Welcome to the website of British conductor and pianist William Vann. A multiple prize-winning accompanist and accomplished choral and operatic conductor, William is also the Artistic Director of the London English Song Festival and Director of Music at the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
I’m hugely excited to be conducting a revival and recording of Parry’s first oratorio Judith at Royal Festival Hall next April. It is a work that has been largely neglected for the best part of a century and never recorded. This will be a large undertaking and a hugely important event in the modern revival of Parry’s music, and […]
I’m hugely looking forward to recording Alan Charlton’s masterful song cycle The Cloud, setting Percy Bysshe Shelley’s wonderful poem, with April Fredrick at Potton Hall on Monday and Tuesday. It’s been an immensely challenging but hugely rewarding piece to get to grips with, and Potton Hall’s other-worldly location will be the perfect backdrop for a piece […]