Gwyn Hugues Jones was born in Llanbedrgoch, Wales, and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and the National Opera Studio. He made his debut at the Welsh National Opera and performed numerous roles there including Faust, Canio (Pagliacci), Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana), Manrico (Il Trovatore), the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto), Don José (Carmen), Pinkerton (Madame Butterfly) Cavaradossi (Tosca), Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera), and Chevalier des Grieux (Manon Lescaut). He has appeared as Rodolfo (La Bohème) and Ismaele (Nabucco) in San Francisco, Santa Fe and at London’s English National Opera, Radamès (Aida), Don Alvaro (La Forza del destino), Calaf (Turandot), Cavaradossi, and Pinkerton at the English National Opera, and Walter von Stolzing (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) at London’s Royal Opera House. He has given recitals at London’s Wigmore Hall and the Louvre Auditorium in Paris. He has also sung at the Paris Opera in Nabucco and Die Lustige Witwe (Camille de Rosillon). More recently, he made his Dublin Opera debut (Radamès) and sang the roles of Florestan (Fidelio) in Cardiff and Cavaradossi at the Scottish Opera.
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