Dominic is a recent graduate of the Opera Course at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with Alex Ashworth and Audrey Hyland. His studies were generously supported by the The Sainsbury Award and The Karaviotis Scholarship. While at the Academy he appeared in masterclasses with Simon Keenlyside and Dennis O’Neill; he also became a member of the Royal Academy of Music Song Circle and a RAM/Kohn Foundation Bach scholar performing in BWV 201 'Phoebus und Pan'. Prior to joining the Royal Academy he studied Classics at the University of Oxford.
His roles in opera have included Aeneas in Dido and Aeneas (Early Music Wells), Eugene Onegin (Oxford Opera), Figaro in The Barber of Seville (New Chamber Opera Studio), Masetto in Don Giovanni (Westminster Opera Company), Moralès in Carmen (Singing in Prisons), and Zeus in Orphée aux Enfers (Royal Academy Opera). In 2017 he appeared in the premieres of two new works - first as Suibhne in Noah Mosley's Mad King Suibhne for Bury Court Opera, and then as Mars in The Art of Venus by Edward Lambert for the Tête à Tête festival. He has also appeared as Don Giovanni and Geppetto (The Adventure of Pinocchio - Dove) in scenes for Royal Academy Opera.
In 2018 he joined Garsington Opera as an Alvarez Young artist performing in Falstaff and Die Zauberflöte as well as covering the role of Olivier and appearing as one of the Servants in Strauss's Capriccio.
As a soloist he has performed Brahms’s German Requiem, Fauré’s Requiem, Duruflé’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Vaughan Williams’s Five Mystical Songs and Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Bach’s St John Passion and the Cantata 'Wachet auf' BWV 140, Handel’s Messiah and Britten’s War Requiem.He has performed recitals for New Chamber Opera Studio, the Exon Singers Festival and St Cuthbert’s Music Festival.
Before moving to London to study at the Royal Academy of Music he sang with the internationally renowned choir of Wells Cathedral, with whom he toured Hong Kong and sang the bass solos in the world premiere of John Joubert’s Missa Wellensis.
Photograph: The Other Richard