Scottish Bass-Baritone, Frazer Scott studied on the Guildhall School of Music & Drama’s Opera Course where he had also studied as a Postgraduate singer.  As an undergraduate, he was awarded a First-Class Honours BMus Degree from (the now Royal) Birmingham Conservatoire.  He studies with Christine Cairns.

Frazer returned to the operatic stage in 2022, performing the role of Caronte in Monteverdi’s Orfeo at Garsington Opera.  He also understudied the role of Harry in Panufnik’s Dalia during the same season.  For his professional and personal contributions and musical skill during Garsington’s season, Frazer was awarded the 2022 Helen Clarke Award.

Notable Operatic roles include Geronimo, The Secret Marriage (British Youth Opera) Pantalone The Adventures of Pinocchio (GSMD), Jupiter [cover] Orpheus in the Underworld (Scottish Opera), Leporello Don Giovanni (European Chamber Opera, Spain), Papageno Die Zauberflöte (Crescent Theatre, Birmingham).  As part of GSMD Opera Course Scenes performances, roles include Leporello Don Giovanni, Don Alfonso & Gugliemo Così fan Tutte, Inigo L’Heure Espagnol, Benoit La Bohème and Truffaldino The Little Green Swallow.

Concert appearances include Locke’s The Tempest (The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sam Wannamaker Playhouse/Shakespere’s Globe), Mozart’s Requiem (for Orchestra of St John, St John’s Smith Square and CBSO, Symphony Hall), Haydn’s The Creation (as part of a BBC Birth of British Music documentary with the BBC Concert Orchestra), Vaughan Williams’ Five Mystical Songs (for Iain McLarty and Hutcheson’s Choarle, Glasgow), Les Noces (Rouen Opera House and Auditorium St. Germain) and as part of Iain Burnside’s A Soldier and a Maker (initially ‘Unknown Doors’ – Barbican [London] & Cheltenham Festival).  Frazer was a founding Song in the City singer (curated by Gavin Roberts) and twice appeared as part of Graham Johnson’s Song Recital Series (GSMD).  Singing a recital of Wolf and Schumann, Frazer made his St Martin’s in the Fields debut with New Zealand pianist, Catherine Norton, in 2011.

At the Wigmore Hall final of the 2013 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards, Frazer was awarded the Audience Prize and 1st Runner Up, performing alongside Amber Rainey.  He was also a finalist in the Reginald Vincent Lider Prize in 2008.

Frazer appears as a soloist on the Orchestra of St John’s recording of Mozart’s Requiem.  He was the voice of Kettle Chips adverts across the USA and was previously a featured voice, singing jingles for BBC Radio.  Frazer made his BBC Radio 3 debut alongside Richard Goulding, Jemma Redgrave and Stephanie Cole in Summer 2014, appearing as ‘Wilf’ in Iain Burnside’s radio-play version of ‘A Soldier and a Maker’.

Frazer’s studies at the GSMD were supported by Serena Fenwick, BMRDB, The Worshipful Company of Ironmongers, The Behrens Foundation, The Stanley Picker Trust and the Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship Trust.