English tenor Nicholas Sales made his Royal Opera debut in 2016 as Boyar (Boris Godunov).
Sales was born in Staffordshire and made his professional debut for the Carl Rosa Opera Company, for which he has since sung numerous roles. Early work included Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia) for Opera North, Ferrando (Così fan tutte) for Komische Oper Berlin and Paolino (Il matrimonio segreto), Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola) and Ernesto (Don Pasquale) for the Les Azuriales Festival. Engagements since include Grimoaldo (Rodelinda), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Lurcanio (Ariodante), the title role in Belshazzar, Italian Tenor (Der Rosenkavalier), Fenton (Falstaff) and Froh (Das Rheingold) for Oper Halle, Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) for Teatro del Lago, Chile, Don Narciso (Il turco in Italia) for Buxton Festival, the title role in Mitridate, re di Ponto in concert for Welsh National Opera and numerous Gilbert and Sullivan works for the National Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company.
Sales has performed in concert around the UK and Europe, in repertory including the Messiah, Elijah, The Creation and Carmina Burana.