Welsh operatic soprano, Rebecca Evans was born in Pontrhydyfen near Neath and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. An Honorary Fellow of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, her accolades include Young Welsh Singer of the Year (1989), MOCSA Winner (1989), Théâtre du Châtelet Paris – Prix Hélène Rochas (2001), Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording for Hansel and Gretel (2008) and the Sir Geraint Evans Music Prize (2009). She is vice-president of Shelter Cymru and Patron of Music in Hospitals Cymru/Wales. She is a member of the Gorsedd of Bards.
Dates: 1976 – present
Location: Pontrhydyfen, Neath
Image Credit: Askonas Holt | Artwork by Reya LM (USW)