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Appearances with Wokingham Choral Society:

24th March, 2018 at Great Hall, University of Reading in Handel: Messiah

March 2018

William Wallace            Tenor

William Wallace won the 2016 Handel Singing Competition at the London Handel Festival, for whom he has since sung Messiah, Simeon/Judah Joseph and his Brethren, the Winners' Showcase and a lunchtime Recital.

In recent seasons William Wallace has also performed Mendelssohn's Elijah, Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle, Handel's Messiah, Theodora, Judas Maccabeus and Acis and Galatea, Haydn's Harmoniemesse, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, Bach Cantatas, Magnificat and the Bach St Matthew Passion and St John Passion.

His operatic engagements have included Tamino The Magic Flute (Mid Wales Opera), Prologue/Peter Quint The Turn of the Screw and Gastone La Traviata (Rye Festival), Don Ottavio Don Giovanni (Winslow Hall Opera and Opera Project), and The Mayor Albert Herring and Zweiter Preister Die Zauberflöte (Royal College of Music International Opera School). He recently covered Arbante Hipermestra at Glyndebourne Festival.

Engagements in 2018 include Messiah and Esther (London Handel Festival), Jonathan Alexander Balus (Göttingen International Handel Festival), Count Almaviva Il barbiere di Siviglia (Swansea City Opera), and Grimoaldo Rodelinda (Cambridge Handel Opera Company).

William Wallace studied at the National Opera Studio, London, generously funded by the Nelly Groner Trust. He previously graduated from the Royal College of Music with a Masters Degree in Performance (Distinction).