Benedict Williams

Fortepiano, Harpsichord, Organ

Benedict is the director of the Cedar Consort and member of Ensemble Augelletti. He began his training as a chorister at King’s College Cambridge. He graduated from the University of York with a First Class Music Degree, and the Royal Academy of Music with a Masters in early keyboards and a Professional Diploma with distinction in continuo playing and directing.

As a keyboard player and conductor he performs regularly on harpsichord, organ and fortepiano. In addition to The Cedar Consort, & Ensemble Augelletti, he also works with a variety of other ensembles & festivals including, The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Brecon Baroque, Music for Awhile, Ryedale Festival Opera, The Sixteen, London Handel Festival, Irish Baroque Orchestra, and the OAE.