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Thomas, William (bass)

William Thomas (bass)

Bass William Thomas is a graduate of the Opera Course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has been a Harewood Artist at English National Opera and a BBC New Generation Artist. He is the winner of a number of major prizes, including the Kathleen Ferrier Award and John Christie Award, and the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition.

His opera engagements include appearances at the Vienna State Opera; Teatro alla Scala, Milan; Opéra national de Paris; the Glyndebourne Festival; Grange Festival; Garsington Opera; the Théâtre des Champs Elysées; the English National Opera and the Opéra de Rouen Normandie.

His recital appearances include London’s Wigmore Hall with Graham Johnson and Joseph Middleton, the Oxford Lieder Festival with Eugene Asti and the Edinburgh Festival with Malcolm Martineau. On the concert platform he has sung Mozart’s Requiem at the BBC Proms with the Britten Sinfonia/David Bates; Berlioz’ L’enfance du Christ with the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich/Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Bach’s Johannes-Passion and Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique/Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen with the CBSO/Mirga Gražinyt -Tyla; Handel’s Messiah with the Orchestra of the English National Opera/Laurence Cummings; Bartók’s Cantata Profana with the London Symphony Orchestra/François-Xavier Roth and Beethoven’s Symphony No 9 with the Orchestre national de Lyon/Alan Gilbert.


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