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"Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances." - Maya Angelou

Roderick Williams is one of the most sought-after baritones of his generation and enjoys relationships with all the major UK and European opera houses. He has sung world premieres of operas by, among others, David Sawer, Sally Beamish, Michael van der Aa, Robert Saxton and Alexander Knaifel as well as roles by Mozart, Britten and Strauss. He has performed concert repertoire with many of the leading orchestras and ensembles internationally including the Berlin and New York Philharmonic Orchestras, London Symphony Orchestra and all of the BBC Orchestras. In demand as a recitalist, he has performed at major venues worldwide and festival appearances have included BBC Proms (Last Night 2014), Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Aldeburgh and Melbourne. In 2016 he won the RPS Singer award and the prize for best choral composition at the British Composer Awards. He was awarded the OBE for services to music in 2017 and was one of the featured soloists at the coronation of King Charles III in 2023.

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Robert Schumann
Schumann in English, Vol. 1
Christopher Glynn
Frederick Delius
Frederick Delius Eine Messe des Lebens (A Mass of Life)
Sir Mark Elder | Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
Franz Schubert
Schubert in English Vol. 4
Christopher Glynn
Cecilia McDowell
Cecilia McDowell Da Vinci Requiem, Seventy Degrees Below Zero
Cecilia McDowell
Various composers
Tom & Will – Weelkes & Byrd 400 Years
The King's Singers | Fretwork
Various composers
Mirages: The Art of French Song
Roderick Williams
Franz Schubert
Winter Journey
Roderick Williams
Roderick Williams
Sacred Choral Works
Old Royal Naval College Trinity Laban Chapel Choir
Johannes Brahms
Romanzen aus Die Schöne Magelone
Roderick Williams
Birtwistle: The Moth Requiem
Roderick Williams / BBC Singers / Nash Ensemble
Ludwig van Beethoven
Lieder und Gesang
Ann Murray, Roderick Williams
Francis George Scott
Moonstruck
Lisa Milne / Roderick Williams / Iain Burnside