Opera Masterclass with Roderick Williams
Friday 9th February 3pm – 5pm – please note updated time
Gala Theatre, Durham
Durham Opera Ensemble are delighted to be presenting a masterclass with baritone Roderick Williams OBE in preparation for their upcoming production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Featuring some of Durham Universities finest singers, DOE are delighted to be presenting the masterclass as part of the Durham Vocal Festival. Roderick Williams is a internationally renowned baritone having recently played Papageno at the Royal Opera House and is also Chairman of the Patrons for DOE.
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.