Hamish McLaren (countertenor)

Hamish McLaren was born and grew up in London. He studied History at Cambridge, and upon graduating in 2016 Hamish moved back to London to study at the Royal Academy of Music. In November 2017 Hamish appeared on stage at the Victoria & Albert Museum to sing a solo interlude in Tim Watts’ Kepler’s Trial, and in September 2018 Hamish covered the role of Ferdinand in British Youth Opera’s production of The Enchanted Island. In May 2019 Hamish, replete with an hideous moustache, performed the role of Arsace in Handel’s Partenope (Hampstead Garden Opera), and in April and June 2020 Hamish will perform the role of Alfonso in Opera Settecento’s production of Handel’s Fernando, Re di Castilgia.