Armand Rabot – Baritone


Armand Rabot is a British-Sri Lankan Baritone from the Northwest of England studying with Ben Johnson. In 2024 Armand will perform at the Salzburger Festspiele as a member of the Young Singers Project and Mercurio/Familgiari 3 L’incoronazione di Poppea and Keeper of the Madhouse The Rake’s Progress for The Grange Festival. Other roles include Father Hänsel und Gretel (HGO), Narumov The Queen of Spades (The Grange Festival), Pistol Sir John in Love and Envy, Mistrust & Apollyon The Pilgrim’s Progress (British Youth Opera).  

Armand sang at Ann Murray’s Lifetime Achievement Award concert at the National Concert Hall, Dublin in 2024, and concert appearances include Mozart Requiem (Liverpool Cathedral), Messiah (Shrewsbury Cathedral), Faure Requiem (Blackburn Cathedral), St. John Passion and St. Matthew Passion (Liverpool Bach Collective). 

In 2023 Armand won The Grange Festival Prize and First Prize at the Hurn Court Opera Singer of the Year Competition. Previously he won the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Society Bursary for Young Singers and was a Semi-Finalist in the London Mozart Competition. 

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YouTube playlist includes:

  • E fra quest’ansie, Pagliacci, Leoncavallo
  • Vedrò mentr’io sospiro…Hai già vinta la causa! Le nozze di Figaro, Mozart
  • Ja vas lyublyu (Yeletsky’s aria), The Queen of Spades, Tchaikovsky


“A veritable dramatic and musical peak, Rabot delivering monotonous recitative with quasi-Wagnerian portentousness”

Opera Magazine

“Ann Murray’s Lifetime Achievement Award Gala Concert in Dublin included a cross-generational selection of singers, and the audience favourites were clearly Shahbazi and Rabot.”

The Irish Times


Credit: Craig Fuller
Credit: Marcin Mazur
Credit: Craig Fuller