Hyperion Records

Artist Hyperion Records
Bickley, Susan (mezzo-soprano)
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Susan Bickley (mezzo-soprano)

Susan Bickley was born in Liverpool, England, and studied music at The City University in London and at the Guildhall School where she won the Gold Medal for singers. She made her operatic debut in Monteverdi's Orfeo at the Maggio Musicale in Florence, singing the role of Prosperina. She has sung Baba the Turk (The Rake's Progress) and Ulrika (Un Ballo in Maschera) for Opera 80; Florence Pike (Albert Herring), Anna (The Electrification of the Soviet Union), Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro), Kabanicha (Katya Kabanova), Kostelnicka (Jenufa), Elvira (Don Giovanni), and Nan (New Year) for Glyndebourne Touring Opera; Florence Pike, Marcellina, Kostelnicka, Hippolyta (A Midsummer Night's Dream) and Mrs Sedley (Peter Grimes) for Glyndebourne Festival Opera; Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Andromache (King Priam) for English National Opera; Feodor (Boris Godunov) for the Royal Opera House.

Susan Bickley has a busy concert schedule with orchestras such as the London Symphony, The Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Hallé, BBC Symphony, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London Classical Players, London Sinfonietta, Sinfonia 21 (formerly the Docklands Sinfonietta), St. James's Baroque Players, Premiere Ensemble, Les Arts Florissants and the Ensemble Intercontemporain and has given recitals with the Allegri and Brodsky Quartets, The Songmakers' Almanac and Fretwork.

Intermusica Artists' Management Ltd. Crystal Wharf 36 Graham Street London N1 8GJ Tel: +44 20 7608 9900

