Richard Lane was born in Australia and has appeared in concert as a soloist
including Opera in the Valley, Jamberoo, Opera Afloat on Sydney Harbour
and Opera in the Vineyards. Also, performing with the Wollongong
Symphony Orchestra in their Classical Spectacular and the Tenor soloist for
Beethoven’s 9th Symphony and tenor soloist for Verdi’s Requiem. He was also
the featured soloist for the Australian Movie Soundtrack “Gabriel. Richard has
performed the Rosemary Canticles an Australian work written by Dr Paul
Paviour. He has performed Opera in the Gaol Berrima and a concert
celebrating the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein with Nicholas Hammond.
Richard has performed the National Anthem at major sporting events at
Qudos Bank Arena.
His repertoire spans the major tenor roles of Puccini, Britten, Verdi, Wagner,
Strauss and Beethoven, including Florestan from Fidelio, Peter Grimes,
Turridu in Cavalleria Rusticana, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Canio in Il Pagliacci and
the tenor soloist for Verdi's Requiem. Richard has performed extensively
across Australia and the UK.
Richard was based in Cardiff, where he studied with Dennis O’Neill at the
International Academy of Voice,
Master classes: Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Dame Josephine Bairstow, Della Jones,
Carlo Rizzi, Jonathon Fisher, Susan Bullock, Antony Negus Graeme Clark,
Elisabette Mattos, Robin Stapleton, Richard Bonynge and Joseph Rolleau.
Richard is the Founder and Creative Director of the Vocal Muster. A NFP
Charity with DGR status advancing singing and self-esteem for secondary
He is the recipient of the YMF Foundation Cathy Avdiev award.