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Christopher Dixon (Baritone)

Born: England

The English baritone, Christopher Dixon, was a choral scholar at Clare College, Cambridge and then studied at the Royal Academy of Music and the National Opera Studio, London. He participasted in the Royal Academy Opera course. In 1999 he won the Bliss Award at the Royal Academy of Music. In 2002 he was winner at the 1st Handel Singiong Competitio in London.

Christopher Dixon has sung George Frideric Handel's Messiah with Sir David Willcocks at the Royal Albert Hall and the title role in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni with Sir Colin Davis. He later sang the Count in Le nozze di Figaro and W.A. Mozart's Requiem at the Albert Hall with David Willcocks. In 2000 he participated as a member of the Monteverdi Choir in John Eliot Gardiner's Bach Cantata Pilgrimage.

Christopher Dixon worked with a small group of talented young singers in an 'open-class' format and discussed musical matters such as vocal projection, stage persona, posture and musicianship.

 

Source: Bits & pieces from various sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (November 2014)

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Member of Monteverdi Choir:
C-10 (1998);
BWV 63, BWV 64, BWV 121
BCP Vol. 19: CD-1:
BWV 155, BWV 3, BWV 13; CD-2: BWV 26, BWV 81, BWV 14, BWV 227
BCP Vol. 20: CD-1:
BWV 144, BWV 84, BWV 92
BCP Vol. 22: CD-1: BWV 4 [2nd], BWV 31, BWV 66 [2nd]; CD-2: BWV 6 [2nd], BWV 134, BWV 145
BCP Vol. 23: CD-1:
BWV 150, BWV 67, BWV 42, BWV 158; CD-2: BWV 104, BWV 85, BWV 112
BCP Vol. 25: CD-2:
BWV 44, BWV 150, BWV 183, J.C. Bach: Fürchte dich nicht
BCP Purification:
BWV 83, BWV 125

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