Nigel Robson

Biography

Born: Argylshire, Scotland  
Nigel Robson is a British lyric tenor, known for his Baroque and twentieth-century operatic repertory. He is especially noted for his performances of music by Benjamin Britten.

A student of Alexander Young and Gustave Sacher, he has performed at several of the important British, European, and Japanese music festivals. With a light, flexible, and warm voice, he brings a distinctive approach to the many Britten works written for the late
Read more Sir Peter Pears. Among the major Britten compositions he has sung in major venues are The Rape of Lucretia (Male Chorus), Billy Budd (Captain Vere), the War Requiem, Spring Symphony, the Serenade for tenor, horn, and strings; Curlew River (The Madwoman), and the title role of Peter Grimes. He is also known for his performance as Pandarus in Sir William Walton's Troilus and Cressida.

Others of his roles are Bajazet in Rossini's Tamerlano, the Witch in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, Monteverdi's Il ritorno d'Ulisse in Patria, Laca in Janácek's Jenufa, the title role in Mozart's Idomeneo, and Septimius in Handel's oratorio Theodora. He has performed at the Welsh National Opera, Lisbon Opera, Opera North, the Grand Theatre of Tours, Glyndebourne, the Edinburgh Festival, the Almeida Opera Festival, the Orchestre National de Lille (where he sang in Bach's St. John Passion), St. Petersburg, Prague, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Paris, Milan, and Rotterdam. Concert appearances include performances of Schubert's Die schöne Müllerin, Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, Stravinsky's The Wedding and Renard.

Robson has worked with leading period instruments ensembles including The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and ensembles specializing in new music such as Ensemble Modern. He has sung in national or world premieres of Guo Wenjing's Wolf Cub Village, John Lunn's The Maids, and in a leading role as Chigyô in Maki Ishii's Tojirareta Fune (Das Schiff ohne Augen), as well as performed both leading roles in the double bill at Aldeburgh of Alexander Goehr's Noh drama-inspired chamber opera Kantan and Damask Drum. Read less
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    The John Eliot Gardiner Collection
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 001826002 Release Date: 04/30/2013   Number of Discs: 30
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi,  Henry Purcell,  Johann Sebastian Bach,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  Marinella Pennicchi,  Michael Chance,  Mark Tucker,  Bryn Terfel  ... 
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    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir,  His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts  ... 
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    Mozart 111 [55-CD Set]
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 001766872 Release Date: 11/13/2012   Number of Discs: 55
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Géza Anda,  Emil Gilels,  Elena Gilels,  Maurizio Pollini  ... 
    Conductor:  Trevor Pinnock,  James Levine,  Herbert von Karajan,  Marc Minkowski  ... 
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    All-Baroque Box (From Monteverdi To Bach) [50-CD Limited Edition]
    Label: Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog: 001719702 Release Date: 09/25/2012   Number of Discs: 50
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach,  George Frideric Handel,  Domenico Scarlatti,  Giovanni Battista Pergolesi  ... 
    Performer:  Peter Harvey,  Stephen Varcoe,  Anthony Rolfe Johnson,  Michael Chance  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner,  Paul McCreesh,  Marc Minkowski,  Trevor Pinnock  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir,  Gabrieli Consort  ... 
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    Tippett: Concertos, Divertimento On Sellinger's Round, Fantasia Concertante / Davis, Barshai
    Label: Emi Classics   Catalog: 6784292 Release Date: 02/07/2012   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Michael Tippett
    Performer:  Yehudi Menuhin,  Robert Masters,  Derek Simpson,  John Ogdon  ... 
    Conductor:  Michael Tippett,  Rudolf Barshai,  Sir Colin Davis,  Sir Neville Marriner
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    Benjamin Britten: War Requiem
    Label: Helicon   Catalog: 9645 Release Date: 11/08/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Edith Wiens,  Nigel Robson,  Hĺkan Hagegĺrd
    Conductor:  Kurt Masur
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Israel Philharmonic Orchestra,  Czech Philharmonic Choir,  Ankor Children's Chorus
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    Mozart: Operas / John Eliot Gardiner [18-CD Set]
    Label: Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog: 4779595 Release Date: 07/19/2011   Number of Discs: 18
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson,  Anne Sofie von Otter,  Jonathan Peter Kenny,  Sylvia McNair  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
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    111 Years Of Deutsche Grammophon [55-CD Set]
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 001341002 Release Date: 10/20/2009   Number of Discs: 55
    Composer:  Johannes Brahms,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Maurice Ravel,  Felix Mendelssohn  ... 
