Biography

Laurence Williams is a bass-baritone at Guildhall School of Music and Drama studying for a Vocal Masters and is the recipient of the Charles Pitt Singing Award and the Epping Forest District Council Creativity Award. He read music at Cambridge and was a choral scholar in Trinity College Choir. He has performed as a soloist at many venues including Cadogan Hall (Bach Matthäuspassion), Ely Cathedral (Elgar The Apostles), Oxford Town Hall (Verdi Requiem), St Martin-in-the-Fields (Brahms Requiem), and premièred Hywel Davies’s Five Shakespeare Songs at The Lighthouse, Poole and Wiltshire Music Centre, with chamber music ensemble ‘Kokoro’.


Operatic appearances include: Onegin, Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin (Cambridge University Opera Society); Chorus, Martinů Ariane and Alexandre Bis (Guildhall School of Music and Drama); Walton The Bear (CUOS & Leeds University Chamber Ensemble); Mr Gedge, Britten Albert Herring (Hampstead Garden Opera); and solos for a staged version of Handel’s Messiah (Community in Music, Putney). He sings with Polyphony, is répétiteur to Epworth Choir, Woking and is Assistant Organist of Waltham Abbey, Essex.