1732 – 1809
Haydn’s Creation – Bass Chorus Rehearsal Aid
BASS VOICE EMPHASISED – ALL OTHER VOICES DIMINISHED
Running time: 1:21:21
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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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Dale is a Choral Scholar at the City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus. Since graduating from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2012 he has worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company and sang with the Armonico Consort as well as with Blossom Street’s chamber choir. As a soloist, he sings regularly in oratorio and opera, including performances of Handel’s Messiah, Britten’s War Requiem, Verdi’s La Traviatta (Gaston), Verdi’s Macbeth (Malcolm) and Puccini’s Turandot (Pong). In 2014, Dale also toured with the National Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company for six months, singing in the chorus. Last year, Dale rejoined the RSC for another run of shows of The Merchant of Venice.
René began his vocal training as a treble in Canterbury Cathedral Choir, becoming a member of the National Youth Choir in 2004. Since graduating from The University of Nottingham in 2010 with a BA (Hons), he received a Distinction for his Masters in Vocal Studies at the Royal Academy of Music in 2013, where he was also awarded the Nora Carstairs Bland Award. He performs both in the UK and abroad where his operatic roles include Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Marcello (La boheme) Marco (Gianni Schicchi), Belcore (L’elisir d’amore), Orfeo (L’Orfeo) and Morales/Dancairo (Carmen) and his concert work has included Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s Johannes and Matthaus Passion, Brahms’ Requiem and Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony.
Felicity graduated from Trinity College of Music in 2010, where she won the TCM Vocal Contemporary Prize. She currently sings with various professional ensembles including: The BBC Singers, Ex Cathedra and The Armonico Consort yet she also enjoys having an active solo career. Oratorio includes: The Creation, Elijah, Mozart’s Requiem, The Messiah, Samson and Nelson Mass, All the Ends of the Earth (Judith Weir), Missa Angelorum (Carl Rütti) and Daniel Lésur’s Le Cantique des Cantiques at the BBC Proms in 2010. Former operatic roles have included: Olympia (The Tales of Hoffman), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), 1st Spirit (The Magic Flute), Mabel (Pirates of Penzance), Angelina (Trial by Jury), Rose Maybud (Ruddigore), La Fortuna (Giustino), Countess Almavira (Marriage of Figaro), Madame Herz (The Impressario), Lady Harriet (Martha), Susan (A Dinner Engagement) and Vagaus (Juditha Triumphans.)
London-based mezzo-soprano Leonora Dawson-Bowling is a regular concert soloist and sings with groups including the Philharmonia Voices, Oxford Camerata, BBC Singers and contemporary music specialists Exaudi. She has performed the solos from many of Bach’s cantatas and oratorios and her opera work includes the title role in Handel’s Xerxes in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with Edinburgh Symphony Baroque and the Sorceress in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas with the Sarum Consort. She has also recorded two CDs with early music group Musica Contexta exploring original tuning and orchestration, and setting down early works hitherto unrecorded, by Andreas de Silva and Jacques Arcadelt.
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.
Ben Thapa studied at the Guildhall School of Music and the Royal College of Music before graduating from the Wales International Academy of Voice in 2013 under the tutelage of Dennis O’Neill. His operatic credits include: President (Mittwoch aus Licht, Birmingham Opera/BBC Proms), Mat of the Mint (Beggar’s Opera, Royal Opera), and recently the role of Siegfried in The Quest for the Ring: scenes from Siegfried and Götterdämmerung at the Royal Festival Hall in association with Opera North. Ben has participated in a number of masterclasses, including Kiri Te Kanawa, Della Jones, Amanda Roocroft, Jonathan Dove (for Music Theatre Wales) and Graham Clark. In addition, Ben was twice a Britten-Pears scholar. Ben continues his study privately with David Pollard.
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.
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.