Wyn Pencarreg | Baritone


Wyn Pencarreg



Welsh baritone Wyn Pencarreg studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, gaining many prizes and scholarships including awards from the Countess of Munster Trust, the Peter Moores Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation. He was also a winner of the Erich Vietheer Memorial Award from Glyndebourne Festival Opera. His operatic roles include Alcindoro in Puccini’s La bohème, Padre Sansón in Thomas Adès’s The Exterminating Angel and Flemish Deputy in Verdi’s Don Carlos (The Royal Opera); Le Sire de Béthune in Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes, Sir Walter Raleigh in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux, Alcade in Verdi’s La forza del destino (Welsh National Opera); Cuno in Weber’s Der Freischütz (Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, conducted by Mark Elder); Surin in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades (English National Opera); Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Royal Albert Hall); Donner in Wagner’s Das Rheingold (Longborough Festival Opera); and Music Master in Strauss’s Ariadne auf Naxos (West Green House). He has also performed many roles for companies including Opera North, Glyndebourne, Grange Park Opera, Opéra de Monte-Carlo and English Touring Opera. World premières include Papin in John Browne’s Babette’s Feast (Royal Opera House) and Lalchand in David Bruce’s The Firework-Maker’s Daughter (The Opera Group). Concerts appearances include Handel’s Messiah (Ulster Orchestra); Voice of Neptune in Mozart’s Idomeneo (Hallé Orchestra); Hermann Ortel in Wagner’s Die Meistersinger (BBC Philharmonic Orchestra) and Vaughan Williams’s Dona nobis pacem and Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast (St Albans Festival).

May 2022