Nardus Williams is an ENO Harewood Artist, praised for her ‘superbly controlled, sensuous soprano’ (Opera Today).
Nardus was a member of the Houston Opera Studio during the 2018/19 Season and is a former Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne. She trained at the International Opera School at the RCM where she was the sole recipient of the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship. Other awards and prizes include the Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards First Prize and Audience Prize (2016); she was also a finalist in the 2018 Kathleen Ferrier Competition.
Recent highlights include: Mimì La bohème, Donna Anna Don Giovanni (Houston Grand Opera); cover Armida Rinaldo (Glyndebourne); cover Governess The Turn of the Screw (Garsington Opera); Martha in a new commission, Wake, by Giorgio Battistelli (Birmingham Opera Company), directed by Graham Vick; cover Countess The Marriage of Figaro (ENO).
Forthcoming: Countess Almaviva The Marriage of Figaro (ENO).
Last updated: 11th February 2020