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Performer Name

Type

Country

Walter Babiak

Conductor

Canada

Virginia Babikian

Soprano, Choral Conductor

USA

Victor Babin

Piano

Russia

Alice Babs

Singer

Sweden

Andrea Bacchetti

Piano

Italy

Chorus & Orchestra of the Bach Akademie Meiji Gakuin Tokyo (BAMG)

Choir & Orchestra

Japan

Bach Ensembles:

   

Bach Aria Group (BAG)

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Bach Cantata Choir, Portland, Oregon (BCCPO)

Choir & Orchestra

USA

The Bach Choir

Choir

England

Bach-Chor Berlin

Choir

Germany

Bachchor der Johanniskantorei Halle (BCJKH)

Choir

Germany

Bachchor Gütersloh

Choir

Germany

Bachchor St. Lorenz, Nürnberg

Choir

Germany

Bach-Chor Tokyo

Choir

Germany

BachChor Tübingen (BCT)

Choir

Germany

Bachchor Würzburg

Choir

Germany

Bachcollegium Aschaffenburg

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bach-Collegium Berlin (BCB)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bach Collegium Japan (BCJ)

Choral & Instrumental Ensemble

Japan

Bach Collegium München (BCM)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bach Collegium San Diego (BCSD)

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Bach-Collegium Stuttgart (BCS)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bach Consort Leipzig

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

The Bach Ensemble

Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Bach-Ensemble Luzern (BEL)

Choir & Orchestra

Switzerland

Bach-Kantorei

Choir

Switzerland

Bachkoor Apeldoorn

Choir

The Netherlands

Bach-Orchester Berlin (BOB) [Missing Biography]

Orchestra

Germany

Miami Bach Society

Chamber Orchestra

USA

The Bach Players

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

England

Bach Sinfonia

Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Bach Trompetensemble München (BTEM)

Trumpet Ensemble

Germany

Bach Vespers at Holy Trinity

Choir & Orchestra

USA

Bachwoche Ansbach (ABF)

Choir & Orchestra

Gemany

FBach Koor en Orkest

Chamber Choir & Orchestra

The Netherlands

Saint Luke Bach Choir & Orchestra, Chicago

Choir & Orchestra

USA

--

   

Mechthild Bach

Soprano

Germany

Abdel Rahman El Bacha

Piano

Lebanon / France

Gina Bachauer

Piano

Gareece / England

Jessica Bachicha

Soprano

USA

Christoph Bachmaier

Choral Conductor

Germany

Bernd Bachmann [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Constanze Backes

Soprano

Germany

Wilhelm Backhaus

Piano

Germany / Switzerland

Ludovic Bács

Conductor

Hungary / Romania

Magdalena Baczewska

Piano, Harpsichord

Poland

Kammerchor Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler [Missing Biography]

Chamber Choir

Germany

Südwestfunk-Orchester Baden-Baden (SOBB) [Missing Biography]

Chamber Orhestra

Germany

SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden & Freiburg

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Junger Kammerchor Baden-Württemberg (JKCBW)

Chamber Choir

Germany

Roland Bader

Choral Conductor

Germany

Dmitry Badiarov

Baroque Violin, Violoncello da spalla

Russia

Badische Staatskapelle (BSK)

Orchestra

Germany

Vakhtang Badrishvili [Missing Biography]

Piano

?

Paul Badura-Skoda

Piano

Austria

Arjan van Baest

Conductor

The Netherlands

Louis Bagger

Harpsichord

USA

Maurizio Baglini

Piano

Italy

Ramin Bahrami

Piano

Iran

Exine Bailey

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Isobel Baillie

Soprano

Scotland, UK

Julianne Baird

Soprano

USA

Edward (Cuthbert) Bairstow

Organ, Choirmaster, Conductor

England

Diana Baker

Piano

Australia

Janet Baker

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

England

George C. Baker

Organ

USA

Mark Baker [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Sharon Baker

Soprano

USA

Alexander Bakhchiev

Piano

Russia

Marco Bakker

Baritone

The Netherlands

Marcell Bakonyi

Bass-Baritone

Hungary

Kornélia Bakos

Mezzo-soprano

Hungary

Roberto Balconi

Counter-tenor

Italy

Aldo Baldin

Tenor

Brazil

Ilona Baldo

Soprano

France

Antonella Balducci

Soprano

Italy?

Baldwin-Wallace Motet Choir (BWMC)

Choir

USA

Colin Baldy

Baritone

England

Amanda Balestrieri

Soprano

England

Margaret Balfour

Mezzo-soprano

UK

Jan-Willem Baljet

Baritone

The Netherlands

Maureen Balke

Soprano

USA

Lucy Ballard

Mezzo-soprano

England

Luca Ballerini

Piano

Italy

Ellen Ballon

Piano

Canada

Ernö Balogh

Piano

Hungary

Dagmar Baloghová

Piano

Czechoslovakia

Alison Balsom

Trumpet

England

Balthasar-Neumann-Chor

Chamber Choir

Germany

Baltimore Ensembles

   

Bach Concert Series in Baltimore

Choir & Orchestra

USA

Handel Choir of Baltimore (HCB)

Choir

USA

--

   

Agnes Baltsa

Mezzo-soprano

Greek

Colin Balzer

Tenor

Canada

Joel Balzun

Baritone

Canada

Bamberger Symphoniker

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Bambini di Praga (BDP)

