Harriet Williams saw critical acclaim for her performance as Brangäne in Longborough’s 2015 Tristan und Isolde, and she returns in the role for the 2017 revival.
Harriet Williams’s concerned Brangäne was another standout performance and she proved a marvellous counterbalance to Lee Bisset’s Isolde who was quite exceptionalSeen and Heard International (Tristan und Isolde, Longborough 2015)
Harriet Williams made her Royal Opera House, Covent Garden debut as Erster Knappe/Parsifal and English National Opera debut as Polinesso/Ariodante. She sang Duparc songs on stage at the ROH with the Royal Ballet for Michael Corder’s L’Invitation au voyage, returning to perform Flosshilde in Der Ring des Nibelungen under Antonio Pappano and Girl in Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny.
She has sung principal roles with Welsh National Opera, English Touring Opera, Opera Holland Park, Grange Park Opera, Longborough Festival Opera and the Early Opera Company. Major concert performances include Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony and Ravel’s Chansons madécasses with the Northern Sinfonia and Bach Cantata No 21 with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, also broadcast on BBC Radio 3.
Previously for Longborough: Brangäne/Tristan und Isolde (2015), Waltraute/Die Walküre (2013)
Future engagements: Mrs Olsen, Second Nursemaid/Street Scene (Teatro Real, Madrid)