1833 – 1897
Brahms’ A German Requiem – Soprano Chorus Rehearsal Aid
SOPRANO VOICE EMPHASISED – ALL OTHER VOICES DIMINISHED
Running time: 1:08:34
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With your Master Class download you will receive the following:
2. The FULL Concert – all parts from the same work, with all voices undiminished to help you fine-tune your performance.
3. Instrumental Version – simply the accompaniment, with no voices – perfect for testing your memory of the piece!
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Emily studied at the University of King’s College London and at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating in 2011. She has sung with Blossom Street, The London Quartet, Artis, The Southbank Sinfonia, the English Chamber Orchestra, the Monteverdi Choir and Deus Ex Cathedra. Recent solo engagements include Handel’s Dettingen Te Deum with the Southbank Sinfonia, Bach’s St Matthew Passion at the Cadogan Hall with the English Chamber Orchestra (part of Channel 4’s Documentary ‘The Life of Alex’), Bach’s St John Passion in St John’s Smith Square, Macmillan’s Seven Last Words on the Cross with the Southbank Sinfonia and Bach’s B Minor Mass at Gloucester Cathedral with the English Chamber Orchestra.
Vanessa works in London as a soloist, consort and opera singer. As a consort singer, she regularly performs with the the BBC Singers, Philharmonia Voices, Metro Voices and London Voices. It is in this capacity that she has had opportunity to work with some of the world’s leading conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Sir Colin Davies, Vladimir Jurowski and Esa-Pekka Salonen, to name a few. She regularly sings on recordings for Opera Rara and in the extra chorus at ENO. Recent operatic roles include the title role in Carmen and she was a soloist in the world premiere for Stockhausen’s Mittwoch aus Licht. In addition Vanessa has appeared on numerous film soundtracks such as The Hobbit, Alice in Wonderland, and Pirates of the Caribbean franchises.
Robert completed his Bachelor in Music (Honours) degree at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2012, after winning the Cecil Drew Oratorio Prize there in 2011. Robert was Tenor Lay Clark at Birmingham Cathedral for 5 years, having previously sung there as a treble. He is a member of a number of professional ensembles, including the BBC Singers, Ex-Cathedra, Polyphony, Philharmonia Voices, Siglo de Oro and the Proteus Ensemble. He has also enjoyed singing with many professional church choirs in London, most notably Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, St Martin in the Fields, Chelsea Old Church and Westminster Cathedral. Robert is in demand as a soloist and has also enjoyed numerous opera roles on stage.
Chris was a choral scholar at the University of Cambridge, where he sang with the choir of Clare College and the University Chamber Choir. He is now a lay clerk at Southwark Cathedral and sings with renowned choirs including the Monteverdi Choir, London Voices, Farm Street Singers, and Blossom Street. He has also worked extensively with the Zürcher Sing-Akademie in Zurich, Switzerland. His recent operatic roles have included Colline (Puccini La boheme – Merry Opera Company) and Sarastro (Mozart Magic Flute – Opera Anywhere), and he is a member of the English National Opera’s ‘Opera Works’ young artists’ programme 2016-17. He learns singing with Alex Ashworth.
Emily completed her MA in Vocal Performance at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she studied under Leah Marian Jones. She now trains with acclaimed soprano Gail Pearson. Emily is a principle soprano for professional ensembles including Blossom Street, The St Martin’s Voices Fellowship at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, The Gesualdo Consort, Seren Singers, and Newman Hall Choir, and is an ex-choral scholar of The Chapel Choir of King’s College London and The BBC National Chorus of Wales. Emily is an experienced singing teacher and vocal animateur, and has worked on projects for The BBC National Chorus of Wales, The Arts Active Trust and WNO Max.
Musical Director: Hilary Campbell
Hilary Campbell is a freelance choral specialist, and is founder and Musical Director of professional chamber choir Blossom Street, and Musical Director of Bristol Choral Society, Chiswick Choir and the Music Makers of London. Her guest work includes ensembles such as the BBC Symphony Chorus, Trinity Laban Chamber Choir, BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service Singers, the University of Greenwich Choir and the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Chorus, whom she recently prepared for a performance of Mahler Symphony No. 2 at Royal Festival Hall conducted by Semyon Bychkov. She also runs an annual project with Master of the Queen’s Music, Judith Weir, at the Royal Academy of Music, in conjunction with Blossom Street and the RAM composition department, and is conductor of P&O Ferries Choir, the group which won the BBC2 series The Choir, and whom she met whilst filming for the series.