British baritone Dominic Sedgwick joined the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House at the beginning of the 2017/18 season, having graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he studied with Robert Dean. He previously read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge.
Dominic made his Royal Opera debut as Marullo in Rigoletto, with other roles in the 2017/18 season including Second Nazarene Salome, Moralès in Barrie Kosky’s new production of Carmen, Third Ghost Child Coraline (Mark-Anthony Turnage/world premiere at the Barbican Theatre) and covering the roles of Schaunard La Boheme, Father/Other Father Coraline, and Masetto Don Giovanni. In the 2018/19 season, hie roles for the Royal Opera include Novice’s Friend Billy Budd, Kuligin Katya Kabanova, Moralès and Dancaïre Carmen.
Photo by Clare Park
During his studies, Dominic was selected as a Samling Artist, a Britten Pears Young Artist, an inaugural Drake Calleja Scholar and was awarded the Audience Prize as a finalist in the inaugural Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2017. Previous roles include Flora’s Servant La Traviata and Harlequin (cover) Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne as a member of the 2017 Chorus, creating the role of Damyan in the world premiere Julian Philips’ The Tale of Januarie for GSMD, Duke Robert Iolanta, Junius The Rape of Lucretia – both for GSMD, and the title role in Owen Wingrave for British Youth Opera.
In concert, Dominic has performed in many of the UK’s leading venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, Sage Gateshead, Cadogan Hall and St.John’s Smith Square. He looks forward to his Wigmore Hall debut as a WCOM Concordia Artist in 2019.
Dominic is represented by Keiron Cooke at Askonas Holt, where he is also one of the inaugural Askonas Rising Stars.
Musicians’ Company Prize: Concordia 2018
Page Updated: May 2018