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Rufus Müller (Tenor)

Born: Kent, England

The English tenor, Rufus Müller, was a choral scholar at New College, Oxford during 1977-1981. He is at present studying in New York with Thomas LoMonaco. In 1985 he won first prize in the English Song Award in Brighton, and in 1999 he was a prize winner in the Oratorio Society of New York Singing Competition.

Rufus Müller made his debut as Bastien in [W.A. Mozartís Bastien un Bastienne at the Kent Opera in 1984 and received the first prize at the English Song Award in Brighton during the following year.

Rufus Müller has worked under Gustav Leonhardt, Frans Brüggen, Ivan Finscher, René Jacobs, and other conductors. His performances in song recitals and oratorios have taken him to numerous European countries and to Puerto Rico, the USA and Japan.

His numerous CD recordings include performances in J.S. Bach's St John Passion (BWV 245) under John Eliot Gardiner as well as in [W.A. Mozartís The Magic Flute and L.v. Beethovenís Choral Fantasy under Roger Norrington.

At 1997 Händel Festival in Göttingen, Rufus Müller was heard in the role of Lurcania in George Frideric Handelís Ariodante under Nicholas McGegan. He was also a guest at the Holland Festival of Early Music in Utrecht and has been invited to sing in Haydnís Creation with the Drottningholm Baroque Orchestra.

 

Source: Liner notes to the album ĎBach: Apocryphal St. Luke Passioní conducted by Wolfgang Helbich (CPO, 1997)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

John Eliot Gardiner

Tenor

BWV 63, BWV 121
BWV 245 [1st]

John Eliot Gardiner

Tenor

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
C-10 (1998);
BWV 63, BWV 64, BWV 121

Paul Goodwin

Tenor

BWV 244 [Evangelist]

Wolfgang Helbich

Tenor

BWV 246

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Rufus Müller - Tenor (Owen White)

 

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