e-mail mail@intermusica.co.uk: web http://www.intermusica.co.uk

Albums
'Astorga & Boccherini: Stabat mater' (CDA67108)
Astorga & Boccherini: Stabat mater
'Bantock: Orchestral Music' (CDS44281/6)
Bantock: Orchestral Music
MP3 £30.00FLAC £30.00ALAC £30.00Buy by post £33.00 CDS44281/6  6CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'Bantock: Sappho & Sapphic Poem' (CDA66899)
Bantock: Sappho & Sapphic Poem
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66899  Archive Service; also available on CDS44281/6  
'Boccherini & Astorga: Stabat mater' (CDA67108)
Boccherini & Astorga: Stabat mater
'Hahn: Songs' (CDA67141/2)
Hahn: Songs
MP3 £10.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00Buy by post £10.00 CDA67141/2  2CDs Please, someone, buy me …  
'Monteverdi: Il ballo delle ingrate & other works' (CDH55165)
Monteverdi: Il ballo delle ingrate & other works
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy by post £5.50 CDH55165  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Poulenc: The Complete Songs' (CDA68021/4)
Poulenc: The Complete Songs
MP3 £23.99FLAC £23.99ALAC £23.99Buy by post £30.00 CDA68021/4  4CDs for the price of 3  
'Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4 – Juditha Triumphans' (CDA67281/2)
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4 – Juditha Triumphans
'Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music' (CDS44171/81)
Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music
MP3 £35.00FLAC £35.00ALAC £35.00Buy by post £40.00 CDS44171/81  11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
Complete works available for download
EMANUELE D'ASTORGA  (1680-?1757)
Stabat mater with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
SIR GRANVILLE BANTOCK  (1868-1946)
Sappho with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor)
REYNALDO HAHN  (1874-1947)
Douze Rondels with Graham Johnson (piano)
Fêtes galantes with Graham Johnson (piano)
Je me souviens with Graham Johnson (piano)
La nymphe de la source with Graham Johnson (piano)
Ma jeunesse with Graham Johnson (piano)
Offrande with Graham Johnson (piano)
Quand la nuit n'est pas étoilée with Graham Johnson (piano)
Seule with Graham Johnson (piano)
Sur l'eau with Graham Johnson (piano)
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI  (1567-1643)
Il ballo delle ingrate with Red Byrd, The Parley of Instruments
FRANCIS POULENC  (1899-1963)
Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 with Graham Johnson (piano)
Priez pour paix, FP95 with Graham Johnson (piano)
Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 with Graham Johnson (piano)
ANTONIO VIVALDI  (1678-1741)
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie, RV644 with King's Consort Choir, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
À son page  No 5 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Adelina à la promenade  No 2 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
Attributs  No 1 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Ballet  No 3 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Bridal Song  Fragment 8 of Sappho (Bantock)
Bûcheron  First line to Chanson de l'oranger sec, No 3 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
C'est sa banlieu  Act 2 of Ciboulette (Hahn)
Chanson de l'oranger sec  No 3 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
Ciboulette (Hahn)
Dans l'air s'en vont les ailes  First line to L'air, No 4 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Dans un baiser, l'onde au rivage  First line to Seule (Hahn)
Daugher of Zeus  First line to Hymn to Aphrodite, Fragment 1 of Sappho (Bantock)
Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Evening Song  Fragment 3 of Sappho (Bantock)
Evening, thou bringest all that bright morning scattered  First line to Evening Song, Fragment 3 of Sappho (Bantock)
Fais rafraîchir mon vin de sorte  First line to À son page, No 5 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Fêtes galantes (Hahn)
Hymn to Aphrodite  Fragment 1 of Sappho (Bantock)
I loved thee once, Atthis, long ago  Fragment 2 of Sappho (Bantock)
Il ballo delle ingrate (Monteverdi)
In a dream, I spake  Fragment 7 of Sappho (Bantock)
Je me souviens (Hahn)
Je n'ai plus que les os  No 4 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Je n'entends que le bruit de la rive et de l'eau  First line to Sur l'eau (Hahn)
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie, RV644 (Vivaldi)
L’enfant cherche sa voix  First line to L'enfant muet, No 1 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
La mer n’a pas d’oranges  First line to Adelina à la promenade, No 2 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
La nuit  No 11 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
La nymphe de la source (Hahn)
La paix  No 5 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
La pêche  No 7 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
L'air  No 4 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
L'automne  No 10 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Le jour  No 1 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Le pêcheur vidant ses filets  First line to La pêche, No 7 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Le printemps  No 3 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Le soir qu’Amour vous fit en la salle descendre  First line to Ballet, No 3 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Le tombeau  No 2 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
L'enfant muet  No 1 of Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
Les cieux resplendissants d'étoiles  First line to Les étoiles, No 9 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Les donneurs de sérénades  First line to Fêtes galantes (Hahn)
Les épis sont à Cérès  First line to Attributs, No 1 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Les étoiles  No 9 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Ma jeunesse (Hahn)
Muse of the golden throne  Fragment 9 of Sappho (Bantock)
Nous avons fait un beau voyage  Act 2 of Ciboulette (Hahn)
Nous bénissons la douce nuit  First line to La nuit, No 11 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
O fair, O lovely, As the sweet apple  First line to Bridal Song, Fragment 8 of Sappho (Bantock)
Offrande (Hahn)
Peer of gods he seems  Fragment 6 of Sappho (Bantock)
Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Priez pour paix, FP95 (Poulenc)
Quand la nuit n'est pas étoilée (Hahn)
Quand le ciel et mon heure  First line to Le tombeau, No 2 of Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Sappho (Bantock)
Seule (Hahn)
Si tes pas t'ont conduit vers l'heureuse vallée  First line to La nymphe de la source (Hahn)
Sois le bienvenue, rouge automne  First line to L'automne, No 10 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Stabat mater (Astorga)
Stand face to face, friend  Fragment 4 of Sappho (Bantock)
Sur l'eau (Hahn)
Te voilà, rire du printemps!  First line to Le printemps, No 3 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
The moon has set  Fragment 5 of Sappho (Bantock)
Tout est ravi quand vient le Jour  First line to Le jour, No 1 of Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
Voici des fruits, des fleurs  First line to Offrande (Hahn)
Y a des arbres, des maisons  First line to C'est sa banlieu, Act 2 of Ciboulette (Hahn)
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