Born in Liverpool, Nicholas Mulroy studied at Clare College, Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music. He regularly appears with leading ensembles throughout Europe, including the Monteverdi Choir with Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Les Musiciens du Louvre with Marc Minkowski, Les concerts d’Astrée with Emmanuelle Haïm, the Gabrieli Consort with Paul McCreesh, as well as in recent concerts with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Koelner Akademie, Dunedin Consort, Staatskapelle Dresden, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, BBC Proms, Copenhagen Philharmonic, Wrocław Philharmonic and at the Spitalfields Festival. Other conductors he has worked with include Laurence Cummings, Trevor Pinnock, Sir Colin Davis and Nicholas Kraemer. On stage he has worked with Glyndebourne Festival Opera and on Tour, Opéra Comique Paris, Théâtre Capitole de Toulouse and at the Opéra de Lille.
Recordings include a Gramophone Award-winning Messiah with the Dunedin Consort, and releases with Exaudi, the King’s Consort and I Fagiolini. He recently featured on two versions of the St John Passion singing the arias for Stephen Layton and Polyphony and Evangelist and arias for John Butt and the Dunedin Consort. He is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music and a Musician in Residence of Girton College, Cambridge.