Armand Rabot is an award-winning Baritone from the Northwest of England studying with Ben Johnson. Recently Armand won the prestigious Grange Festival Prize and has also won the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Bursary award, the Charles Wood Junior Song Competition, the Junior Charles Wood Song Prize, the James Martin Oncken Song Prize, and was placed second in the inaugural Flat Pack Music Opera Competition. Armand was a Semi-Finalist in the London Mozart Competition.
Armand’s recent concert appearances include recitals at Liverpool Philharmonic and the Charles Wood Festival, Elijah with Birkenhead Choral Society, the Mozart Requiem at Liverpool Cathedral and Marple Choral Society, The Messiah with the Salford Choral Society, Birkenhead Choral Society and Shrewsbury Cathedral. Brahms Requiem and Puccini Messa Di Gloria with Formby Choral Society, The Creation with Keele Bach Choir, D’Astorga Stabat Mater with EMAE, Faure Requiem at Blackburn Cathedral, Mozart C minor Mass with the Amadeus Choir, Saint Saens’ Oratorio de Noel at Shrewsbury Cathedral and Bach Cantatas 62,158,32, The John Passion and the Matthew Passion with the Liverpool Bach Collective.
Upcoming operatic roles include Father Hänsel und Gretel (Hampstead Garden Opera), Mercurio and Familgiari 3 L’incoronazione di Poppea and Keeper of the Madhouse The Rakes Progress at The Grange Festival. Previous roles include Narumov and covered Surin in The Grange Festival’s performance of Queen of Spades. He has also sung Uberto La Serva Padrona with EMAE and at The Grange Festival covered Banquo Macbeth and William Shadbolt Yeomen of the Gaurd. Roles with British Youth Opera include Pistol in Sir John in Love and Envy, Mistrust, Apollyon and 3rdShepherd in A Pilgrim’s Progress