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Walker, Thomas (tenor)

Thomas Walker (tenor)

Born in Glasgow, Thomas Walker studied in the brass department of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama before studying singing with Ryland Davies at the Royal College of Music and was one of the first singers to receive a Susan Chilcott Award.

On the opera stage roles have included Almaviva Il Barbiere di Siviglia; the title role in Rameau’s Platée; Eurimaco The Return of Ulysses; Jenek The Makropulos Case; The Italian Tenor Der Rosenkavalier; Lindoro L’Italiana in Algeri; Pélleas; Linfea Calisto; Letchmere in Britten’s Owen Wingrave, and in concert, Chevalier Les Dialogues des Carmélites, at venues including the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Stuttgart Opera; English National Opera; Scottish Opera; the Edinburgh Festival and La Monnaie, Brussels.

On the concert platform Thomas has sung Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Janáček’s Otcenas and Beethoven’s Mass in C for the BBC Proms, and a wide variety of repertoire including Bach’s St Matthew and St John Passions, B Minor Mass and Magnificat; Handel’s Jephtha, Rodrigo and Messiah; Haydn’s Creation; Mozart’s La Betulia Liberata and Requiem; Meyerbeer’s Emma di Resburgo; Schubert’s Mass in E flat; Schumann’s Paradies und die Peri, Britten’s Les Illuminations; Tippett’s A Child of our Time and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella with orchestras and ensembles including Al Ayre Espagnol; Ensemble Matheus; Northern Sinfonia; Royal and London Philharmonic Orchestras; Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa.

Conductors worked with have included Sir Andrew Davis, Kurt Masur, Thomas Zehetmair, Daniel Reuss, Harry Bicket, Christian Curnyn, Jean-Christophe Spinosi and René Jacobs.

Albums

Hawes: Lazarus Requiem
Studio Master: SIGCD282Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Monteverdi: Madrigals of Love and Loss
Studio Master: CDA68019Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda, SV153 (Monteverdi)
Darà la notte il sol lume alla terra  
Ditelo, o fiumi, e voi ch'udiste Glauco  
Dunque, amate reliquie, un mar di pianto  
Ei l'armi cinse, e su destrier alato  
Elegy for Lazarus  
Incenerite spoglie, avara tomba  
Kyrie  
Lazarus Requiem (Hawes)
Lux aeterna  
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 Domine Jesu Christe  
Ohimè il bel viso, ohimè il soave sguardo, SV112 (Monteverdi)
Or che 'l ciel e la terra e 'l vento tace, SV147 (Monteverdi)
Requiem aeternam  
Sestina 'Lagrime d'amante al sepolcro dell'amata', SV111 (Monteverdi)
Volgendo il ciel – Movete al mio bel suon, SV154 (Monteverdi)
Zefiro torna e 'l bel tempo rimena, SV108 (Monteverdi)
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