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Bethany Seymour (Soprano)

Born: York, England

The English soprano, Bethany Seymour, graduated with first-class honours from University of Leeds, where she read music. Her studies at Leeds included an Erasmus-exchange programme studying at the Musikhochschule in Köln with Barbara Schlick.

Since then Bethany Seymour has sung with Hermann Max and the Rheinische Kantorei in festivals including Knechtsteden, Leipzig and Erfurt. In England she sings with Yorkshire Bach Choir and Yorkshire Baroque Soloists with whom she has performed as soloist at Festival Mitte Europa, Bachfest Leipzig, Köthener Herbst (with Leipzig Barockorchester), Merseburg Orgeltage, Aarhus, Düsseldorf, Ryedale, Warwick and York Early Music Festivals. She has also recorded J.S. Bach’s Johannes-Passion (BWV 245) and Mass in B minor (BWV 232) with Peter Seymour, Yorkshire Baroque Soloists and Yorkshire Bach Choir for Signum Classics.

Source: Liner notes to the album “J.S. Bach: St John Passion” conducted by Peter Seymour (Signum Classics, 2010)
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Aryeh Oron (June 2011)

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BWV 232, BWV 245

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