International prize-winning baritone Dr Gavan Ring studied at the Schola Cantorum at St Finian’s College before reading education and music at DCU, RIAM and the National Opera Studio in London.
Concert highlights include performances with the London Symphony Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under Sir Mark Elder.
Opera highlights include leading roles at Glyndebourne, Scottish Opera, Opera North, Wexford Festival Opera, Opera Holland Park, Opera Rara, Wide Open Opera and Opera Theatre Company. 2017/18 season include the roles of Ping in Puccini’s Turandot, Novice’s Friend in Britten’s Billy Budd for Opera North, Horatio in Brett Dean’s Hamlet for Glyndebourne, the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni for Welsh National Opera and Olivier in Strauss’ Capriccio for Garsington Festival Opera plus recitals for BBC Radio 3 and at Wigmore Hall with pianists Eugene Asti, Simon Lepper and Graham Johnson. Gavan is kindly supported by An Chomhairle Ealaíon/The Arts Council of Ireland.