Scottish baritone Arthur Bruce is a former Scottish Opera Emerging Artist and a Britten—Pears Young Artist. He is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's Alexander Gibson Opera School, and English National Opera's 'Opera Works' programme. In 2018 Arthur was in the final round of the 'Concorso per il Biennio di perfezionamento per cantanti lirici' at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milan.
Recent engagements include covering the title rôle of Don Giovanni; Schaunard (La bohème); Guglielmo (Così fan tutte); Belcore (L’elisir d’amore); Ford [cover] (Falstaff); Starveling & Demetrius [cover] (A Midsummer Night’s Dream); Antonio (The Gondoliers); Phantis (Utopia, Limited); Angus (The Narcissistic Fish), all for Scottish Opera; Count Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro) for Opera Bohemia; Artidoro (Gli sposi malcontenti) for Bampton Classical Opera; title rôle (Gianni Schicchi) for the RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School; Zurga (Les pêcheurs de perles) for Edinburgh Grand Opera; Pierre Lafitte in the European première of Amy Beach's Cabildo with Opera Eos (now New Voices Theatre); Sam (Trouble in Tahiti) with the RCS Alexander Gibson Opera School. Arthur also sang in gala concerts as part of Søholm Opera's 2019 'Opera in Unlikely Places' festival on the island of Samsø in Denmark.