Steve Davislim

Biography

Country: Australia  
Steve Davislim is an Australian tenor who emerged as an international singer in the 1990s.

He was a fine French horn player who had eight years of experience as members of orchestras and brass groups when he entered the Victorian Academy of the Arts to study singing. His teacher was Dame Joan Hammond.

After graduation with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, he was with the Victoria State Opera for three years, and was also a member of
Read more the Treason of Images Theatre Company Australia. He debuted with them as both Jove and Sylvia in La Calisto by Cavalli at the 1988 Melbourne Spoleto Fringe Festival.

He received the Queen Elizabeth II Silver jubilee Award in Australia, and also an Australia Council Overseas Study Grant.

He went to Europe where he studied with John Modenos in Athens and had several master classes with singers such as Gösta Winberg, Neil Schicoff, and Ileana Cotrubas. He spent two years at the International Opera Studio in Zurich, where he also studied Lieder interpretation with the internationally famous accompanist Irwin Gage.

Davislim became a member of the of the Zurich Opera in 1994. With that company he has sung the parts of Count Almaviva in Rossini's The Barber of Seville, Achilles in La Belle Helene, Tamino in The Magic Flute, Ferrando in Così fan Tutte, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Camille in The Merry Widow, and Gonsalvo in Ravel's L'Heure Espagnole.

He has also appeared at the Salzburg Festival, the Hamburg Opera, the Berlin Staatsoper, and the Mozart Festival Schönbrunn Vienna. He was scheduled to debut as Fenton in Verdi's Falstaff at Covent Garden in 2001.

He also is a frequent concert singer, appearing with the Chicago Symphony, the BBC Symphony, the San Francisco Symphony, the Royal Danis Orchestra, and the Cleveland Orchestra. He participated in the recording of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, part of that group's prize-winning complete Beethoven symphony recording on the Ars Nova label. He has also made numerous live and broadcast appearances with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Read less
Weber: Oberon /  Gardiner, Kaufmann, Martinpelto, Davislim
Release Date: 03/13/2012   Label: Decca  
Catalog: 001651302    Number of Discs: 2
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Biography

Country: Australia  
Steve Davislim is an Australian tenor who emerged as an international singer in the 1990s.

He was a fine French horn player who had eight years of experience as members of orchestras and brass groups when he entered the Victorian Academy of the Arts to study singing. His teacher was Dame Joan Hammond.

