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LN 0474
Song Cycles
NM 0201
Wild Cyclamen
MS 8552
Songs & Chamber Music
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The tenor James Gilchrist began his working life as a doctor, turning to a full-time music career in 1996. In concert he has performed, among others, Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with the Manchester Camerata and the Northern Sinfonia, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Tippett’s The Knot Garden with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Sir Andrew Davis, Bach’s ‘Christmas’ Oratorio with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra and Ton Koopman, the St Matthew Passion at the Concertgebouw, Pulcinella with the Ensemble orchestral de Paris, and Die Jahreszeiten with the St Louis Symphony Orchestra and with the Handel and Haydn Society at the BBC Proms. A prolific recitalist, he has appeared in many venues in the UK and abroad. His operatic repertoire includes roles in Handel’s Acis and Galatea, Purcell’s King Arthur and Vaughan Williams’s Sir John in Love, as well as Hyllus (Handel’s Hercules), Evandre (Gluck’s Alceste), Gomatz (Mozart’s Zaide), Ferrando, Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos) and Peter Quint (The Turn of the Screw). His extensive discography includes, for Chandos, the title role in Britten’s Albert Herring, Amaryllus in Vaughan Williams’s The Poisoned Kiss, songs by Grainger and the E flat major Mass by Schubert.

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AH 0002
St. John Passion (Academy of Ancient Music Choir and Orchestra, Egarr)


AV 2072
Choral Masterpieces of the 1940s

"...I enjoyed this disc very much. It offers a stimulating and enterprising programme, which is well executed. I can honestly put l...

AV 2074
Lute Solos and Songs

"...This disc is pleasurable, urbane, civilized, beautifully presented and recorded. For anyone who loves or who is even ju...

BI 1864
Jephtha [Oratorio] (Biondi)


CHAN 0712
Mass in E flat/ Te Deum/ Quod in orbe

'…this is a fine recording of music that deserves to be better known and more regularly performed.'...
CHAN 0750
Mass in E flat major, D950

"... the powerful new Hickox recording of this late Schubert masterpiece, clean as a whistle, superbly recorded, and ...

CHAN 0790
St John's College Choir / Nethsinger - My Beloved Spake
Anthems by Purcell and Humfrey

“... The recording is spacious and clear; the ...

CHAN 10036
Albert Herring, Op. 39

'But, although any Britten opera at budget price is worth investigating, it is the Chandos recording that gives the work more dram...