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ADRIAN
THOMPSON
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BM 0438
E J Moeran - Complete Solo Folksong Arrangements
CHAN 10596M
Moeran
Complete Solo Songs
CHAN 9928M
Vaughan Williams
Sir John in Love
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BIOGRAPHY

The London-born tenor Adrian Thompson is an artist of extraordinary versatility with a wide-ranging opera, concert, and recital repertoire of works from the Renaissance to the present. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he is now a professor of vocal studies. His operatic roles include Mao (Nixon in China), Mr Upfold (Albert Herring), Rev. Horace Adams (Peter Grimes), Skuratov (From the House of the Dead), Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier), Triquet (Eugene Onegin), and Mime (Das Rheingold and Siegfried). He has appeared with Glyndebourne Festival Opera, The Royal Opera, Covent Garden, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, Scottish Opera, De Nederlandse Opera, Opera Zuid, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Grand théâtre de Genève, Oper Frankfurt, Oper der Stadt Köln, Staatstheater Darmstadt, Staatstheater Stuttgart, and New Israeli Opera, and at festivals throughout Europe.Adrian Thompson has performed with all the major British orchestras and ensembles and his overseas engagements have taken him to Australia, North America, Japan, and Russia. His large discography ranges from Purcell to Busoni and includes, for Chandos, The Pilgrim’s Progress and Sir John in Love by Vaughan Williams. 

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BM 0438
E J Moeran - Complete Solo Folksong Arrangements

"...The artists perform these songs with affection and great distinction. The disc is a welcome companion to the 2C...

CHAN 10596
Moeran
Complete Solo Songs

‘Gramophone Recommends’
“Moeran’s songs receive long-overdue attention … ...

CHAN 9625
Vaughan Williams
The Pilgrim's Progress

                 Performance *...

CHAN 9928
Vaughan Williams
Sir John in Love

‘… this new recording under Hickox’s direction … leaves a poignant impression … The Northern Sinfonia plays warmly throughout....
NA 7115
WARLOCK
Curlew (The) / Lillygay / Peterisms / Saudades (English Song, Vol. 4)

"First issued on the Collins Classical label, this Naxos issue offers...