After graduation with a Bachelor of Arts in Music, he was with the Victoria State Opera for three years, and was also a member of
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WORKS ALBUMS
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Overture
Narration: In a garden full of beautiful flowers
Trio: Light as fairy foot can fall
Narration: Watching over Oberon, his sleeping master
Aria: Fatal vow!
Narration: Puck, searching high and low
Vision: O why art thou sleeping, Sir Huon the brave?
Narration: The vision is gone
Ensemble: Honour and Joy
Narration: Huon is sure that his vision...
Aria: From boyhood trained
Narration: So Knight and squire take ship from France
Finale: Haste, gallant knight
Glory
Narration: It is the wedding day...
Dance of the bayaderes
Narration: Reiza whispers anxiously...
Melodrama and Narration: Summoned by the horn
Narration: While Huon and Reiza get ready to leave
Arriette: A Lonely Arab Maid
Narration: All is now set fair...
Quartet: Over the dark blue waters
Narration: But the lovers' troubles...
Solo & Choir: Spirits of air and earth and sea
Narration: On a barren island
Ruler of this awful hour
Narration: Huon has lost the magic horn
Scene & Arie: Ocean thou mighty monster
Narration: What Reiza has seen...
Narration: Alas poor mortal
Narration: Oberon orders Puck
Finale: And hark, the mermaids...Oh is pleasant
Narration: Rescued by corsairs
Lied: O Araby dear
Narration: Sherasimin is entranced
Duet: On the banks
Narration: Puck has magicked...
Terzettino: And I must I then
Narration: But there is no response...
Cavatine: Mourn thou poor heart
Narration: Almanzor is bewitched
"I Revel In Hope"
Narration: Suddenly the curtains part...
Chorus & Ballet: For thee hath beauty
Narration: Huon tries to break free
Almanzor is rooted to the spot...Finale: Hark what notes
Narration: Huon with true heroism
March & Finale
Ouverture
Act I Scene 1: Introduction - Hojohe! Hallojo! Hojoha! Ho! (Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Mit Gewitter und Sturm aus fernem Meer (Steuermann)
Act I Scene 2: Aria: Die Frist ist um (Hollander)
Act I Scene 2: Wie oft in Meeres tiefsten Schlund (Hollander)
Act I Scene 3: Chorus and Duet: He! Holla! Steuermann! (Daland, Steuermann, Hollander)
Act I Scene 3: Durch Sturm und bosen Wind verschlagen (Hollander, Daland)
Act I Scene 3: Wie? Hort' ich recht? Meine Tochter sein Weib? (Daland, Hollander)
Act I Scene 3: Sudwind! Sudwind! (Steuermann, Matrosen, Daland, Hollander)
Act I Scene 3: Mit Gewitter und Sturm (Chorus)
Act II Scene 4: Summ und brumm, du gutes Radchen (Chorus, Mary)
Act II Scene 4: Du boses Kind, wenn du nicht spinnst (Mary, Chorus, Senta)
Act II Scene 4: Johohoe! Traft ihr das Schiff im Meere an (Senta)
Act II Scene 4: Ach! Wo weilt sie (Chorus, Senta, Mary)
Act II Scene 4: Senta! Senta! Willst du mich verderben? (Erik, Chorus, Mary, Senta)
Act II Scene 5: Duet: Bleib, Senta! Bleib nur einen Augenblick! (Erik, Senta)
Act II Scene 5: Auf hohem Felsen lag ich traumend (Erik, Senta)
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 1. Chor: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 2. Arie: Hochgelobter Gottessohn
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 3. Choral: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesus Christ
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 4. Rezitativ: Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 5. Arie: Jesu, lass uns auf dich sehen
J.S. Bach: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden Cantata, BWV 6 - 6. Choral: Beweis dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ
J.S. Bach: Cantata No.34 "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe", BWV34 - 1. Chorus: "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe"
J.S. Bach: Cantata No.34 "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe", BWV34 - 2. Recitative: "Herr! unsre Herzen halten dir"
J.S. Bach: Cantata No.34 "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe", BWV34 - 3. Aria: "Wohl euch, ihr auserwählten Seelen"
J.S. Bach: Cantata No.34 "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe", BWV34 - 4. Recitative: "Erwählt sich Gott die heil'gen Hütten"
J.S. Bach: Cantata No.34 "O ewiges Feuer, O Ursprung der Liebe", BWV34 - 5. Chorus: "Friede über Israel!"
Introit: Requiem aeternam
Kyrie eleison
Sequence No. 1: Dies Irae
Sequence No. 2: Tuba miram
Sequence No. 3: Rex tremendae majestatis
Sequence No. 4: Recordare, Jesu pie
Sequence No. 5: Confutatis maledictis
Sequence No. 6: Lacrimosa dies illa
Offertory No. 1: Domine Jesu Christe
Offertory No. 2: Hostias et preces
Sanctus
Benedictus
Agnus Dei
Communion: Lux aeterna
Sequentia: Dies irae
Sequentia: Tuba mirum
Sequentia: Rex tremendae
Sequentia: Recordare
Sequentia: Confutatis
Sequentia: Lacrimosa
Offertorium: Domine Jesu
Offertorium: Hostias
Communio: Amen
Prologue. Ch?ur "Seigneurs, vous plaît-il"
1er Tableau. Ch?ur "Quand le temps arriva"
2e Tableau. Ch?ur "La nef tranchant les vagues profondes"
3e Tableau. Basse "Un jour les vents tombèrent"
4e Tableau. Ch?ur "De nouveau la nef cinglait vers Tintagel"
5e Tableau. Ch?ur "Iseut l'aimait"
6e Tableau. Ch?ur "Au Le vin herbé: Troisième jour"
1er Tableau. Ch?ur "Iseut est reine"
2e Tableau. Basse "Un jour, guidé par un forestier"
3e Tableau. Altos et basse "A trois jours de là"
4e Tableau. Sopranos et altos "Dans le fourré clos de ronces"
5e Tableau. Altos et basse "Elle entendit alors"
1er Tableau. Sopranos et altos "Les amants ne pouvaient vivre"
2e Tableau. Baryton "Or, il advint que Tristan"
3e Tableau. Ténors et basse "Il manda Kaherdin en secret"
4e Tableau. Ch?ur "Ecoutez, Seigneurs"
5e Tableau. Sopranos "Tristan était trop faible"
6e Tableau. Ch?ur "Sur la mer le vent s'était levé"
