The Organ Room Sessions

Nardus Williams

Nardus Williams performs in the historic Glyndebourne Organ Room.

In the latest of the Organ Room Sessions, Nardus Williams performs music by Donizetti & Caccini.

Nardus is currently playing Countess Almaviva in the Tour 2022 production of The Marriage of Figaro, and will return to Glyndebourne for our Festival 2023 staging of L’elisir d’amore as Adina.

She is accompanied by Harry Rylance on piano and Elizabeth Kenny on theorbo.

You can enjoy more Organ Room Sessions on our YouTube channel.

‘Prendi per me sei libero’
from L’elisir d’amore
‘Dolcissimo sospiro’
from by Giulio Caccini

About the performers

Nardus Williams

The British soprano is an English National Opera Harewood Artist, was a member of the Houston Opera Studio for the 2018/19 season and is a former Jerwood Young Artist at Glyndebourne. She trained at the Royal College of Music’s International Opera School where she was the sole recipient of the prestigious Kiri Te Kanawa Scholarship. She won First Prize and Audience Prize at the 2016 Maureen Lehane Vocal Awards and was a finalist in the 2018 Kathleen Ferrier Competition.

Harry Rylance – Pianist

Harry Rylance is an award-winning pianist who has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious concert halls including the Royal Festival Hall, the Royal Albert Hall, the Wigmore Hall, the Grand Hall of Budapest, the Seoul Arts Centre, the Glenn Gould Concert Hall, and at international music festivals including Heidelberg, Aspen, Dartington and Petworth.

Elizabeth Kenny

Elizabeth Kenny is one of Europe’s leading theorbo and lute players. In twenty years of touring Kenny has played with many of the world’s best period instrument groups, including Les Arts Florissants and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.


You can see The Marriage of Figaro on Tour at Norwich Theatre and Liverpool Empire this November. L’elisir d’amore is on stage at Festival 2023 from 20 May to 9 July.

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