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A graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and Herald-Sun Aria finalist, Nicholas Jones has performed various roles for Opera Australia, including Remendado in Carmen, Marasquin in Two Weddings, One Bride, Schmidt in Werther, and several roles in Shostokovich’s The Nose. He also sang Tamino and Almaviva in the 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 sang the Male Chorus in Victorian Opera’s The Rape of Lucretia, Britten’s Canticles and Stefan Cassomenos’ Art of Thought for Melbourne Recital Centre, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings at Australian National Academy of Music and Hadyn’s The Creation for Sydney Philharmonia. He was also an original cast member of Deborah Cheetham’s opera Pecan Summer. Most recently, he sang Michael Driscoll in Whiteley and 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 and returned to Opera Australia as Count Almaviva. He recently won the Green Room Award for his portrayal of David in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg for Opera Australia, and was nominated for a Helpmann Award for this same role.
His 2023 highlights include Mozart’s Mass in C minor with Sydney Symphony and the role of Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore for the first edition of the State Opera South Australia’s Gilbert & Sullivan Festival. Nicholas Jones is the recipient of the Dame Heather Begg Memorial Award.
He joins the new Paris Opera troupe for the 2023-24 season.
Paris Opera debut
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