Children's Choir

Czechoslovakia

Matthias Bamert

Conductor

Switzerland

Chiara Banchini

Conductor, Violin

Switzerland

La Banda

Baroque Orc

Germany

János Bándi

Tenor

Hungary

Gloria Banditelli

Mezzo-soprano

Italy

Mark Bangert

Choral Conducxtor

USA

Jürgen Banholzer

Counter-tenor

Germany

Mathias Banholzer

Baritone

Germany

Joseph Banowetz

Piano

USA

Juliane Banse

Soprano

Germany

Hugh Banton

Organ

England

Olaf Bär

Baritone

Germany

David Bar-Illan

Piano

Israel

Daniel Bara

Choral Conductor

USA

George Barati

Conductor

Hungary / USA

Kristóf Baráti

Violin

Hungary

James Barbagallo

Piano

USA

Cinzia Barbagelata

Violin

Italy

Helmut Barbe

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Lya De Barberiis

Piano

Italy

John Barbirolli

Conductor

England

Antônio Guedes Barbosa

Piano

Brazil

Elena Barchaï

Organ

Russia

Daniel Barenboim

Conductor

Argentina / Israel

Simon Barere

Piano

Russia / USA

Rachel Barham

Soprano

USA

David Barick [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Stephen Barlow

Conductor, Piano

England

Kantorei Barmen-Gemarke (KBG)

Choir

Germany

Valer Barna-Sabadus

Counter-tenor

Romania / Germany

Trevor Barnard

Piano

England / Australia

Inon Barnatan

Piano

Israel

I Barocchisti

Baroque Ensemble

Italy

Samuel Baron

Flute, Conductor

USA

Baroque Ensembles:

   

Berlin Baroque

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Baroque Brass of London (BBL)

Brass Ensemble

England

Baroque Choral Guild (BCG)

Choir

USA

Freiburger Barockorchester (FBO)

Baroque Orchestra

Germany

Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (BONJ)

Baroque Orchestra

USA

New Trinity Baroque

Baroque Ensemble

USA

--

   

Ricardo Barpp

Bass-Baritone

Brazil

Isidro Barrio

Piano

Spain

Barrocade

Baroque Ensemble

Israel

John Barrow

Baritone

England

Manuel Barrueco

Guitar

Cuba / USA

Michael Barry

Guitar

USA

Rudolf Barshai

Conductor

Russia

Aleš Bárta

Organ, Harpsichord

Czechoslovakia

Anne Bartelloni [Missing Biography]

Mezzo-soprano

?

Peter Bartels

Tenor

Germany

Julia Barthe

Soprano

Germany

Ethel Bartlett

Piano

England / USA

Gábor Bartinai

Bass

Hungary

Béla Bartók

Piano

Hungary

Cecilia Bartoli

Mezzo-soprano

Italy

Marina Bartoli

Soprano

Italy

René Bartoli

Guitar

France

Sandro Ivo Bartoli

Piano

Italy

Samuel Bartos [Missing Biography]

Piano

USA

Bogna Bartosz

Contralto

Poland ?

Ulrike Bartsch

Contralto

Germany

Basel Ensembles (Switzerland):

   

Basler Bach-Chor (BBC)

Choir

Switzerland

Barockorchester Capriccio Basel (BOCB)

Baroque Orchestra

Switzerland

La Cetra Barockorchester Basel

Baroque Orchestra

Switzerland

Concertino Basel

Chamber Orchestra

Switzerland

Kammerorchester Basel

Chamber Orchestra

Switzerland

Knabenkantorei Basel (KKB)

Boys' Choir

Switzerland

Basler Madrigalisten

Vocal Ensemble

Switzerland

Radio-Sinfonieorchester Basel

Symphony Orchestra

Switzerland

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis (SCB)

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

Switzerland

Serenata Basel

Chamber Orchestra

Switzerland

Sinfonieorchester Basel

Symphony Orchestra

Switzerland

Basel Sinfonietta

Symphony Orchestra

Switzerland

--

   

Dmitri Bashkirov

Piano

Georgia (USSR)

Mária Basilides

Contralto

Hungary

Marianne Basner [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Howard Bass

Lute

USA

Robert Bass

Conductor

USA

L'Ensemble-Orchestre régional de Basse-Normandie / L'Ensemble de Basse-Normandie / Ensemble Instrumental de Basse Normandie (EBN)

Instrumental Ensemble

France

Les Basses Réunies

Instrumental Ensemble

France

Mariette Bastiaansen

Soprano

The Netherlands

Ulf Bästlein

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Anton Batagov

Piano

Russia

James Bates

Conductor

USA

Bath Festival Orchestra

Orchestra

England

Roland Batik

Piano

Austria

Elio Battaglia

Baritone

Italy

Franco Battiato

Singer

Italy

Kathleen Battle

Soprano

USA

Yuri Batuev [Missing Biography]

Piano

Russia

Siegfried Baubkus [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Françoise Baudlot [Missing Biography]

Harpsichord

France ?

