Winner of many awards including the 2013 Maggie Teyte Prize and Miriam Licette Award, 2013 Garsington Opera Leonard Ingrams Award, 2015 AESS Patricia Routledge National English Song Competition and the 2014 Dunraven Young Welsh Singer Award, Rhiannon recently graduated from the Royal Academy Opera school where she studied with Lillian Watson and Jonathan Papp. Rhiannon continues her studies with Janice Chapman.
Operatic engagements include Sandman Hänsel und Gretel, Lace Seller Death in Venice, Frantik The Cunning Little Vixen, Anne Truelove The Rake’s Progress, Nella Gianni Schicchi. Recital highlights include programmes at The Royal Opera House’ Crush Room, Madrid’s Real Academia de Belles Artes, St John’s Smith Square, Gower Music Festival, Cardiff Music Festival, Gloucester Cathedral, Colston Hall, Hay-on-Wye Festival and in Istanbul.
Concert highlights include Vaughan Williams Serenade to Music under Vladamir Jurowski with Glyndebourne Festival Chorus and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, a programme of Handel Arias and Duets under Laurence Cummings (Kings Place), Bernstein’s Mass under Kristjan Järvi (Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms), Mozart’s Requiem under Paul Spicer (St Martin-in-the-Fields). Rhiannon is co-founder and former Artistic Director of the company Opera’r Ddraig. She led the company to winning the Quality in Wales Future Entrepreneur of the Year Award (2010).
Rhiannon is a keen amateur ballerina and tap dancer, walker, runner and knitter. Despite her Irish-Catholic roots, Rhiannon married the army-Padre Revd Dr Brutus Z Green CF in 2015 after hotly pursuing him whilst she was a choral scholar in London. She speaks French and Italian fluently with those not too fixated on grammar. Rhiannon is currently based in Colchester with her husband and handsome, unaffectionate, adopted greyhound, Zarziyr (Proverbs 30:31!).
Canterbury Choral Society concerts with Rhiannon Llewellyn
Orff Carmina Burana
Grainger Three folk-song arrangements
Britten The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard
Rachmaninov Suite for two pianos
Saturday 28 January 2017