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Robert Getchell (Tenor)

Born: USA

The American tenor, Robert Getchell, began singing at the University of Massachusetts where he studied French and Spanish literature. In France he studied French baroque music at the 'Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles' and continued his studies with Margreet Honig at the Amsterdam Conservatory, specializing in early music interpretation with Howard Crook.

In Europe Robert Getchell is a frequently asked soloist, performing with many ensembles such as Les Talens Lyriques, Musica Antiqua Köln, Le Parlement de Musique, Nederlandse Bachvereniging, Ensemble Pierre Robert, Al Ayre Espanol, and Nederlands Kamerkoor and is a frequent soloist in the Theatre and Opera of Rouen.

On the operatic stage Robert Getchell has performed in various baroque operas such as Lully's Roland with René Jacobs, Lully's Persee, A.C. Destouche's Semiramis and Purcell's The Fairy Queen with Christophe Rousset. He has been invited to sing in various festivals in Europe such as the festivals of Versailles, Ambronay, Fribourg, Beaune and Utrecht.

Robert Getchell has recorded numberous CD's with works from composers from Charpentier and Mozart to Schubert, Felix Mendelssohn, and Francis Poulenc.

Source: Opera Lafayette Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2005)

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Links to other Sites

Opera Lafayette - Robert Getchell
Robertg Getchell, Biography, Discography (Goldberg)

Robert Getchell, tenor Repertoire (Musica Intermedia) [Dutch]

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