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Watson, Janice (soprano)
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Janice Watson (soprano)

Janice Watson studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and first came to prominence as winner of the Kathleen Ferrier memorial award.

In opera Miss Watson has sung Pamina with the Paris Opera; Vitellia for the Flanders Opera; Strauss’ Daphne and Arabella and Elettra (Idomeneo) at the Santa Fe Festival; Daphne, Arabella and Eva (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) with the San Francisco Opera; Pamina, Countess Almaviva and Arabella at the Bavarian State Opera; Ellen Orford at the Vienna State Opera, Netherlands Opera and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden; Britten’s Gloriana under Richard Hickox at the Aldeburgh Festival; Countess Almaviva for the Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin and in Tokyo, Micaela at both the Lyric Opera of Chicago and the Metropolitan Opera, and both Countess Almaviva and Liu at the Metropolitan Opera. She has been a regular guest with both English National Opera (most recently as the Marschallin) and Welsh National Opera (most recently as Strauss’ Ariadne).

Her concerts include the Boston Symphony Orchestra under both Norrington and Previn, the San Francisco Symphony under Tilson-Thomas, the London Symphony Orchestra under Colin Davis, Previn and Chailly, the Orchestre de Paris under Brüggen, the Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields under Marriner, the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Haitink and both the Chicago Symphony and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestras under Riccardo Chailly.

Her many recordings include Orff's Carmina Burana, Poulenc's Gloria and Howells' Missa Sabrinensis under Rozhdestvensky. She recorded Ellen Orford under Richard Hickox (for which she received a Grammy Award) and with the London Symphony Orchestra and Sir Colin Davis; Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream under Sir Colin Davis and the title role in Jenufa under Sir Charles Mackerras.

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Albums
'Bridge: Songs' (CDD22071)
Bridge: Songs
CDD22071  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1) — To be issued soon July 2014 Release  
'Beethoven: Mass in C major' (CDH55263)
Beethoven: Mass in C major
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55263  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Beethoven: Symphonies' (CDS44301/5)
Beethoven: Symphonies
Buy by post £27.50 CDS44301/5  5CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'MacCunn: Land of the mountain and the flood & other orchestral works' (CDA66815)
MacCunn: Land of the mountain and the flood & other orchestral works
Buy by post £10.50 CDA66815 
'Sullivan: The Golden Legend' (CDA67280)
Sullivan: The Golden Legend
Buy by post £27.98 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA67280  2CDs for the price of 1 — Archive Service  
'Beethoven: Early Cantatas' (CDA66880)
Beethoven: Early Cantatas
CDA66880  To be superseded by CDH55479  
'Bridge: Songs' (CDA67181/2)
Bridge: Songs
CDA67181/2  2CDs To be superseded by CDD22071  
'The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2' (HYP20)
The Essential Hyperion, Vol. 2
HYP20  2CDs Super-budget price sampler — Deleted  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
All things that we clasp and cherish (Bridge)
Aria: Per pietà, non dirmi addio  Part 2 of Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Come to me in my dreams (Bridge)
Cradle song (Bridge)
Da kam Joseph, mit Gottes Stärke  No 3, Aria of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Da stiegen die Menschen an's Licht  No 4, Aria con coro of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Day after day (Bridge)
Ein Ungeheuer, sein Name Fanatismus  No 2, Recitativo of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Er schläft von den Sorgen seiner Welten entladen  No 5, Recitativo of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Fair daffodils (Bridge)
Goldenhair (Bridge)
Hier schlummert seinen stillen Frieden  No 6, Aria of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
I cling and swing  First line to So early in the morning, O: – (Bridge)
I love a lass (Dumbiedykes)  Excerpt 2 of Jeanie Deans (MacCunn)
Jeanie Deans (MacCunn)
Lean out of the window  First line to Goldenhair (Bridge)
Love is a rose (Bridge)
Love went a-riding (Bridge)
Mass in C major, Op 86 (Beethoven)
Ne' giorni tuoi felici, WoO93 (Beethoven)
Oh! would that I again (Effie)  Excerpt 10 of Jeanie Deans (MacCunn)
Presto – Allegro assai 'Ode to Joy'  Movement 4 of Symphony No 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op 125 (Beethoven)
Scena: Ah! perfido, spergiuro  Part 1 of Ah! perfido, Op 65 (Beethoven)
Sleep for the day is done (Effie)  Excerpt 11 of Jeanie Deans (MacCunn)
So early in the morning, O: – (Bridge)
Sonnet 'When most I wink' (Bridge)
Speak to me, my love! (Bridge)
Symphony No 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op 125 (Beethoven)
The Golden Legend (Sullivan)
Todt, stöhnt es durch die öde Nacht!  No 1, Coro of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Tremate, empi, tremate, Op 116 (Beethoven)
What can it be? (Jeanie)  Excerpt 3 of Jeanie Deans (MacCunn)
What does little birdie say?  First line to Cradle song (Bridge)
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