Photo: Música UNAM
F f l u r W y n (Soprano)
Fflur Wyn graduated from the Royal Academy of Music Opera Course where she studied with Beatrice Unsworth and Clara Taylor. In 2005 she won both first prize and the audience prize at the National Handel Competition in London. Current and future plans include Flora in Britten The Turn of the Screw, Blue Fairy in Jonathan Dove The Adventures of Pinocchio and Marzelline in Beethoven Fidelio, all for Opera North; Oscar Bianchi Thanks to mine Eyes, a new commission for the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and on a European Tour; Bach Coffee Cantatas with the Early Opera Group and Christian Cunryn and a performance of Mozart Concert Arias with the Aurora Orchestra and Sir Colin Davis at King’s Place, London. Fflur recently appeared as Sophie in Massenet Werther for Opera North and has sung Iphis Jephtha and Blonde Die Entführung aus dem Serail for Welsh National Opera; Clorida in Kaiser The Fortunes of King Croesus; Gretel Hansel and Gretel and cover Giulietta in Bellini I Capuleti e I Montecchi for Opera North; Pamina for Holland Park Opera and Barbarina Le Nozze di Figaro for La Monnaie, Brussels. Oratorio appearances have included Mozart Mass in C minor with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra; Mozart Thamos at the BBC Proms; Mozart Exsultate Jubilate with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and with the European Union Chamber Orchestra; Haydn Harmoniemesse with The Northern Sinfonia and Thomas Zehetmair; Haydn Creation with the Gabrieli Consort and Paul McCreesh and also with the London Mozart Players; Handel Messiah with the English Concert and Handel Judas Maccabeus and Bach St John Passion at the London Handel Festival. Abroad, Fflur has sung Bach Christmas Oratorio with the Combattimento Consort and Jan Willem de Vriend and Iphis Jephtha with Daniel Reuss and Cappella Amsterdam. Fflur has won many awards and scholarships including in 2005 the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary, the Bryn Terfel Scholarship, the MOCSA Young Welsh Singer Prize and was a finalist in the Welsh Singers’ Competition in St David’s Hall Cardiff in 2004.