Fionn Ó hAlmhainTosca
Fionn Ó hAlmhain is a young, German-born bass who grew up in Co. Wicklow and is now based in Dublin. In 2019 he completed a degree in Irish Traditional Music at the TU Dublin Conservatoire of Music and Drama, where he met his singing teacher Robert Alderson and began singing opera. Since then he has performed across Ireland and the UK, including work with Irish National Opera, Opera Collective Ireland, the Blackwater Valley Opera Festival, Lyric Opera Productions, the Salford Choral Society, Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra, North Wales Opera, and the Yorke Trust Opera. He was fortunate to be accepted onto the Glyndebourne Academy for talented young singers in 2017 where he was nominated for the Gus Christie Award. He is also a founding member and chair of the TU Dublin Operatic Society, where he both organised and performed in several operatic events as well as a series of song recitals, and masterclasses with Gavan Ring, Orla Boylan and Deirdre Grier-Delaney. He is also currently a member of the Northern Ireland Opera Studio and will be undertaking postgraduate study at the Royal Academy of Music in London from September.