    Performer:  David Oistrakh,  Igor Oistrakh,  Sviatoslav Richter,  Martha Argerich  ... 
    Conductor:  Claudio Abbado,  Daniel Barenboim,  Lorin Maazel,  Franz Konwitschny  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  Amadeus String Quartet,  Orchestre de Paris  ... 
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    Handel Gold - Bartoli, Fleming, Kozena, Terfel, Villazon, Te Kanawa, Sutherland, Et Al
    Label: Decca   Catalog: 001280102 Release Date: 04/14/2009   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Dame Kiri Te Kanawa,  Crispian Steele-Perkins,  Cecilia Bartoli,  Placido Domingo  ... 
    Conductor:  Barry Rose,  Marc Minkowski,  Marcello Viotti,  Richard Bonynge  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra,  Les Musiciens du Louvre,  Verdi Grand Symphonic Orchestra Milan  ... 
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    Handel: L'Allegro il Penseroso ed il Moderato; Tamerlano; Ballet Music / Gardiner
    Label: Warner Classics   Catalog: 469620 Release Date: 02/17/2009   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Maldwyn Davies,  Jennifer Smith,  Martyn Hill,  Patrizia Kwella  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
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    Handel: Tamerlano / Gardiner, Argenta, Findlay, Ragin, Et Al
    Label: Erato Libretto   Catalog: 45408 Release Date: 05/15/2008   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Nancy Argenta,  René Schirrer,  Michael Chance,  Jane Findlay  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
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    Handel: L'allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato; Tamerlano; Ballet Music / Gardiner
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 4698383 Release Date: 10/22/2007   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Michael Ginn,  Maldwyn Davies,  Patrizia Kwella,  Martyn Hill  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists
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    Handel: Alexander's Feast / Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir, Et Al
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 000852702 Release Date: 03/27/2007   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Ashley Stafford,  Carolyn Watkinson,  Donna Brown,  Nigel Robson  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
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    Opera In English - Janacek: Jenufa / Mackerras, Watson, Barstow
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 3106 Release Date: 06/29/2004   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Leos Janácek
    Performer:  Josephine Barstow,  Janice Watson,  Peter Wedd,  Nigel Robson  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Welsh National Opera Orchestra,  Welsh National Opera Chorus
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    Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine / Philip Pickett
    Label: L'oiseau Lyre   Catalog: 425823 Release Date: 05/25/1999   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Catherine Bott,  Tessa Bonner,  Nigel Robson,  John Mark Ainsley  ... 
    Conductor:  Philip Pickett
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  New London Consort
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    Dies Irae - The Essential Choral Collection
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 457196 Release Date: 09/16/1997   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Sir Edward Elgar,  Giuseppe Verdi,  George Frideric Handel,  Alexander Borodin  ... 
    Performer:  Torgny Sporsen,  Nigel Robson,  Dame Joan Sutherland,  Della Jones  ... 
    Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth,  Giuseppe Sinopoli,  Karl Richter,  Neeme Järvi  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Choral Society,  BBC Concert Orchestra,  Berlin Deutsche Oper Chorus  ... 