Serge Baudo

Conductor

France

Harold Bauer

Piano, Arranger

England / USA

Thomas E. Bauer

Baritone

Germany

Sabine Bauer

Harpsichord, Recorder

Germany

Siegfried Bauer

Choral Conductor

Germany

Christiane Baumann [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Machteld Baumans

Soprano

The Netherlands

Julia Baumeister

Soprano

Germany

Rudolf Baumgartner

Conductor, Violin

Switzerland

Olivier Baumont

Harpsichord

France

Rudolf Bautz [Missing Biography]

Baritone

?

Alessio Bax

Piano

Italy

Baroque Choral Guild (BCG)

Choir

USA

Bayerische Kammerphilharmonie (BKP)

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphonieorchester (BRSO)

Symphony Orchestra (& Choir)

Germany

Bayerisches Staatsorchester

Symphony Orchestra

Gerrmany

John Bayless

Piano

USA

BBC Ensembles (UK):

   

BBC Chorus (BBCSC)

Choir

England

BBC Concert Orchestra (BBCCO)

Symphony Orchestra

England

BBC Philharmonic (BBCP)

Symphony Orchestra

England

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (BBC-SSO)

Symphony Orchestra

Scotland, UK

BBC Singers

Chamber Choir

England

BBC Symphony Chorus (BBCSC)

Choir

England

BBC Symphony Orchestra (BBCSO)

Symphony Orchestra

England

--

   

Eula Beal

Contralto

USA

Matthew Beale

Tenor

England

Herbert Beattie

Bass

USA

Michael Beattie

Choral Conductor, Harpsichord

USA

Karen Beaumont

Organ

USA

Maite Beaumont

Mezzo-soprano

Spain

Luc Beauséjour

Harpsichord, Organ

Canada

Pnina B. Becher

Piano

USA

Judith Bechter

Soprano

Austria

Rolf Beck

Choral Conductor

Germany

Daniel Becker

Piano

England

Gisèle Becker

Choral Conductor, Soprano

USA

Markus Becker

Piano

Germany

Nohad Becker

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Han-Christoph Becker-Foss

Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Matthias Beckert

Conductor

Germany

John Beckett

Conductor

Ireland

Friedel Beckmann

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Judith Beckmann

Soprano

USA

Daniel Beckwith

Conductor

USA

Jessica Beebe

Soprano

USA

Thomas Beecham

Conductor

England

Bram Beekman

Organ

The Netherlands

Marcel Beekman

Tenor

The Netherlands

Beethoven Orchester Bonn

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Hans Christoph Begemann

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Siegfried Behrend

Guitar

Germany

Daniel Behle

Tenor

Germany

Johanna Behrend [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hildegard Behrens

Soprano

Germany

Michael Behringer

Director, Harpsichord

Germany

Katharina Beidler [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Paul Beier

Lute

USA

Eduard van Beinum

Conductor

The Netherlands

Benjamin Beirs

Guitar

USA

Bel Canto Chamber Singers

Vocal Ensemble

USA

Pieter-Jan Belder

Harpsichord, Conductor

The Netherlands

Daniel Beliavsky

Piano

USA

Michael H Belinkie

Tenor

USA

Donald Bell

Bass-Baritone

Canada

Isaiah Bell

Tenor

Canada / USA

Michael Bell

Organ

New Zealand

Stephen Bell

Conducor, French Horn

England

Susan Belling

Soprano

USA

Mikael Bellini

Counter-tenor

Sweden

Sarah Bellott

Soprano

USA

Edoardo Bellotti

Organ

Italy

Renato Bellucci

Guitar

Thailand / Italy / Praguay

Svetlana Belsky

Piano

Russia / USA

Efrat Ben-Nun [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Yuval Ben-Ozer

Choral Conductor

Israel

Dafna Ben-Yohanan

Choral Conductor

Israel

Marta Beňačková

Mezzo-soprano

Slovakia

Gaby Benalil

Contralto

USA

Margarethe Bence

Contralto

USA

Pearl Benedict-Jones [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Carolina Bengtsdotter-Ljung

Contralto

Sweden

André Bénichou

Electric Guitar

France

Baltazar Benítez

Guitar

Uruguay

Pál Benkő

Bass

Hungary

Brian Bannatyne-Scott

Bass

Scotland, UK

Davide Benetti

Bass-Baritone

Italy

Alan Bennett [Missing Biography]

Tenor

USA

Gary Bennett

Tenor

Australia

Malcolm Bennett

Tenor

Wales, UK

Stephen Bennett

Bass

Australia

Lilian Benningsen

Contralto

Austria

Cheryl Bensman-Rowe

Soprano, Mezzo-soprano

USA

Timothy Bentch

Tenor

USA

Julia Bentley

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Donald Bentvelsen

Bass-Baritone

The Netherlands

Thomas Berau

Baritone

Germany

Ara Berberian

Bass

USA

Bernhard Berchthold [Berchtold]

Tenor

Austria

István Berczelly

Bass-Baritone

Hungary

Judit Béres [Missing Biography]

Soprano

Hungary

Juliane Berg

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

Germany

Nathan Berg

Bass-Baritone

Canada

Simon Berg

Bass, Conductor

Germany

Teresa Berganza

Mezzo-soprano

Spain

Bergedorfer Kammerchor

Chamber Choir

Germany

Erich Bergel

Conductor

Romania / Germany

Cornelia Berger [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Erna Berger

Soprano

Germany

Winfried Berger

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Edith Berger-Krebs [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Paul Berget

