Philip Tebb studied Music at Durham University, where he was a Choral Scholar at the Cathedral, and at the Royal College of Music on the Benjamin Britten International Opera School with Russell Smythe. His studies at RCM were generously supported by the Anne Clayton Award, Stanley Picker Trust Award, the Audrey Sacher Award and the Josephine Baker Trust.
Roles at RCM included: Demetrius in Britten A Midsummer Night’s Dream; Harasta in Janacek The Cunning Little Vixen; Nicandro in Handel Atalanta (as part of the London Handel Festival); Father Trulove in Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress and Antonio in Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro. With the Academy of Ancient Music he has sung Uno Spirito in Monteverdi Orfeo and Littore/Famigliare in Monteverdi Poppea at the Barbican, in Bucharest and Venice. Other appearances include Momus in Rameau Platee with the Early Opera Company in St John’s Smith Square. Philip is in great demand as an oratorio soloist.
Recent highlights include: Bach Matthaus Passion (Christus and Arias) in Jesus College Chapel Cambridge, St John’s Smith Square and St Edmundsbury & Southwark Cathedrals; Bach Magnificat with Barts Choir in Cadogan Hall; Bach Weihnachts Oratorium with Cor Dyfed in St David’s Cathedral; Brahms Requiem with UCS Choral Society; Handel Messiah in the Royal Festival Hall, St David’s Cathedral, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Guildford Cathedral, St Martin-in- the-Fields and Tewkesbury Abbey; Mozart Requiem with Stroud Choral Society in Gloucester Cathedral; Mendelssohn Elijah with Whitstable Choral Society in Canterbury Cathedral; Mozart C Minor Mass with Barts Choir in Cadogan Hall and Verdi Requiem with the English Chamber Choir and the Belmont Ensemble in St Martin-in-the-Fields.