| Llanbrynmair, Powys|
Opera / Classical
| Aled Davies|
| August 3, 1974 (age 41) (1974-08-03) |
Farmer / Classical Singer
Cor Godre'r Aran, Shan Cothi, Rhys Meirion, Trebor Edwards, Dafydd Iwan
Aled Wyn Davies Wikipedia
Aled Wyn Davies (born 3 August 1974) is a classical tenor from Llanbrynmair, in Powys, Mid Wales. He is a member of the Three Welsh Tenors with Rhys Meirion and Aled Hall.
Davies is an award winning tenor soloist who has performed in venues all over the world. He was awarded the prestigious "David Ellis Memorial Prize" - The Blue Riband awarded to the best classical soloist at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Swansea in 2006 following a hat-trick of wins in the Tenor solo over 25 in 2004, 2005 & 2006.
Concerts include tours to New Zealand & Australia in 2003, Y Wladfa, Patagonia, Argentina in 2007, Los Angeles, United States in 2003 & 2004, and Saint David's Day concerts in Johannesburg, South Africa in March, 2008.
In August, 2008 he travelled to Chicago, USA as a guest soloist at the North American Festival of Wales.
In February, 2015 he was invited to sing the Pearl Fishers duet with Bryn Terfel in a celebratory concert in Machynlleth.
Davies has shared the stage with many other established international performers including the Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir; Rebecca Evans; Gwyn Hughes Jones; Jonathan Lemalu; David Kempster; Shan Cothi and actor, William Roache.
Davies recorded his debut album, Nodau Aur fy Nghân in November, 2006 under Welsh record label Sain. He has also performed in classical concerts on cruises for Swan Hellenic and is also a sheep farmer in the Cambrian Mountains of Mid Wales.
In December, 2014 he was unveiled as the new member of the Three Welsh Tenors with Rhys Meirion and Aled Hall following Alun Rhys-Jenkins' departure.
His second album "Erwau'r Daith" was released in July, 2015 with record label Sain.Ann!, (Cwmni Theatr Maldwyn), July 2004 (Sain)
Nodau Aur Fy Nghân, November 2006 (Sain)
Erwau'r Daith, July 2015 (Sain)
1st Open Folk Song competition - Folk Festival, Aberystwyth 1998
1st Traditional Folk-song competition - Llangollen International Eisteddfod 1999
Best Soloist - YFC Eisteddod of Wales, Newtown 1999
Lady Herbert Lewis Memorial Prize - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh 2001
Unawdydd 2001 (Soloist 2001)- National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh 2001
1st Tenor Solo over 25 - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Newport 2004
Soloist of the Year - Llangollen International Eisteddfod 2005
1st Tenor Solo over 25 - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Bangor, 2005
Blue Riband & Soloist of the festival - Cardigan Music Festival 2006
1st Tenor Solo over 25 - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Swansea 2006
David Ellis Memorial Prize - The Blue Riband - National Eisteddfod of Wales, Swansea 2006.