Lute

USA

Geert Berghs

Tenor

The Netherlands

Allan Bergius

Boy Soprano, Conductor, Cello

Germany

Kantorei der Bergkirche, Wiesbaden

Choir

Germany

Hans Bergmann

Musical Director, Viola

Germany

Dorothy Bergquist [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Karl-Friedrich Beringer

Conductor

Germany

Mirjam Berli

Soprano

Switzerland

Berlin Ensembles (Germany):

   

Bach-Chor Berlin

Choir

Germany

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (AAMB)

Baroque Orchestra

Germany

Bach-Collegium Berlin (BCB)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bach-Orchester Berlin (BOB) [Missing Biography]

Orchestra

Germany

Berlin Baroque

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Berliner Barock-Compagney

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Berliner Barock Solisten (BBS)

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Berliner Kantorei

Chamber Choir

Germany

Berliner Motettenchor

Choir

Germany

Berliner Philharmoniker

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

12 Cellisten der Berliner Philharmoniker

Cello Chamber Ensemble

Germany

Berliner Philharmonischer Chor

Choir

Germany

Berliner Singakademie (BSA)

Choir

Germany

Berliner Staatsoperorchester > Staatskapelle Berlin

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Berliner Symphoniker

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Cantus Domus Chor Berlin

Choir

Germany

Capella Cantorum Berlin

Vocal Ensemble

Germany

Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin (CSHKB)

Choir

Germany

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (DSOB)

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Ernst Senff Chor Berlin (ESCB)

Choir

Germany

Kammerorchester Berlin (KOB)

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Kammersymphonie Berlin

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Lautten Compagney (Berlin)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Musicalische Compagney, Berlin

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Radio-Symphonie-Orchester-Berlin

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Rundfunkchor Berlin (RCB)

Choir

Germany

Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin = Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Staats- und Domchor Berlin (SDB)

Choir

Germany

- Soloists of the Staats- und Domchor Berlin

Staatskapelle Berlin

Symphony Orchestra

Vocal-Concertisten e.v. Berlin (VCB)

Chamber Choir

Germany

Vocalconsort Berlin

Vocal Ensemble

Germany

--

   

Boris Berman

Piano, Harpsichord

Russia / Israel / USA

Claudia Berman

Soprano

USA

Daniel Berman

Piano

USA

Lazar Berman

Piano

Russia

Camerata Bern

Chamber Orchestra

Switzerland

Pierre Bernac

Baritone

France

Anthony Bernard

Conductor

England

Gundula Bernàt-Klein [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

John Bernays

Bass

Australia

Tobias Berndt

Baritone

Germany

Harry van Berne

Tenor

The Netherlands

Bern (Berne) Ensembles (Switzerland):

   

Berner Bach-Chor

Choir

Switzerland

Camerata Bern

Chamber Orchestra

Switzerland

--

   

Martin Berner

Baritone

Germany

Yara Bernette

Piano

USA / Brazil

Robert Bernard

Bass

USA

Susanne Bernhard

Soprano

Germany

Vincent Bernhardt

Harpsichord, Organ, Conductor

France

Thomas Berning

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Frieder Bernius

Conductor

Germany

Leonard Bernstein

Conductor

USA

Walter Heinz Bernstein

Harpsichord, Clavichord, Organ

Germany

Michel Béroff

Piano, Conductor

France

Simon Berridge

Tenor

England

Walter Berry

Bass-Baritone

Austria

Gilles Bersier

Tenor

England

Gemma Bertagnolli

Soprano

Italy

John Bertalot

Choral Conductor

USA

Beatrice Berthold

Piano

Germany

Megan Berti

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Pascal Bertin

Counter-tenor

France

Paolo Beschi

Cello

Italy

Antoni Besses

Piano

Catalonia, Spain

Jessica Ann Best

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Frauke Bethge [Missing Biography]

Contralto

Germany

Neithard Bethke

Conductor

Germany

Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Choir

USA

Christian Bettels

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Fulvio Bettini

Baritone

Italy

Edward Betts

Tenor

USA

Katja Betz [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hans-Michael Beuerle

Conductor

Germany

Joseph Beutel

Bass-Baritone

USA

Maurice Bevan

Baritone

England

Sophie Bevan

Soprano

England

Konstanze Beyer

Conductor, Violin

Germany

Pavlo Beznosiuk

Violin

England / Ireland / Ukraine

Abram Bezuijen

Organ

Norway

Gabriel Bianco

Guitar

France

Diego Schuck Biasibetti

Conductor, Cello

Brazil

Harry Bicket

Conductor, Harpsichord, Organ

England

Susan Bickley

Mezzo-soprano

England

Clemens Bieber

Tenor

Germany

Christfried Biebrach

Bass

Germany

Marianne Biederbeck-Schuster [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Biederitzer Kantorei

Choir

Germany

Jeffrey Biegel

Piano

USA

Universitätschor Bielefeld (UCB)

Choir

Germany

Rita Bieliauskaite

Soprano

Lithuania

Robin Bier

Contralto

USA

Martijn de Graaf Bierbrauwer

Bass

The Netherlands

Anne Bierwirth

Contralto

Germany

Maria Bieshu

Soprano

Moldova

Antra Bigača

Mezzo-soprano

Latvia

Tobias Bigger

Piano

Germany

Eduardo Bighelini

Tenor

Brazil

Catherine Bignalet [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Friedrich Bihn

