The Dutch lyrical tenor, Robert Buckland, received his early musical training as a chorister in Regensburger Domspatzen. He studied at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague with Barbara Pearson, Diane Forlano and Peter Kooyj and had master-classes and Coachings with Michael Chance, Jill Feldman and Marius van Altena. He finished his studies cum laude in June 2008 and was a member of the ensemble of the Operastudio Nederland in the season 2008-2009 season. During his studies he has performed regularly with some of Europeís top ensembles including the Huelgas Ensemble, Collegium Vocale Gent, Nederlandse Bachvereniging, and Vox Luminis.
As a soloist Robert Bucland has performed both Arias and Evangelist in J.S. Bachís Christmas and Passion Oratorios, other oratorios by Felix Mendelssohn, Reinhard Keiser, Stradella, Monteverdi and Georg Philipp Telemann, several Haydn, Schubert and Mozart masses, numerous (Bach-) cantatas, Requiems and Operas such as George Frideric Handels Acis and Galathea (Acis), Siroe (Arasse), Lotario (Berengario), Haydnís Philemon und Baucis (Philemon), Purcellís Dido and Aeneas (Aeneas), King Arthur and The Fairy Queen, working with Conductors such as Frieder Bernius, Andreas Spering, Pieter Jan Leusink, Joshua Rifkin, Jan Willem de Vriend, Jos van Veldhoven, Guy van Waas and Peter van Heyghen and orchestras such as Concerto Köln, Les Muffattis, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Israel Sinfonietta and Les Agrémens. He performed Robert Schumannís Dichterliebe in New York and Franz Schubertís die Schöne Müllerin in Oslo and the Hague.