Iwan Davies

CONDUCTOR 
 
 

ABOUT

Welsh conductor Iwan Davies trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera Studio in London, where he participated in a variety of performances in collaboration with Opera North, Scottish Opera and Welsh National Opera.

He was a staff conductor at the Salzburger Landestheater, where he conducted the Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg in performances of La Gazzetta (Rossini), The Trial (Glass), Wiener Blut (Strauss), and My Fair Lady. He is currently Music Director of OPRA Cymru, for whom he conducted the world premiere of Gareth Glyn's Welsh-language opera, Wythnos yng Nghymru Fydd, and Beethoven’s Fidelio. Most recently, he conducted the orchestra of Welsh National Opera in a recording of Gareth Glyn’s second opera, Un Nos Ola Leuad. He is also Head of Music at the Buxton International Festival, where in 2021 he led a critically-acclaimed production of Pauline Viardot’s Cendrillon.

In 2022 he will conduct Donizetti’s Viva la Diva for the Buxton International Festival, as well as La bohème and The Golden Cockerel for English Touring Opera.

 

 

COACHING

A passionate and committed coach, Iwan began studying singing with Buddug Verona James in 1999, and was a prize-winner at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. Combining this experience with his work as an accompanist and conductor, he works with singers on voice, interpretation, and language, and is dedicated to helping singers of all levels to achieve their full potential. Please enquire for further details.   

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DIARY

11/03/22

La bohème - English Touring Opera, Lighthouse Poole

17/03/22

La bohème - English Touring Opera, Buxton Opera House

 

18/03/22

La bohème - English Touring Opera, Buxton Opera House

4/04/22

La bohème - English Touring Opera, Lyceum Theatre Sheffield

8/04/22

La bohème - English Touring Opera, York Theatre Royal

10/04/22

Strauss, Beethoven, Errollyn Wallen - Philomusica of Aberystwyth

7/05/22

The Golden Cockerel, English Touring Opera, Snape Maltings

17/05/22

The Golden Cockerel, English Touring Opera, Congress Theatre Eastbourne

10/07/22

Viva la Diva, Buxton International Festival

14/07/22

Viva la Diva, Buxton International Festival

19/07/22

Viva la Diva, Buxton International Festival

23/07/22

Viva la Diva, Buxton International Festival

21/07/22

Viva la Diva, Buxton International Festival

 

CONTACT

 

iwanteifiondavies@gmail.com


Tel: (0044)7792 814 809