Conor Prendiville is a tenor from Kerry. He graduated with a masters degree from the Royal Irish Academy of Music where he studied with Owen Gilhooly and Dearbhla Collins. He is one of this year’s Rising Stars at the University Concert Hall, Limerick, and a member of Wexford Festival Opera’s Wexford Factory; he was previously a company artist at the Cork Opera House. He has performed the roles of Tamino in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Don Basilio/Don Curzio in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicci, Beppe in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, Dr Caius in Verdi’s Falstaff, Ronald in Sophie Dupuis’s The Homecoming, Captain in Stephen McNeff’s Banished, Pish Tush in Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, and will sing Fritz in Catalani’s Edmea for Wexford Festival Opera in October. As a soloist he has performed in Handel’s Messiah, Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, Bach’s St John Passion, Cantatas Nos 106 (Actus tragicus) and 161 (Komm, du süße Todesstunde), Mozart’s Coronation Mass and Spatzenmesse as well as Kevin O’Connell’s Mass and Aifreann.