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Classical Crossover


Matthew Ibbotson trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where he gained a BMUS (Hons).

Upon graduation Matthew was a member of "Only Men Aloud!' - during which time they received several awards including Winner of BBC's 'Last Choir Standing'.

Following this Matthew has worked consistently in the creative industry staring as Dr Abner Sedgwick in the West End and Buddy Holly on Tour.

Matthew's career highlights include International Performances on Royal Caribbean, the Venetian Macau Resort Hotel and performing as a soloist at the Royal Albert Hall for Bernstein's 'Mass'.

Marella Discovery
amazing operatic voice
— Southwark News
has a fine singing voice and is definitely a name to watch.
— Backstage Pass
Matthew Ibbotson’s voice shone
— The Gizzle Review
likened to a cross between Jonah Hill and Al Pacino
— Jessie Cooper