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Mark Chambers (Counter-tenor)

Born: England

The English counter-tenor, Mark Chambers, studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Richard Hill, Michael Chance and James Bowman. He graduated in 1992 and was awarded the John Mcleod prize for male singers.

As a soloist Mark Chambers has performed with Richard Hickox, Stephen Cleobury, Roy Goodman and The King’s Consort. He has also performed in two world premieres of We shall see Him as He is and The Apocalypse by John Tavener at the BBC Proms. Operatic roles include Andronico in Georg Frideric Handel's Tamerlano at the Britten Pears School and Chorus in an acclaimed production of Rameau's Les Boréades at the Salzburg Festival conducted by Simon Rattle. In June 2005 he participated in performances of J.S. Bach’s Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) with the New London Consort conducted by Philip Pickett at the Israel Festival Jerusalem.

Mark Chambers has made many solo and ensemble recordings including a disc of counter-tenor duets by Purcell and his contemporaries with Ryland Angel, a disc of songs by Edmund Rubbra and Ralph Vaughan Williams, and a recording of solo motets by Grandi with the English Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble.

Source: New London Consort (June 2005)
Contributed by
Gilli Alon-Bitton (Israel Festival Jerusalem, June 2005)

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John Eliot Gardiner

Alto

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
BCP Vol. 1: CD-2:
BWV 75, BWV 39, BWV 20
BCP Vol. 5: CD-2:
BWV 46, BWV 101, BWV 102
BCP Vol. 11: CD-1:
BWV 162, BWV 180; CD-2: BWV 109, BWV 38, BWV 98, BWV 188
BCP Trinity II:
BWV 113, BWV 179

Jeffrey Skidmore

Alto

BWV 244 [sung in English]

Jos van Veldhoven

Alto

BWV 196

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