Ian Caddy has become a regular choral director of the October Singing Days in Provence, since his first invitation in 2005.
Previously, he had been guest conductor of Portsmouth Baroque Choir www.portsmouthbaroquechoir.co.uk
With his co-director, James Griffett, Ian has sung regularly with the international solo vocal ensemble, Pro Cantione Antiqua (PCA); he is featured on many PCA CDs. He was also the staging-director of three PCA productions of Medieval music dramas in Sicily.
He joined the adjudicators’ panel for ‘Hampshire Singer of the Year’; he has examined and adjudicated at the Royal Academy of Music and at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
Ian Caddy, bass-baritone, was a prize-winning student of singing at the Royal Academy of Music, London (where he also studied piano). Later, he studied with Otakar Kraus. He has appeared as a principle soloist in a wide variety of operas and concerts with all of the major British opera companies and orchestras, as well as with Opera La Fenice, Houston Opera, Vancouver Opera, Opéra de Nantes, Opéra d’Angers and engagements with international festivals, orchestras and ensembles, Radio and TV around the world, in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Manaus, Paris, Reykjavik, Rome, St Petersburg and Washington, among other cities.