From Llanfyllin, Mid Wales, Rhodri is a graduate of The University of Wales Trinity St David and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he graduated with a First Class Masters degree. He continues his studies with Adrian Thompson at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where he is in his second year of the Opera Performance course. Rhodri is the current recipient of the Janet Price Opera Prize, The Glynne Jones Scholarship, The Busenhart Morgan-Evans Worshipful Company Award and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama’s prestigious Ian Stoutzker Prize. He is also supported by the Help Musicians Sybil Tutton Award and The Dame Shirley Bassey Award.
Rhodri’s opera roles include Nemorino, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore for Opra Cymru; Triquet, Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin for Opra Cymru; Cover Lensky, Eugene Onegin for Opra Cymru; Jupiter, Handel’s Semele, co-production for The Royal Welsh College with Mid Wales Opera; and Sam Kaplan in Kurt Weill’s Street Scene at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Recent concerts have included a Royal Welsh College gala for HRH Prince Charles at his Welsh home, a performance for Dame Shirley Bassey, opera gala concerts in both Dordrecht and Bodergraaven, as well as numerous appearances across Wales.
Upcoming roles include Rinuccio, Puccini’s Gianni Schicci for The Royal Welsh College’s Opera Gala, with the WNO orchestra conducted by Carlo Rizzi and Ramiro, La Cenerentola for The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in the Spring.
Musicians’ Company Award: Busenhart Morgan Evans Award 2017
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