Stuart Kinsella is a tenor soloist and ensemble singer sought throughout Europe. He began his singing career in 1993 as a lay vicar choral at Christ Church cathedral in Dublin. Since then he has been a member of the National Chamber Choir of Ireland, the English cathedral choirs of Durham and Christ Church in Oxford, the Arnold Schoenberg Chor in Vienna and the RIAS Kammerchor in Berlin, with all of whom he has recorded and toured. Recent solo performances include Handel’s Messiah and works by Mondonville and Handel with the Irish Baroque Orchestra, while outside Ireland he has sung Bach’s St John Passion (evangelist) in Portsmouth, Bach’s Christmas Oratorio in Durham, Schubert’s Nachthelle in Vienna and Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess in Graz. He conducted Trinity College Singers in 2002-3, and founded an octet in Vienna called Peregrine in 2009. He holds degrees in botany (B.A. Mod.), medieval history (M.Phil.) and the history of art and architecture (Ph.D.) from Trinity College, Dublin.