Date: Friday 9th February 2pm

Location: Gala Theatre, Durham

About Roderick Williams:

We are delighted to be presenting a masterclass with baritone Roderick Williams OBE in preparation for our upcoming production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Roderick Williams is an internationally renowned baritone having recently played Papageno at the Royal Opera House and is also Chairman of the Patrons for DOE. This masterclass will be presented as part of the Durham Vocal Festival.

Roderick Williams encompasses a wide repertoire, from baroque to contemporary music, in the opera house, on the concert platform and in recital. He won the Singer of the Year Award in the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards and was awarded the OBE for services to music in June 2017. He enjoys relationships with all the major UK opera houses and is particularly associated with the baritone roles of Mozart. He has also sung world premieres of operas by, among others, David Sawer, Sally Beamish, Michael van der Aa and Robert Saxton.

About the masterclass:

Durham Opera Ensemble is extremely excited to welcome, our chairman of the patrons, Roderick Williams to Durham. This masterclass is part of the Durham Vocal Festival and will take place at the Gala Theatre.