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Biography

  

Welsh tenor Ryan Vaughan Davies is currently studying at The Royal Academy of Music. His studies are generously supported by The Norman Ayrton award, The John Clemence Trust, The Ryan Davies Memorial fund and the Bryn Terfel Foundation.

In 2019 he won the National Eisteddfod of Wales' Blue Ribband prize for the under 25 solos alongside the David Lloyd memorial award for most promising tenor at the event.

Recent performances include Peppe in I Pagliacci (Iford Arts), Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi and Torquemada in L'heure Espagnole , Der Tenor in Ariadne auf Naxos and Interrogator 2 in WITCH (Royal Academy Opera).

Ryan has performed with many of the UK's summer festivals including Longborough Opera Festival, Buxton Opera Festival, Garsington Opera Festival and The Grange Festival.

He is now also an extra chorus member of the Royal Opera House and looks forward to working at this prestigious house.

International Engagements include performances in The Grieg Hallen, Bergen and with the North American Festival of Wales, in Milwaukee. 

This summer Ryan will perform the role of Chulak in David Bruce's operatic adaption of The Firework Maker's daughter at The Minack Theatre. He will also return to Iford Arts(now IfOpera) to sing Prunier in La Rondine.