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    Stanford: Stabat Mater, Etc / Hickox, Bbc Philharmonic
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9548 Release Date: 07/15/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Charles Villiers Stanford
    Performer:  Stephen Varcoe,  Ian Watson,  Nigel Robson,  Darius Battiwalla  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra,  Leeds Philharmonic Chorus
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    Delius: A Mass Of Life, Requiem / Hickox, Bournemouth So
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9515 Release Date: 03/18/1997   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Frederick Delius
    Performer:  Peter Coleman-Wright,  Rebecca Evans,  Nigel Robson,  Jean Rigby  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Waynflete Singers,  Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra,  Bournemouth Chorus
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    Walton: Troilus And Cressida / Hickox, Opera North
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9370 Release Date: 05/23/1995   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Sir William Walton
    Performer:  Stephen Dowson,  Alan Opie,  Clive Bayley,  Yvonne Howard  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia,  Opera North Chorus
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    Britten: The Rape Of Lucretia / Hickox, Rigby, Maxwell, Opie
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9254 Release Date: 03/22/1994   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Lynda Houghton,  Catherine Pierard,  Rachel Masters,  Alan Opie  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of London Sinfonia
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    Mozart: Idomeneo / Gardiner, McNair, Von Otter
    Label: Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog: 431674 Release Date: 09/12/1991   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performer:  Jonathan Peter Kenny,  Sylvia McNair,  Hillevi Martinpelto,  Glenn Winslade  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  English Baroque Soloists
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    Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Gardiner, Rolfe-Johnson, Baird
    Label: Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog: 419250 Release Date: 10/25/1990   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Anthony Rolfe Johnson,  Nancy Argenta,  Mary Nichols,  John Tomlinson  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  English Baroque Soloists,  His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts
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    Monteverdi: Vespro Della Beata Vergine / Gardiner
    Label: Archiv Produktion (Dg)   Catalog: 429565 Release Date: 10/12/1990   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Claudio Monteverdi
    Performer:  Michael Chance,  Mark Tucker,  Bryn Terfel,  Sandro Naglia  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  His Majesties Sagbutts and Cornetts,  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir  ... 
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    Handel: Jephtha / Gardiner, Robson, Von Otter, Dawson
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 422351 Release Date: 02/28/1989   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Lynne Dawson,  Nigel Robson,  Stephen Varcoe,  Michael Chance  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Monteverdi Choir,  English Baroque Soloists
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    Handel: Alexander's Feast / Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir
    Label: Philips   Catalog: 422053 Release Date: 01/01/1980   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Donna Brown,  Carolyn Watkinson,  Ashley Stafford,  Nigel Robson  ... 
    Conductor:  John Eliot Gardiner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Baroque Soloists,  Monteverdi Choir
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Biography

Born: Argylshire, Scotland  
Nigel Robson is a British lyric tenor, known for his Baroque and twentieth-century operatic repertory. He is especially noted for his performances of music by Benjamin Britten.

A student of Alexander Young and Gustave Sacher, he has performed at several of the important British, European, and Japanese music festivals. With a light, flexible, and warm voice, he brings a distinctive approach to the many Britten works written for the late
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Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Domine ad adiuvandum a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Dixit Dominus a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Nigra sum a 1
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Laudate, pueri Dominum a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Pulchra es a 2
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Laetatus sum a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Duo seraphim a 3
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Nisi Dominus a 10
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Audi coelum a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Lauda Jerusalem a 7
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Sonata sopra Sancta Maria a 1
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Ave maris stella a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Magnificat I a 7
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Magnificat II a 6
Handel: Jephtha - Overture - Menuet
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "It must be so: or these vile Ammonites"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Pour forth no more unheeded pray'rs"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "No more to Ammon's god and king"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "But Jephta comes"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Virtue my soul shall still embrace"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "'Twill be a painful separation, Jephta"/"In gentle murmurs will I mourn"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis"/"Dull delay, in piercing anguish"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Ill suits the voice of love when glory calls"/"Take the heart you fondly gave"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "I go. My soul, inspir'd by thy command"/"These labours past, how happy we!"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "What mean these doubtful fancies"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "O God, behold our sore distress"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Some dire event hangs o'er our heads"/"Scenes of horror, scenes of woe"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Say, my dear mother"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "The smiling dawn of happy days"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "Such, Jephta, was the haughty king's reply"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 1 - "When his loud voice in thunder spoke"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Up the dreadful steep ascending"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "'Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens"/"Tune the soft melodious lute"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Heav'n smiles once more on his repentant people"/"His mighty arm, with sudden blow"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "In glory high, in might serene"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - Symphony - "Hail, glorious conqueror"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Welcome as the cheerful light"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Horror! confusion!"