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William Towers (Counter-tenor)

Born: England

The English counter-tenor, William Towers, read English at Cambridge, where he was also a choral scholar. In 1996, he was awarded a postgraduate scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music where he won several prizes including the Clifton prize for the best Final Recital.

William Towers is a founding member of an a capella ensemble Henry's Eight with whom he continues to record and perform. In addition to recordings with Henry's Eight, he has recorded Verse Anthems by William Child and a reconstruction of J.S. Bach's St Mark Passion (BWV 247). His live appearances have included George Frideric Handel's Messiah, Poro, Lotario, Rinaldo and the Foundling Hospital Anthem, J.S. Bach's St John Passion (BWV 245), Orff's Carmina Burana, Gluck's Orfeus ed Euridice, Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, and performances in the John Eliot Gardiner Bach Cantata Pilgrimage in 2000.

Source: The Cantata Pilgrimage brochure (December 2000)
Contributed by
Galina Kolomietz (May 2001) Website

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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John Eliot Gardiner

Alto

BWV 113
BCP:
BWV 5, BWV 12, BWV 26, BWV 36, BWV 38, BWV 48, BWV 62, BWV 71, BWV 79, BWV 80, BWV 81, BWV 85, BWV 88, BWV 90, BWV 93, BWV 98, BWV 99, BWV 100, BWV 103, BWV 109, BWV 110, BWV 112, BWV 121, BWV 131, BWV 138, BWV 146, BWV 151, BWV 188

John Eliot Gardiner

Alto

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
BCP Vol.10:
BWV 48, BWV 5, BWV 90, BWV 56

Geoffrey Webber

Alto

BWV 247

Jos van Veldhoven

Alto

BWV 110, BWV 243

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William Towers (Workingham Bach Society)

St Mark Passion (Belfast Philharmonic Society)

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