Originally from Kansas, Richard Roberts is a former principal artist at the Staatstheater Kassel and English National Opera. He has also appeared as a guest artist for the companies including the Danish National Opera, Theater Kiel, Theater Krefeld and Volkstheater Rostock. His many roles have included The Witch/Hänsel und Gretel, Monostatos/Die Zauberflöte, Truffaldino/The Love for Three Oranges, Platon Karataev/War and Peace, Rinuccio/Gianni Schicchi, Edmondo/Manon Lescaut, Pang/Turandot, Alfred/Die Fledermaus, Young Guard/King Priam, David/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg and Walther/Tannhäuser.
Previously for Longborough: Scaramuccio/Ariadne auf Naxos (2018), Spoletta/Tosca (2014), Mime/Das Rheingold (2013)
Recent engagements: Mime/Der Ring des Nibelungen (Opera North); Don Basilio/Le nozze di Figaro (Teatru Manoel, Malta); A Teacher/Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk (English National Opera); Normanno/Lucia di Lammermoor (Buxton Festival); Grand Inquisitor and Gaoler/Il prigioniero (Theater Lübeck)