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Rigby, Jean (contralto)

Jean Rigby (contralto)

Jean Rigby studied at the Birmingham School of Music and subsequently at the Royal Academy of Music with Patricia Clarke.

She has a long association with English National Opera, where her many roles have included Penelope (The Return of Ulysses), Jocasta (Oedipus Rex), Carmen, Octavian, Britten’s Lucretia, Rosina, Helen of Troy (King Priam), Hyppolyta (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Amastris (Xerxes), Meg Page (Falstaff), Nicklausse (The Tales of Hoffmann) and Ruth in The Pirates of Penzance.

She is a regular guest at the Glyndebourne Festival. For the Royal Opera, Covent Garden she has sung Nicklausse and Dryade (Ariadne auf Naxos). She has sung Isabella (L’Italiana in Algeri) for the Buxton Festival and both Angelina (La Cenerentola) and Idamantes (Idomeneo) for Garsington Opera. Abroad, she has appeared with the Netherlands Opera), the Flanders Opera, Seattle Opera and San Diego Opera.

Jean Rigby appears with the major orchestras and is a regular soloist at the BBC Promenade concerts. Her engagements have included concerts with Sir Neville Marriner, Trevor Pinnock, Mikhail Pletnev, Matthias Bamert, Robert King, Richard Hickox, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Charles Mackerras and Leonard Slatkin.

Jean Rigby’s extensive discography ranges from Bach, Vivaldi and Handel to Britten, Janacek and Birtwistle.

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Albums
'Beethoven: Early Cantatas' (CDH55479)
Beethoven: Early Cantatas
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55479  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) NEW  
'Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014' (HYP201408)
Hyperion monthly sampler – August 2014
HYP201408  Download-only monthly sampler NEW  
'Beethoven: Mass in C major' (CDH55263)
Beethoven: Mass in C major
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55263  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ' (CDD22067)
Berlioz: L'Enfance du Christ
Buy by post £10.50 CDD22067  2CDs Dyad (2 for the price of 1)  
'Britten: Phaedra & other works' (CDH55225)
Britten: Phaedra & other works
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDH55225  Helios (Hyperion's budget label) — Archive Service  
'Bruckner: Mass in F minor & Psalm 150' (CDH55332)
Bruckner: Mass in F minor & Psalm 150
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55332  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Bruckner: Masses' (CDS44071/3)
Bruckner: Masses
Buy by post £16.50 CDS44071/3  3CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'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  
'Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4 – Juditha Triumphans' (CDA67281/2)
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 4 – Juditha Triumphans
Buy by post £20.00 CDA67281/2  2CDs  
'Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 5' (CDA66799)
Vivaldi: Sacred Music, Vol. 5
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66799  Archive Service; also available on CDS44171/81  
'Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music' (CDS44171/81)
Vivaldi: The Complete Sacred Music
Buy by post £40.00 CDS44171/81  11CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Confitebor tibi, Domine, RV596 (Vivaldi)
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)
Deus tuorum militum, RV612 (Vivaldi)
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)
Er schlummert … schlummert!  No 1, Recitativo con coro of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Fliesse, Wonnezähre, fliesse!  No 2, Aria of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Heil! Stürzet nieder, Millionen  No 5, Coro of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Hier schlummert seinen stillen Frieden  No 6, Aria of Cantata on the death of Emperor Joseph II, WoO87 (Beethoven)
Ihr staunt, Völker der Erde!  No 3, Recitativo of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
Juditha Triumphans devicta Holofernes barbarie, RV644 (Vivaldi)
L'Adieu des Bergers à la Sainte Famille (Les Bergers)  Part 2 No 2 of L'Enfance du Christ (Berlioz)
L'Enfance du Christ (Berlioz)
Mass in C major, Op 86 (Beethoven)
Mass No 3 in F minor (Bruckner)
Non in pratis aut in hortis, RV641 (Vivaldi)
Opferlied, Op 121b (Beethoven)
Phaedra, Op 93 (Britten)
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)
Wie bebt mein Herz vor Wonne! – Ihr, die Joseph ihren Vater nannten  No 4, Recitativo – Terzetto of Cantata on the accession of Emperor Leopold II, WoO88 (Beethoven)
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