William is generously supported by the Nicholas John Trust.
British pianist, conductor and répétiteur William Green was born and raised in Yorkshire. He studied piano with John Gough, and conducting with Dane Lam and Ewa Strusinska (Junior RNCM). William graduated with First Class Honours in Music from Christ Church, Oxford, in June 2013, and received his PhD from the University of Liverpool in May 2017, with a thesis on Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen (having been awarded the prestigious Duncan Norman Research Scholarship in 2013). William has performed concertos with amateur and semi-professional orchestras, including the Leeds Symphony Orchestra, the Huddersfield Philharmonic, and the Harrogate Philharmonic, among others. His repertoire includes concertos by Rachmaninoff, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Beethoven, and Ravel. In 2011-12, he was the conductor of the Oxford University String Ensemble, performing such works as Stravinsky’s Apollon Musagète and Bartók’s Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta. He conducted Christ Church College Orchestra for two years, performing symphonies by Beethoven and Brahms, concertos by Beethoven and Mendelssohn, and other works by Wagner, Debussy, and Stravinsky. His piano trio in Oxford performed in the Sheldonian Theatre as part of the Young Artists Concert Platform, in association with the Oxford Symphony Orchestra. William has participated in masterclasses given by Susan Tomes, Roy Howat, Roger Vignoles and Dame Fanny Waterman. In spring 2018, he was Assistant Music Director on Hampstead Garden Opera’s production of La traviata. William is also the recipient of a Help Musicians UK Postgraduate Award.