7e Tableau. Ch?ur "Quand le roi Marc apprit la mort des amants"
Epilogue. Ch?ur "Seigneurs, les bons trouvères d'antan"
Mozart: Requiem In D Minor, K.626 - Completed By Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Requiem
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Kyrie
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Dies Irae
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Tuba Mirum
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Rex Tremendae
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Recordare
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Confutatis
Mozart: Requiem In D Minor, K.626 - Completed By Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Lacrimosa
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Domine, Jesu Christe
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Hostias
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Sanctus
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Benedictus
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Agnus Dei
Mozart: Requiem in D minor, K.626 - Completed by Joseph Eybler & Franz Xaver Süssmayr - Communio
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Overture
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: In a garden full of beautiful flowers
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Trio: Light as fairy foot can fall
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: Watching over Oberon, his sleeping master
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Aria: Fatal vow!
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: Puck, searching high and low
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Vision: O why art thou sleeping, Sir Huon the brave?
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: The vision is gone
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Ensemble: Honour and Joy
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: Huon is sure that his vision...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Aria: From boyhood trained
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Narration: So Knight and squire take ship from France
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 1 - Finale: Haste, gallant knight
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Glory
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: It is the wedding day...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Dance of the bayaderes
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: Reiza whispers anxiously...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Melodrama and Narration: Summoned by the horn
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: While Huon and Reiza get ready to leave
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Arriette: A Lonely Arab Maid
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: All is now set fair...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Quartet: Over the dark blue waters
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: But the lovers' troubles...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Solo & Choir: Spirits of air and earth and sea
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: On a barren island
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Ruler of this awful hour
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: Huon has lost the magic horn
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Scene & Arie: Ocean thou mighty monster
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: What Reiza has seen...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: Alas poor mortal
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Narration: Oberon orders Puck
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 2 - Finale: And hark, the mermaids...Oh is pleasant
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Rescued by corsairs
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Lied: O Araby dear
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Sherasimin is entranced
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Duet: On the banks
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Puck has magicked...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Terzettino: And I must I then
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: But there is no response...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Cavatine: Mourn thou poor heart
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Almanzor is bewitched
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - "I Revel In Hope"
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Suddenly the curtains part...
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Chorus & Ballet: For thee hath beauty
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Huon tries to break free
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Almanzor is rooted to the spot...Finale: Hark what notes
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - Narration: Huon with true heroism
Weber: Oberon - English Text Version with Narration / Act 3 - March & Finale
Handel: Rodelinda / Overture - Overture
Handel: Rodelinda / Overture - Menuetto
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Ho perduto il caro sposo
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Regina? Grimoaldo
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - L'empio rigor del fato
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Duca, vedesti mai - È tanto, da che sei re
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Io già t'amai
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - E tu dici d'amarmi?
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Lo farò; dirò: spietato
