Roderick Williams Vocal Masterclass
Masterclass/Artist Conversation, Opera & Vocal
Guildhall School is delighted to welcome baritone Roderick Williams for a piano masterclass.
Guildhall alumnus Roderick Williams is one of this country’s most sought after baritones and is constantly in demand on the concert platform and in recital, encompassing a repertoire from the baroque to world premieres. In 2016 he won the Royal Philharmonic Society’s Singer of the Year award.
Opera engagements have included for Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Opera North and Scottish Opera, to name a few. Williams has sung concert repertoire with all the BBC orchestras and many other ensembles including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Russian National Orchestra, Academy of Ancient Music, The Sixteen, Le Concert Spirituel, and Bamberg Symphony Orchestra. He is an accomplished and highly sought-after recital artist who can be heard at venues and festivals including Wigmore Hall, Kings Place, LSO St Luke’s, the Perth Concert Hall, the Concertgebouw, Oxford Lieder Festival, London Song Festival, Howard Assembly Room, the Musikverein, Vienna and on Radio 3. His numerous recordings include Vaughan Williams, Berkeley and Britten operas for Chandos, and an extensive repertoire of English song with pianist Iain Burnside for Naxos.