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Annette de la Bije

Soprano

The Netherlands

Corry Bijster

Soprano

The Netherlands

Elvira Bill

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Louise Billaud

Piano

France / USA

Georg Christoph Biller

Conductor, Baritone, Thomaskantor

Germany

Peter van der Bilt

Bass-Baritone

Indonesia / The Netherlands

Gabriele Binder [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Otto Binder [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Peter Binder [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Fabio Biondi

Conductor

Italy

James Birchall

Bass-Baritone

England

Simon Birchall

Bass-Baritone

England

Anne-Carolyn Bird

Soprano

USA

Idil Biret

Piano

Turkey / Canada

Gertrud Birmele [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Birmingham Bach Choir

Choir

England

Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO)

Orchestra

England

Sari Biro

Piano

Hungary / USA

Anton Birula

Lute, Conductor

Poland

Elena Biscuola

Mezzo-soprano

Italy

Juliette Bise

Soprano

Switzerland

David Bismuth

Piano

France

Manfred Bittner

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Accademia Bizantina

Period-instrument Ensemble

Italy

Ensemble Bizzaries

Instrumental Ensemble

Europe

Ensemble Bjergsted 1 (EnB1, 1B1)

String Ensemble

Norway

Xak Bjerken

Piano

USA

Jan Bjøranger

Violin, Musical Director

Norway

Ulf Björkegren

Tenor

Sweden

Christina Bjørkøe

Piano

Denmark

Kolja Blacher

Violin

Germany

Arnold Black

Violin, Conductor

USA

Virginia Black

Harpsichord

England

Olivia Blackburn

Soprano

England

John Blacklow

Piano

USA

Blanche Moyse Chorale (BMC)

Choir

USA

Diego Blanco

Guitar

Spain

Arjan Blanken

Tenor

The Netherlands

Elke Mascha Blankenburg

Conductor

Germany

Heinz Blankenburg

Baritone

USA

Jan Blankenship [Missing Biography]

Piano

USA ?

Oskar Gottlieb Blarr

Organ, Choral Conductor

Germany

Heidrun Blaser

Soprano

Germany

Lynn Blaser

Soprano

Canada

Angela Maria Blasi

Soprano

USA

Sylvain Blassel

Harp

France

Ingrid Blatter

Piano

Sweden

Robin Blaze

Counter-tenor

England

Hana Blažíková

Soprano

Czech Republic

Domonkos Blazsó

Bass

Hungary

Mark Bleeke

Tenor

US

Judith Blegen

Soprano

USA

Matthias Bleidorn

Tenor

Germany

Boris Bloch

Piano, Conductor

Ukraine / USA

Hans Peter Blochwitz

Tenor

Germany

Michel Block

Piano

Belgium / USA

Charlotte Bloecher

Soprano

USA

Sabine von Blohn [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Herbert Blomstedt

Conductor

USA / Sweden

Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler

Piano

Austria / USA

Bloomington Chamber Singers

Chamber Choir

USA

Bloor Street United Church Choir, Toronto (BSUCCT)

Choir

Canada

Nick van Bloss

Piano

England

Blue Aurora Saxophone Quartet (BASQ) [Missing Biography]

Saxophone Quartet

Japan

Frederick Blum

Piano

USA

Lothar Blum

Tenor

Germany

Johannes Michael Blume

Bass

Germany

Daniel Blumenschein

Baritone

Germany

Daniel Blumenthal

Piano

Germany / USA

Stefan Blunier

Conductor

Switzerland

Sebastian Bluth

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Anker Blyme

Piano

Denmark

Stephanie Blythe

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Helen Boatwright

Soprano

USA

Virginia Lile Boaz

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Franziska Bobe

Soprano

Germany

Rimma Bobritskaya [Missing Biography]

Piano

Russia

Herbert Böck

Conductor

Austria

Bianca Bodalia [Missing Biography]

Piano

Croatia (former Yugoslavia)

Simon Bode

Tenor

Germany

Samuel Boden

Tenor

England

Éva Bodrogi

Soprano

Hungary

Paul Boepple

Choral Conductor

Switzerland / USA

Florian Boesch

Baritone

Austria

Ursula Boese

Contralto

Germany

Andrea Hornung-Boesen

Soprano

Germany

Cécile Bogaerts

Harpsichord

The Netherlands

István Bogár

Conductor

Hungary

Carole Bogard

Soprano

USA

Thomas Bogdan

Tenor

USA

Valentin Mihai Bogdan

Piano

Romania

Andrea Bogner

Soprano

Austria

Laurens Bogtman

Baritone

The Netherlands

Ingela Bohlin

Soprano

Sweden

Daniel Böhm

Baritone

Germany

Henryk Böhm

Baritone

Germany

Karl Böhm

Conductor

Austria

Kurt Böhme

Bass

Germany

Jutta Bohnert

Soprano

Germany

Robert-Alexander Bohnke

Piano

Germany

Banu Böke

Soprano

Germany

Jutta Bokor

Mezzo-soprano

Hungary

Georges Bolay [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Gábor Boldoczki

Trumpet

Hungary

Jorge Bolet

Pi

Cuba / USA

Claire Boling

Soprano

USA

Ria Bollen

Contralto

Belgium

Nathalie Bolo

Soprano

France

Bolshoi Theater Chamber Orchestra (BTCO)