/"Open thy marble jaws, O tomb"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Why is my brother thus afflicted"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "First perish thou, and perish all the world"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "If such thy cruel purpose"/"On me let blind mistaken zeal"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "O spare your daughter"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Such news flies swift"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Happy they! this vital breath"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "Deeper, and deeper still"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 2 - "How dark, O Lord, are Thy decrees!"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Hide thou thy hated beams, O sun"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Waft her, angels, through the skies"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Ye sacred priests"/"Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Doubtful fear and rev'rent awe"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - Symphony
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Rise, Jephta, and ye rev'rend priests"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Happy, Iphis shalt thou live"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "For ever blessed be Thy holy name"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Theme sublime of endless praise"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Let me congratulate this happy turn"/"Laud her, all ye virgin train"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "O let me fold thee in a mother's arms"/"Sweet as sight
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "My faithful Hamor, may that Providence"/"All that is in Hamor mine"
Handel: Jephtha / Act 3 - "Ye house of Gilead, with one voice"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 - Ouverture
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Quando avran fine omai" - "Padre, germani, addio!" - "Ecco Idamante, ahimč!"(Ilia)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Radunate i Troiani" - "Non ho colpa, e mi condanni" (Idamante, Ilia)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Ecco il misero resto de'Troiani"-"Scingete le catene" (Ilia, Idamante)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Godiam la pace" - "Prence, signor" - "Ma quel pianto" - "Estinto č Idomeneo?" - "Tutte nel cor vi sento" - "Pietŕ! Numi, pietŕ!" - "Eccoci salvi alfin" - "Oh voi"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Vedrommi intorno"-"Cieli!che veggo?"-"Spiagge romite"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Il padre adorato"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - Intermezzo: Marcia
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 1 - "Nettuno s'onori"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - Tutto m'č noto (Idomeneo, Arbace)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - Se il tuo duol, se il mio desio
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Se mai pomposo apparse"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Se il padre perdei"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Qual mi conturba i sensi"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Fuor del mar"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Frettolosa e giuliva Elettra vien"-"Chi mai del mio provň" (Elettra, Idomeneo)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Idol mio, se ritroso"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Odo da lunge armonioso suono"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Sidonie sponde!"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 2 - "Placido č il mar" - "Soavi Zeffiri" -"Vattene prence" - "Pria di partir, oh Dio!" - "Qual nuovo terrore!" - "Eccoti in me, barbaro Nume!" - "Corriamo, fuggiamo"
Mozart: "Solitudini amiche"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Zeffiretti lusinghieri" - "Ei stesso vien... oh Dei!"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Principessa, a' tuoi sguardi" - "S'io non moro a questi accenti" - "Cieli! che vedo?"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Dunque io me n'andrň" - "Andrň ramingo e solo" (Idamante, Ilia, Idomeneo, Elettra)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Sire, alla reggia tua"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Sventurata Sidon!"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Se colŕ ne' fati č scritto"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Volgi intorno lo sguardo"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "O voto tremendo"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - Marcia
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Accogli, o rč del mar"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Appendix - Act 2, scena 3 (fine) - scena 4 - "Frettolosa e giuliva Elettra vien" - "Sire, da Arbace intesi" - "Chi mai del mio provň"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Stupenda vittoria!"-"Qual risuona"-"Sire, il prence"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Padre, mio caro padre"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "No, la morte io non pavento"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - Ma che piů tardi
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Ferma, oh sire, che fai?"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Ha vinto Amore"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Oh ciel pietoso!"-"Oh smania! oh furie!"-"D'Oreste, d'Aiace (Idomeneo, Idamante, Ilia, Arbace, Elettra)
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Popoli, a voi l'ultima legge"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Torna la pace al core"
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Act 3 - "Scenda Amor, scenda Imeneo"
Mozart: Ballet Music from "Idomeneo", K.367 - Chaconne - Larghetto - La chaconne, qui reprend - Largo - Allegretto, sempre piano - Piů Allegro
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Appendix - Act 3, scena 10 - Ferma, oh sire, che fai?
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Appendix - Act 3, scena 10 - A Idomeneo perdona
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Appendix - Act 3, scena 10 - Ha vinto Amore
Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta, K.366 / Appendix - Act 3, scena 10 - "Oh ciel pietoso!" - "Oh smania! oh furie!"
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Domine ad adiuvandum a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Dixit Dominus a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Nigra sum a 1
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Laudate, pueri Dominum a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Pulchra es a 2
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Laetatus sum a 6
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Duo seraphim a 3
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Nisi Dominus a 10
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Audi coelum a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Lauda Jerusalem a 7
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Sonata sopra Sancta Maria a 1
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Ave maris stella a 8
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Magnificat I a 7
Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine - Magnificat II a 6
Overture
"T'was at the royal feast"
"Happy, happy, happy pair!"
