Ambrose Connolly graduated from University College London with a degree in Russian and French before studying in Russia at the Kazan State Conservatoire under the tutelage of Ekaterina Laider. He was the winner of the 2020 Serebranie Rosi International Opera Singing Prize.  Ambrose has more recently completed a Masters in Advanced Vocal Studies at the Wales International Academy of Voice in Cardiff, under the direction of Dennis O’Neill. He was one of eight young singers selected for the Glyndebourne Academy in 2021.

Notable roles include Guglielmo, Cosi fan tutte, (Cardiff Opera), Germont, La Traviata (North Wales Opera Studio), and Eugene Onegin (Bath Opera).

Ambrose has appeared as a soloist for numerous Choral Societies both in the UK and Europe. Noteworthy performances include soloist for La Misa Del Vale with the Real Orquesta Sinfónica de Sevilla, baritone soloist for Elgar’s Coronation Ode (Trowbridge Symphony Orchestra), Brahm’s Requiem with the Gower Choral Society, and The Five Mystical Songs with Orchestra (Benson Choral Society).

Ambrose is currently singing the roles of Fiorello and Baron Duphuol in the Barber of Seville and La Traviata for Diva Opera for their tour in 2024 around the UK, France, Scotland and South Africa. Later this year Ambrose will sing the title role of Eugene Onegin for Hampstead Garden Opera at the Jackson Lane Theatre, London. Ambrose is taught by Russell Smythe.