Chamber Orchestra

Russia

Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

Russia

Ensemble Soloists of Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra

Chamber Orchestra

Russia

Ivor Bolton

Harpsichord, Conductor

England

Rafael Bonavita

Guitar, Lute

Uruguay

Elaine Bonazzi

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Dorothy Bond

Soprano

England

Kori Bond

Piano

USA

Carlos Bonell

Guitar

England

Richard Bonelli

Baritone

USA

Els Bongers

Soprano

The Netherlands

Christa Bonhoff

Contralto

Germany

Winfried Bönig

Organ, Pedal Harpsichord

Germany

Fabio Bonizzoni

Harpsichord, Organ

Italy

Bonn Ensemble (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany):

   

Amadeus Ensemble Bonn

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Beethoven Orchester Bonn

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Vox Bona - Kammerchor der Kreuzkirche, Bonn

Chamber Choir

Germany

--

   

Valérie Bonnard

Mezzo-soprano

Switzerland

Tessa Bonner

Soprano

England

Barbara Bonney

Soprano

USA

Richard Bonsall

Boy Soprano

New Zealand

Richard Bonynge

Conductor, Piano

Australia

Maya Boog

Soprano

Switzerland

Barbara van den Boom

Soprano

Germany

Colin Booth

Hapsichord

England

Ricard Bordas

Counter-tenor, Conductor

Spain

Barbara Borden

Soprano

USA

Abigail Boreham

Soprano

England

Andrey Boreyko

Conductor

Russia

Julianne Borg

Soprano

USA

Kim Borg

Bass

Finland

Esther Borghorst

Contralto

Germany

Galina Borisova

Mezzo-soprano

Russia

Jan H. Börjesson

Organ

Sweden

Hanneke van Bork

Soprano

The Netherlands

Eva Bornemann

Contralto

Germany

Jan Börner

Counter-tenor

Switzerland

Alexander Borowsky

Piano

Russia / USA

Christopher Borrett

Baritone, Conductor

England

Martina Borst

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Marcus R. Bosch

Conductor

Germany

Hélène Boschi

Piano

Switzerland / France

Gerhard Bosse

Conductor, Violin

Germany

Christoph Bossert

Organ

Germany

Frank Bossert

Tenor

Germany

Rolf Bössow

Tenor

Germany

Douglas Bostock

Conductor

England

Boston Ensembles (USA):

   

Boston Bach Ensemble (BBE)

Choir & Period-Instrument Orchestra

USA

Boston Baroque

Baroque Orchestra

USA

First Lutheran Church Choir, Boston

Choir

USA

Boston Pops Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

USA

Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO)

Symphony Orchestra

USA

--

   

Ian Bostridge

Tenor

England

Stephen Boswell

Guitar

Canada

Catherine Bott

Soprano

England

Pietro Bottazzo

Tenor

Italy

Alexey Botvinov

Piano

Ukraine

Berthold Botzet

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Felipe Bou

Bass

Spain

Marc Boucher

Baritone

Canada

Youri Boukoff

Piano

Bulgaria / France

Nadia Boulanger

Conductor

France

Nicolas Boulanger

Bass-Baritone

France

Laurence Boulay [Missing Biography]

Piano

France

Pierre Boulez

Conductor

France

Adrian Boult

England

Conductor

Hendrik Bouman

Harpsichord, Fortepiano, Conductor

The Netherlands

Maurice Bourbon

Choral Conductor, Baritone

France

Frances Bourne

Mezz-soprano

England

Richard Bourne

Bass

England

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

England

Antonia Bourvé

Soprano

Germany

Roger Boutry

Piano, Conductor

France

Tony Boutté

Tenor

USA

Didier Bouture

Conductor

France

Otto Bouwknegt

Tenor

The Netherlands

Jeanne Bovet

Piano

Switzerland

Martina Bovet

Soprano

Switzerland

Hélène Bouvier

Contralto

France

Stephan Boving

Tenor

Germany

David Bowden

Conductor

USA

York Bowen

Piano

England

John Bowley

Tenor

England

James Bowman

Counter-tenor

England

Kevin Bowyer

Organ

England

Brian Box

Baritone

USA

Lilia Boyadjieva

Piano

Bulgaria

Boyd Neel Orchestra (POL)

Chamber Orchestra

England

Bruce Boyce

Baritone

Canada

Jeffery Boyd

Tenor

Canada

Liona Boyd

Guitar

England / Canada

Rupert Boyd

Guitar

Australia

John Boyden

Baritone

Canada

Diana Boyle

Piano

England

Emma Boynet

Piano

France

Geir Henning Braaten

Piano

Norway

Lubomír Brabec

Guitar

Czechoslovakia

Hardy Brachmann

Tenor

Germany

Javor Bračić

Piano

Croatia

Margaret Bragle

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Brahms-Chor Stuttgart

Choir

Germany

Alexander Brailowsky

Piano

Russia / France

Emma Brain-Gabbott

Soprano

England

Nicholas Braithwaite

Conductor

England

Ulrich Brall

Conductor

Germany

Hanspeter Brand

Baritone

Switzerland

Adrian Brand

Tenor

Australia

Tom Brand

Tenor

The Netherlands

Wilfried Van den Brande

Bass-Baritone

Belgium

The Brandenburg Consort

Perid Instrument Ensemble

England

Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt (BSOF)

