Olivia Jane Gomez
Classical Mezzo-Soprano and Musician in Cardiff, United Kingdom
Cardiff born Mezzo-Soprano, Olivia Gomez, is a graduate of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama and studies under Beatrice Unsworth and Michael Pollock. Olivia is delighted to be taking up a place at the Welsh International Academy of Voice under the tutorage of Dennis O’Neill in September.
Recent 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
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 Stonewith 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:
26 May - 1pm - Recital of English song at Llandaff Cathedral
2 June - Elijah - Minster Church, Warminster
5 June - 1pm - Recital as part of the music festival in Devizies
9 June - 5.30pm - Music on the bandstand, Cardiff Bay as part of the Volvo Ocean Race
17 June - Messiah - Welwyn
27 June - 2pm - Recital as part of the music festival in Beaminster
14 July - Nelson Mass, Llandaff Choral Society, Llandaff Cathedral