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Robert Lewis

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Robert Lewis is a 20 year old Welsh tenor from Mid Wales. He has a beautifully rich and rounded tenor voice, which is very impressive in a singer so young. He is currently in his third year on the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London's B.Mus. Vocal Studies course, where he is taught by Adrian Thompson, one of Britain's leading operatic character tenors.

Robert recently won the prestigious W. Towyn Roberts Scholarship at the National Eisteddfod of Wales and is one of the youngest singers to have won the award. Previous competition successes include the 2015 Osborne Roberts Blue Riband Scholarship at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, being again one of the youngest recipients to date. 

Young Welsh tenor, Robert Lewis comes from Mid Wales and his currently engaged in his third year on the B.Mus. Vocal Studies course at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London under the tutelage of Adrian Thompson, one of Britain’s leading operatic character tenors.

Robert recently won the prestigious W. Towyn Roberts Scholarship at the National Eisteddfod of Wales and at the age of 20, is one of the youngest singers to have won the award. Previous competition successes include the 2015 Osborne Roberts Blue Riband Scholarship at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, being again one of the youngest recipients to date. He was also the winner of the David Lloyd and Jean Skidmore Prize for the most outstanding tenor in the 19 to 25 year old category. 

Robert was one of four finalists in the MOCSA Young Welsh Singer of the Year in September 2015. In October 2015, he was chosen to represent the Guildhall in the Junior Kathleen Ferrier Competition between singers from various Conservatoires and was awarded third place. He was also one of four finalists in the Dunraven Young Welsh Singer of the Year 2016.

On the Operatic stage, Robert recently performed the role of Alfred in Die Fledermaus for Winterbourne Opera. In 2013, he joined the cast of the Welsh National Opera's Centenary production of Benjamin Britten' Paul Bunyan and returned to Welsh National Opera last year as a tenor member of an eight part ensemble in their production of the Welsh opera Gair ar Gnawd by Pwyll ap Sion. He has also performed with Welsh language Opera Company, Opra Cymru. This summer, he will join Garsington Opera as a member of their ensemble in Il Turco in Italia.

Robert is a familiar face on Welsh Television. Recent appearances include a solo performance on ‘Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol’ and a concert featuring Ten Welsh Tenors. As part of the Osborne Roberts Scholarship prize Robert performed as a soloist at the North American Festival of Wales held in Calgary, Canada in September 2016.


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DateDetails
13/05/2017Soloist in Cardiff Philharmonic Choir's Annual Concert at St David's Church, St Andrew's Crescent, Cardiff
26/06/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
29/06/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
02/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
05/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
08/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
10/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
13/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
15/07/2017Chorus in Il Turco in Italia with Garsington Opera at Wormsley Estate, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3YG
19/08/2017Soloist in Côr Meibion Dyffryn Ceiriog's Annual Concert at The Oliver Jones Memorial Hall, Dolywern, LL20 7BB
Haydn Nelson Mass
Mendelssohn Elijah
Haydn
Nelson Mass
Mendelssohn
Elijah
Strauss Die Fledermaus (Weinberger Version)Alfred
Strauss
Die Fledermaus (Weinberger Version)
Alfred

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