Bryn Terfel

(b. 1965)

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(b Pantglas, N. Wales, 1965).

Welsh bass‐baritone. Won Ferrier memorial schol. 1988, Cardiff Singer of the World Lieder prize 1989. Opera début Cardiff (WNO) 1990 (Guglielmo in Così fan tutte). Débuts: Amer. (Santa Fe) 1991; London (ENO) 1991; CG 1992; Salzburg Fest. 1992; Chicago 1993; Vienna 1993; NY Met 1994. Sang his first (stage) Wotan, CG 2004–5. Concert repertoire incl. Elgar, Britten, Vaughan Williams, Handel, Monteverdi, Schubert. CBE 2003. Queen's Medal for Music, 2006.

Subjects: Opera.

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