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Williams, Roderick (baritone)
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Roderick Williams (baritone)

Roderick Williams performs a wide repertoire, from Baroque to contemporary music, in the opera house, on the concert platform and in recital. He enjoys relationships with all the major UK opera houses and is particularly associated with the baritone roles of Mozart. He has also sung premieres of operas by, among others, David Sawer and Sally Beamish.

He has sung concert repertoire with all the BBC orchestras, and many other ensembles including the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Philharmonia, London Sinfonietta, Manchester Camerata, the Hallé, Britten Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Russian National Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Academy of Ancient Music, The Sixteen, Le Concert Spirituel, Rias Kammerchor and Bach Collegium Japan. His many festival appearances include the BBC Proms, Edinburgh, Cheltenham and Aldeburgh.

Roderick Williams is also an accomplished recital artist and has performed at Wigmore Hall, the Perth Concert Hall, Howard Assembly Room, the Musikverein, Vienna and on Radio 3, where he has participated on Iain Burnside’s Voices programme. His has made numerous recordings, from operas by Vaughan Williams, Berkeley and Britten to Verdi’s Don Carlos with Bernard Haitink, and an extensive repertoire of English song with pianist Iain Burnside. Roderick Williams is also a composer.

Albums
'Bach: St John Passion' (CDA67901/2)
Bach: St John Passion
MP3 £14.49FLAC £14.49ALAC £14.49Buy by post £20.00 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £21.75ALAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £21.75 CDA67901/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Bairstow: Choral Music' (CDA67497)
Bairstow: Choral Music
'Head: Songs' (CDA67899)
Head: Songs
Complete works available for download
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH  (1685-1750)
St John Passion, BWV245 with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton (conductor)
SIR EDWARD CUTHBERT BAIRSTOW  (1874-1946)
Five Poems of the Spirit with St John's College Choir Cambridge, David Hill (conductor)
MICHAEL HEAD  (1900-1976)
Lean out of the window with Christopher Glynn (piano)
My sword for the King with Christopher Glynn (piano)
Tewkesbury Road with Christopher Glynn (piano)
You cannot dream things lovelier with Christopher Glynn (piano)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Barefoot I went and made no sound  First line to The Viper, No 2 of Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
Come, lovely Name  No 1 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Farewell to the feasting  First line to My sword for the King (Head)
Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Give me my scallop-shell of quiet  First line to Purse and Scrip, No 4 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
I fell in love with a Limehouse lass  First line to Limehouse Reach, No 2 of Six Sea Songs (Head)
It is good to be out on the road  First line to Tewkesbury Road (Head)
King of Glorie, King of Peace  First line to L'Envoy, No 5 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Lean out of the window (Head)
L'Envoy  No 5 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Light, stillness and peace lie on the broad sands  First line to The Estuary, No 6 of Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
Limehouse Reach  No 2 of Six Sea Songs (Head)
Lord, I will mean an speak thy praise  First line to Praise, No 3 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Money, O!  No 6 of Songs of the Countryside (Head)
My sword for the King (Head)
O Lord, in me there lieth naught  No 2 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Praise  No 3 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Purse and Scrip  No 4 of Five Poems of the Spirit (Bairstow)
Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
Six Sea Songs (Head)
Songs of the Countryside (Head)
St John Passion, BWV245 (Bach)
Sweet Chance, that led my steps abroad  No 5 of Songs of the Countryside (Head)
Tewkesbury Road (Head)
The Estuary  No 6 of Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
The Viper  No 2 of Six Poems of Ruth Pitter (Head)
When I had money, money, O!  First line to Money, O!, No 6 of Songs of the Countryside (Head)
You cannot dream things lovelier (Head)
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