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Jeremy Budd (Tenor)

Born: England

The English tenor, Jeremy Budd, is a former Head Chorister of St. Paul's Cathedral. As a treble soloist he performed extensively, both at home and abroad, including appearances with the London Symphony Orchestra and at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He record a CD entitled 'Hear my Prayer' during that time. He was the boy soloist at the premiere performance of Paul McCartney's Liverpool Oratorio, which he also recorded.

Jeremy Budd is currently in his final year at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studies under David Lowe. He is a member of the choir of St Bride's, Fleet Street and of European Voices, and also sings regularly at St Paul's Cathedral. Recent engagements include W.A. Mozart's Requiem, Dvorak's Mass in D, George Frideric Handel's Dixit Dominus, Schubert's Mass in C, J.S. Bach's St Matthew Passion (BWV 244), and Stainer's Crucifixion, Pilade in G.F. Handel's Oreste at he Linbury Studio Theatre at Covent Garden and Pilatus in Passio by Avro Part at Westminster Cathedral. He has worked on many projects with Richard Hickox.

Until December 2001, Jeremy Budd was a member of Cantabile, one of the UK's leading a cappella groups. They have appeared in a huge variety of venues and with them he has toured extensively from Australia and New Zealand to Singapore, Malaysia and the Bahamas, and performed on a recent world cruise on the QEII.

Jeremy Budd performed J.S. Bach's Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244) in spring 2005 as a member of the Monteverdi Choir (not soloist). In December 2005 he toured with the Monteverdi Choir and John Eliot Gardiner through Europe with the Magnificat (BWV 243) and Christmas Cantatas, this time as soloist. In 2006 he toured with John Eliot Gardiner, the Monteverdi Choir and the English Baroque Soloists through USA and Europe performing W.A. Mozart's Requiem and the Missa in C minor. In April 2006 he performed J.S. Bach's Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) with Gürzenich-Orchester Köln under the baton of Markus Stenz.

Source: St Bride's Fleet Street Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2006)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Harry Christophers


BWV 102, BWV 233, BWV 235

Jonathan Cohen


Member of Arcangelo:
BWV 232

John Eliot Gardiner


BWV 245 [DVD, 3rd]

Jeffrey Skidmore


BWV 244 [Evangelist, sung in English]

Markus Stenz


BWV 245

Alexander Weimann


BWV 245

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St Bride's: Jeremy Budd, Tenor


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