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Gareth Brynmor John

Gareth Brynmor John

Winner of the 2013 Kathleen Ferrier Award, baritone Gareth Brynmor John held a choral scholarship at St John's College, Cambridge, before taking a place at London's Royal Academy of Music.



Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (arr. Schoenberg)
Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen (arr. Schoenberg)
Trevor Pinnock conducts revealing chamber arrangements from Mahler to Zemlinksy. 

CKD 481  

Winner of the 2013 Kathleen Ferrier Award, baritone Gareth Brynmor John held a choral scholarship at St John’s College, Cambridge, before taking a place at London’s Royal Academy of Music. In his final year with Royal Academy Opera he won the Royal Academy of Music Patrons’ Award and was awarded the Silver Medal by the Worshipful Company of Musicians. John was awarded an Independent Opera Postgraduate Voice Fellowship in 2013.

John has performed with a number of the UK’s leading orchestras and ensembles including the Philharmonia Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the London Mozart Players, the Brandenburg Sinfonia and Charivari Agréable. Recent concert highlights include Bach’s St Matthew and St John Passions; Elgar’s Coronation Ode and Dream of Gerontius; Handel’s Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall, Judas Maccabeus and Alexander’s Feast; Vaughan Williams’s Five Mystical Songs and Sea Symphony; Rachmaninoff’s The Bells; and Britten’s War Requiem.

John has a strong interest in song repertoire and performs in the Songsmiths series at St John’s, Smith Square. John gave his debut Wigmore Hall recital in 2013, with a programme including Brahms, Schubert, Vaughan Williams and Ravel.

Stuttgarter Zeitung
"Technisch brillant realisieren die Musiker die stilistisch so unterschiedlichen Werke. Im Mahler-Zyklus changiertder Klang zwischen anklagender Schärfe, Melancholie und Weltschmerz. Der junge Bariton Gareth Brynmor John fügt sich mitseiner hellen Klangfarbe perfekt in diese Atmosphäre ein.."
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