Byline: MIKE SMITH
YOUNG Welsh singer Iestyn Davies is being dubbed "the countertenor of the moment" after impressing audiences in a major role at the Royal Opera House in London.
The 29-year-old is in much demand due to a major growth in interest in his unmistakable singing style and the early opera that demands this special type of voice.
Davies, whose family is from Carmarthenshire, is singing Creonte in the UK premiere of a rarely performed 17th century opera, Niobe, Regina di Tebe by Agostino Steffani, at the Covent Garden opera house. This is the latest feather in his cap having made his mark on both sides of the Atlantic, praised by critics and opera …