Neil MACKIE

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1946-12-11
Education Aberdeen GS, Royal Scot Acad of Music and Drama (DipMusEdRSAMD, DipRSAMD), Royal Coll of Music (fndn scholar, ARCM)
Books & Publications
Recreations reading, charity work and occasional gardening
Clubs Athenaeum, Royal Over-Seas League
Style Prof Neil Mackie, CBE, FRSE
Career international concert singer (tenor); Royal Coll of Music: prof of singing 1985-2008, head of vocal studies 1994-2006; prof Fine Arts Faculty Agder Univ Norway 2005-, prof of singing Royal Acad of Music 2009-; artistic dir Mayfield Festival 2005-12; Gulbenkian fell, Caird scholar, Munster scholar; London recital debut Wigmore Hall 1972, London concert debut with Eng Chamber Orch under Raymond Leppard 1973; world premières incl: Unpublished Songs by Britten, Hans Werner Henze's Three Auden Settings, several Kenneth Leighton works incl Symphony No 3, many cmmnd works by Scottish composers; works especially written for him by Peter Maxwell Davies: The Martyrdom of St Magnus (title role), The Lighthouse (role of Sandy), Into the Labyrinth (solo cantata for tenor and orch), A Solstice of Light; hon memb Acad of Science and Letters Univ of Agder Norway 2012; Hon DMus Univ of Aberdeen 1993; FRSA 1991, FRSAMD 1992, FRSE 1996, FRCM 1996, Hon RAM 2011; CStJ 1996 (OStJ 1987); >ir< numerous on EMI, Decca, Philips, Chandos, Deutsche Grammophon, Unicorn-Kanchana, Somm, Accent, Collins, Abbey Records; >ir< runner up Gramophone Solo Voice Recording of the Year for Britten Tenor, Horn and Strings (with Scottish Chamber Orch) 1989, Grammy Award 1993
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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