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Luis Gomes

Jette Parker Young Artist

Biography

Luis Gomes in action.
Luis Gomes in La Favorite in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance, The Royal Opera © ROH/Clive Barda, 2014

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.

Photos

Luis Gomes as Fernand and Nadezhda Karyazina as Léonor in the JPYA Summer Performance © ROH / Clive Barda 2014

Luis Gomes as Fernand in the JPYA Summer Performance © ROH / Clive Barda 2014

Luis Gomes in La Favorite in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance, The Royal Opera © ROH/Clive Barda, 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital, accompanied by David Gowland © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital, accompanied by David Gowland © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital, accompanied by David Gowland © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

Jette Parker Young Artist Luis Gomes performing in recital, accompanied by David Gowland © ROH / Lottie Butler 2014

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

Rachel Kelly and Luis Gomes in rehearsal for El gato con botas © ROH / Ruairi Watson 2013

Luis Gomes in rehearsal for El gato con botas © ROH / Ruairi Watson 2013

Luis Gomes as the Miller and Rachel Kelly as the Cat in El gato con botas © ROH / Catherine Ashmore 2013

Students of the National Opera Studio © National Opera Studio

Luis Gomes as the Miller in El gato con botas © ROH / Catherine Ashmore 2013

Luis Gomes

Luis Gomes, Pedro Ribeiro and Rui Rodrigues in rehearsals for El gato con botas © ROH / Katy Mitchell 2013