RODERICK WILLIAMS baritone
KATHRYN RUDGE mezzo soprano
WILLIAM VANN piano
Programme to include songs by Finzi and Schubert
Baritone Roderick Williams needs no introduction. One of the finest baritones in the world, and an exquisite song performer he won the Singer of the Year Award in the 2016 Royal Philharmonic Society Awards and was awarded the OBE for services to music in June 2017. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist mezzo-soprano Kathryn Rudge was nominated in the Young Artist category of the prestigious RPS Awards 2016. They are joined at the piano by prize-winning Bedford Music Club Artistic Director William Vann.
"…[Roderick] imbued each song with myriad colourful nuances, his rich, burnished baritone lovely throughout the evening." The New York Times
"Rudge's voice is golden, rich and even; and her phrasing superb." American Record Guide