Rhys Bowden

Voice Type:

Tenor

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, German

Experience

Opera

Tamino
The Magic Flute (Mozart)
Carshalton Opera
2019
Cassio
Otello (Verdi)
Kent Opera
2017
Various Solo roles
The Hidden Valley (Richard Barnard)
Opera Sonic
2016
Mayor Upfold
Albert Herring (Benjamin Britten)
Opera de Bauge
2016
Messenger
Aida (Verdi)
South Downs Opera
2015
Giuseppe
La traviata (Verdi)
Opera Lyrica
2015
Mehrdad
The Doll Behind the Curtain (Amir Mahyar Tafreshipour)
Tete-a-Tete Festival, King's Place
2015
Aeneas/Sailor/Sorcerer
Dido and Aeneas (Purcell)
The Chigwell Choir
2015
Cortigiano
The Hospital of Incurable Madness (Anonymous)
Solomon's Knot Collective/Aldeburgh
2014
Male Role
Predictability (Alexander Campkin)
Future Opera/The Cockpit Theatre, London
2014
1st Armed Man/2nd Priest
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Nevill Holt
2013
Spoletta
Tosca (Puccini)
South Downs Opera
2012
Luke
Three to Midnight (Alexander Campkin)
Future Opera/Tete a Tete Festival
2012
Eisenstein
Die Fledermaus (Strauss, J)
Surrey Opera
2012
Albert Herring
Albert Herring (Britten)
Surrey Opera
2011
Errand Boy
A Dinner Engagement (Lennox Berkeley)
The Minotaur Music Theatre
2011
Vasek
The Bartered Bride (Smetana)
Surrey Opera
2010

Operetta/G&S

Luiz
The Gondoliers (Sullivan)
Surrey Opera
2011

Chorus

1st Tenor Chorus
Adelson e Salvini (Bellini)
Opera Rara/Barbican Centre
2016
1st Tenor Chorus
Aida (Verdi)
South Downs Opera
2015
Chorus
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Nevill Holt
2013
Chorus
Rigoletto (Verdi)
Scottish Opera
2011
Chorus
The Golden Ticket/Virginia (Peter Ash)
Wexford Festival Opera
2010
Chorus
The Rake's Progress (Stravinsky)
British Youth Opera
2009
Chorus
La bohème (Puccini)
Longborough Festival Opera
2009
Chorus
Fra Diavolo (Auber)
Stanley Hall
2009
Chorus
Die Zauberflöte (Mozart)
Opera Holland Park
2008
Chorus
Tosca (Puccini)
Opera Holland Park
2008

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert COVID-cancelled

Awards

Gil-Rodriguez Scholarship (Opera de Bauge) (2016)

Hilda Anderson Deane Prize (Royal Academy of Music) (2009)

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Vocal Studies
Royal Academy of Music
2007–2009
MA(cantab) in Music
Girton College, Cambridge University
2004–2007