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After five years, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel returns with the new studio album, Dreams and Songs. Acclaimed worldwide for tackling the biggest opera roles, Terfel's new album shows his lighter side with popular concert pieces recorded in brand new orchestral versions of traditional Welsh songs, musical hits, and beloved encores. Among the pieces on his new album are "If I Were A Rich Man" from Fiddler on the Roof, Welsh folk song "Ar Lan y Môr," and Irish ballad "The Fields of Athenry."
Bryn Terfel is an ideal Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera House, London / Financial Times
When Richard Jones's production of Boris Godunov was first seen three years ago, it divided opinion. Now it is back with largely the same cast, which is possibly a good thing, as the singers seemed so well tailored to its psychologically probing, unhistorical take on Mussorgsky's opera. In Jones's de-mythologised staging, the opera is about peering into the soul of any conflicted ruler. The curtain goes ...
Puccini's 'Tosca' starring Sir Bryn Terfel, set for Abu Dhabi Festival / The National
When it comes to the opera Tosca, there is only one way to play it, and that's to give it your all. Composed by Giacomo Puccini, with the opera's premiere taking place in Rome in 1900, the production remains one of the most popular in the genre because of its thrilling mix of romance and political intrigue. With such a heady stew, Welsh baritone Sir Bryn Terfel, who will star in Tosca tomorrow night when...
Bryn Terfel - Dreams and Songs is the WFMT: Featured New Release
After five years, bass-baritone Bryn Terfel returns with the new studio album, "Dreams and Songs." Acclaimed worldwide for tackling the biggest opera roles, Terfel's new album shows his lighter side with popular concert pieces recorded in new orchestral versions of traditional Welsh songs, musical hits, and beloved encores. Among the pieces on his new album are "If I Were A Rich Man" from "Fiddler on the...
CLASSIC fM's John Suchet counts down 2018's most unforgettable albums
This year has produced some exciting debut albums, as well as releases from musicians that we haven't heard from in a few years. But which classical albums will John Suchet single out in his top 10? At No. 10, it's world-renowned bass-baritone Sir Bryn Terfel and his first album release in five years, Dreams and Songs – a selection of well-known and traditional pieces. He steps away from the dr...
4 new entries make this week's CLASSIC fM chart
There's no change in the top five places of the chart this week – Andrea Bocelli's new album Sì remains on top, followed by Bryn Terfel's compilation album Dreams and Songs, and Evolution by Alexis Ffrench. Firm favourite Einaudi stays at No. 4 with Islands and Sheku Kanneh-Mason continues his chart success with Inspiration at No. 5. Víkingur Ólafsson's late...