Ron Williams


 Opera Reviews

Don Giovanni                                 Greater Worcester Opera

"All the vocal performances are strong, but Ron Williams takes the show to a higher level with not only his vocal prowess but his commanding presence." 

Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

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