The English tenor, Gareth Treseder, graduated from both the University of Bristol and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (where he was awarded the Manning Singing Prize for Tenors) , after which he was selected to become an Apprentice with the Monteverdi Choir.
Solo engagements during his apprenticeship included J.S. Bachís Cantata BWV 61 and Cantata BWV 70 in Paris Cité de la Musique (Paris), Berlinís Philharmonie and Londonís Cadogan Hall for a BBC Radio 3 broadcast. He has since performed as a consort soloist in J.S. Bachís Jesu, meine Freude (BWV 227) as part of the Choirís J.S. Bach's Motets recording on the Soli Deo Gloria label, winner of the Baroque Vocal Gramophone Award. He has also worked with the BBC Singers and The Sixteen, as well as singing regularly for St Margaretís Church, Westminster Abbey. He recently made his BBC Proms solo debut at the Royal Albert Hall in Leonard Bernsteinís Mass as First Blues Singer and Rock Singer.
Recent solo engagements include Ottorino Respighiís Lauda per la Natività del Signore in Cardiffís BBC Hoddinott Hall; Igor Stravinsky's Oedipus Rex as The Shepherd (Brusselsí Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, the Barbican in London); George Frideric Handel's Alexanderís Feast in Salzburgís Mozarteum; J.S. Bachís Mass in B minor (BWV 232) in the Cathedral Duomo, Pisa; and J.S. Bachís St John Passion (BWV 245) both in the Snape Maltings Concert Hall and the Nikolaikirche in Leipzig.