Chaz’men Williams-Ali


American tenor, Chaz’men Williams-Ali begins Season 2019/20 as principal tenor at Theater & Orchester Heidelberg, his debut season in the ensemble. Roles this season include Pinkerton Madama Butterfly and Florestan Fidelio.

Last season he joined English National Opera for the roles of Robbins and The Crab Man Porgy & Bess in their new co-production with The Metropolitan Opera and Dutch National Opera; following the London performances, he travelled to Amsterdam to appear in the roles there. He also covered the role of Edgardo Lucia de Lammermoor at ENO and appeared in their staged production of Britten’s War Requiem.

“Her womanizing husband, Spinner (the bright-voiced tenor Chaz’men Williams-Ali)…”

The New York Times, Anthony Tommasini, 16 June 2019

“The large, excellent cast also included Chaz’men Williams-Ali, a charming rogue as Charles’s father, Spinner…”

Wall Street Journal, Heidi Waleson, 25 June 2019

Bizet Carmen (Don Jose)
Blitzstein Regina (Jazz)
Donizetti Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo)

L’assedio di Calais (Giovanni d’Aire)

L’elisir d’amore (Nemorino)

Dove Flight (Bill)
Floyd Susannah (Sam*)
Gounod Faust (title*)

Romeo et Juliette (title)

Puccini Tosca (Cavaradossi)

Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton)

La boheme (Rodolfo)

Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin (Lensky*)
Verdi La traviata (Alfredo)

Rigoletto (Il Duca)

Un ballo in maschera (Riccardo*)

Ward The Crucible (Giles Corey)
Beethoven 9th Symphony

Choral Fantasy

Handel Messiah
Mendelssohn Lobegesang
Puccini Messa di Gloria*
Rossini Petite Messa Solanelle
Verdi Requiem*