Sir Bryn Terfel CBE
We are proud to announce that the world renowned bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel will headline the first night of the festival.
He has performed in all the great opera houses of the world. Bryn is also known for his versatility as a concert performer with highlights ranging from the ceremony of the Wales Millennium Centre, BBC Last Night of the Proms, to the Royal Variety Show.
In 2003, Sir Bryn Terfel received a CBE for his services to Opera and in 2006 was awarded the Queen’s Medal for Music. He is a Grammy, Classical Brit and Gramophone Award winner. Bryn also starred in the commemorative Aberfan Memorial Charity Concert in 2016, which was held in Cardiff for the 50th anniversary of the Aberfan disaster.
Bryn will be performing several of his classical pieces as well as a popular programme of music from some of the most celebrated shows.