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Agnew, Paul (tenor)

Paul Agnew (tenor)

Paul Agnew was born in Glasgow and read music as a Choral Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford. An outstanding interpreter of the baroque and classical repertoire, he is rapidly emerging as one of the finest talents of his generation. In concert Paul Agnew works regularly with the world’s leading conductors. Notable appearances include King Arthur with the Monteverdi Choir under John Eliot Gardiner, L’Enfance du Christ with La Chapelle Royale under Philippe Herreweghe, Joshua with the Academy of Ancient Music under Christopher Hogwood, Bach’s B minor Mass and cantatas with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra under Tom Koopman, Bach cantatas with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and Charpentier’s Médée with Les Arts Florissants under William Christie. A committed recital artist, Paul Agnew has appeared with the lutenist Christopher Wilson in Paris, London, Montreux and Vienna. Operatic engagements to date include acclaimed debuts at the Palais Garnier in the title role of Hippolyte et Aricie at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, Telemaco (Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria) under Trevor Pinnock, Septimus (Theodora) with the Gabrieli Consort, Bach’s St Mark Passion with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra on tour to Vienna, Amsterdam, Rome and New York, Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo with Early Music Vancouver, Les Indes Galantes for the Opéra Bastille, Monteverdi’s Vespers with the Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra in Japan, Bach’s St John Passion with the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York, Il Combattimento di Tancredi with the English Consort and Handel’s Solomon with the Gabrieli Consort.

Harrison/Parrott Ltd, 12 Penzance Place, London W11 4PA, England. Telephone [0]20 7229 9166: fax [0]20 7221 5042: email info@harrisonparrott.co.uk

Albums

Grainger & Grieg: At twilight
CDH55236Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service
Gurney: Severn Meadows & other songs
CDA67243Archive Service
Handel: Essential Handel
KING6Super-budget price sampler — Download only
Handel: L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato
CDA67283/42CDs
Obrecht: Missa Maria zart
CDGIM032
Purcell: The Complete Anthems and Services, Vol. 6
CDA66663Archive Service; also available on CDS44141/51Download currently discounted
Purcell: The Complete Sacred Music
CDS44141/5111CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Sacred Music in the Renaissance, Vol. 2
GIMBX3024CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Schubert: The Complete Songs
CDS44201/4040CDs Boxed set + book (at a special price)
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 28 – Maarten Koningsberger & John Mark Ainsley
CDJ33028Archive Service; also available on CDS44201/40Download currently discounted
Schubert: The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Vol. 32
CDJ33032Archive Service; also available on CDS44201/40Download currently discounted
The Spirits of England & France, Vol. 1
CDH55281Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
The Spirits of England & France, Vol. 3
CDH55283Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
A Treasury of English Song
This album is not yet available for downloadHYP30Super-budget price sampler — Deleted
Astorga & Boccherini: Stabat mater
CDA67108To be superseded by CDH55287
Lalande: Music for The Sun King
CDA67325Deleted
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
FREE DOWNLOADHYP201408Download-only monthly sampler

