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

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Albums

Bantock: Orchestral Music
CDS44281/66CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Bantock: Sappho & Sapphic Poem
CDA66899Archive Service; also available on CDS44281/6Download currently discounted
Hahn: Songs
CDA67141/22CDs
Monteverdi: Il ballo delle ingrate & other works
CDH55165Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Poulenc: The Complete Songs
CDA68021/44CDs for the price of 3
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4 – Juditha Triumphans
CDA67281/22CDs
Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music
CDS44171/8111CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Astorga & Boccherini: Stabat mater
CDA67108To be superseded by CDH55287

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

À son page  
Adelina à la promenade  
Attributs  
Ballet  
Bridal Song  
Bûcheron  
C'est sa banlieu  
Chanson de l'oranger sec  
Ciboulette (Hahn)
Dans l'air s'en vont les ailes  
Dans un baiser, l'onde au rivage  
Daugher of Zeus  
Douze Rondels (Hahn)
Evening Song  
Evening, thou bringest all that bright morning scattered  
Fais rafraîchir mon vin de sorte  
Fêtes galantes (Hahn)
Hymn to Aphrodite  
I loved thee once, Atthis, long ago  
Il ballo delle ingrate (Monteverdi)
In a dream, I spake  
Je me souviens (Hahn)
Je n'ai plus que les os  
Je n'entends que le bruit de la rive et de l'eau  
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie, RV644 (Vivaldi)
L’enfant cherche sa voix  
La mer n’a pas d’oranges  
La nuit  
La nymphe de la source (Hahn)
La paix  
La pêche  
L'air  
L'automne  
Le jour  
Le pêcheur vidant ses filets  
Le printemps  
Le soir qu’Amour vous fit en la salle descendre  
Le tombeau  
L'enfant muet  
Les cieux resplendissants d'étoiles  
Les donneurs de sérénades  
Les épis sont à Cérès  
Les étoiles  
Ma jeunesse (Hahn)
Muse of the golden throne  
Nous avons fait un beau voyage  
Nous bénissons la douce nuit  
O fair, O lovely, As the sweet apple  
Offrande (Hahn)
Peer of gods he seems  
Poèmes de Ronsard, FP38 (Poulenc)
Priez pour paix, FP95 (Poulenc)
Quand la nuit n'est pas étoilée (Hahn)
Quand le ciel et mon heure  
Sappho (Bantock)
Seule (Hahn)
Si tes pas t'ont conduit vers l'heureuse vallée  
Sois le bienvenue, rouge automne  
Stabat mater (Astorga)
Stand face to face, friend  
Sur l'eau (Hahn)
Te voilà, rire du printemps!  
The moon has set  
Tout est ravi quand vient le Jour  
Trois chansons de F García Lorca, FP136 (Poulenc)
Voici des fruits, des fleurs  
Y a des arbres, des maisons