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Tom Phillips (Tenor)

Born: England

The English tenor, Tom Phillips, has appeared with many of Europe's leading early music ensembles, including Collegium Vocale Gent (Director: Philippe Herreweghe), Gabrieli Consort (Director: Paul McCreesh), Huelgas Ensemble, Taverner Consort (Director: Andrew Parrott), The Tallis Scholars (Director: Peter Phillips), Dufay Collective, Dunedin Consort (Director: John Butt), Amsterdam Baroque (Director: Ton Koopman), The English Concert, London Baroque (Director: Charles Medlam), The King's Consort (Director: Robert King), Cambridge Singers (Director: John Rutter), Retrospect Ensemble (Director: Matthew Halls) and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He is a member of Ensemble Plus Ultra. With these and other ensembles he has made over 150 CD recordings and toured more than fifty countries worldwide.

As a soloist Tom Phillips has performed J.S. Bach's Mass in B minor (BWV 232) with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi’s 1610 Vespers with Robert King and The King's Consort, J.S. Bach's St ]ohn Passion (BWV 245) with Paul Goodwin and the Academy of Ancient Music, George Frideric Handel's Acis and Galatea with Paul McCreesh and the Gabrieli Consort, Igor Stravinsky’s Mass with Philippe Herreweghe and the Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra, Ralph Vaughan WilliamsSerenade to Music with Paul Goodwin and the English Chamber Orchestra and Monteverdi's Selva Morale e Spirituale with Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques.

Tom Phillips' more eclectic appearances include his debut at La Scala in Milan with the Harp Consort, the sound track to the film Pirates of the Caribbean, and concert tours with Gregorian, the German rock band, sporting a silver crushed velvet monk’s habit.


Source: Concert Program - Blue Heron (October 15, 2011)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Matthew Halls


Member of Retrospect Ensemble:
C-1 (2010):
BWV 249, BWV 11

Andrew Parrott


Member of Taverner Consort:
C-7 (2010):
BWV 244a

Trevor Pinnock


Member of The English Concert:
C-1 (1993/1994):
BWV 110/1

John Rutter


Member of Cambridge Singers:
V-1 (1993):
BWV 225

Links to other Sites

Concert Program - Blue Heron [PDF]

Tom Philips on Facebook

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