Laurence Williams – Baritone
Laurence Williams is a Bass – Baritone. He has worked in the London region as a freelance musician for the past three years since graduating from Cambridge in 2012. In September 2015, he will begin a post-graduate course in Performance at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London with a scholarship.
He was a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge where he studied music and is now pursuing a career in London as a soloist and opera singer. He has sung as a soloist in many venues including Cadogan Hall (St. Matthew Passion), Oxford Town Hall (Verdi Requiem), Leeds Cathedral (Bach St. John Passion), St Martin-in-the-Fields (Brahms Requiem) and recently premiered a new composition at The Lighthouse, Poole and Wiltshire Music Centre with chamber music ensemble ‘Kokoro’ (Hywel Davies Five Shakespeare Songs).
His operatic appearances include Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin as Onegin (Cambridge University Opera Society), Walton The Bear (CUOS and Leeds University Chamber Ensemble), Cavallieri Rappresentatione di anima, et di corpo (Directed by Philip Thorby), a new opera by Barnaby Martin, Far from the Madding Crowd (West Road, Cambridge), Britten Albert Herring as Mr Gedge (Hampstead Garden Opera) and solos for a staged version of Handel’s Messiah (Community in Music, Putney). He sings with Polyphony, is Assistant Organist at St. Mark’s Regents Park and runs the Chamber Choir at Fulham Prep School.
Find out more on Laurence’s website