Gary Griffiths


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.


Performance Schedule

  • 19:30 24 Feb 2018 Royal Festival Hall, LONDON More info  

    MOZART: The Marriage of Figaro Overture
    MOZART: Non piu andrai from The Marriage of Figaro
    MOZART: Voi, che sapete from The Marriage of Figaro
    MOZART: Sull’aria from The Marriage of Figaro
    MOZART: Don Giovanni Overture
    MOZART: Deh vieni alla finestra from Don Giovanni
    MOZART: La vi darem la mano from Don Giovanni
    MOZART: Clarinet Concerto
    MOZART: The Magic Flute Overture
    MOZART: Ein Madchen ober Weibchen from The Magic Flute
    MOZART: Pa-pa-pageno! from The Magic Flute
    MOZART: Der Holle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen from The Magic Flute
    MOZART: Symphony No. 41 ‘Jupiter’

    Conductor: Steven Devine
    Soprano: Fleur De Bray
    Soprano: Soraya Mafi
    Bass-baritone: Gary Griffiths
    Clarinet Soloist: Emma Johnson


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)


MACMILLAN: Ines de Castro (Executioner)

MASSENET: Cherubin (Le Comte)


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