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Feargal Mostyn-Williams

The first countertenor to have trained at the National Opera Studio, Feargal Mostyn-Williams also studied at the Royal College of Music as an RCM Scholar and as a Choral Scholar at King’s College Cambridge. He is a recipient of the Daiwa Foundation Scholarship for Anglo Japanese Cultural Exchange and a member of the National Centre for Circus Arts.

He is dedicated to expanding the appeal and repertoire of the Countertenor voice and to creating interdisciplinary projects. With a versatile international career across Opera, Concert and Recital, he has a particular ability in Contemporary Opera, and a love of Lute Song and Folksong.

Recent future engagements include; Ottone - ‘L’Incoronazione di Poppea’ (Monteverdi) for English Touring Opera, Didymus - ‘Theodora’ (Handel) for Hampstead Collective, Bryn Bevan - ‘Blaze of Glory!’ (David Hackbridge-Johnson) for Welsh National Opera (world premiere), ‘Songs of Orpheus and Izanagi’ - an interdisciplinary solo recital for Tokyo Opera City, Hamlet – ‘The Firework Maker’s Daughter’ (David Bruce) for Têtê à Têtê & The Minack Theatre, Cheshire Cat – ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ (Will Todd) for Opera Holland Park and Welsh National Opera, ‘Britten Canticles’ with Allan Clayton at the Aldeburgh Festival, Piero – ‘Seven Angels’ (Jonathan Dove) for OperArt, Antonio (title role) ‘The Merchant of Venice’ (Andrei Tchaikowsky) for Welsh National Opera, Joad – ‘Athalia’ (Handel) with Konzertchor Darmstadt, Marie Stopes (title role) – ‘Dear Marie Stopes’ (Alex Mills) for Tête à Tête, Salai – ‘Leonardo’ (Alex Mills) a new opera about Leonardo da Vinci, and

‘Sleep Future Sleep’ (Jasmin Kent Rodgman) a new binaural audio opera for Shadwell Opera. His English National Opera Debut in ‘El Niño’ (John Adams) in 2021 was cancelled due to Covid. During the global lockdown, he created a solo voice album: ‘Folksongs – An Unaccompanied Collection’.