Artist Biography

Huw Ynyr

Tenor

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Assistant: Carys Davies carys.davies@harlequin-agency.co.uk


Welsh lyric tenor Huw Ynyr combines a natural stage charm with a musical instinctiveness. He is currently following a two year MA Opera Performance course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff with a Master of Music from the University of Wales, Bangor. Winner of the Urdd Gobaith Cymru Bryn Terfel Scholarship, he has also performed in concert with Sir Bryn.

Welsh tenor, Huw Ynyr graduated with distinction from the M.MUS Performance course at the University of Wales, Bangor, in 2015 and continues his vocal studies on the M.A Opera Performance course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, under the tutelage of Adrian Thompson.

In 2016, Huw was awarded first prize in the Tenor Solo under twenty five years of age at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. He was subsequently chosen to compete for the Osborne Roberts Memorial Prize – The Blue Ribband and was a joint-recipient of the Eirwen Griffiths Jones Memorial Scholarship – a scholarship awarded to the most promising soloist between 19-25 years old. In 2012 he won the Urdd Gobaith Cymru Bryn Terfel Scholarship.

He has already performed in concert with Sir Bryn Terfel and former Royal Harpists, Hannah Stone and Rhianwen Pugh and is a popular soloist in concert and oratorio works with choral societies across the country. His concert repertoire includes Handel’s Messiah, Stainer’s Crucifixion and Mendelssohn’s Elijah.

Television broadcasts include performances on ‘Noson Lawen’ for S4C and recordings for BBC Radio Cymru.

Whilst at Bangor University, Huw was a member of the University Chamber Choir and performed the Title Role in their production of Cavalli’s Egisto.  


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DateDetails
28/10/2017

Concert
Côr Pen y Bont Fawr
Llanfyllin School Hall, Llanfyllin, Wales. 19:30.

03/11/2017

Concert
Dyfi Male Voice Choir / Aberystwyth Male Voice Choir
Tabernacl Chapel, Machynlleth, Wales. 19:00.

04/11/2017

Concert
Carmarthen Choral Society
Tabernacl Chapel, Carmarthen, Wales. 19:30.

25/11/2017

Winter Gala Concert
Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales. 19:30.

Handel Messiah HWV 56
Mendelssohn Elijah Op. 70
Stainer Crucifixion
Handel
Messiah HWV 56
Mendelssohn
Elijah Op. 70
Stainer
Crucifixion
Cavalli EgistoTitle Role
Cavalli
Egisto
Title Role

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