Rhiannon Llewellyn

Rhiannon Llewellyn was born in Swansea and raise in the UK, USA and France. Rhiannon trained at the Royal Academy of Music Opera School with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp and now continues to study with Janice Chapman and Carlos Conde Gonzalez.

Awards include the 2013 Maggie Teyte Prize and Miriam Licette Award at the Royal Opera House, 2013 Garsington Opera Leonard Ingrams Award, First Prize at the 2014 MOCSA Young Welsh Singer Competition, 2014 John Kerr Award for Early English Song, 2015 AESS Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition and 2014 Dunraven Young Welsh Singer Award.

Operatic engagements include Sandman Hänsel und Gretel, Lace Seller Death in Venice, Anna (cover) Intermezzo (all Garsington Opera), Frantik The Cunning Little Vixen, (Glyndebourne Festival Opera), Dalinda Ariodante, Anne Trulove The Rake’s Progress, Nella Gianni Schicchi, Erste Dame Die Zauberflöte (cover)(all Royal Academy Opera), Armida Rinaldo (Longborough Festival Opera), Cesare Catone in Utica (Dartington), Gala The Shadow of the Wave (Tète-â-Tète Festival), Dalinda (cover) Ariodante (Scottish Opera) and Euridice (cover) in Orfeo & Euridice (English National Opera).

Recital highlights include programmes at The Royal Opera House Crush Room, Madrid’s Real Academia de Belles Artes, St. John’s Smith Square, Gower Music Festival, Cardiff Music Festival, Gloucester Cathedral, Colston Hall, and in Istanbul. Concert highlights include Serenade to Music under Vladamir Jurowski with Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall, a programme of Handel Arias and Duets under Laurence Cummings (Kings Place), Bernstein’s Mass under Kristjan Järvi (Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms), Charlie Barber’s Afrodisiac (Purcell Room), Mozart’s Requiem under Paul Spicer (St. Martin-in-the-Fields), Orff’s Carmina Burana (St. David’s Hall), Orff’s Carmina Burana under Howard Williams (Colston Hall – National Children’s Orchestra of Great Britain), Rossini’s Petite Messe Solenelle under Jonathan Wilcocks (Chichester Cathedral), Mahler’s 8th Symphony (Bristol Sinfonia), Handel’s Messiah (Llandaff Cathedral – Welsh Sinfonia), Bach’s St. John Passion (St. Martin-in-theFields – Choir of Christ College, Cambridge), and Poulenc Gloria (Colston Hall).

Rhiannon lives in Putney with her husband, baby son and faithful greyhound, Zarziyr. When not singing herself, Rhiannon runs a successful teaching studio, is the Musical Director of South London Military Wives Choir and is a busy Vicar’s Wife!

© Rhiannon Llewellyn – 2020 – no changes or alterations to be made without the consent of the artist. 384 words

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