Stuart is a freelance singer based in London. A graduate of Durham University and the University of York, he studies with Alexander Ashworth (RAM).
In addition to his work with Peter Holman at Suffolk Villages Festival and Leeds Baroque, he has worked with directors and conductors including Eamonn Dougan (Britten Sinfonia Voices, The Sixteen), Justin Doyle (RIAS Kammerchor), Philip Duffy (Liverpool Bach Collective), JanJoost van Elburg (Westerkerkkoor, Amsterdam), Mark Elder (Hallé), Robert Hollingworth (I Fagiolini), James MacMillan (with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra), Paul McCreesh (with the Royal Northern Sinfonia), Peter Seymour (Yorkshire Baroque Soloists), Greg Skidmore (Lacock Scholars), and Andrew Parrott (Taverner Consort).
Recent highlights in include Awaken! with I Fagiolini at the National Centre for Early Music, York, JS Bach’s Christ lag in Todesbanden with Zimmermann Band, and the choir of Westminster Abbey’s appearance in Voces8’s Live From London series for Christmas 2020.
Forthcoming highlights for 2021 include Francesca Caccini’s Liberazione di Ruggiero at Brighton Early Music Festival in July, and the quincentenary of John Fayrfax with Ensemble Pro Victoria in October.
Born and bred in Liverpool, Stuart was a lay clerk at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King (RC) for many years, and also spent two years as a songman in the choir of York Minster. He is now a lay vicar in the choir of Westminster Abbey.