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Terfel

Bryn, real name Bryn Terfel Jones. born 1965, Welsh bass baritone
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Dr Lloyd-Parkes, 58, often comments on Sir Bryn Terfel's Facebook page and recently became a Top Fan, with the title appearing next to her name when she posts.
"Rob Brydon became involved because of the Welsh connection, but of course he is a funny guy and he thinks he can sing!" joked Terfel, who has performed at opera houses across the globe and amassed industry awards.
| On Christmas night, Sir Bryn Terfel travels to four areas of Wales, chatting to people, learning about the history of the towns and villages and performing with guests.
Hannah Stone, 27, is said to have left her husband of two years, singer Gary Griffiths - a man who had been dubbed 'the next Bryn Terfel'.
Rather than being in the middle of a muddy field, the four nights of concerts, which were curated by Terfel, took place in the rather more civilised surrounds of London's Southbank Centre.
There is so much lovely music but one highlight must be the beautiful quintet led by Terfel in Act 3.
En route, he proved to one and all why he is an opera star and the likes of Paul Potts are a mere figment of the couch culture imagination For starters, Terfel has energy reserves that would be the envy of an oil sheikh.
Terfel, 37, is hovering around the top 10 according to midweek record sales.
Speaking from Vienna where he is performing at the famed Vienna State Opera, Terfel said: 'Everyone knows about tenors, but baritones go deeper.
Simon Keenlyside sings Don Giovanni and Bryn Terfel sings Leporello, and with the complicity of conductor Claudio Abbado, they completely run away with the performance.
Such thoughts come to mind, reflecting upon the celebrated Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel and his concert in Chicago this past winter.
But now Rob Brydon is branching out in the world of classical singing by performing a duet on the album of one of the world's leading opera stars Sir Bryn Terfel has recorded duets with some of the biggest names in the business, including Joseph Calleja, Alfie Boe, Katherine Jenkins and Danielle de Niese for new album Dreams and Songs.