Complete works available for download

ANONYMOUS - MEDIEVAL
Ave Mariawith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Beata nobis gaudia
Credowith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Deduc, Syon, uberrimaswith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
En cest mois de Maywith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Flos in monte cerniturwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Je ne puis / Par un matin / Le premier jor / IUSTUSwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
Virgo plena gratie / Virgo plena gratie / [VIR]GOwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
EMANUELE D'ASTORGA (1680-?1757)
Stabat materwith The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
GILLES BINCHOIS (c1400-1460)
Ay! doloureuxwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
LUIGI BOCCHERINI (1743-1805)
Stabat mater, Op 61with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
JOHN COOKE (c1385-?1442)
Gloriawith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
PIERRE FONTAINE (c1380-c1450)
J'ayme bien celuiwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
PERCY GRAINGER (1882-1961)
Dollar and a half a daywith David Wilson-Johnson (baritone), Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Soldier, soldierwith Libby Crabtree (soprano), Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
IVOR GURNEY (1890-1937)
A cradle songwith Julius Drake (piano)
All night under the moonwith Julius Drake (piano)
An Epitaphwith Julius Drake (piano)
Bread and cherrieswith Julius Drake (piano)
By a biersidewith Julius Drake (piano)
Desire in Springwith Julius Drake (piano)
Down by the salley gardenswith Julius Drake (piano)
Epitaph in Old Modewith Julius Drake (piano)
Even such is timewith Julius Drake (piano)
Five Elizabethan Songswith Julius Drake (piano)
Ha'nacker Millwith Julius Drake (piano)
I will go with my father a-ploughingwith Julius Drake (piano)
In Flanderswith Julius Drake (piano)
Most Holy Nightwith Julius Drake (piano)
Nine of the clockwith Julius Drake (piano)
Severn Meadowswith Julius Drake (piano)
The cloths of heavenwith Julius Drake (piano)
The fields are fullwith Julius Drake (piano)
The folly of being comfortedwith Julius Drake (piano)
The singerwith Julius Drake (piano)
You are my skywith Julius Drake (piano)
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL (1685-1759)
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
JACOB OBRECHT (1457/8-1505)
Missa Maria zartwith The Tallis Scholars, Peter Phillips (conductor)
PÉROTIN (fl c1200-1200)
Presul nostri temporiswith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
LEONEL POWER (d1445)
Gloriawith Gothic Voices
HENRY PURCELL (1659-1695)
Hear me, O Lord, the great support, Z133with Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (bass), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth?, Z26with Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (bass), New College Choir Oxford, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, Z43with Charles Daniels (tenor), New College Choir Oxford, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Plung'd in the confines of despair, Z142with Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (bass), The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Who hath believed our report?, Z64with James Bowman (countertenor), Charles Daniels (tenor), Michael George (bass), New College Choir Oxford, The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
PYKINI (fl c1364-1389)
Plaisance, or tostwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)
FRANZ SCHUBERT (1797-1828)
Die Nachtigall, D724with Jamie MacDougall (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Michael George (bass), Graham Johnson (piano)
Frühlingsgesang, D740with Jamie MacDougall (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Michael George (bass), Graham Johnson (piano)
Naturgenuss, D422with Jamie MacDougall (tenor), Simon Keenlyside (baritone), Michael George (bass), Graham Johnson (piano)
GILET VELUT (fl early 15th century-?)
Laissiés esterwith Gothic Voices, Christopher Page (conductor)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

A cradle song (Gurney)
A dollar and a half is a poor man's pay  
All night under the moon (Gurney)
An Epitaph (Gurney)
As steals the morn upon the night (Il Moderato)  
Ave Maria (Anon)
Ay! doloureux (Binchois)
Beata nobis gaudia (Anon)
Bescheiden verborgen im buschichten Gang  
Bread and cherries (Gurney)
By a bierside (Gurney)
Come, sleep, and with thy sweet deceiving  
Credo (Anon)
Deduc, Syon, uberrimas (Anon)
Desire in Spring (Gurney)
Die Nachtigall, D724 (Schubert)
Dollar and a half a day (Grainger)
Down by the salley gardens (Gurney)
En cest mois de May (Anon)
Epitaph in Old Mode (Gurney)
Even such is time (Gurney)
Five Elizabethan Songs (Gurney)
Flos in monte cernitur (Anon)
Frühlingsgesang, D740 (Schubert)
Gloria (Cooke)
Gloria (Power)
Ha'nacker Mill (Gurney)
Hear me, O Lord, the great support, Z133 (Purcell)
I will go with my father a-ploughing (Gurney)
If I give thee honour due (L'Allegro)  
Im Abendschimmer wallt der Quell  
I'm homesick for my hills again  
In Flanders (Gurney)
J'ayme bien celui (Fontaine)
Je ne puis / Par un matin / Le premier jor / IUSTUS (Anon)
Laissiés ester (Velut)
L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, HWV55 (Handel)
Lord, who can tell how oft he offendeth?, Z26 (Purcell)
Mirth, admit me of thy crew (L'Allegro)  
Missa Maria zart (Obrecht)
Most Holy Night (Gurney)
Naturgenuss, D422 (Schubert)
Nine of the clock (Gurney)
O praise the Lord, all ye heathen, Z43 (Purcell)
Only the wanderer knows England's graces  
Or let the merry bells ring round (L'Allegro)  
Orpheus  
Orpheus with his lute made trees  
Plaisance, or tost (Pykini)
Plung'd in the confines of despair, Z142 (Purcell)
Presul nostri temporis (Pérotin)
Sally is gone that was so kindly  
Schmücket die Locken mit duftigen Kränzen  
Severn Meadows (Gurney)
Sleep  
Soldier, soldier (Grainger)
Spring  
Stabat mater (Astorga)
Stabat mater, Op 61 (Boccherini)
Te Deum laudamus, S32 (Lalande)
Tears  
The cloths of heaven (Gurney)
The fields are full (Gurney)
The folly of being comforted (Gurney)
The leaves fall gently on the grass  
The singer (Gurney)
This is a sacred city, built of marvellous earth  
Under the greenwood tree  
Venite, exsultemus, S58 (Lalande)
Virgo plena gratie / Virgo plena gratie / [VIR]GO (Anon)
Weep you now more, sad fountains  
Who hath believed our report?, Z64 (Purcell)
You are my sky (Gurney)
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