Award-winning Canadian-German baritone Jacob Feldman is in his second year of the MA in Performance course at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studies with Raymond Connell and Marek Ruszczynski. A graduate of the University of Toronto Faculty of Music, Jacob was a member of the Opera Undergraduate Program and was the winner of the Luciano Pavarotti Award as well as the President’s Scholar of Excellence Award. Jacob’s roles include Truffaldin in Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos, Guglielmo in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Moralès in Bizet’s Carmen and Mars in Offenbach’s Orphée aux enfers. On the concert platform, Jacob has performed Christus in J. S. Bach’s Johannes-Passion, Pilatus, Judas and Christus (cover) in Bach’s Matthäus-Passion. He has been the Bass Soloist for Mozart’s Requiem as well as for Handel’s Messiah. Jacob is an alumnus of the Highlands Opera Studio (2019), Music Academy of the West (2018) and the Aspen Opera Center at the Aspen Music Festival and School (2017).