William Morgan’s current and future engagements include TOM RAKEWELL The Rake’s Progress Gothenburg Symphony, WRITER Jack the Ripper (world premiere), FIRST PRIEST The Mask of Orpheus and REPORTER Orphée English National Opera, TAMINO Die Zauberflöte, FLUTE A Midsummer Night’s Dream and MARCO The Gondoliers Scottish Opera, DON OTTAVIO Don Giovanni Longborough Festival, Johann Strauss Gala tour Raymond Gubbay Ltd, and Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at BBC Proms 2019. He is currently an ENO Harewood Artist.
William made his solo debut for English National Opera in the principal role of YOUNGER MAN in Tansy Davies’ Between Worlds at the Barbican, and returned as PETER QUINT The Turn of the Screw at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, HOT BISCUIT SLIM Paul Bunyan, PHAETON in Jonathan Dove’s The Day After and FLORIZEL (cover) in Ryan Wigglesworth’s The Winter’s Tale. Other recent opera work includes roles in Falstaff Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (with Bryn Terfel), YOUNG KING (cover) Lessons in Love and Violence Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, MISAEL in Britten’s The Burning Fiery Furnace Scottish Opera, PASTORE/SPIRITO and cover APOLLO Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo Bayerische Staatsoper, ANTHONY Sweeney Todd Longborough Festival, SPOLETTA Tosca Nevill Holt Opera, CERVANTES in Johann Strauss’ The Queen’s Lace Handkerchief Opera della Luna, Wilton’s Music Hall, Lliam Paterson’s The 8th Door Scottish Opera, Hippolyte et Aricie conducted by William Christie Glyndebourne, ANTONIO Das Liebesverbot Chelsea Opera Group, JOHN DARLING Peter Pan (cover) Welsh National Opera. As a member of ENO’s Opera Works programme, he performed Le Comte Ory at Sadler’s Wells, and with the National Opera Studio, he performed FERRANDO, RAMIRO and FERDINAND in Ades’ The Tempest.
An avid chamber musician, William has performed many Lieder and song recitals, including at the Oxford Lieder Festival, Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room, the Ludlow English Song Festival and the Royal Overseas League, with repertoire including the major song cycles of Schubert, Schumann and Britten. He has recently collaborated with pianists Iain Burnside, Sholto Kynoch and John Paul Ekins and the guitarist Sean Shibe. He performs regularly in concert, appearing at the Royal Festival Hall, The Barbican, St John’s Smith Square, and Snape Maltings, and his work has been broadcast on BBC Television and Radio as well as channels overseas.
He was a National Opera Studio young artist (2015-16) sponsored by English National Opera, graduated from the Royal College of Music, and continues to study with Tim Evans-Jones.