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Christine Brandes

Soprano

USA

Karl-Heinz Brandt

Tenor

Germany

Annelies Brants

Soprano

The Netherlands

Karin Maria Branzell

Contralto

Sweden

Rachel Brashier

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Joellen Brassfield

Soprano

USA

Bratislava (Slovakia):

   

Musica Aeterna Bratislava (MAB)

Instrumental Ensemble

Slovakia

Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

Slovakia

--

   

Detlef Bratschke

Boy Soprano & Boy Alto

Germany

Hans Braun

Bass-Baritone

Austria

Russell Braun

Baritone

Germany / Canada

Jörg Bräunig

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Staatsorchester Braunschweig

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Keith Brautigam

   

Volker Bräutigam

Organ, Conductor

Germany

Francesco Bravo

Organ, Harpsichord

Italy

James Brawn

Piano

England / Australia

Julian Bream

Guitar, Lute

England

Peter Brechbühler

Bass

Switzerland

Brecon Baroque

Instrumental Ensemble

England

Sacramentskoor Breda

Boys’ Choir

The Netherlands

Ernst Breidenbach

Piano

Germany

Jörg Breiding

Conductor

Germany

Peter Breiner

Piano, Conductor

Czechoslovakia

Anat Breiter

Soprano

Argentina / Israel

Christian Brembeck

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Bremen Ensembles

   

Bremer Bach-Orchester (BBO) [Missing Biography]

Orchestra

Germany

Barockorchester Bremen

Baroque Orchestra

Germany

Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen (DKPB)

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Fiori Musicali, Bremen

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Bremer RathsChor

Choir

Germany

--

   

Else Brems

Contralto

Denmark

Thomas Bremser

Counter-tenor

Germany

Alfred Brendel

Piano

Czechoslovakia / Austria

Christine Brenk

Soprano

Germany

Filippo Maria Bressan

Conductor

Italy

Charles Bressler

Tenor

USA

Gustave Bret [Missing Biography]

Conductor, Organ

France

Orchestre de Bretagne

Chamber Orchestra

France

Charles Brett

Counter-tenor

England

Per Brevig

Trombone, Conductor

USA

Michael Brewer

Conductor

England

Carol Brice

Contralto

USA

Günter Brick

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Martha Brickman

Harpsichord

Canada

Frank Brieff

Conductor, Viola

USA

Anke Briegel

Soprano

Germany

Tilla Briem

Soprano

Germany

David Briggs

Organ

England

Fredrika Brillembourg

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Dorothea Brinkmann [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Lars Johansson Brissman

Baritone

Sweden

Ana Cláudia Brito

Piano

Brazil

Benjamin Britten

Conductor

England

Britten Sinfonia

Chamber Orchestra

England

David Britton

Tenor

USA

Claudio Brizi

Harpsichord, Organ

Italy

John Bröcheler

Bass-Baritone

The Netherlands

Pauline Brockless

Soprano

England

Michel Brodard

Bass-Baritone

Switzerland

Alexandra Bröer [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Tobias Brommann

Choral Conducor, Organ

Germany

Stephen Bronk

Bass-Baritone

USA

Matthew Brook

Baritone

England

Brook Street Band

Instrumental Ensemble

England

Laura Brooks Rice

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Patricia Brooks

Soprano

USA

Tamara Brooks

Conductor

USA

Bradley Brookshire

Harpsichord

USA

Ina Brosow [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Jean-Patrice Brosse

Organ, Harpsichord

France

Andrew Brough

Boy Soprano

England

Harvey Brough

Tenor

England

Sebastian Brouwer

Tenor

The Netherlands

Andrea Brown

Soprano

USA

David Brown

Tenor

USA

Donald Brown

Baritone

Canada

Donna Brown

Soprano

Canada

Ericka Brown [Missing Biography]

Soprano

USA

Janet Brown

Soprano

USA

Jonathan Brown

Baritone

Canada

Mark Brown

Choral Conductor

England

Melvin Brown

Tenor, Choral Conductor

USA

Nils Brown

Tenor

Australia / Canada

Ryan M. Brown

Choral Conductor

USA

Terrance Brown

Baritone

USA

Timothy Brown

Choral Conductor

England

Wilfred Brown

Tenor

England

Alison Browner

Contralto

Ireland

John Browning

Piano

USA

Edmund Brownless

Tenor

England

Trio Broz

String Trio

Italy

Claire Brua

Mezzo-soprano

France

Chris Brubeck

Electric Bass, Bass Trombone, Piano

USA

Dave Brubeck

Piano

USA

Mary Evelyn Bruce

Soprano

USA

Sally Bruce-Payne

Mezzo-soprano

England

Collegium Instrumentale Brugense (CIB)

