Welsh baritone Wyn Pencarreg studied at the Royal Northern College of Music gaining many prizes and scholarships including awards from the Countess of Munster Trust, the Peter Moores Foundation and the Wolfson Foundation. He was also a winner of the Erich Vietheer Memorial Award from Glyndebourne Festival Opera.
Highlights in recent seasons include Alcindoro/La bohème, Padre Sansón/The Exterminating Angel and Flemish Deputy/Don Carlos for The Royal Opera; Alcade/La forza del destino for Welsh National Opera; Cuno/Der Freischütz with the OAE conducted by Sir Mark Elder; Surin/The Queen of Spades for English National Opera; Sharpless/Madama Butterfly at the Royal Albert Hall; and Music Master/Ariadne auf Naxos at West Green House.
Concerts appearances include Messiah (Ulster Orchestra and Glyndebourne); Voice of Neptune/Idomeneo (Hallé Orchestra); Hermann Ortel/Meistersinger (BBC Philharmonic Orchestra) and Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem and Walton Belshazzar’s Feast at the St Albans Festival.
In the current season Wyn returns to Welsh National Opera as Baron Dauphol/La traviata and Sir Gualtiero Raleigh/Roberto Devereux.