Ron Williams


LYRIC BARITONE

 Opera Reviews

 
 
The Last Leaf (Alva Henderson) world premier: Edward      Berkeley Chamber Orchestra

“Ms Edgerton’s voice contrasted nicely with Williams’ deep, rich baritone and precise diction”  

San Jose Mercury

 

Dido and Aeneas; (Purcell):Aeneas    Opera San Jose

“Williams was an imposing Aeneas”      Peninsula Times Tribune(CA)

 

Alice in Wonderland (Robert Chauls) King of Hearts    Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

“The baritone Ron Williams was the children’s favorite”    Washington Post

 

The Rake’s Progress(Stravinsky) Nick Shadow     Opera Laboratory Theater   MIT Experimental Media Facility  “Ron Williams was a stunning Nick Shadow, a gusty-voiced, literate singer. His dance of glee with Tom will linger in the memory”           The Boston Globe

 

Lost in the Stars (Kurt Weill) The Leader     Boston Lyric Opera

“Ron Williams was focused and nuanced”   The New York Times

 

The Barber of Seville (Rossini)  Figaro  Opera New England

“The most convincing of the singers was Ronald Williams in the title role; he’s got the voice and technique for the part and he’s a real firecracker onstage”.  The Boston Globe

 

Madame Butterfly (Puccini)  Sharpless   Salisbury Lyric Opera (Worcester)

“Impressive performance by Ron Williams as the U.S. Consul in Nagasaki, who infused his role with a well-realized sense of dignity”     Worcester Telegram & Gazette

 
 

Concert Reviews

 
Te Deum, (Dvorak)

“The most memorable soloist was Ron Williams whose strong, attractive voice carried the Dvorak through the church with utter conviction”    San Jose Mercury

 

Cantata Misericordium  (Benjamin Britten)

“Williams brought stunning, even shocking power and depth to the role of the traveler”

Boston Music Intelligencer