Alex Aldren studied medicine at the University of
Birmingham and worked at the Royal London Hospital in
Whitechapel before attaining a place at the Royal
Academy of Music Opera school.
During his time at university Alex undertook numerous professional roles including Aeneas (Dido & Aeneas - Armonico Consort), Tony (West Side Story - Belgrade Theatre) and Brunello (Orlando Generoso - Barber Institute of Fine Arts). He also worked extensively as an oratorio soloist and recitalist in the West Midlands and London, performing works such as Handel's Messiah, Mozart Requiem, Britten Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, Janacek Otce Nasj and Bach Matthauspassion (Evangelist & solos).
'Alex Aldren’s ringing tenor was full of ardour. With a naturally warm tone, his voice was very easy on the ear'
- Planet Hugill
‘[his] mellow, but thrusting tenor is very much the stuff of romantic leads’
– The Stage