Wyn Davies was born in South Wales. Since his début with Welsh National Opera, he has conducted most major British opera companies and many orchestras including the Hallé, the Northern Sinfonia and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.
He spent two years at the Metropolitan Opera, New York and two seasons in Canada where he conducted an award-winning production of Weill’s THREEPENNY OPERA in Toronto. He was appointed Director of Music to New Zealand Opera in 2005.
In Britain, Wyn Davies conducts regularly at the Buxton Festival. He is also a noted pianist and cabaret performer. Other notable projects include Kern’s SHOW BOAT for the Royal Shakespeare Company and Opera North, on tour and in the West End; ANIMATED OPERAS and the Theresienstadt children’s opera BRUNDIBAR for S4C television. Wyn Davies has prepared performing editions of works as diverse as L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA and THE BEGGARS’ OPERA.