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Eduige, t'inganni
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Di Cupido impiego i vanni
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Sinfonia ed Accompagnato. Pompe vane di morte
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Dove sei, amato bene?
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Ma giunge Unulfo, oh Dio!
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Ombre, piante, urne funeste!
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Ombra del mio bel sol
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Baci inutili e vani
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Morrai, sì; L'empia tua testa
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - E ben, Duca, poss'io all'ardor
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Se per te giungo a godere
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Unulfo, oh Dio!
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Sono i colpi della sorte (alternative version)
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Si l'infida consorte
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 1 - Confusa si miri l'infida consorte
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Già perdesti, o Signora - Rodelinda, sì mesta ritorni
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - De' miei scherni per far le vendette
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Rodelinda, è pur ver?
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Spietati, io vi giurai
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Unulfo, Garibaldo
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Prigioniera ho l'alma in pena
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Massime così indegne
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Tirannia gli diede il regno
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Sì, sì, fellon, t'intendo
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Fra tempeste funeste a quest'alma
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Con rauco mormorio
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Ah no, che non m'inganna
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Scacciata dal suo nido
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Vive il mio sposo?
Handel: Rodelinda, HWV 34 / Act 2 - Ritorna, oh caro e dolce mio tesoro
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Ah, sì! ecco lo sposo!
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Tuo drudo è mio rivale
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Non ti bastò, consorte
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 2 - Io t'abbraccio
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Dal german nel periglio
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Un zeffiro spirò
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Con opra giusta
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Quanto più fiera tempesta freme
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - O falso è Bertarido
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Tra sospetti, affetti e timori
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Chi di voi fu più infedele
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Ma non so che dal remoto balcon - Non temere. Signor?
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Se'l mio duol non è sì forte
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Amico, ah, che a me duole
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Se fiera belva ha cinto
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Fatto inferno è il mio petto
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Pastorello d'un povero armento
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Che miro? Amica sorte - Tu morrai, traditor!
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Vivi, tiranno, io t'ho scampato
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Dunque sei Bertarido? - Eccoti innanzi il reo
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Mio caro, caro bene
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Sposa, figlio, sorella
Handel: Rodelinda / Appendix - D'ogni crudel martir
Handel: Rodelinda / Act 3 - Dopo la notte oscura
Handel: Rodelinda / Appendix - Sono i colpi della sorte
I. Kyrie
II. Christe
III. Kyrie
I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
II. Laudamus te
III. Gratias
IV. Domine Deus
V. Qui tollis
VI. Quoniam
VII. Cum Sancto Spiritu
I. Credo in unum Deum
II. Crucifixus
III. Et resurrexit
IV. Et vitam venturi
Prélude religieux (pendant l'Offertoire)
Ritournelle
Sanctus
O salutaris
Agnus Dei
1. Chorus: "O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe"
2. Recitative: "Herr! unsre Herzen halten dir"
3. Aria: "Wohl euch, ihr auserwählten Seelen"
4. Recitative: "Erwählt sich Gott die heil'gen Hütten"
5. Chorus: "Friede über Israel!"
1. Aria: "Erfreute Zeit im neuen Bunde"
2. Intonation and Recitative: "Herr, nun lässest du"
3. Aria: "Eile, Herz, voll Freudigkeit"
4. Recitative: "Ja, merkt dein Glaube noch viel Finsternis"
5. Chorale: "Er ist das Heil und selig Licht"
1. Chorus: "Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin"
2. Aria: "Ich will auch mit gebrochnen Augen"
3. Recitative & Chorale: "O Wunder, daß ein Herz"
4. Aria (Duet): "Ein unbegreiflich Licht"
5. Recitative: "O unerschöpfter Schatz der Güte"
6. Chorale: "Er ist das Heil und selge Licht"
1. Chor: Bleib bei uns, denn es will Abend werden
2. Arie: Hochgelobter Gottessohn
3. Choral: Ach bleib bei uns, Herr Jesus Christ
4. Rezitativ: Es hat die Dunkelheit an vielen Orten
5. Arie: Jesu, lass uns auf dich sehen
6. Choral: Beweis dein Macht, Herr Jesu Christ


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