Dr Stephen Varcoe is known around the world for his work in concerts and recordings. He has appeared with many leading orchestras in the UK, Europe, Japan and North America. Stephen is also known for his recitals of poetry and song in a wide range of themes and styles.
Stephen’s voice features on about 150 CDs of works by the Baroque masters; by Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven; by later British composers such as Gurney, Finzi, Britten, Osborne, Musgrave and Tavener; and on the Chandos complete works of Percy Grainger. With Graham Johnson and Hyperion Records he has recorded several recital discs by Hahn, Chabrier, Fauré and Schubert.
He completed a PhD at the University of York in 2009, and he writes and lectures on various aspects of singing, especially English song. He teaches at the Royal College of Music.