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In Opera James Rutherford has appeared with the Paris Opera, Welsh National Opera, Opera North, Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Royal Opera House, English National Opera, the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin and at the Montpellier and Innsbruck Festivals. He has sung Donner (Das Rheingold) with the Royal Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Sir Simon Rattle (at the BBC Proms and the Baden-Baden Festival), Jokanaan (Salome) in Montpellier, Leporello (Don Giovanni) for Scottish Opera and Wolfram (Tannhäuser) for San Francisco Opera.
In concert James appears regularly at the major British festivals and with conductors including Leonard Slatkin, Sir Colin Davis, Donald Runnicles, Sir Mark Elder, Sir Roger Norrington, Christopher Hogwood, Sir Charles Mackerras, Sakari Oramo, and with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Sudwestrundfunk and the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras. A noted recitalist, he has appeared throughout the United Kingdom and given numerous recitals for BBC Radio 3 and at Wigmore Hall.
|Honegger: Une Cantate de Noël, Cello Concerto & other orchestral works|
Honegger’s Une Cantate de Noël is a Christmas number with a difference. It is his last work and one of his most popular compositions. A notable feature is the intertwining of traditional carols in French and German: perhaps symbolizing peace a ...» More
|Mendelssohn: Songs and Duets, Vol. 5|
with Eugene Asti (piano)
Eugene Asti’s pioneering series, containing a large number of first recordings and rarities, concludes with this fifth volume, a generous two CDs for the price of one. It places Mendelssohn firmly in the canon of the great Lieder composers.» More
|Ch'io t'abbandono in periglio sì grande (Mendelssohn)|
|De profundis clamavi|
|In April when primroses paint the sweet plain|
|Joie et Paix sur Toi Israël!|
|Saw ye Johnnie comin'|
|Sechs Schottische National-Lieder (Mendelssohn)|
|The moon had climb’d the highest hill|
|The yellow-hair'd laddie|
|Une Cantate de Noël (Honegger)|
|We've a bonnie wee flower|