William Branston

William Branston, Tenor


In 2018 William graduated with a distinction from the MMus postgraduate vocal course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, London. His teachers and coaches include Lynton Atkinson, Anna Tilbrook, Dietrich Henschel, Sabrina Avantario and Muriel Corradini. Recent performances include George Davis in LoveMusik (Weil), Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni (Mozart), Don José in Tragedie/Carmen (Bizet), Rodolfo in La bohème (Puccini), Tebaldo in I Capuleti e I Montecchi (Bellini), 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 concert and oratorio  performances include singing with the Symfonieorkest Vlaanderen in the City of Gent New Year’s Concert, Tenor soloist in 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.


In 2017-18 William was elected Vice-President of Music on the Trinity Laban Students’ Union. He is still involved in the student union movement at Trinity Laban and continues to help represent the voice of students at a senior management level and externally.


He is very grateful to have received scholarships from Help Musicians UK and the Drapers’ De Turckheim Scholarship which helped fund his studies in London. He also receives generous funding from a sponsor in Belgium that helps fund his studies at the IOA.

Futher Musings as an Artist

Sustanon 250: Una panoramica sullo steroide Cos’e Sustanon 250?

Learning recit is HARD

Learning recit is HARD I’ve just had the privilege to be part of Baroquestock’s first foray into the wonderful world of opera. …

A Day In The Life

On the 1st of August 2017 I assumed my role as ‘Vice President of Music’ on the Trinity Laban Student Union team. …

Much to my delight, in 2016 I was accepted on the postgraduate performance course at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance …