British-born New Zealander tenor Frederick Jones is a 2019 Jerwood Young Artist with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and a current student on the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He graduated from Te Kōkī, The New Zealand School of Music in 2013 with a Postgraduate Diploma in operatic performance (Distinction), having previously completed a BMus in Performance Voice there in 2012. In June 2016, he completed a Master of Arts in Advanced Vocal Studies (distinction) at the Wales International Academy of Voice, studying with internationally renowned tenor Dennis O’Neill. Frederick attended the 2017 Georg Solti Accademia di Bel Canto and the 2016 Lisa Gasteen National Opera School with a full scholarship. He came first in both the Wellington Dame Malvina Major Foundation Aria Competition and the coveted New Zealand Aria Competition in 2016, and was selected as a Semi-Finalist in the IFAC Australian Singing Competition the same year. His operatic roles include Lysander A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ferrando Così fan tutte, Charles The Long Christmas Dinner (GSMD); Ensemble Soloist Candide (LSO); Tom Rakewell The Rake’s Progress (BYO); Torero in Golijov’s Ainadamar (a New Zealand Festival production with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra); various roles in Der Rosenkavalier and Oronte (cover) Alcina (Day’s Bay Opera); Pasha Seid Il corsaro, Starveling A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Bill A Hand of Bridge (The New Zealand School of Music); Raimondado Carmen (The New Zealand Choral Foundation); Thomas Brown The Zoo and Counsel for the Plaintiff Trial by Jury (The Garden Opera Company).