Photo: Catrin Arwel

Ellen Angharad Williams

Voice Type:

Soprano

Nationality:

British

Country:

United Kingdom

Languages (fluent):

English, Italian, German, French, Spanish, Welsh

Experience

Opera

1st soprano Chorus
Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)
Scottish Opera
2018
Semele
Semele (Handel)
Mid Wales Opera
2017
Fortuna / Valletto
L'incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi)
Ensemble OrQuesta
2017
Zerlina
Don Giovanni (Mozart)
Centre for Opera Studies in Italy
2017
Venus / Philidel
King Arthur (Purcell)
Dartington
2017
Lady Harriet
Martha (Flotow)
Burry Port Opera
2017
Barbarina
Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2016
Nannetta
Falstaff (Verdi)
Sherman Theatre, RWCMD
2016
Susanna
Marriage of Figaro (Mozart)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2016
Sophie
Der Rosenkavalier (scenes) (Strauss, R)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2016
Lakmé
Lakmé (Delibes)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2016
Cinderella
Cendrillon (Massenet)
Richard Burton Theatre, RWCMD
2015
Jay / Hen / Fox Cub
The Cunning Little Vixen (Janáček)
Sherman Theatre, RWCMD
2015
Emmie
Albert Herring (Britten)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2015
Gretel​
Hansel and Gretel (Humperdinck)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2015
Ariel
The Tempest (Adès)
Richard Burton Theatre, RWCMD
2015
Naiad
Ariadne auf Naxos (Strauss, R)
Dora Stoutzker Hall, RWCMD
2015
Pamina
The Magic Flute (in English) (Mozart)
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2013

Operetta/G&S

Yum-Yum
The Mikado (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
2019
Mabel
The Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
2019
Mabel
Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
2018
Aline
The Sorcerer (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
2018
The Plaintiff
Trial by Jury (Gilbert & Sullivan)
The National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
2018

Early Music

Performance
Performane with Rachel Podger and Badinerie (Various)
Dora Stoutzker Hall
2017

Chorus

Chorus BBC National Chorus of Wales
Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular (Various)
UK Arenas Tour
2015

Oratorio/Concerts

Finalist
Milford Haven Young Opera Singer of the Year (Various)
Milford Haven Music Festival
2019
Soprano Soloist
The Creation (Haydn)
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea
2019
Soprano Soloist
Carmina Burana (Carl Orff)
Hastings Philharmonic Choir
2019
Soprano soloist
Requiem (Fauré´)
St David's Hall
2019
Finalist
Welsh Singers Showcase (Various)
St. David's Hall
2018
Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
St. David's Hall
2017
Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Newbury Choral Society
2017
Soloist
Christmas Oratorio (Bach)
Llandaff Cathedral
2017
Soloist
Messiah (Handel)
Llandaff Cathedral
2017
Soloist
Magnificat (Bach)
Fleet Choral Society
2016
Soloist
Carmina Burana (Carl Orff)
Gloucester Cathedral
2016
Performance
Winning Professionals Concert (Various)
Fishguard International Music Festival
2016
Recital
Young Artists' Recital (Various)
Cowbridge Music Festival
2016
Performance
Royal British Legion Wales Festival of Remembrance (Various)
St. David's Hall
2015

Film/TV

Performance
Operning concert of the Urdd Eisteddfod (Various)
Donald Gordon Theatre, Wales Millennium Theatre
2019
Performance
'10 Divas' S4C (Various)
Venue Cymru
2017
Performance
Carolau o Landudno, S4C (Various)
Venue Cymru
2014
Minstrel
Beirdd Cymru (The Bards of Wales) (Karl Jenkins)
National Eisteddfod of Wales
2012

Other

Morfydd
I Loved You and I Loved You (Morfydd Llwyn Owen)
Edinburgh Fringe Festival + UK tour
2015

Covered Covered & Performed Scenes Premiere of New Work Concert

Awards

Aneurin Davies Award, RWCMD (2016)

Arts Council of Wales (2015)

Eirwen Griffiths Jones Scholarship, National Eisteddfod of Wales (2015)

Elias Singing Prize for Soprano, RWCMD (2015)

Violet Mary Lewis Memorial Scholarship, National Eisteddfod of Wales (2015)

Competitions

Finalist Milford Haven Young Opera Singer of the Year (2019)

Finalist Welsh Singers Showcase (2018)

Finalist Llangollen International Voice of the Future (2015)

Finalist Osborn Roberts Memorial Prize (2015)

Finalist W. Towyn Roberts Scholarship (2014)

Education

MA Opera Performance
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2015–2017
MA Music Performance
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2013–2015
Erasmus study, Spanish and French
Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
2011–2012
BA Spanish and French
University of Exeter
2009–2013