BIOGRAPHY

British baritone Dominic Sedgwick is a recent graduate of the prestigious Jette Parker Young Artist Programme at the Royal Opera House. He previously trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

He is a Rising Star of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment for the 2019/20 season and will perform with the orchestra at the Bonn Beethoven Festival in September. His engagements for the 2019/20 season also include a return to the Royal Opera as the English Clerk / baritone ensemble in a new production of Death in Venice by David McVicar and his debut with the Grange Festival as Demetrius A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

In the Royal Opera’s 2018/19 season Dominic performed as Novice's Friend Billy Budd (also covering the title role), Kuligin Katya Kabanova in Richard Jones’ Olivier Award winning new production, and Moralès and Dancaïre in Barrie Kosky’s Carmen. He also performed as Pelléas Pelléas et Mélisande and Figaro Il Barbiere di Sivilgia in the 2019 JPYAP Showcase.

He made his Royal Opera debut in 2017 as Marullo Rigoletto, with further roles in the 2017/18 season including Second Nazarene Salome, Moralès Carmen and Third Ghost Child Coraline (Mark-Anthony Turnage). He also covered Schaunard La Boheme, Father/Other Father Coraline, and Masetto Don Giovanni. Previous operatic roles include Harlequin (cover) Ariadne auf Naxos for Glyndebourne Festival Opera, title role Owen Wingrave for British Youth Opera, and Junius The Rape of Lucretia, Robert Iolanta and Damyan The Tale of Januarie all for GSMD Opera.

Dominic performs widely as a soloist on both the concert and recital platform, with recent debut performances at Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall, the inaugural Cambridge Song Festival and the London Song Festival. He is an alumnus of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and continues to study with Robert Dean. He is a Samling Artist, a Britten Pears Artist, a Drake Calleja Scholar, an inaugural Askonas Holt Rising Star, and was awarded the Audience Prize as a finalist in the Grange Festival International Singing Competition 2017. He previously read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge. 

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Dominic is represented by Keiron Cooke at Askonas Holt

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