London-based baritone Dominic Sedgwick currently studies with Robert Dean on the prestigious Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is a Britten Pears Young Artist, a 2015 Drake Calleja Scholar, a winner of the Three Choirs Felicity Lott competition and a recipient of awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Help Musicians Sybil Tutton Award scheme. He is proud to be a scholar of the Drake Calleja Trust and is also very grateful to the Worshipful Companies of Grocers and Goldsmiths for their generous support.
His previous operatic roles include Junius/Rape of Lucretia for GSMD Opera; Falke/Die Fledermaus for Opera Danube; Papageno/Die Zauberflote as a Longborough Festival Opera Young Artist; Count Almaviva/Le Nozze di Figaro for Cambridge University Opera and the role of Benjamin Britten in Iain Burnside's 2013 production of 'Journeying Boys'. Opera scenes include Prince Andrei/War and Peace and Sid/Albert Herring for GSMD Opera Scenes, Figaro/Le Nozze di Figaro for the Britten Pears Programme and both Aeneas/Dido and Aeneas and Guglielmo/Cosi fan tutte for GSMD. Dominic joined the Glyndebourne Chorus for their 2015 season and has previously performed with Festival d'Aix en Provence and Garsington Opera. He was selected to perform in public masterclass with Joyce Didonato for her 2015 Barbican Spotlight, and has also worked in masterclass with, amongst others, Susan Bullock, Edith Wiens, Simon Keenlyside and Ann Murray.
In recital, Dominic has performed with the Guildhall Song Guild, making his Barbican Hall debut in 2015, and has previously performed for the Three Choirs Festival 2015, the London Song Festival and the Cadogan Hall's 'Chelsea Sketch Club Series' amongst other venues.
Before starting his studies at GSMD, Dominic previously read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge where he held a choral scholarship.