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Dominic Sedgwick

Baritone

Biography

British baritone Dominic Sedgwick was a Jette Parker Young Artist with The Royal Opera 2017–19, singing Marullo (Rigoletto), Second Nazarene (Salome), Moralès (Carmen), Ghost Child III (Coraline), Moralès and Dancaïro (Carmen), Kuligin (Katya Kabanova) and Novice’s Friend (Billy Budd). In the 2019/20 Season he returns as Youth, Polish Father and English Clerk (Death in Venice).

Sedgwick read Theology at Clare College, Cambridge, and studied at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Robert Dean. His awards include the Audience Prize as a finalist in the inaugural Grange Festival International Singing Competition (2017), a Drake Calleja Scholarship and a WCOM Concordia Artist award. He is a Samling Artist, a Britten Pears Young Artist and an inaugural Askonas Holt Rising Star. Dominic has performed widely as a soloist on both the concert and recital platform with recent performances at Sage Gateshead, Newcastle, the Royal Albert Hall, Cadogan Hall and the London Song Festival. He makes his Wigmore Hall debut in 2019 as a Concordia Artist.

Opera engagements away from The Royal Opera include Robert (Iolanta), Junius (The Rape of Lucretia) and Damyan (The Tale of Januarie, world premiere) for GSMD, Dr Falke (Die Fledermaus) for Opera Danube and the title role of Owen Wingrave for British Youth Opera.

News and features

The Royal Opera announces new Jette Parker Young Artists for 2017/18

18 January 2017
The Royal Opera announces new Jette Parker Young Artists for 2017/18

Five singers were chosen from more than 365 applicants from 61 countries and will join the Company for two years of artistic development.

Photos

Hongni Wu, Dominic Sedgwick and Thando Mjandana in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Hongni Wu and Dominic Sedgwick in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Production photo of Carmen, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick

Angela Simkin and Dominic Sedgwick, Meet the Young Artists Dukebox

Dominic Sedgwick, Jacquelyn Stucker and Konu Kim, Meet the Young Artists Dukebox

Atkins as Scaramuccio, Kim as Brighella, Lee as Zerbinetta, Lewis as Ariadne, Sedgwick as Harlekin, Shibambu as Truffaldino in Adriane auf Naxos, Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2018, The Royal Opera

Haegee Lee as Zerbinetta, Konu Kim as Brighella, Dominic Sedgwick as Harlekin, Thomas Atkins as Scaramuccio, Simon Shibambu as Truffaldino in Adriane auf Naxos, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick, Francesca Chiejina, David Gowland and Noa Naamat, Meet the Young Artists Week

Dominic Sedgwick, Francesca Chiejina and Noa Naamat, Meet the Young Artists Week

Dominic Sedgwick

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick as Moralès in Carmen, The Royal Opera

Amanda Majeski as Katya Kabanova in Katya Kabanova, The Royal Opera

Clive Bayley as Savël Prokofjevic Dikoj, Dominic Sedgwick as Kuiligin and Andrew Tortise as Vána Kudrjáš in Katya Kabanova, The Royal Opera

Production photo of Death in Venice, The Royal Opera

Sam Furness as Hotel Guest and Dominic Sedgwick as English Clerk in rehearsal for Death in Venice, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick as Servant, Simon Shibambu as Claudius in Hamlet

Thomas Atkins as Scaramuccio, Dominic Sedgwick as Harlekin in Adriane auf Naxos, Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2018, The Royal Opera

Haegee Lee as Zerbinetta, Dominic Sedgwick as Harlekin, Simon Shibambu as Truffaldino in Adriana auf Naxos, Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2018, The Royal Opera

John Daszak as Herod, Konu Kim as Fourth Jew, Dietmar Kerschbaum as First Jew, Kihwan Sim as First Nazarene and Dominic Sedgwick as Second Nazarene

Jukebox for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Aigul Akhmetshina, Haegee Lee, Michael Mofidian, Hongni Wu, Konu Kim and Dominic Sedgwick in Jukebox for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick as Moralès in Carmen, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick as Morales, Andrea Carè as Don José and David Shipley as Zuniga in Carmen, The Royal Opera

Dominic Sedgwick, Hongni Wu and Thando Mjandana in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Hongni Wu and Dominic Sedgwick in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera