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Frederick Jones

British born New Zealand tenor Frederick Jones completed the Opera Course of the Guildhall School of Music studying under John Evans.

He completed a Master of Arts in Advanced Vocal Studies with Distinction at the Wales International Academy of Voice, studying with Dennis O’Neill, attended the Lisa Gasteen National Opera Studio, the Georg Solti Accademia di Bel Canto, was a Jerwood Young Artist with Glyndebourne Festival Opera and completed his studies during 2019 / 2020 at the National Opera Studio.

Competition success includes First Prize in both the Wellington Dame Malvina Major Foundation Aria Competition and the New Zealand Aria Competition.

At the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, his roles included Lysander A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ferrando Cosí fan tutte and Charles The Long Christmas Dinner. He also sang a critically acclaimed run as Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress for British Youth Opera.

His recent engagements have included his German operatic debut singing the title role in Albert Herring at Theater Lübeck, Laurie in the UK premiere of Mark Adamo’s Little Women for Opera Holland Park, Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress for Glyndebourne On Tour, Melot Tristan und Isolde with The Mahler Players and Messiah with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.