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Rhiannon Llewellyn photograph

Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

24th November 2012, University of Reading in Mozart Requiem & Haydn St Nicholas Mass

October 2012

Rhiannon Llewellyn            Soprano

Born in Swansea, Rhiannon was raised in the UK, USA and France, before spending her gap year living in Italy. Rhiannon is currently studying for her MA at the Royal Academy of Music with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. Throughout her studies, Rhiannon has been fortunate to participate in masterclasses with artists such as Dame Josephine Barstow, Ann Murray DBE, Dame Emma Kirkby, Rebecca Evans, Della Jones, Patricia MacMahon and Adrian Thompson.

Rhiannon was recently invited by HRH The Queen to a reception at Buckingham Palace celebrating the achievements of young people in the performing arts and is supported by the Josephine Baker Trust.

Recent and future concert highlights include recitals at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes (Madrid) and at Cardiff Music Festival, a programme of Handel Arias and Duets under Laurence Cummings (Kings Place), Bernstein's Mass (Royal Albert Hall - BBC PROMS), Barber's Afrodisiac (Purcell Room), Mozart's Requiem under Paul Spicer (St. Martin-in-the-Fields), Orff's Carmina Burana (St. David's Hall), Elgar's Coronation Ode (Arundel Cathedral), Orff's Carmina Burana (Colston Hall - National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain), Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle under Jonathan Wilcocks (Chichester Cathedral), Stravinsky's Balmont Songs & 3 Japanese Lyrics with the Royal Academy of Music's Manson Ensemble (Duke's Hall), Mahler's 8th Symphony (Bristol Sinfonia), Brahms' Ein Deutches Requiem (University of Manchester Choral Society), Handel's Messiah (Worcester Cathedral, Salford Cathedral), Handel's Messiah (Welsh Sinfonia), Bach's St. John's Passion (St. Martin-in-the-Fields - Choir of Christ College, Cambridge) and solo recitals at the Gower Music Festival and Gloucester Cathedral.

Operatic roles include Contessa Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Erste Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Polly Peachum (Beggar's Opera) (Longborough Festival Young Artist's Programme), Nightingale (The Nightingale and the Rose) (Gloucester Cathedral), Gala (Shadow of the Wave) and Maria (The Moonflower) (both Tete-a-Tete Festival).