William Morgan


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/Die Zauberflöte, Misael/The Burning Fiery Furnace, The 8th Door, Opera Highlights Tour (Scottish Opera);Falstaff (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra); Pastore/Spirito L’Orfeo (Bavarian State Opera); Spoletta/Tosca (Nevill Holt Opera); Cervantes/The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief (Opera della Luna at Wilton’s Music Hall); Hippolyte et Aricie (Glyndebourne); Antonio/Das Liebesverbot (Chelsea Opera).

An avid chamber musician, he has collaborated with Iain Burnside, Charles Owen and Sean Shibe at the Oxford Lieder Festival and the Ludlow English Song Festival, and has sung in concert at venues including London’s Royal Albert Hall, Barbican and Royal Festival Hall.

Previously for Longborough: Don Ottavio/Don Giovanni (2019)

Recent engagements: roles in Falstaff (Royal Liverpool Philharmonic with Bryn Terfel); Johann Strauss Gala tour (Raymond Gubbay Ltd); Young King (cover)/Lessons in Love and Violence (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden).

Current and future engagements: Tom Rakewell/The Rake’s Progress (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 Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace (Scottish Opera).