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Christmas Oratorio at Canongate Kirk

William will be returning to Scotland again this winter for a performance of J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with Ludus Baroque orchestra and choir. This annual event, considered an unmissable contribution to the Edinburgh festive period, will take place at Canongate … Continue reading

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William Berger embarks on German recital tour

We are delighted to announce that William will embark on a German recital tour during the 2014/2015 season. The first two performances will be in Bonn at the Beethoven-Haus Kammermusiksaal on 5 October at 6pm and Bielefeld’s Rudolf-Oetker-Halle on 8 … Continue reading

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“William Berger sang with a strong yet tender timbre in his solo arias…”

William performed in two concerts with Ludus Baroque last week: on Wednesday 6th August the ensemble gave an exceptional performance of Handel’s Athalia at St John’s Kirk in Perth, followed by JS Bach’s B Minor Mass at the Edinburgh Festival … Continue reading

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4 stars for Bach at Paxton

The Scotsman awarded the “Bach Family at Home” recital at Music at Paxton 4 stars and said of William’s performance: “Berger beautifully evoked Bach’s enjoyment of life’s pleasure…” Read the full review below.   In the second of the Bach … Continue reading

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All Praise for William’s Recent Release

William’s recent recording with Ludus Baroque, The Triumph of Time and Truth has been receiving exceptional reviews since its release on 30 June 2014. The Guardian’s Tim Ashley described William as “a bit too young and sexy for the role, but … Continue reading

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Listen Again to William on BBC In Tune with Mahan Esfahani

Ahead of their performance at Music at Paxton on 26th July 2014, William and harpsichordist Mahan Esfahani joined Suzy Klein on BBC Radio 3 In Tune yesterday. The Bach Family at Home is a specially conceived concert, which will explore … Continue reading

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“The Triumph of Time and Truth” with Ludus Baroque – Available to buy now!

We are excited to announce that the long-awaited recording of Handel’s rarely-heard final oratorio The Triumph of Time and Truth is released on Delphian records today. Accompanied by Ludus Baroque and under the baton of Richard Neville-Towle, William performs the role … Continue reading

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June 17th: William at Wigmore. Book now!

On June 17th, William will be performing at London’s Wigmore Hall with the Early Opera Company conducted by their music director, Christian Curnyn. Charpentier’s exquisite opera La decente d’Orphée aux enfers tells the legend of Orpheus, and William will perform the role … Continue reading

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“Absolutely spotless”. Fantastic reviews for Hommage à Trois

William’s second solo CD Hommage à Trois was recently released to great praise from the press. The album celebrates the lovers, jokers, hedonists and Lotharios of three of the Classical period’s most popular composers: Mozart, Haydn and Cimarosa. International Record … Continue reading

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Esteem for Escamillo

‘William Berger’s Escamillio is convincing with its finely structured sense of line and committed acting performance.’ – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung In February the Luzerner Theatre in Switzerland launched their premiere of Bizet’s Carmen with William Berger in the role of … Continue reading

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