"Great character, impeccable diction and a fine robust tenor"
- Alan Blyth, London Evening Standard
Steven Goulden is a Yorkshire-born tenor.
He trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama with the renowned tenor John Mitchinson and has worked with some of the most famous names in classical music including Sir Simon Rattle and Sir Mark Elder.
Notable operatic performances include lead roles in Mozart's The Magic Flute, Donizetti's L’elisir d’amore and Britten's Peter Grimes; other performance highlights include Bach's Magnificat in D with John Lubbock, Ravel's L'enfant et les sortilèges with Sir Simon Rattle and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and numerous roles as soloist in works including Mendelssohn's Elijah, Handel's Messiah, Orff's Carmina Burana and Vaughan Williams's Serenade to Music.
Steven has performed in concert at prestigious venues including St John's Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, the Southbank Centre and the Carlton Club in London as well as many of the country's finest cathedrals, stately homes and halls; he has also given an acclaimed series of opera galas and Proms in the Park concerts. Current projects include a recital series to mark the centenary of the First World War and a concert tour of northern cathedrals.