Will Branston / Conductor
Welsh tenor and conductor William has recently finished his MMus postgraduate course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Recent performances include the Male Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia (Britten) with Trinity Laban Opera, premiering the role of Gehazi in Stephen McNeff’s The Burning Boy with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and Lucano/Liberto in L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi) with Hampstead Garden Opera.
With Trinity Laban Postgraduate Opera Scenes he has performed the roles of Essex in Gloriana, Albert in Albert Herring, Quint in Turn of the Screw (Britten) and Paolino in Il Matrimonio Segreto (Cimarosa). Other recent performances include Britten’s St Nicholas with the Ludlow Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem with Chipping Campden Festival Chorus and Handel’s Messiah with The Waynflete Singers at Winchester Cathedral. Alongside his studies William was also elected Vice-President of Music on the Trinity Laban Students’ Union for 2017-18.