Baritone

Gary Griffiths

Introduction

Gary Griffiths was a finalist in the 2013 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he won the prestigious Gold Medal award. At the Welsh National Opera he made a critically acclaimed debut in 2011 as Guglielmo (Così fan tutte). His other roles with the company include Cecil (Maria Stuarda), Masetto (Don Giovanni), Claudio (Béatrice et Bénédict), and Schaunard in a new production of La bohème (for which he was awarded the Welsh Theatre Critics’ Award). Recent highlights include Berlioz Les Troyens with Valery Gergiev and the London Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem with the orchestra of the Welsh National Opera and Christoph Poppen, Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) for Garsington Opera, Maximillian (Candide) at the Maggio Musicale in Florence, the Executioner (Inês de Castro) for Scottish Opera, Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) in New Zealand, also Il Conte (Le nozze di Figaro), Ford (Falstaff) and Sharpless (Madame Butterfly) at Wiesbaden Opera.


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Performance Schedule

 
  • 19:30 05 May 2017
    Lyric Theatre Carmarthen, CARMARTHEN
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  • 19:30 25 May 2017
    Hull City Hall, HULL

    BEETHOVEN: Piano Concerto No. 4
    BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 9

    Conductor: Mario Venzago

    Piano: Danny Driver
    Soprano: Galina Averina
    Mezzo-soprano: Rebecca Afonwy-Jones
    Tenor: Joshua Ellicott
    Baritone: GARY GRIFFITHS

    Leeds Philharmonic Chorus
    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 19:30 19 Jul 2017
    Royal Opera House, LONDON

    A. TCHAIKOWSKY: ‘The Merchant of Venice’

    Conductor: Lionel Friend

    Shylock: Lester Lynch
    Antonio: Martin Wölfel
    Lorenzo: Bruce Sledge
    The Duke of Venice: Miklós Sebestyén
    Bassanio: Mark Le Brocq
    Solanio: GARY GRIFFITHS
    Gratiano: David Stout
    Jessica: Lauren Michelle
    Portia: Sarah Castle
    Nerissa: Verena Gunz

  • 19:30 20 Jul 2017
    Royal Opera House, LONDON

    A. TCHAIKOWSKY: ‘The Merchant of Venice’

    Conductor: Lionel Friend

    Shylock: Lester Lynch
    Antonio: Martin Wölfel
    Lorenzo: Bruce Sledge
    The Duke of Venice: Miklós Sebestyén
    Bassanio: Mark Le Brocq
    Solanio: GARY GRIFFITHS
    Gratiano: David Stout
    Jessica: Lauren Michelle
    Portia: Sarah Castle
    Nerissa: Verena Gunz

Repertoire

ALMEIDA: La Spinalba (Arsenio)

BERLIOZ: Béatrice et Bénédict (Claudio)

BERNSTEIN: Candide (Maximillian)

BRAHMS: Ein Deutsches Requiem

BRITTEN: Albert Herring (Mr Gedge)

BRITTEN: Peter Grimes (Ned Keane)

DONIZETTI: Don Pasquale (Malatesta)

DONIZETTI: L’elisir d’amore (Belcore)

DONIZETTI: Maria Stuarda (Cecil)

DURUFLÉ: Requiem

DYSON: The Canterbury Pilgrims

FAURÉ: Requiem

HANDEL: Messiah

HAYDN: Die Jahreszeiten

HAYDN: Nelson Mass

JANACEK: The Cunning Little Vixen (Dog / Innkeeper)

KARL JENKINS: The Armed Man

MACMILLAN: Ines de Castro (Executioner)

MASSENET: Cherubin (Le Comte)

MENDELSSOHN: Elijah

MOZART: Mass in C Minor

MOZART: Requiem

MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro (Il Conte)

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte (Papageno)

MOZART: Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni)

MOZART: Così fan tutte (Guglielmo)

MOZART: La Finta Giardiniera (Nardo)

CARL NIELSON: Springtime on Fyn

POULENC: Dialogues des Carmélites (Marquis de la Force)

PUCCINI: La bohème (Schaunard, Marcello)

PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly (Sharpless)

ROSSINI: La Scala di Seta (Germano)

A TCHAIKOVSKY: The Merchant of Venice (Solanio)

TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugene Onegin (Onegin)

VERDI: Falstaff (Ford)

WALTON: Belshazzar’s Feast