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Brook, Matthew (bass)
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Matthew Brook (bass)

Matthew Brook has appeared as a soloist throughout Europe, Australia, North and South America and the Far East. He has worked with many great conductors, including Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Richard Hickox, Sir Charles Mackerras, Harry Christophers, Christophe Rousset and Sir Mark Elder, and orchestras and ensembles including the Philharmonia, the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, St Petersburg Philharmonic, the Freiburger Barockorchester, the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, the English Baroque Soloists, the City of London Sinfonia, the Gabrieli Consort, and The Sixteen.

On the concert platform notable performances include Brahms’s Requiem with the St Petersburg Philharmonic, Bach’s B minor Mass and Haydn’s Harmoniemesse with the Dresden Staatskapelle, Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius with Richard Hickox, Bach’s St Matthew Passion with Collegium Vocale Gent and Philippe Herreweghe, Haydn’s The Seasons with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir, and Handel’s Messiah in Boston with Harry Christophers and the Handel and Haydn Society and The Sixteen. Matthew has also sang Kuono in Weber’s Der Freischütz at the Opéra Comique and the BBC Proms. He has made numerous recordings, including Bach’s B minor Mass and St Matthew Passion with the Dunedin Consort.

Albums

Allegri: Miserere
Studio Master: SIGCD085Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Studio Master: CDA68031/22CDsStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: Mass in B minor
Studio Master: CKD354Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: St John Passion
Studio Master: CKD419Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Bach: St Matthew Passion
Studio Master: CKD313Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Acis and Galatea
CKD319Download only
Handel: Esther
Studio Master: CKD397Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Handel: Messiah
Studio Master: CKD285Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Mozart: Requiem
Studio Master: CKD449Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Tavener: Sacred Music
CDH55414Helios (Hyperion's budget label)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein  
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Dona nobis pacem  
Erbarme dich  
Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Gloria in excelsis Deo & Et in terra pax  
How can I stay, when love invites? (Assuerus)  
I rage, I melt, I burn! (Polyphemus)  
Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage  
Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Messiah, HWV56 (Handel)
My help and protector is my God, and I will proclaim his glory  
Now persecution shall lay by her iron rod – Tune your harps to cheerful strains (1st Israelite)  
O ruddier than the cherry (Polyphemus)  
Ode of Saint Andrew of Crete (Tavener)
Requiem, K626 (Mozart/Süssmayr)
St John Passion, BWV245 (Bach)
St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Bach)
The Dying soldier (Anon/Short)