Roland Wood was born in Berkshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Patrick McGuigan and Robert Alderson, then at the National Opera Studio. He was the winner of the 1998 Webster Booth Prize and the 1999 Frederick Cox Award. Wood made his debut at the Royal Opera with the role of Roucher in Andrea Chénier and returned later that year as Ford in Falstaff.
Recent engagements: Rigoletto Rigoletto (Canadian Opera Company, Michigan Opera Theatre); Baron Scarpia Tosca (Grange Park Opera); Golaud Pelléas et Mélisande (Scottish Opera)
Forthcoming engagements: Renato Un ballo in maschera (Grange Park Opera)