"Timotheus placed on high"
"The song began from Jove"
"The listening crowd admired the lofty sound"
"With ravish'd ears"
"The praise of Bacchus then"
"Bacchus, ever fair and young"
"Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain"
"He chose a mournful Muse"
"He sung Darius, great and good"
"With downcast looks the joyless victor sate"
"Behold Darius great and good"
"The mighty master smiled to see"
"Softly sweet in Lydian measures"
"War, he sung, is toil and trouble"
"The many rend the skies with loud applause"
"The prince, unable to conceal his pain"
"The many rend the skies with loud applause"
Act I Scene 1: Soon it will be evening (Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Laca, Jano)
Act I Scene 2: What are you doing here, Laca? (Foreman, Laca, Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Kostelnicka)
Act I Scene 3: Come now, Jenufa (Grandmother Buryja, Jenufa)
Act I Scene 4: They're all for marrying (Recruits, Steva, Jenufa, Foreman, Laca)
Act I Scene 5: My dear heart, my Steva, Stevuska! (Jenufa, Steva, Chorus, Kostelnicka, Grandmother Buryja, Laca, Foreman)
Act I Scene 6: Steva, Steva, I know you got drunk today (Jenufa, Steva, Grandmother Buryja)
Act I Scene 7: How all this boasting of Steva (Laca, Jenufa, Grandmother Buryja, Foreman, Barena)
Act II Scene 1: Introduction
Act II Scene 1: If I leave the door ajar a little (Kostelnicka, Jenufa)
Act II Scene 2: Yes, in all these 20 weeks (Kostelnicka)
Act II Scene 3: Aunt Kostelnicka, in the note you sent me (Steva, Kostelnicka, Jenufa, Laca)
Act II Scene 4: But I saw a man come in here just now (Laca, Kostelnicka)
Act II Scene 5: One moment ... In that moment must I lose hope (Kostelnicka)
Act II Scene 6: Mamicko, my head is aching (Jenufa)
Act II Scene 7: Who is there? (Jenufa, Kostelnicka)
Act II Scene 8: He's coming now! ... (Kostelnicka, Laca, Jenufa)
Act III Scene 1: Don't you feel nervous, Jenufka? (Maid, Jenufa, Laca, Kostelnicka)
Act III Scene 2: God be with you! (Mayor, Maid, Laca, Jenufa, Kostelnicka, Mayor's Wife)
Act III Scene 3: There now, Laca, just as I foresaw (Jenufa, Laca)
Act III Scene 4: Aha! Here they are (Laca, Karolka, Steva, Jenufa)
Act III Scene 5: There's no denying that all that was really a sight worth seeing (Mayor, Kostelnicka, Laca, Mayor's Wife)
Act III Scene 6: God be with you one and all! (Barena, Peasant Girls, Mayor, Jenufa, Laca, Grandmother Buryja, Chorus, Kostelnicka)
Act III Scene 7: What baby's that they're shouting about? (Kostelnicka, Jano, Mayor, Steva, Chorus)
Act III Scene 8: Come quickly now! (Jano, Kostelnicka, Grandmother Buryja)
Act III Scene 9: Steva, this is terrible ... (Karolka, Jenufa, Steva, Laca)
Act III Scene 10: Ha, there now, you see his baby clothes! (Jenufa, Mayor's Wife, Village Woman, Mayor, Chorus, Laca, Kostelnicka, Karolka, Maid)
Act III Scene 11: Do not kneel, dear mother! (Jenufa, Kostelnicka, Laca)
Act III Scene 12: They have gone! Now you go! (Jenufa, Laca)
Prelude ?
Quartet and Chorus: Stabat Mater dolorosa
Intermezzo ?
