Australian tenor Paul Bentley-Angell is a concert soloist and consort singer throughout the UK and Europe. Paul performs with many of the world's leading choirs and ensembles, notably Huelgas Ensemble (BE) directed by Paul Van Nevel and Grammy Award winning Theatre of Voices (DK) directed by Paul Hillier. He regularly sings with Birmingham based madrigal group Ex Cathedra (UK) and the London vocal consort Siglo de Oro (UK). Paul was a member of Grammy Award winning Danish vocal ensemble Ars Nova Copenhagen (DK) for six years.
Additionally, Paul can be found performing with Collegium Vocale Gent (BE), Polyphony (UK), The Gabrieli Consort (UK), Voces Academy (DK / UK), Chamber Choir Ireland (IE), The Musicall Compass (UK), BBC Singers (UK), Musica Ficta (DK) and La Grande Chapelle (ES). He is a founding member of The Consort of Melbourne (AU) and of London-based madrigal group Convictus (UK). He has also lent his vocals to a variety of hollywood movie soundtracks and to popular video games.
He has performed at some of the worlds most famous venues: The Paris Opera House; Teatro Real - Madrid; Elbphilharmonie - Hamburg; Wigmore Hall - London; The Royal Albert Hall - London; Carnegie Hall - New York & The Lincoln Center - New York.
Paul served as a lay-clerk at Winchester Cathedral in Hampshire, England for 2 years, and now sings periodically at various UK great cathedrals and churches, including Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral, Westminster Cathedral, St James' Sussex Gardens, The London Oratory, St Paul's Knightbridge, St Margaret's Westminster and Chichester Cathedral.
Paul has extensive training in vocal performance, particularly in the area of early music, having studied with some of the world's leading experts and musicians in their repective fields, including Anthony Rooley, Jeremy Summerly, Evelyn Tubb, Nicholas Clapton, Greg Dikmans, Ruth Wilkinson, Emma Kirkby, Jessica Cash, Gary Ekkel, Miriam Morris and Vivien Hamilton. Paul graduated with first-class honours from the University of Melbourne in 2008, and at Schola Cantorum in Basel, Switzerland in 2010 he studied Advanced Vocal Ensemble Studies (AVES) under the direction of renowned musician and director Anthony Rooley (lutenist & director Consort of Musicke), taking a place in the Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) program.