Huw Montague Rendall Baritone

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Biography

A former student of the Royal College of Music, Huw Montague Rendall trained with Russell Smythe, David Rendall and Philip Doghan. 

During summer 2016, he was a member of the Glyndebourne Festival’s Jerwood Young Artist, where he sang Fiorello (The Barber of Seville). The following summer he joined the Salzburg Festival Young Artists Programme, where he made his role debut as the Second Companion in Wozzeck

During two seasons at the International Opera Studio in Zurich, he sang Papageno (understudy - The Magic Flute), a Nazarene (Salome), Ramiro (L’Heure Espagnole), a Flemish Deputy (Don Carlo), the Third Clerk (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) and Yamadori (Madama Butterfly)

He also performed Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at the Glyndebourne Festival, the title-role in Pelléas et Mélisande at the Opéra de Rouen, Papageno with Glyndebourne on Tour, Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) at the Opéra national de Lorraine, Arlequin (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Schaunard (La Bohème) at the Zurich Opera House, Marcello (La Bohème) at the Komische Oper Berlin and the Prince of Mantua (Fantasio) at the Garsington Opera. 

On the concert platform he sang Brahms’ Ein Deutches Requiem at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) at the Enescu Festival, a “Mozart Matinee” series at the Salzburg Festival, Richard Blackford’s Pietà at the Cadogan Hall, Mendelssohn’s Die Erste Walpurgisnacht with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Duruflé’s Requiem with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Liederabend in Nancy and Die Schöne Müllerin for Lancaster Arts. He also sang Christus in an European tour of the Bach Trilogy: The Life of Christ, comprising of three oratorios: The Christmas Oratorio, St John’s Passion and The Easter Oratorio.

In the 2022/23 season, he appears at the Komische Oper Berlin in Hamlet (title role), at the Opéra national du Rhin as Papageno, at the Hamburg Staatsoper as Guglielmo and at the Sante Fe Opera as Pelléas (Pelléas et Mélisande).

At the Paris Opera: The Magic Flute (Papageno), 2022

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