Welsh baritone Wyn Pencarreg studied at the Royal Northern College of Music where he won many prizes, scholarships and awards. He was also a winner of the Erich Vietheer Memorial Award from Glyndebourne Festival Opera. Operatic roles include Alcindoro in Puccini’s La bohème, Padre Sansón in Thomas Adés’s The Exterminating Angel and Flemish Deputy in Verdi’s Don Carlos for The Royal Opera; Le Sire de Béthune in Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes, Sir Walter Raleigh in Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux and Alcade in Verdi’s La forza del destino for Welsh National Opera; Surin in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades for English National Opera; Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall, and Donner in Wagner’s Das Rheingold (Longborough Festival Opera). He has also performed roles for 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).