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Thompson, Adrian (tenor)

Adrian Thompson (tenor)

London-born Adrian Thompson is an artist of extraordinary versatility with a wide-ranging opera, concert and recital repertoire of music from the Renaissance to the present day.

He has appeared at Glyndebourne and with English National Opera, Scottish Opera, Badishes Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Staatstheater Stuttgart, New Israeli Opera, Netherlands Opera, Opera Zuid and at many festivals including Buxton, Wexford, Lausanne and Göttingen.

Adrian has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony (Orchestra and Sinfonietta), National Arts Centre (Ottawa) Orchestras. Also the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Mozart Players, The Nash Ensemble, The Schoenberg Ensemble, The Sixteen and The English Concert with conductors Hickox, Gardiner, Christophers, Pinnock, Bedford, Glover, Knussen, de Leeuw, Daussgard, Herreweghe, Fischer and Pesek. He is particularly in demand for his interpretations of all the major works of Benjamin Britten, Verdi's Requiem, Elgar's Dream of Gerontius and the Evangelists of Bach's St John and St Matthew Passions.

A very experienced recitalist, he regularly appears at London's Wigmore Hall with The Songmakers' Almanac and on BBC Radio. He is a frequent visitor to The Aldeburgh Festival and has given recitals in the South Bank's major Schubert and Schoenberg series and in Northern Ireland, Geneva, Stuttgart and Amsterdam.

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Albums

Gay: The Beggar's Opera
CDA66591/22CDs Last few CD copies remaining
Gurney: Ludlow and Teme & The Western Playland; Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge
CDH55187Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Janáček: Orchestral Music
Studio Master: CDA67517Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Janáček: Orchestral Music
This album is not yet available for downloadSACDA67517Super-Audio CD
Schubert: The Complete Songs
CDS44201/4040CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 12 – Adrian Thompson
CDJ33012
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 33
CDJ33033Archive Service; also available on CDS44201/40
Schumann: The Complete Songs
CDS44441/5010CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 11 – Hanno Müller-Brachmann
CDJ33111
Schumann: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Geraldine McGreevy, Stella Doufexis, Adrian Thompson & Stephan Loges
CDJ33106Download currently discounted
Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
CDS44321/44CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Vaughan Williams: On Wenlock Edge; Gurney: Ludlow and Teme & The Western Playland
CDH55187Helios (Hyperion's budget label) Composers of World War I
Vaughan Williams: The shepherds of the delectable mountains & other works
CDA66569Archive Service; also available on CDS44321/4Download currently discounted
Schubert: An introduction to The Hyperion Schubert Edition
HYP200Super-budget price sampler — Deleted

