Williams, Caradog

caradog_williams-accompanistCaradog Williams is a freelance accompanist and vocal coach based in Cardiff. Following a degree in Music at Oxford University, he studied Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music under Roger Vignoles and John Blakely, where he was an Associated Board Scholar.

Caradog's work in Cardiff has included being a repetiteur for Welsh National Opera, the Wales International Academy of Voice and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.   He has extensive experience working with singing teachers, language coaches and conductors of opera; these have included Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Richard Bonynge, Carlo Rizzi, John Fisher, David Syrus and many others.

On the concert platform Caradog has partnered Sir Bryn Terfel, Gwyn Hughes Jones, Rebecca Evans, Elin Manahan Thomas and Sir Willard White. Future appearances include a recital with Bryn Terfel at the Cheltenham Festival and accompanying Sioned Gwen Davies at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize.