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2 September 2014
Bryn Terfel Reviews

Tosca

The Royal Opera

Domingo fails to lift tired Tosca
27 Jun 14 / Mundo Clásico (English)
The vocal firepower of Bryn Terfel and Sondra Radvanovsky boosts a fine revival of Tosca
19 Jun 14 / Telegraph
Bryn Terfel has 'enormous' stage presence in Placido Domingo's Tosca
18 Jun 14 / Express
Harmony of colour and song in Domingo’s Tosca
18 Jun 14 / Seen and Heard

Tosca

Vienna State Opera

Bryn Terfel dominates in this Tosca
22 Jan 14 / The Opera Critic
Der Mensch unter der Perücke
20 Jan 14 / Der Standard

Faust

The Royal Opera

Alla Cantata ancor manca la diva
29 Apr 14 / Beckmesser
Gounod’s erotically-charged Faust has thrilled audiences since its Paris premiere in 1859
14 Apr 14 / Express
Sonya Yoncheva is a star in the making
8 Apr 14 / The Guardian
The big star of this production is bass-baritone Bryn Terfel
6 Apr 14 / The Upcoming
Gounod's unashamedly lyrical version of Goethe's poem returns to Covent Garden with Calleja, Terfel and Keenlyside
6 Apr 14 / What's on Stage
An electrifying Bryn Terfel queens it over the orgy in this gripping production from David McVicar
6 Apr 14 / Telegraph

Tosca

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Puccini’s score was alive with protest and beauty
18 Oct 13 / New Statesman
Bryn Terfel's Scarpia was silkily menacing in a compelling, uncluttered semi-staging with outstanding co-stars
24 Sep 13 / The Guardian
Bryn Terfel finds not just malevolence but genuine tenderness in Puccini's arch-villain
23 Sep 13 / Telegraph

Falstaff

San Francisco Opera

Lip-synching to the rescue!
16 Oct 13 / Operaville
Fools rush in...
16 Oct 13 / ConcertoNet (English)
Frequent surprises in Terfel’s breathtaking “Falstaff”
11 Oct 13 / Seen and Heard
Bryn Terfel owns San Francisco Opera's 'Falstaff
10 Oct 13 / Mercury News
Terfel's brilliant Falstaff gives wings to Verdi
10 Oct 13 / San Francisco Examiner
Strong cast follows potent lead
10 Oct 13 / San Francisco Chronicle
Terfel's confounding Falstaff
10 Oct 13 / San Francisco Classical Voice

Der Ring des Nibelungen

Munich Opera Festival

Wagner en Múnich: un centenario digno
24 Sep 13 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Götterdämmerung: Münchner Opernfestspiele 2013
6 Aug 13 / GBOPERA
Siegfried: Münchner Opernfestspiele 2013
4 Aug 13 / GBOPERA
Bryn Terfel Reviews & Articles

BRYN TERFEL

Born in Wales with music in his heart, Bryn Terfel is one of the most charismatic and talented singers performing today. His commanding stage presence, rich bass-baritone voice and sparkling personality make him in great demand around the world.
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Bryn Terfel Articles

The Royal Opera fields super-subs for Scarpia

The second cast of this year's Tosca gains a couple of starry villains - Bryn Terfel and Lucio Gallo - after Sebastian Catana pulls out.
28 Feb 2014 / What's on Stage

Bryn Terfel : «Je me vois comme le Billy Elliot de l'opéra»

Le chanteur se produit samedi soir à Pleyel pour un récital exceptionnel. Rencontre avec la star des barytons-basses.
8 Feb 2014 / Le Figaro

"Roger Waters sollte Regie führen"

Der Opernstar Bryn Terfel im Gespräch über Scarpia, Sting und ein mögliches Comeback als Veranstalter.
16 Jan 2014 / Wiener Zeitung

Bryn Terfel: From Valhalla to Salt Lake City

The Welsh baritone on playing Wagner's 'complicated' god and teaming up with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir for his new CD.
12 Oct 2013 / Limelight

For Bryn Terfel, it's jolly singing Falstaff again

The youthful Mozart roles are in Bryn Terfel's past, and Boris Godunov is in his future.
10 Oct 2013 / San Francisco Chronicle

How Bryn Terfel's personal life has been hit by operatic stardom

Baritone Terfel says his ex-wife 'can do no wrong in my eyes' and he would not change a thing about his relationship with childhood sweetheart.
12 Aug 2013 / Wales Online

Bryn Terfel to divorce

£8m divorce of UK's top opera star Bryn Terfel revealed as love rival is 'glassed' in nightclub.
11 Feb 2013 / Daily Mail

Tanglewood's 76th season

Haitink’s return, along with Terfel and four operas, highlight Tanglewood’s 76th season.
28 Nov 2012 / The Classical Review

Bryn Terfel: 'I'd like to sing Citizen Kane'

Opera star Bryn Terfel is everywhere this summer, launching his Welsh music festival and kicking off the Proms.
27 Jun 2012 / The Guardian

Hay Festival 2012: An interview with Bryn Terfel

Is there anything Bryn Terfel can’t do? This summer he will be singing lieder, playing Wotan, performing Cole Porter and raising money for charity.
9 Jun 2012 / Telegraph

Opera is looking toward a gory-ous future

When "Die Walkure" opens at the Met, expect standing ovations for conductor James Levine and singers Deborah Voigt and Bryn Terfel - and mild applause or a boo or two for director Robert Lepage.
19 Apr 2011 / New York Post

Songs of the season

Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel returns to Prague.
20 Jan 2011 / The Prague Post

Die Meistersinger wins top accolade for Welsh National Opera

Tha opera production which Bryn Terfel has described as the “pinnacle” of his career has won a major award.
9 Nov 2010 / Wales Online

Muti, Te Kanawa to receive Opera News Awards

Conductor Riccardo Muti, sopranos Kiri Te Kanawa and Patricia Racette, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel and tenor Jonas Kaufmann have won this year's Opera News Awards.
4 Aug 2010 / San Francisco Chronicle

Best pals with Bryn Terfel

When Bryn Terfel appears as Scarpia in Tosca later this week, it will be his first performance as the evil Chief of Police in Puccini’s opera since the Royal Opera’s production opened over three years ago.
8 Jul 2009 / What's on Stage
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