Welsh tenor Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts sings Trucker (Anna Nicole), a role he created, and Jack (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny) for The Royal Opera in the 2014/15 Season. He has also sung Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi) and Rash Gambler (The Gambler) for The Royal Opera.
Lloyd-Roberts was born in Wales and read Music at Lancaster University. He studied singing at the Royal Northern College of Music with Barbara Robotham. His operatic appearances have included Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro) for Welsh National Opera, the title role in Peter Grimes, Gherman (The Queen of Spades), Mazal, Blankytny and Petrik (The Adventures of Mr Broucek) and Luka Kuzmich (From the House of the Dead) for Opera North, Malatestino (Francesca da Rimini) and Tichon (Kát’a Kabanová) for Opera Holland Park, Prince (L’Amour des trois oranges), Prince (Rusalka) and Erik (Der fliegende Holländer) for Grange Park Opera, Police Officer/Clerk/Forest Warden (Julietta) for English National Opera, Nicias (Thaïs) for Teatro di São Carlos, Lisbon, and King Arthur (Gawain) for Salzburg Festival.
In concert, Lloyd-Roberts’s appearances include Weill’s Mahagonny-Songspiel and Seven Deadly Sins for the BBC Proms, Martinu’s Epic of Gilgamesh with the CBSO and Rattle, Birtwistle’s Angel Fighter with MusikFabrik in Leipzig and his Gawain at the Barbican with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bartók’s Cantata Profana with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Dream of Gerontius with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings in Denmark.