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Susan Hamilton (Soprano)

Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

The Scottish soprano, Susan Hamilton, is a noted soloist specialising in Baroque and Contemporary music. She sings regularly in Britain and Europe with the Dunedin Consort, Collegium Vocale, Florilegium, The Kingís Consort, Monteverdi Choir, The New London Consort, The Ricercar Consort and A Sei Voci, and has appeared at major International Festivals in Europe, Japan, Australia and the USA. She has worked with conductors such as Philippe Herreweghe, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Paul McCreesh and Ton Koopman, composers including Witold Lutoslawski and Ronald Stevenson. She appears regularly on the radio and television and has recorded for Astree-Auvidis, Delphian, Harmonia Mundi, Hyperion, Linn, Ricercar and Virgin Classics.

Susan Hamiltonís recent work has included a programme of English Music with the The Ricercar Consort in Lausanne, Johann Rosenmüller's Vespers with Cantus Cölln, Haydn's Scot Songs at "Les Folles Journee" in Nantes and Lisbon, Michael Daugherty's What's That Spell? with the Paragon Ensemble, a tour of the USA with the Collegium Vocale, performing music by Schütz and a performance of Stimmung by Stockhausen at the Edinburgh International Festival with the Dunedin Consort. Her latest recording is of music by Ronald Stevenson, with pianist John Cameron, was released with Delphian Records in 2004.

Susan Hamilton is co-founder and Co-Artistic Director of the Dunedin Consort, Scotland's premiere vocal ensemble.

 

Source: Dunedin Consort Website (2004)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2004)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

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Works

John Butt

Soprano

BWV 232, BWV 244

John Eliot Gardiner

Soprano

BCP: BWV 140 [2nd], BWV 163

John Eliot Gardiner

Soprano

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
BCP Vol. 1: CD-2:
BWV 75, BWV 39, BWV 20
BCP Vol. 4: CD-2:
BWV 186, BWV 107, BWV 187
BCP Vol. 5: CD-2:
BWV 46, BWV 101, BWV 102

Philippe Herreweghe

Soprano

BWV 244 [2nd]

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Susan Hamilton (Dunedin Consort)

 

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