Complete works available for download

JOHN GAY (1685-1732)
The Beggar's Operawith The Broadside Band, Jeremy Barlow (conductor)
IVOR GURNEY (1890-1937)
Ludlow and Temewith Delmé Quartet, Iain Burnside (piano)
LEOŠ JANÁČEK (1854-1928)
The Eternal Gospel
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Adelaide, D95with Graham Johnson (piano)
An Laura, als sie Klopstocks Auferstehungslied sang, D115with Graham Johnson (piano)
Andenken, D99with Graham Johnson (piano)
Ballade, D134with Graham Johnson (piano)
Der Geistertanz, D15with Graham Johnson (piano)
Der Geistertanz, D15awith Graham Johnson (piano)
Der Vatermörder, D10with Graham Johnson (piano)
Die Advokaten, D37with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Richard Jackson (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Die Betende, D102with Graham Johnson (piano)
Die Schatten, D50with Graham Johnson (piano)
Don Gayseros I, D93 No 1with Nancy Argenta (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Don Gayseros II, D93 No 2with Nancy Argenta (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Graham Johnson (piano)
Don Gayseros III, D93 No 3with Graham Johnson (piano)
Ein jügendlicher Maienschwung, D61with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Richard Jackson (baritone)
Lied aus der Ferne, D107with Graham Johnson (piano)
Lied der Liebe, D109with Graham Johnson (piano)
Nachtgesang, D119with Graham Johnson (piano)
Sehnsucht, D123with Graham Johnson (piano)
Serbate, o Dei custodi, D35 No 3with Graham Johnson (piano)
Trost 'An Elisa', D97with Graham Johnson (piano)
Trost in Tränen, D120with Graham Johnson (piano)
Verschwunden sind die Schmerzen, D88with John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Richard Jackson (baritone)
ROBERT SCHUMANN (1810-1856)
Minnespiel, Op 101with Hanno Müller-Brachmann (baritone), Graham Johnson (piano)
Spanische Liebeslieder, Op 138with Graham Johnson (piano)
Spanisches Liederspiel, Op 74with Graham Johnson (piano)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958)
On Wenlock Edgewith Delmé Quartet, Iain Burnside (piano)
The shepherds of the delectable mountainswith Bryn Terfel (baritone), Alan Opie (baritone), Jonathan Best (bass), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Linda Kitchen (soprano), Corydon Singers, City of London Sinfonia, Matthew Best (conductor)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A fox may steal your hens, sir (Peachum)  
Adelaide, D95 (Schubert)
All this the angel told me at my vigil  
Alle gingen, Herz, zur Ruh  
Also lieb' ich Euch, Geliebte  
Among the men, coquets we find (Polly/Lucy)  
An dem jungen Morgenhimmel  
An Laura, als sie Klopstocks Auferstehungslied sang, D115 (Schubert)
And so it will pass, as written in the scriptures!  
Andenken, D99 (Schubert)
Ballade  
Ballade, D134 (Schubert)
Bedeckt mich mit Blumen  
Blaue Augen hat das Mädchen  
Botschaft  
Bredon Hill  
Clun  
Dass ihr steht in Liebesglut  
Der Contrabandiste  
Der Geistertanz, D15 (Schubert)
Der Geistertanz, D15a (Schubert)
Der Vatermörder, D10 (Schubert)
Dereinst, dereinst  
Des Sängers Fluch, Op 139 (Schumann)
Die Advokaten, D37 (Schubert)
Die Betende, D102 (Schubert)
Die bretterne Kammer  
Die bretterne Kammer  
Die Schatten, D50 (Schubert)
Die tausend Grüsse  
Don Gayseros I, D93 No 1 (Schubert)
Don Gayseros II, D93 No 2 (Schubert)
Don Gayseros III, D93 No 3 (Schubert)
Dunkler Lichtglanz, blinder Blick  
Durch Fichten am Hügel, durch Erlen am Bach  
Ein Fräulein schaut vom hohen Turm  
Ein jügendlicher Maienschwung, D61 (Schubert)
Ein Vater starb von des Sohnes Hand  
Einsam wandelt dein Freund im Frühlingsgarten  
Erste Begegnung  
Es ist verraten  
Far in a western brookland  
Flutenreicher Ebro  
Freunde, deren Grüfte sich schon bemoosten!  
From far, from eve and morning  
Geständnis  
Herzen, die gen Himmel sich erheben  
Hoch, hoch sind die Berge  
How cruel are the traitors (Lucy/Macheath)  
Ich bin dein Baum  
Ich bin der Contrabandiste  
Ich bin geliebt  
Ich denke dein  
If love the virgin's heart invade (Mrs Peachum/Peachum)  
In den Talen der Provence  
In der hohen Hall’ saß König Sifrid  
In der Nacht  
In summertime on Bredon  
In valleys of springs of rivers  
Intermezzo  
Intermezzo  
Is my team ploughing?  
Laura betet! Engelharfen hallen  
Lehnst du deine bleichgehärmte Wange  
Let us take the road (Matt)  
Liebesgram  
Liebster, deine Worte stehlen  
Lied aus der Ferne, D107 (Schubert)
Lied der Liebe, D109 (Schubert)
Ludlow and Teme (Gurney)
Ludlow fair  
Mein Herr, ich komm’ mich anzufragen  
Mein schöner Stern!  
Meine Töne still und heiter  
Melancholie  
Minnespiel, Op 101 (Schumann)
Mögen alle bösen Zungen  
My heart was so free (Macheath/Polly)  
Nächtens klang die süsse Laute  
Nachtgesang, D119 (Schubert)
Nelken wind' ich und Jasmin  
O Freund, mein Schirm, mein Schutz!  
O gib, vom weichen Pfühle  
O hearken, you whose heart is faint and wilted!  
O wie lieblich ist das Mädchen  
Oh, when I was in love with you  
On the idle hill of summer  
On Wenlock Edge  
On Wenlock Edge (Vaughan Williams)
Pretty Polly, say (Macheath/Polly)  
Provenzalisches Lied  
Schön ist das Fest des Lenzes  
See the angel flying, silently soaring  
Sehnsucht, D123 (Schubert)
Serbate, o Dei custodi, D35 No 3 (Schubert/Orel)
So wahr die Sonne scheinet  
Spanische Liebeslieder, Op 138 (Schumann)
Spanisches Liederspiel, Op 74 (Schumann)
The Beggar's Opera (Gay/Pepusch)
The Eternal Gospel (Janáček)
The lads in their hundreds to Ludlow come in for the fair  
The Lent Lily  
The modes of the court so common are grown (Macheath/Ben/Matt)  
The shepherds of the delectable mountains (Vaughan Williams)
Thus when the swallow, seeking prey (Polly/Macheath/Lucy)  
Tief im Herzen trag ich Pein  
'Tis spring; come out to ramble  
'Tis time, I think, by Wenlock town  
'Tis woman that seduces all mankind (Filch/Peachum)  
Trost 'An Elisa', D97 (Schubert)
Trost in Tränen, D120 (Schubert)
Und schläfst du, mein Mädchen  
Verschwunden sind die Schmerzen, D88 (Schubert)
Virgins are like the fair flower in its lustre (Polly/Peachum)  
Von dem Rosenbusch, o Mutter  
Vorspiel  
Wann, erscheint der Morgen  
Wann, wann erscheint der Morgen, wann denn!  
Was zieht mir das Herz so?  
Weh, wie zornig ist das Mädchen  
Wenn, in des Abends letztem Scheine  
When he holds up his hand (Lucy/Lockit)  
When I was one-and-twenty  
When smoke stood up from Ludlow  
When you censure the age (Lockit/Peachum)  
When young at the bar you first taught me to score (Lucy/Lockit)  
Wie kommt’s, dass du so traurig bist  
Would I might be hang'd! (Lucy/Polly/Macheath/Jailer)  
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