Feargal Mostyn-Williams counter-tenor
Feargal’s time at NOS is generously supported by the South Square Trust, the Mario Lanza Educational Foundation and the Kathleen Trust.
British countertenor Feargal Mostyn-Williams recently completed a Masters at the Royal College of Music, studying with Russell Smythe. Prior to this, he studied Music at King’s College, Cambridge where he was a choral scholar. He made his debut with Welsh National Opera at the Wales Millennium Centre in the title role of Andrei Tchaikowsky’s The Merchant of Venice. His other roles include Cheshire Cat Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (Opera Holland Park), Kai Killer Graphics (Têtê à têtê/RCM), Oberon A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Surrey Opera) and Didymus Theodora (RCM). He has covered the roles of Athamas Semele (Alvarez Young Artist for Garsington Opera) and Antonio The Merchant of Venice (Royal Opera House), and is currently cover Unulfo in ENO’s Rodelinda. His concert repertoire includes Handel’s Messiah and Dixit Dominus, Bach St Matthew Passion and Geist und Seele BWV35, Orff Carmina Burana, Vivaldi Gloria, Purcell Te Deum and Come Ye Sons of Art, and Bernstein Chichester Psalms. He is passionate about expanding the appeal and repertoire of the countertenor voice, has a strong interest in contemporary music, and a particular affinity with Lute Song. His recordings include Britten Rejoice in the Lamb (King’s College, Cambridge) and Veneer with the Graham Fitkin Band. He is a member of the National Centre for Circus Arts, practising Acrobalance.