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Artist Hyperion Records
Watson, Katherine (soprano)
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Katherine Watson (soprano)

Following graduation from Cambridge University, where she studied Anglo-Saxon History and Literature, Katherine Watson won a place at Le Jardin des Voix and subsequently appeared with Les Arts Florissants in London, New York, Madrid and Paris. She has an extensive concert career and sings regularly under the batons of William Christie, Emmanuelle Haïm, Stephen Layton and Jonathan Cohen throughout Europe. She is the recipient of the Glyndebourne 2012 John Christie Award.

Engagements have included Diana in Charpentier’s Actéon (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Une Italienne, un fantôme, une bergère in Charpentier’s Médée (Champs-Elysées, Opéra de Lille); Cassandra in Cavalli’s Didone (Champs-Elysées, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg, Théâtre de Caen); Iphis in Handel’s Jephtha (Salle Pleyel, Palais des Beaux-Arts Brussels, Theater an der Wien, and Moscow); Virtue and Damigella in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea (Teatro Real, Madrid) and Diane in Rameau’s Hippolyte et Aricie with William Christie at Glyndebourne, and Apollo e Dafne with Arcangelo and Jonathan Cohen at Carnegie Hall.

Albums

Bach: Christmas Oratorio
Studio Master: CDA68031/22CDsStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Brahms: Zigeunerlieder
CDA67775
Britten: A Ceremony of Carols & St Nicolas
CDA67946
Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and Loss
Studio Master: CDA68019Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A Ceremony of Carols, Op 28 (Britten)
As dew in Aprille  
Balulalow  
Behold, a silly tender babe  
Christmas Oratorio, BWV248 (Bach)
Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, SV153 (Monteverdi)
Darà la notte il sol lume alla terra  
Das Mädchen  
Deo gracias  
Der Falke  
Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch'udiste Glauco  
Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto  
Ei l'armi cinse, e su destrier alato  
Hebt ein Falke sich empor  
Hodie Christus natus est  
I sing of a maiden  
In freezing winter night  
Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba  
Jauchzet, frohlocket, auf, preiset die Tage  
Ma te raccoglie, o ninfa, in grembo 'l cielo  
Movete al mio bel suon le piante snelle  
O chiome d'or, neve gentil del seno  
O my deare hert, young Jesu sweit  
Ohimè il bel viso, ohimè il soave sguardo, SV112 (Monteverdi)
Ohimè, dov'è il mio ben, dov'è il mio core?, SV140 (Monteverdi)
Or che 'l ciel e la terra e 'l vento tace, SV147 (Monteverdi)
Pleasure it is  
Procession  
Recession  
Sechs Lieder und Romanzen, Op 93a (Brahms)
Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Spring Carol  
Stand das Mädchen, stand am Bergesabhang  
That yongë child  
There is no rose  
This little babe  
Volgendo il ciel – Movete al mio bel suon, SV154 (Monteverdi)
Wolcum Yole!  
Zefiro torna e 'l bel tempo rimena, SV108 (Monteverdi)
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