British tenor William Morgan studied at London’s Royal College of Music and is an alumnus of the National Opera Studio, and an English National Opera Harewood Artist. Operatic engagements include: Tom Rakewell/The Rake’s Progress (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra); Writer/Jack the Ripper: The Women of Whitechapel by Iain Bell – world premiere, First Priest/The Mask of Orpheus, Younger Man/Between Worlds by Tansy Davies – world premiere, Peter Quint/The Turn of the Screw, Hot Biscuit Slim/Paul Bunyan, Phaeton/The Day After by Jonathan Dove (ENO); Tamino/The Magic Flute, Misael/The Burning Fiery Furnace, The 8th Door by Lliam Paterson – world premiere, (Scottish Opera); Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni (Longborough Festival); Falstaff (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra); Pastore/Spirito L’Orfeo (Bavarian State Opera).
An avid chamber musician, he has performed at the Wigmore Hall, and makes regular appearances at the Oxford Lieder Festival. In concert William has sung at venues including London’s Royal Albert Hall, Barbican and Royal Festival Hall, making his BBC Proms debut in 2019 with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
William is a graduate of Durham University where he read Natural Sciences. During the pandemic he has kept busy by working for the NHS vaccination programme, and making livestreamed recitals and recordings from ENO and Oxford Lieder, including material for the ENO/Imperial College wellbeing programme Breathe.