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Melanie Marshall (Mezzo-soprano, Contralto)

Born: February 21, 1962 - London, England.

The English mezzo-soprano/contralto, studied at Grange School Oldham. She studied Singing and Piano at the Royal College of Music in London (1980-1985).

Melanie Marshall is frequently hailed as one of Britain's most versatile vocal artists, with a style encompassing jazz, opera, oratorio, musical theatre and cabaret, and she has performed and recorded in Britain and abroad with many leading conductors and orchestras. She currently lives in London, England.

John Rutter's inspiration for his composition Feel the Spirit was the voice of mezzo-soprano Melanie Marshall, who sang in the first performance at Carnegie Hall in 2001, conducted by the composer.

Source: Hyperion Website; Melanie Marshall profile on Facebook; Bits & pieces from other sources
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

John Rutter

Alto

Member of Cambridge Singers:
C-2 (2009):
BWV 118
V-1 (1993):
BWV 225
V-2 (1987): Chorale

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Melanie Marshall - alto (Hyperion)

Melanie Marshall on Facebook


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