Liam James Karai

Current as of July 2022

Bass-baritone Liam James Karai, who has Scottish, Irish and Indian roots, is currently studying for a postgraduate diploma at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester under the tutelage of Quentin Hayes.

In September 2022 he will join the International Opera Studio of the Hamburg State Opera. His operatic experience includes covering Parsi Rustomji in Philip Glass’s Satyagraha at the English National Opera and appearing as Martino in Rossini’s L’occasione fa il ladro with British Youth Opera. His repertoire also includes Leporello (Don Giovanni), the Badger and Priest in The Cunning Little Vixen and the Footman and Major-Domo in Ariadne auf Naxos. Most recently he has been heard as Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) at the Royal Northern College of Music and as a member of the chorus in Opera North’s touring production of Wagner’s Parsifal.

Liam James Karai has been awarded an Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship in addition to winning a Frederic Cox Award and the Silver Medal of the Royal Northern College of Music. In 2021 he represented the College in the Joaninha Trust Competition.

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Liam James Karai Young Singers Project Bass-Bariton
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