McGegan, Cooley, Van Doren, Berger, and Taylor: “a Heroic Joshua”

McGegan, Cooley, Van Doren, Berger, and Taylor: “a Heroic Joshua”

“In a vigorous and absorbing performance of this 1747 work by Philharmonia Baroque, the musical special effects kept coming Friday, December 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Palo Alto.” — Read more at San Francisco Classical Voice.

Rodney Trudgeon’s People of Note featuring William Berger

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 in News, William Berger | No Comments
Rodney Trudgeon’s People of Note featuring William Berger

Rodney Trudgeon’s guest on People of Note this week is the young South African born, London based baritone William Berger who is in Cape Town to sing the role of Escamillo in Cape Town Opera’s forthcoming production of Bizet’s ‘Carmen’. William is enjoying a hugely successful international career in the UK, Europe and America both […]

Berger’s ‘Duet’, “a small miracle to be cherished”

Posted on Feb 16, 2016 in Recording, Reviews, William Berger | No Comments
Berger’s ‘Duet’, “a small miracle to be cherished”

William Berger’s “Duet” has been chosen as Editor’s Choice in the latest issue of BBC Music Magazine and given 5-stars for performance and an additional 5-stars for recording. “…an ideal partnership for 19th century duets…in casting, revelatory programming and true vocal chamber music making, this CD is a small miracle to be cherished.” – Read […]

Berger’s “gentle yet rich voice” with Opera Vlaanderen

Posted on Dec 29, 2015 in Reviews, William Berger | No Comments
Berger’s “gentle yet rich voice” with Opera Vlaanderen

“Throughout, Berger impressed with his gentle yet rich voice and his affable characterization of the painter.” – Read more at bachtrack.com.

William Berger in Ludus Baroque’s Athalia

Posted on Sep 9, 2014 in Reviews, William Berger | No Comments
William Berger in Ludus Baroque’s Athalia

“The solo team were collectively distinctive…and agile baritone William Berger foremost among them.” Read more here.

William Berger sings Bach’s B Minor Mass with Ludus Baroque

Posted on Aug 9, 2014 in Reviews, William Berger | No Comments
William Berger sings Bach’s B Minor Mass with Ludus Baroque

“With a stunning quartet of soloists, baritone William Berger sang with a strong yet tender timbre in his solo arias.” Read more here.

William Berger: CD Review “Hommage a Trois”

Posted on Apr 22, 2014 in Recording, Reviews, William Berger | No Comments
William Berger: CD Review “Hommage a Trois”

“Berger’s voice is light, more potent at the top then the lower reaches, rich and expressive in the middle, agile enough for both coloratura and trills” “’Deh viene…’ is smooth and alluring and sung with a ravishing legato.” “He is the most delightful of Papgenos, with Sampson lovely as both Pamina and Papagena, and his […]