enrico (Lucia), Eugene Onegin (title role) and Marcello (La Bohème) for Royal Academy Opera.
Later this year Jacob will sing the title role in Royal Academy Opera's production of Gianni Schicchi.