Orchestra

Belgium

Capella Brugensis

Chamber Choir

Belgium

Frans Brüggen

Conductor, Recorder, Flute

The Netherlands

Adolf Bruk

Violin, Conductor

Russia / USA

Wilke te Brummelstroete

Mezzo-soprano

The Netherlands

Michel Brun

Flute, Musical Director

France

Gilbert Brungardt

Choral Conductor

USA

Irmela Brünger

Soprano

The Netherlands

Simona Brüninghaus

Soprano

Germany

Armin Brunner

Conductor

Switzerland

Jon Bruno

Baritone

USA

Benjamin Bruns

Tenor

Germany

Peter Bruns

Cello

Germany

Markus Brutscher

Tenor

Germany

Monika Brustmann

Soprano

Germany

Richard Bryan

Counter-tenor

England

Robert Bryan

Counter-tenor

England

Roderick Bryce

Baritone

Scotland, UK

Jane Bryden

Soprano

USA

Oleg Bryjak

Bass

Kazakhstan

Phyllis Bryn-Julson

Soprano

USA

Bine Katrine Bryndorf

Organ

Denmark

Kazimierz Brzozowski

Piano

Poland / USA

Katheryn Buble

Piano

Canada

Bucharest Philharmonic Orchestra (GEPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Romania

Hubert Buchberger

Violin, Conductor

Germany

Margriet Buchberger

Soprano

Germany

Rudolf Buchbinder

Piano

Austria

Christian Büchel

Baritone

Austria

Aurore Bucher

Soprano

France

Hans Buchhierl [Missing Biography]

Boy Soprano

?

Teresa Buchholz

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Werner Buchin

Counter-tenor

Germany

Marlies Buchmann

Soprano

Germany

Eberhard Büchner

Tenor

Germany

Jana Büchner

Soprano

Germany

Roland Büchner

Conductor

Germany

Harold Buchsbaum [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Ursula Buckel

Soprano

Germany / Switzerland

Robert Buckland

Tenor

The Netherlands

Emer Buckley

Haprichord

Irleand / France

Christine Buckstead

Soprano

USA

Budapest Ensembles (Hungary):

   

Budapest Chamber Symphony (BCS)

Chamber Orchestra

Hungary

Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Hungary

Budapest Saxophone Quartet (BSQ)

Saxophone Quartet

Hungary

Budapest Symphony Orchestra (HRSO)

Symphony Orchestra

Hungary

Budapest Strauss Ensemble

Chamber Orchestra

Hungary

Budapest Strings

Instrumental Ensemble

Hungary

--

   

Jeremy Budd

Tenor

England

Jürgen Budday

Conductor

Germany

David/Sara Davis Buechner

Piano

USA

Academia Bach de Buenos Aires

Ensemble

Argentina

Alain Buet

Bass

France

Roland Bufkens

Tenor

Belgium

Jeanette Bühler

Soprano

Germany

Reglint Bühler

Soprano

Germany

Eleonore Bühler-Kestler

Harpsichord

Germany

Richard Buhlig

Piano

USA

Rolf Buijs

Conductor

The Netherlands

Srdjan Bulat

Guitar

Croatia

Ernest Bullock

Conductor, Organ, Educator

England

Susan Bullock

Soprano

England

Klaus Bülow

Bass

Germany

Marjorie Bunday

Contralto, Mezzo-soprano

USA

Agnelle Bundervoët

Piano

France

Paulin Bündgen

Counter-tenor

France

Khatia Buniatishvili

Piano

Georgia

Stanislav Bunin

Piano

Russia

Victor Bunin

Piano

Russia

Vladimir Bunin

Piano

Russia

Joel Burcham

Tenor

USA

Christopher Burchett

Baritone

USA

Margarethe Burckhard-Rohr [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hans Burckhardt (Pseudonym of Karl Ristenpart)

Conductor

Germany

Richard Burdick

Horn

USA

Thomas Burger [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Mary Burgess

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Russell Burgess

Choral Conducor, Bass

England

Albrecht Burkhardt [Missing Biography]

Music Director

Germany

Erika Burkhardt [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Werner Burkhardt

Choral Conductor

Germany

Gertrud Burgsthaler-Schuster

Contralto

Austria

Linda Burman-Hall

Harpsichord

USA

Annelies Burmeister

Contralto

Germany

Pedro Burmester

Piano

Portugal

Nancy Burns [Missing Biography]

Soprano

USA

Timothy Burris

Lute

USA

Connor Burrowes

Treble

England

Norma Burrowes

Soprano

Ireland, UK

Eldin Burton

Piano

USA

Jakub Burzyński

Conductor, Counter-tenor

Poland

Christine Busch

Violin

Germany

Thilo Busch

Tenor

Germany

Thomas Busch

Baritone

Germany

Marianna Busching

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Andrew Busher

Tenor

England

Ferruccio Busoni

Piano

Italy

Thomas Busse

Tenor, Conductor

USA

Pablo Cesar Bustos

Tenor

Chile / Canada

Anne Buter

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

John Butt

Harpsichord, Organ, Conductor

England

Benjamin Butterfield

Tenor

Canada

Peter Butterfield

Tenor, Choral Conductor

Canada

Friedemann Büttner

Tenor

Germany

John Buttrick

Piano

USA (?)

Robert W. Butts

Conductor

USA

Sytse Buwalda

Counter-tenor

The Netherlands

Hans-Hermann Buyken [Missing Biography]

Choral Conductor

?

Douglas Buys

Piano

USA

Stephanie Buyken

Soprano, Flute

Germany

Jeffery Byers

Baritone

USA

Anner Bylsma

Cello

The Netherlands

Corrine Byrne

Soprano

USA

Richard Byrne

Baritone

USA

Julian Byzantine

Guitar

England

     

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