“William Vann avoids any suggestion of bombast or sentimentality, and builds Parry’s great paragraphs so eloquently and with such assurance that you’d think he’d been conducting this music all his life.” Gramophone
Welcome to the website of British conductor and pianist William Vann. A multiple prize-winning accompanist and accomplished choral, orchestral and operatic conductor, William is also the Artistic Director of the London English Song Festival, the Director of Music at the Royal Hospital Chelsea and the Music Director of Dulwich Choral Society.
Earth’s Wide Bounds, featuring the Chapel Choir of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, musical director William Vann and organist Joshua Ryan will be released on 4th March 2022. This album is a choral compendium of works by Ralph Vaughan Williams comprising premiere recordings of both the Communion Service in G minor and the Nocturne: By the […]
Featuring Mary Bevan (soprano), Nicky Spence (tenor), Roderick Williams (baritone), Jack Liebeck (violin) and me at the piano, plus some glorious moments with a superb, socially distanced chorus, we recorded this back in the height of lockdown, and the result will be a four disc series of the complete Vaughan Williams Folk Songs for voice(s) […]