Welsh tenor Gwyn Hughes Jones has sung leading roles at many of the world’s major opera houses, including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (Walther von Stolzing Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Pinkerton Madama Butterfly and Macduff Macbeth); Metropolitan Opera, New York (Ismaele Nabucco, Fenton Falstaff, Pinkerton Madama Butterfly and Manrico Il Trovatore cond. Daniele Callegari); Opéra national de Paris (Ismaele Nabucco and Camille de Rossillon Die Lustige Witwe); Lyric Opera of Chicago (Fenton Falstaff cond. Pappano, Pinkerton Madama Butterfly and Rodolfo La Bohème); Washington National Opera (Cavaradossi Tosca); Opéra de Lyon (title role of Werther cond. Christian Badea); and La Monnaie, Brussels (Fenton Falstaff cond. Pappano).
Highlights of the 2018-19 season include his house debut at Irish National Opera (Radames Aida) and a return to Welsh National Opera (Riccardo Un ballo in maschera). He also sings in the St David’s Day Concert at St David’s Hall, Cardiff with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.