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Roderick Williams

Milton Court Artist-in-Residence

Roderick Williams singing on stage

We celebrate one of our most engaging living musicians in all his aspects: as a composer, dramatic collaborator and, of course, as an incomparably generous and perceptive singer.



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Composer Focus – Episode 2: Benjamin Britten with Roderick Williams

In episode two, host Ed Seckerson is joined by baritone and composer Roderick Williams to discuss Benjamin Britten, a complex and often contradictory character, and one of the 20th century’s greatest opera composers.