William Morgan

William Morgan

William Morgan’s current and future engagements include TOM RAKEWELL The Rake’s Progress with Barbara Hannigan conducting Gothenburg Symphony, PETER QUINT The Turn of the Screw, WRITER Jack the Ripper (world premiere) and HOT BISCUIT SLIM Paul Bunyan English National Opera, TAMINO Die Zauberflöte and MISAEL in Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace Scottish Opera, DR CAIUS Falstaff Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (with Bryn Terfel), Johann Strauss Gala tour Raymond Gubbay Ltd and covering the role of YOUNG KING in Lessons in Love and Violence Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He is an ENO Harewood Artist.

William made his solo debut for English National Opera in 2015 in the principal role of YOUNGER MAN in Tansy Davies’ Between Worlds at the Barbican, and he recently returned as PHAETON Jonathan Dove’s The Day After and FLORIZEL (cover) in Ryan Wigglesworth’s The Winter’s Tale. Other recent opera work includes PASTORE/SPIRITO and cover APOLLO Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo Bayerische Staatsoper, ANTHONY Sweeney Todd Longborough Festival, CERVANTES in Johann Strauss’ The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief Opera della Luna, Wilton’s Music Hall, Lliam Paterson’s The 8th Door Scottish Opera, Hippolyte et Aricie conducted by William Christie Glyndebourne.

An avid chamber musician, William has performed many Lieder and song recitals, including at the Oxford Lieder Festival, Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, and the Royal Overseas League, with repertoire including the major song cycles of Schubert, Schumann and Britten. He took masterclasses with Wolfgang Holzmair as part of Oxford Lieder’s training scheme, and has also worked with leading song performers including Roger Vignoles, Iain Burnside, Sholto Kynoch and Simon Lepper. He has recently performed concerts at the Royal Festival Hall, The Barbican, St John’s Smith Square, Canterbury Cathedral and Snape Maltings, and has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

William trained at the National Opera Studio and the Royal College of Music.