William Branston

Award: Postgraduate Award

Year: 2017

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Tenor

Location: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

William, who hails from south west Wales, is a postgraduate student at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance studying with Lynton Atkinson. Recent performances include Lucano/Liberto in L'incoronazione di Poppea (Montiverdi) with Hampstead Garden Opera, Albert in Albert Herring (Britten), Quint in Turn of the Screw (Britten) and Paolino in Il Matrimonio Segreto (Cimarosa) with Trinity Laban Opera Scenes. He was also selected as a soloist to perform in the Schumann Concert Series at Trinity Laban. Other recent performances include Tenor Soloist in Dvořák’s Stabat Mater with King’s College Chorus, Mozart’s Requiem with Chipping Campden Festival Chorus and Handel’s Messiah with The Waynflete Singers at Winchester Cathedral.
He is very grateful for funding from Help Musicians UK and a scholarship from Trinity Laban which will help him continue his studies into 2018.