Paul Carey Jones

bass-baritone

Paul Carey Jones

Welsh-Irish bass-baritone Paul Carey Jones was born in Cardiff and studied at The Queen's College Oxford, the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio, where he was winner of the National Eisteddfod of Wales' premier award for young singers, the W Towyn Roberts Scholarship. In May 2013 he was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, and he was joint winner of the 2013 Wagner Society Singing Competition. His continuing exploration of the heldenbariton repertoire is supported by the Carole Rees Award for Advanced Musical Studies.

Recent career highlights have included his Covent Garden debut in The Nose, his role debut as Wotan Die Walküre at the Berwick Festival, his house debut at Teatro Comunale Bolzano as Dr Schön / Jack the Ripper Lulu, the title role in the Chinese premiere of Britten's Noye's Fludde in Beijing and Shanghai, the Scottish premiere of Philip Glass' The Trial, and the world premiere of John Metcalf's Under Milk Wood: An Opera.

Icelandic opera credits