Gareth Brynmor John
Winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Award, baritone Gareth Brynmor John studied at Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music where he won the Patrons’ Award, and the National Opera Studio where he was supported by the Royal Opera House. He made his debut with Welsh National Opera singing Schaunard / La Bohème and went on to sing Masetto / Don Giovanni, Eugene Onegin, Papageno / Die Zauberflöte and Robert / Les Vepres Siciliennes all for Welsh National Opera. Other roles include Servilio / Lucio Papirio Dittatore at the Buxton Festival, and Ishmeron / The Indian Queen with Opéra de Lille under Emmanuelle Haïm. Concert performances
include Elijah at Birmingham Town Hall; Carmina Burana with the Bach Choir at the Royal Festival Hall, and at the Barbican; Handel’s Messiah and Faure’s Requiem at the Royal Albert Hall, Dream of Gerontius with the Leeds Philharmonic Chorus, Brahms’ Requiem with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Stanford Missa via Victrix with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and The Kingdom with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and at Ely Cathedral, various concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Mozart Requiem with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Gareth has given song recitals across the UK, including at St John’s Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, Barber Institute, King’s Place, King’s Lynn Festival, North Norfolk Music Festival, Ludlow Festival of Song, Haddo Festival, Wallace Collection, Bath International Festival, Buxton Festival and at the Oxford Lieder and Leeds Lieder festivals.