Quartet and Chorus: Eja Mater, fons amoris
Quarter and Chorus: Virgo virginum praeclara
Part I: O Du mien Wille, Du Wende aller Not! (Chorus)
Part I: Erhebt eure Herzen, meine Bruder ... (Baritone)
Part I: In dein Auge schaute ich jungst, O Leben (Chorus, Tenor, Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Baritone)
Part I: Wehe mir! - (Baritone, Chorus)
Part I: Nacht ist es: nun reden lauter alle springenden Brunnen (Chorus, Baritone)
Act I Scene 1: Rome is now ruled by the Etruscan upstart ... (Male Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Here the thirsty ev'ening has drunk the wine of light ... (Male Chorus)
Act I Scene 1: Who reaches heaven first is the best philosopher (Collatinus)
Act I Scene 1: Good night, Tarquinius! (Junius)
Act I Interlude: Tarquiius does not wait for his servant to wake (Male Chorus)
Act I Scene 2: Lucretia! (Junius)
Act I Scene 2: Listen! I heard a knock. Somebody is at the gate ... (Lucretia)
Act I Scene 2: Time turns upon the hands of women ... (Female Chorus)
Act I Scene 2: None of the women move. It is too late for a messenger ... (Female Chorus)
Act II Scene 2: Lucretia! Lucretia! O never again must we two dare to part ... (Collatinus)
Act II Scene 2: This dead hand lets fall all that my heart held when full ... (Collatinus)
Act II Scene 2: Is it all? Is all this suffering and pain, is this in vain? (Female Chorus)
Ouverture
"Quando avran fine omai" - "Padre, germani, addio!" - "Ecco Idamante, ahimč!"(Ilia)
"Radunate i Troiani" - "Non ho colpa, e mi condanni" (Idamante, Ilia)
"Ecco il misero resto de'Troiani"-"Scingete le catene" (Ilia, Idamante)
"Godiam la pace" - "Prence, signor" - "Ma quel pianto" - "Estinto č Idomeneo?" - "Tutte nel cor vi sento" - "Pietŕ! Numi, pietŕ!" - "Eccoci salvi alfin" - "Oh voi"
"Vedrommi intorno"-"Cieli!che veggo?"-"Spiagge romite"
"Il padre adorato"
Intermezzo: Marcia
"Nettuno s'onori"
Tutto m'č noto (Idomeneo, Arbace)
Se il tuo duol, se il mio desio
"Se mai pomposo apparse"
"Se il padre perdei"
"Qual mi conturba i sensi"
"Fuor del mar"
"Frettolosa e giuliva Elettra vien"-"Chi mai del mio provň" (Elettra, Idomeneo)
"Idol mio, se ritroso"
"Odo da lunge armonioso suono"
"Sidonie sponde!"
"Placido č il mar" - "Soavi Zeffiri" -"Vattene prence" - "Pria di partir, oh Dio!" - "Qual nuovo terrore!" - "Eccoti in me, barbaro Nume!" - "Corriamo, fuggiamo"
"Solitudini amiche"
"Zeffiretti lusinghieri" - "Ei stesso vien... oh Dei!"
"Principessa, a' tuoi sguardi" - "S'io non moro a questi accenti" - "Cieli! che vedo?"
"Dunque io me n'andrň" - "Andrň ramingo e solo" (Idamante, Ilia, Idomeneo, Elettra)
"Sire, alla reggia tua"
"Sventurata Sidon!"
"Se colŕ ne' fati č scritto"
"Volgi intorno lo sguardo"
"O voto tremendo"
Marcia
"Accogli, o rč del mar"
"Frettolosa e giuliva Elettra vien" - "Sire, da Arbace intesi" - "Chi mai del mio provň"
"Stupenda vittoria!"-"Qual risuona"-"Sire, il prence"
"Padre, mio caro padre"
"No, la morte io non pavento"
Ma che piů tardi
"Ferma, oh sire, che fai?"
"Ha vinto Amore"
"Oh ciel pietoso!"-"Oh smania! oh furie!"-"D'Oreste, d'Aiace (Idomeneo, Idamante, Ilia, Arbace, Elettra)
"Popoli, a voi l'ultima legge"
"Torna la pace al core"
"Scenda Amor, scenda Imeneo"
Chaconne - Larghetto - La chaconne, qui reprend - Largo - Allegretto, sempre piano - Piů Allegro
Ferma, oh sire, che fai?
