Aaron Holmes graduated in July 2019 with a Master’s in opera performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Prior to his Master’s, Aaron completed his BMus at the same college. During his six years of study Aaron has had the pleasure of learning under the tutelage of Eric Roberts. Aaron has sung solos in Handel’s Messiah, Faure’s Requiem and Stainer’s Crucifixion. Aaron’s operatic roles include Willi Graf/Kommilitonen (WNYO), Abraham Kaplan/Street scene (RWCMD), Alidoro/Cenerentola (RWCMD), Aeneas/Dido and Aeneas, The Speaker/Magic Flute (RWCMD), Amantio di Nicolao/Gianni Schicchi (RWCMD; conducted by Maestro Carlo Rizzi), Achilla/Giulio Cesare (Cardiff Opera), Sid/Albert Herring (RWCMD), Giuseppe/The Gondoliers (RWCMD), title role/Don Giovanni (Jan 2020, Cardiff Opera) and Motor Cop/Dead Man Walking (WNO). Aaron also covered the role of Joseph de Rocher for the same production of Dead Man Walking (WNO).
Longborough debut: Harašta/The Cunning Little Vixen (2021)