Yorkshire Baroque Soloists

Biography

Active: 1973 - ; Yorkshire, England
Formed in 1973 by Peter Seymour, this ensemble specializes in the performance of music from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The size of the group varies from chamber to orchestral size depending on the requirements of the repertoire. The regular constituents of the ensemble are soprano, tenor, and bass solo vocalists; six violins; three violas; three cellos; one violone; three flutes; two oboes; one clarinet; two bassoons; two trumpets; Read more two theorbos; and a keyboardist who performs on organ, harpsichord, and piano. The group has performed and recorded throughout Europe and is the basic contingent for the York Early Music Festival. The ensemble often performs with the Yorkshire Bach Choir to realize such classics as Bach's Christmas Oratorio, Mozart's Requiem and C Minor Mass, Cantatas for the Feast of St. Michael by Bach, and Monteverdi's Vespers of 1610, as well as a presentation of Heinrich Biber's monumental Missa Alleluia for eight-part choir, eight soloists, six trumpets, timpani, two cornets, three trombones, strings, and continuo. Read less
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  • 1.
    Bach: Mass in B Minor / Seymour, Bruce-Payne, Darnell, Ellicott, Harvey
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 265 Release Date: 09/27/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Joshua Ellicott,  Sally Bruce-Payne,  Jason Darnell,  Bethany Seymour  ... 
    Conductor:  Peter Seymour
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Yorkshire Bach Choir,  Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
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    Bach: St. John Passion / Daniels, Varcoe, Loges, Seymour
    Label: Signum U.k.   Catalog: 209 Release Date: 09/28/2010   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Johann Sebastian Bach
    Performer:  Stephan Loges,  Charles Daniels,  Stephen Varcoe
    Conductor:  Peter Seymour
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
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    William Turner: Sacred Choral Music / Geoffrey Webber
    Label: Delphian   Catalog: 34028 Release Date: 12/18/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  William Turner
    Performer:  William Towers,  Julia Doyle,  Paul Thompson,  Daniel Jordan  ... 
    Conductor:  Geoffrey Webber
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Yorkshire Baroque Soloists,  Gonville and Caius College Choir Cambridge
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    Festive Mass At The Imperial Court Of Vienna 1648 / Seymour
    Label: Musical Concepts   Catalog: 1006 Release Date: 07/17/2007   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Girolamo Fantini,  Giovanni Priuli,  Christoph Straus,  Andreas Rauch
    Conductor:  Peter Seymour
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baroque Brass of London,  Yorkshire Bach Choir,  Yorkshire Baroque Soloists
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