Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts was born in Wales and read music at Lancaster University before studying at the Royal Northern College of Music with Barbara Robotham, where he received awards from the Wolfson Foundation, the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Peter Moores Foundation.
Concerts have included Martinu’s Epic of Gilgamesh with the CBSO and Sir Simon Rattle, Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins and the Mahagonny Songspiel at the BBC Proms, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings in Denmark, Molqui The Death of Klinghoffer and Bartok Cantata Profana with BBC Symphony Orchestra, Dream of Gerontius with the BBC Philharmonic and Vassily Sinaisky, Mahler Das Lied von der Erde for the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra with Matthias Bamert, Beethoven Symphony No 9 with the Orquesta Sinfonica de Barcelona and Birtwistle’s Angel Fighter with MusikFabrik in Leipzig. He has worked regularly with Opera North, English National Opera, Royal Opera House, Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Birmingham Opera Company, English Touring Opera, Garsington Opera, Grange Park Opera and Opera Holland Park. He made his debut in Salzburg in 2010 singing Erik in Die fliegende Höllander at the Salzburg Landestheater. He has sung at the Cheltenham Festival, Edinburgh International Festival and the BBC Proms, most recently with the UK premiere of Birtwistle Angel Fighter in 2011, a commercial recording of which has recently been released.
Recent and future engagements include Gawain at the Salzburg Festival and at the Barbican with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, roles in Julietta and Lulu at ENO, The Queen of Spades for Grange Park Opera, Thais in concert for Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos in Lisbon, the title role of Peter Grimes for Opera North, Fatty / Mahagony and Truck Driver / Anna Nicole for the Royal Opera House, the UK premiere of Peter Eötvös’s The Golden Dragon and the Mayor / Albert Herring at the Buxton Festival, Mr Bumble / Oliver for Grange Park Opera, the Drunk Prisoner / From the House of the Dead for the Royal Opera House, Opéra de Lyon and La Monnaie and Polonius in the new Hamlet by Brett Dean for Glyndebourne Touring Opera.