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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.

'Bach: Christmas Oratorio' (CDA68031/2)
Bach: Christmas Oratorio
MP3 £15.49FLAC £15.49ALAC £15.49Buy by post £20.00 Studio Master: FLAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £23.25ALAC 24-bit 88.2 kHz £23.25 CDA68031/2  2CDs   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Tavener: Sacred Music' (CDH55414)
Tavener: Sacred Music
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On other labels
'Bach: Mass in B minor' (CKD354)
Bach: Mass in B minor
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD354  2CDs Download only  
'Bach: St John Passion' (CKD419)
Bach: St John Passion
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'Handel: Acis and Galatea' (CKD319)
Handel: Acis and Galatea
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'Handel: Esther' (CKD397)
Handel: Esther
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD397  2CDs Download only  
'Handel: Messiah' (CKD285)
Handel: Messiah
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD285  2CDs Download only  
'Mozart: Requiem' (CKD449)
Mozart: Requiem
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Complete works available for download
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Mass in B minor, BWV232 with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
St John Passion, BWV245 with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
Esther, HWV50a with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
Messiah, HWV56 with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
SIR JOHN TAVENER  (1944-2013)
Ode of Saint Andrew of Crete with St George's Chapel Choir Windsor, Christopher Robinson (conductor)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein  Part 2 No 40, Chorale of St John Passion, BWV245 (Bach)
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Dona nobis pacem  Part 4 Osanna, Benedictus, Agnus Dei and Dona nobis pacem No 5, Chorus of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Gloria in excelsis Deo & Et in terra pax  Part 1 Missa No 4 & 5 of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
How can I stay, when love invites? (Assuerus)  Act 2 Scene 2 No 5, Air from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
I rage, I melt, I burn! (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 2, Accompagnato from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage  Part 1 No 1, Chorus of Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Messiah, HWV56 (Handel)
My help and protector is my God, and I will proclaim his glory  First line to Ode of Saint Andrew of Crete (Tavener)
Now persecution shall lay by her iron rod – Tune your harps to cheerful strains (1st Israelite)  Act 1 Scene 2 Nos 1-2, Recitative – Aria from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
O ruddier than the cherry (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 3, Air from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Ode of Saint Andrew of Crete (Tavener)
Requiem, K626 (Mozart/Süssmayr)
St John Passion, BWV245 (Bach)
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