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Luis Gomes

Jette Parker Young Artist

Biography

Luis Gomes in action.
Luis Gomes in rehearsal for El gato con botas, Meet the Young Artists

Portuguese tenor Luis Gomes joined The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artist Programme in the 2013/14 Season. In his first Season with The Royal Opera he sings Fourth Esquire (Parsifal), Pong (Turandot), Gastone de Letorières (La traviata) and Lamplighter (Manon Lescaut) on the main stage and Miller (El gato con botas) in the Linbury Studio Theatre.

Gomes studied at the Lisbon Music Conservatory, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio on a scholarship from the Royal Opera House, and is currently a Samling Scholar. His roles have included Jeník (The Bartered Bride) with British Youth Opera and Leandro (La Spinalba), Beppe (Rita) and Fenton (Die lustige Weiber von Windsor) for GSMD.

Gomes's recent concert performance have included the premiere of Raymond Yiu's My Fatal Plurality at the Wigmore Hall, Verdi's Requiem in Newcastle, a concert with the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican and an appearance at Portugal's largest ever opera gala.

News and features

See the opera stars of tomorrow for free at ROH lunchtime recitals

See the opera stars of tomorrow for free at ROH lunchtime recitals

7 January 2014

Jette Parker Young Artists on why recitals are as important as singing on stage.

Five new singers to join Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

Five new singers to join Jette Parker Young Artists Programme

9 January 2013

Scheme supports development of young singers through coaching, singing smaller roles and covering larger parts.

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