Rhys Meirion
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Rhys Meirion

Rhys Meirion Biography (Wikipedia)

Rhys Meirion was born in Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd in Wales. He is a Welsh opera and classical singer (tenor).

He worked as a primary school headteacher at Ysgol Pentrecelyn near Ruthin, before leaving in 1997 to study opera at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He is one of The Three Welsh Tenors/Tri Tenor Cymru. His album with Bryn Terfel, 'Benedictus', was nominated for a Classical Brit Award in 2006. He has sung the part of Rodolfo with Frankfurt Opera, West Australian Opera and at Opera Australia, and the title role in Gounod's Faust at the Hong Kong Opera Society.

He joined English National Opera in 1999 and later became Company Principal from 2001 to 2004. There he sang most of the leading tenor roles including Rodolfo in La Boheme and Pinkerton in Madam Butterfly. He also played the role of Alfredo in La Traviata, Nemorino in L'Elisir d'Amore, Nadir in The Pearl Fishers, Marcello in Leoncavallo's La Boheme, Duke in Rigoletto, Tebaldo in Capuletti e Montecchi, Tamino in The Magic Flute, title role in Ernani, Sailor in Tristan und Isolde, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Italian Singer in Der Rosenkavalier, Froh in Das Rheingold and Zinovy in Lady Macbeth of Mtzensk.

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Pennant Melangell
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Pennant Melangell
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Paid Byth Am Gadael I
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Paid Byth Am Gadael I

Paid Byth Am Gadael I

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Elan Meirion
Rhys Meirion
Muss I Den
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Muss I Den

Muss I Den

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Wil Tan
Rhys Meirion
Anfonaf Angel
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Anfonaf Angel
Bryn Terfel
Wele'n Sefyll
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Wele'n Sefyll
Rhys Meirion
Nearer My God to Thee
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Nearer My God to Thee
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Aderyn Llwyd
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Aderyn Llwyd
Tri Tenor Cymru
Ave Maria (Maddau I Mi)
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Ave Maria (Maddau I Mi)
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Dilyn Fi
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Dilyn Fi
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Haul Yr Haf
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Haul Yr Haf
Bryn Terfel
Salm 23
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Salm 23
Rhys Meirion
Mae'r Gan Yn Ein Huno
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Mae'r Gan Yn Ein Huno
Bryn Terfel
Pan Fyddo'r Nos Yn Hir
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Pan Fyddo'r Nos Yn Hir
Rhys Meirion
Nerth Y Gan
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Nerth Y Gan
Bryn Terfel
Y Border Bach
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Y Border Bach
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2010: Prom 02
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Royal Albert Hall
2010-07-17T19:13:23
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Jul
2010

Proms 2010: Prom 02

16:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2003: Prom 63
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Royal Albert Hall
2003-09-06T19:13:23
6
Sep
2003

Proms 2003: Prom 63

18:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 2001
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-07-20T19:13:23
20
Jul
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 2001

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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