Olivia Jane Gomez
Classical Mezzo-Soprano and Musician in Cardiff, United Kingdom
Cardiff born Mezzo-Soprano, Olivia Gomez, is a student at the Welsh International Academy of Voice under the tutorage of Dennis O’Neill.
Performance highlights include Elgar’s Sea Pictures with Watford Philharmonic Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Elijah at St John’s Smith Square for the Three Choirs Festival as well as Verdi’s Requiem, Bach’s St John Passion and Rossini Petite Messe Solennelle. Last year, Olivia was a soloist for the Family Prom at the Welsh Proms in St Davids Hall, Cardiff with the Cardiff Philharmonic Orchestra.
Operatic experiences have included the roles of Olga in Eugene Onegin, Orlofsky in Die Fledermaus, Narrator in the first staged production of Dirty Beasts by Brian Irvine, Miss Prism in The Importance of being Earnest by Gerald Barry for Contemporary Opera Scenes with Music Theatre Wales, the title role in scenes of Dove’s Pinocchio and Nancy in Albert Herring. Olivia also recorded the role of Loyse in Arthus Sullivan’s opera The Beauty Stone with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales for Chandos Records.
Olivia is currently a soloist on the Live Music Now Scheme and also runs educational outreach workshops for the BBC National Orchestra and Chorus of Wales and Arts Active.
Upcoming concerts include:
6 April - 730pm - Petit Messe Sollenelle- Newant
12 April - 7pm - Messiah - Nazareth House, Cardiff
18 May - 1pm - WIAV Lunchtime recital, Llandaff Cathedral
14 June - WIAV Showcase Concert - Covent Garden