Nicholas Jones Tenor

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Biography

Member of the Troupe lyrique de l'Opéra national de Paris

A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and Herald-Sun Aria finalist, Nicholas Jones has performed a variety of roles for Opera Australia, including the Remendado in Carmen, Marasquin in Two Weddings, One Bride and Schmidt in Werther. He has also sung Tamino and Count Almaviva in touring productions of The Magic Flute and The Barber of Seville. In 2016, he created the role of Fish Lamb in Cloudstreet presented by State Opera South Australia. He has sung the Male Chorus in Victorian Opera's The Rape of Lucretia, Britten's Canticles and Stefan Cassomenos' Art of Thought for the Melbourne Recital Centre and Haydn's Creation for the Sydney Philharmonic.

He was also part of the original cast of Deborah Cheetham's opera Pecan Summer. More recently, he sang Michael Driscoll in Whiteley, as well as Tony in West Side Story for Opera Australia and Tom in Christina's World for State Opera South Australia. In 2022, he sang Tsarevich Gvidon (The Golden Cockerel) and Harry (Voss) in Adelaide, Handel's Messiah in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide, Jaquino (Fidelio) with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, and returned to Opera Australia as Count Almaviva.

He recently won the Green Room Award for his portrayal of David in The Mastersingers of Nuremberg at Opera Australia, and was nominated for the Helpmann Award for the same role. In 2023, he appeared in Mozart's Mass in C minor with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and as Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore for State Opera South Australia's inaugural Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. In 2024, he is Laertes in Brett Dean's Hamlet at Opera Australia. Nicholas Jones is the recipient of the Dame Heather Begg Memorial Award. He joins the Troupe lyrique de l'Opéra national de Paris from the 2023-2024 season.

At the Opéra national de Paris: L'Affaire Makropoulos (Vitek), 2023; Turandot (Pong), 2023; Adriana Lecouvreur (Poisson), 2024; Don Quichotte (Juan), 2024

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