Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone)
Born: 9th November 1965, Pant Glas, Wales
The Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel, CBE (born November 9, 1965) is one of the best-known contemporary opera and concert singers. The bass-baritone is much admired for both the quality of his singing as his charismatic stage presence. Initially, Terfel was associated with the roles of Mozart, particularly Leporello, but he has expanded his repertoire to include heavier roles, including Wagner.
Further Reading: Bryn Terfel
Katherine speaks to the great Welsh bass-baritone about his new album, which includes duets with Dame Emma Thompson, Joseph Calleja and Rob Brydon as well as the world premiere recording of Karl Jenkins's The Shepherd Poet of Passchendaele.