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 will
make his debut with Welsh National Opera singing Schaunard (La Bohème) in Spring 2017.
Most recently, he sang Sharpless for Bury Court Opera and at the Anghiari Festival. With ETO, he sang Edoardo in Donizetti’s Siege of Calais, and understudied Marcello. He has also understudied Silvio, Cecil (Maria Stuarda) and Man/Ephraimite (Moses und Aron) for WNO.
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 and Dream of Gerontius with the Leeds Philharmonic
Chorus; Gareth is part of the Songsmiths, and sings in the London English Song Festival. He has given recitals at St John’s Smith Square, Wigmore Hall, Barber Institute, King’s Place, King’s Lynn Festival, North Norfolk Music Festival, Haddo Festival, Buxton Festival and Leeds Lieder.