'People often ask me why I always seem so cheerful,' says Roderick Williams. 'And I just say, why shouldn’t I be? I’m singing wonderful music'. With Williams, a recital is more than just a selection of beautifully-sung miniatures. It’s a journey, and today Williams and legendary song pianist Roger Vignoles cross nations and centuries to explore a landscape of the imagination – from the English coastline of Benjamin Britten to the heights of Schubert’s Austrian alps.