Thomas Hallworth is a Sydney-born tenor with a particular passion for baroque performance, chamber opera and consort singing. Tom graduated from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2021, where he trained in classical voice performance, studying under the scholarship with renowned vocal pedagogues Maree Ryan AM, Andrew Dalton, and David Greco.
Throughout his singing career, Thomas has enjoyed pursuing a diverse range of engagements, ranging from operatic performances, movie soundtrack recordings, church singing, historically informed performance, and more. Many of these engagements have been with some of Australia’s finest musical establishments, including Pinchgut Opera, Cantillation, Adelaide Festival, and Luminescence Chamber singers, and Castalia Vocal Consort. Thomas has also been appointed a Lay Clerk – a professional choral singer – at St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney, St James’ King St Sydney, and St Mary’s Cathedral Sydney.
In the oratorio and opera world, Thomas most recently sang the roles of Mopsa, Phoebus, and Autumn in Purcell’s Fairy Queen with St Paul’s College, Sydney. In September, he appeared as the tenor soloist for The Rheinberger requiem with The Joubert Singers, and 2022, he sang as a tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah with the choir of St James’ King St in 2022, conducted by Warren Trevelyan-Jones.Other notable opera engagements include the chorus for Pinchgut Opera’s 2021 performance of Platée, as well the chorus for the remarkable Romeo Castellucci production of Mozart’s Requiem as part of Adelaide festival’s 2020 season, in collaboration with State Opera South Australia.
Thomas looks forward to joining the chorus for Pinchgut Opera’s upcoming concert performance of Handel’s Theodora, performed as part of Opera Australia’s 2024 season.