A Idomeneo perdona
Ha vinto Amore
"Oh ciel pietoso!" - "Oh smania! oh furie!"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Prologo - Toccata
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Prologo - Ritornello-Dal mio Permesso amato
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 1 - "In questo lieto e fortunato giorno" - "Vieni, Imeneo" - "Muse, onor di Parnasso"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 1 - "Lasciate i monti" - "Ma tu, gentil cantor"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 1 - "Rosa del ciel" - "Io non dirň qual sia" - "Lasciate i monti" - "Vieni, Imeneo"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 1 - "Ma se il nostro gioir" - "Ecco Orfeo"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - Sinfonia-Ecco pur ch'a voi ritorno
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - Mira che sé n'alletta - Dunque fa degni, Orfeo
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - Ritornello-Vi ricorda o bosch'ombrosi
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - "Ahi, caso acerbo" - "In un fiorito prato"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - "Ahi, caso acerbo" - "Ma io, che in questa lingua"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 2 - "Chi ne consola, ahi lassi?" - "Ahi, caso acerbo"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 3 - Sinfonia - "Scorto da te, mio nume" - "Ecco l'atra palude" - "Dove, ah, dove te'n vai"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 3 - O tu ch'innanzi morte
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 3 - Possente spirto
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 3 - "Ben mi lusinga" - "Ahi, sventurato amante" - Sinfonia - "Ei dorme"
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 3 - Sinfonia-Nulla impresa per huom
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 4 - Signor, quel infelice - Benché severo - O degli abitator - Quali grazie ti rendo - Tue soavi parole
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 4 - Pietade, oggi, e amore - Ecco il gentil cantor
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 4 - Qual onor di te - O dolcissimi lumi - Rotto hai
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 4 - Ahi, vista troppo dolce - Torn'a l'ombra -Dove ten vai
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 4 - Sinfonia-É la virtite un raggio
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 5 - Ritornello-Questi i campi di Tracia
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 5 - Sinfonia-Perch'a lo sdegno ed al dolor
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 5 - Ritornello-Vanne Orfeo felice a pieno
Monteverdi: L'Orfeo / Act 5 - Moresca
Overture - Menuet
"It must be so: or these vile Ammonites"
"Pour forth no more unheeded pray'rs"
"No more to Ammon's god and king"
"But Jephta comes"
"Virtue my soul shall still embrace"
"'Twill be a painful separation, Jephta"/"In gentle murmurs will I mourn"
"Happy this embassy, my charming Iphis"/"Dull delay, in piercing anguish"
"Ill suits the voice of love when glory calls"/"Take the heart you fondly gave"
"I go. My soul, inspir'd by thy command"/"These labours past, how happy we!"
"What mean these doubtful fancies"
"O God, behold our sore distress"
"Some dire event hangs o'er our heads"/"Scenes of horror, scenes of woe"
"Say, my dear mother"
"The smiling dawn of happy days"
"Such, Jephta, was the haughty king's reply"
"When his loud voice in thunder spoke"
"Glad tidings of great joy to thee, dear Iphis"
"Cherub and Seraphim, unbodied forms"
"Up the dreadful steep ascending"
"'Tis well. Haste, haste, ye maidens"/"Tune the soft melodious lute"
"Heav'n smiles once more on his repentant people"/"His mighty arm, with sudden blow"
"In glory high, in might serene"
Symphony - "Hail, glorious conqueror"
"Welcome as the cheerful light"
"Horror! confusion!"/"Open thy marble jaws, O tomb"
"Why is my brother thus afflicted"
"First perish thou, and perish all the world"
"If such thy cruel purpose"/"On me let blind mistaken zeal"
"O spare your daughter"
"Such news flies swift"
"Happy they! this vital breath"
"Deeper, and deeper still"
"How dark, O Lord, are Thy decrees!"
"Hide thou thy hated beams, O sun"
"Waft her, angels, through the skies"
"Ye sacred priests"/"Farewell, ye limpid springs and floods"
"Doubtful fear and rev'rent awe"
Symphony
"Rise, Jephta, and ye rev'rend priests"
"Happy, Iphis shalt thou live"
"For ever blessed be Thy holy name"
"Theme sublime of endless praise"
"Let me congratulate this happy turn"/"Laud her, all ye virgin train"
"O let me fold thee in a mother's arms"/"Sweet as sight
"My faithful Hamor, may that Providence"/"All that is in Hamor mine"
"Ye house of Gilead, with one voice"
Overture
"T'was at the royal feast"
"Happy, happy, happy pair!"
"Timotheus placed on high"
"The song began from Jove"
"The listening crowd admired the lofty sound"
"With ravish'd ears"
"The praise of Bacchus then"
"Bacchus, ever fair and young"
"Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain"
"He chose a mournful Muse"
"He sung Darius, great and good"
"With downcast looks the joyless victor sate"
"Behold Darius great and good"
"The mighty master smiled to see"
"Softly sweet in Lydian measures"
"War, he sung, is toil and trouble"
"The many rend the skies with loud applause"
"The prince, unable to conceal his pain"
"The many rend the skies with loud applause"