Headshot of Rhys Batt, tenor

Rhys Batt


Welsh-Irish tenor Rhys Batt is fast gaining a reputation as a fine interpreter of the lyric tenor repertoire.

He recently made a celebrated role debut as Nemorino L’elisir d’amore at Glyndebourne in performances that were hailed as a ‘breakthrough performance for a talented young tenor’ (Opera) with an ‘astonishing’ (Bachtrack) and ‘finely introspective “Una furtiva lagrima” [that] brought the house down’ (Guardian).

He studied at Cardiff University and the Royal College of Music. Following his studies, he became a Fest member of Den Norske Opera (Norwegian National Opera), where his roles included Remendado Carmen, Jacquino Fidelio and Bruder Die sieben Todsünder.

Since leaving Norway he has had a strong relationship with Glyndebourne, where recent and upcoming roles include Rodolfo La bohème, Nemorino and Albazar Il turco in Italia.

Last updated: 12th February 2024