Ann Murray

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Ann Murray
Información personal
Nacimiento 27 de agosto de 1949 Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata (68 años)
Dublín, Irlanda Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata
Nacionalidad Irlandesa Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata
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Ocupación Cantante y cantante de ópera Ver y modificar los datos en Wikidata
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Ann Murray, DBE (n. Dublín, 27 de agosto de 1949) es una mezzosoprano irlandesa.

Estudió en el Royal Manchester College of Music y debutó como Alceste en la ópera homónima de Christoph Willibald Gluck en 1974.

Ha cantado en todos los grandes teatros líricos del mundo destacándose su participación en óperas de Georg Friedrich Händel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart y Richard Strauss.

Es una notable liederista y solista en oratorios.

Es Kammersängerin de la Ópera de Baviera desde 1998 y Dama del Imperio británico desde 2002, aunque al no ser británica sino pertenecer al Commonwealth se aplica el "DBE".

Estuvo casada con el tenor Philip Langridge,con quien tuvo su hijo Jonathan.

Discografía[editar]

  • Mozart: Mass No. 18 in C Minor KV427 (with Amor Artis Chorale, English Chamber Orchestra, cond. Johannes Somary: LP, Vanguard, 1976)
  • Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor (with Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, cond. Jesús Lopez-Cobos: LP, Philips, 1977; re-issued CD, 1991)
  • Verdi: La Battaglia di Legnano (with Austrian Radio Chorus & Symphony Orchestra, cond. Lambert Gardelli: LP, Philips, 1979; re-issued CD, Philips, 1989)
  • Gay: The Beggar's Opera, arr. Bonynge/Gamley (with London Voices, National Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Richard Bonynge: LP, Decca, 1981)
  • Stravinsky: Songs (with Ensemble Intercontemporain, cond. Pierre Boulez: LP, Deutsche Grammophon, 1982; re-issued CD, 1992)
  • Haydn: Stabat mater (with Lausanne Vocal Ensemble & Chamber Orchestra, cond. Michel Corboz: LP, Erato, 1983)
  • Purcell: Dido and Aeneas (with Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Vienna Concentus Musicus, cond. Nikolaus Harnoncourt: LP, Telefunken, 1983)
  • Gounod: Romeo et Juliette (with Midi-Pyrenées Regional Choir, Toulouse Capitole Chorus & Orchestra, cond. Michel Plasson: LP, HMV, 1985)
  • Offenbach: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (with Chorus & Symphony Orchestra of the Brussels Opéra National du Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, cond. Sylvain Cambreling: LP/CD, EMI, 1988)
  • Brahms/Schumann: Voices of the Night (The Songmakers' Almanac: CD, Hyperion, 1989)
  • Hyperion Schubert Edition vol.3 (with Graham Johnson, pf: CD, Hyperion, 1989)
  • Mozart: Cosi fan tutte (with Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. James Levine: LP/CD, Deutsche Grammophon, 1989)
  • Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ op.25 (with Choir of King’s College Cambridge, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Stephen Cleobury: MC/CD, EMI, 1990)
  • Mahler: Songs from 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn' (with London Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Charles Mackerras: CD, Virgin Classics, 1991)
  • Purcell: The Fairy Queen (with The Sixteen Choir & Orchestra, cond. Harry Christophers: CD, Collins Classics, 1992)
  • Vivaldi: Gloria in D major RV589 (with Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chorus & Orchestra, cond. Neville Marriner: LP/CD, EMI, 1992)
  • Rossini: La Cenerentola (with Vienna State Opera Chorus, Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Riccardo Chailly: CD, Pioneer, 1993)
  • The Last Rose of Summer: Best Loved Songs of Ireland (with Graham Johnson, pf: CD, Hyperion, 1993; re-issued 2005)
  • De Falla: El sombrero de tres picos (with Academy of St Martin in the Fields, cond. Sir Neville Marriner: CD, EMI, 1994)
  • Beethoven Folksong Arrangements vols 1 & 2 (with Marieke Blankestijn, vn, Elizabeth Layton, vn, Krysia Osostowicz, vn, Ursula Smith, vc, Malcolm Martineau, pf: CD, Deutsche Grammophon, 1997)
  • Irish Songs: Bid Adieu (with Graham Johnson, pf: CD, Forlane, 1998)
  • Songs by Bizet (with Graham Johnson, pf: CD, Hyperion, 1998)
  • Fauré Requiem/Duruflé Requiem (with Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra etc.: CD, Hyperion, 1998)
  • Vivaldi: Juditha triumpharis RV644 (with The King’s Consort Choir, The King’s Consort, cond. Robert King: CD, Hyperion, 1998)
  • L. Boulanger: D'un matin du printemps etc. (with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. Yan Pascal Tortelier: CD, Chandos, 1999)
  • Handel: Serse (with Bavarian State Opera Chorus & Orchestra, cond. Ivor Bolton: CD, Farao Classics, 2000)
  • Hummel: Mass in E flat etc. (with Collegium Musicum 90, cond. Richard Hickox: CD, Chandos Chaconne, 2004)
  • The Songs of Robert Schumann vol. 9 (with Felicity Lott, S, Graham Johnson, pf: CD, Hyperion, 2004)
  • Britten, Mahler, Schumann (with Malcolm Martineau, pf: CD, Avie/Crear Classics, 2005)

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