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Hamilton, Susan (soprano)

Susan Hamilton (soprano)

Scottish soprano Susan Hamilton specialises in Baroque and contemporary music and is in demand as a soloist working with many conductors including Raphael Frühbeck de Burgos, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Philippe Herreweghe, Jos van Immerseel, Robert King, Ton Koopman, Paul McCreesh, Masaaki Suzuki and John Butt. She has collaborated with many great composers including Richard Allain, Harvey Brough, Pascal Dusapin, Gabriel Jackson, Witold Lutoslawski, James MacMillan, Peter Nelson, Ronald Stevenson, Bill Sweeney and Errollyn Wallen.

She has performed with many leading European orchestras and ensembles including the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, A Sei Voci, Cantus Cölln, Collegium Vocale Ghent, Florilegium, Flanders Recorder Quartet, Gabrieli Consort, Il Gardellino, Irish Baroque Orchestra, The New London Consort, Ensemble Plus Ultra, The Rare Fruits Council and Ricercar Consort.

Susan has appeared at major international festivals in Europe, Japan, Australia, Canada, Mexico and the US including the Edinburgh International Festival, Boston Early Music Festival, La Folle Journée, Melbourne, St Magnus, Salzburg and Utrecht.

Susan broadcasts regularly on both television and radio. Her solo recordings include A'e Gowden Lyric, a recital of songs by Ronald Stevenson with pianist John Cameron, Dallapiccola's Quattro Liriche di Antonio MachadoOde to St Cecilia's Day with Philippe Herreweghe and The Walsingham Consort Books with La Caccia.

Albums
'Knüpfer: Sacred Music' (CDH55393)
Knüpfer: Sacred Music
Buy by post £5.50 CDH55393  Helios (Hyperion's budget label)  
'Purcell: Odes, Vol. 7 – Yorkshire Feast Song' (CDA66587)
Purcell: Odes, Vol. 7 – Yorkshire Feast Song
Buy by post £13.99 (ARCHIVE SERVICE) CDA66587  Archive Service; also available on CDS44031/8   Download currently discounted
'Purcell: The Complete Odes & Welcome Songs' (CDS44031/8)
Purcell: The Complete Odes & Welcome Songs
Buy by post £38.50 CDS44031/8  8CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
On other labels
'Bach: Mass in B minor' (CKD354)
Bach: Mass in B minor
CKD354  Download only   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Bach: St Matthew Passion' (CKD313)
Bach: St Matthew Passion
CKD313  Download only   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Barber & Copland: In the beginning – other choral works' (CKD117)
Barber & Copland: In the beginning – other choral works
CKD117  Download only  
'Handel: Acis and Galatea' (CKD319)
Handel: Acis and Galatea
CKD319  Download only  
'Handel: Esther' (CKD397)
Handel: Esther
CKD397  Download only   Studio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
'Handel: Messiah' (CKD285)
Handel: Messiah
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Alphabetical listing of all musical works
A nun takes the veil 'Heaven-haven'  No 1 of Four Songs, Op 13 (Barber)
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Agnus Dei (Barber)
Alleluia: Gelobet sei Gott  Movement 3 of Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
Anthony O'Daly  No 2 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
Beautiful, my delight  First line to To be sung on the water, Op 42 No 2 (Barber)
Come with me, under my coat  First line to The coolin', No 3 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
Dona nobis pacem  Part 4 Osanna, Benedictus, Agnus Dei and Dona nobis pacem No 5, Chorus of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Erbarme dich  No 39, Aria of St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Bach)
Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Four Motets (Copland)
Four Songs, Op 13 (Barber)
Gloria in excelsis Deo & Et in terra pax  Part 1 Missa No 4 & 5 of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Have mercy on us, O my Lord  No 3 of Four Motets (Copland)
Help us, O Lord  No 1 of Four Motets (Copland)
How can I stay, when love invites? (Assuerus)  Act 2 Scene 2 No 5, Air from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
I rage, I melt, I burn! (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 2, Accompagnato from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
In the beginning (Copland)
Kommt, lasst uns gehen in die Stadt  Movement 2 of Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
Let down the bars, O death, Op 8 No 2 (Barber)
Mary Hynes  No 1 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Messiah, HWV56 (Handel)
Now persecution shall lay by her iron rod – Tune your harps to cheerful strains (1st Israelite)  Act 1 Scene 2 Nos 1-2, Recitative – Aria from Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
O ruddier than the cherry (Polyphemus)  Part 2 No 3, Air from Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z333 (Purcell)
Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
She is the sky  First line to Mary Hynes, No 1 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
Since your limbs were laid out  First line to Anthony O'Daly, No 2 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
Sing ye praises to our king  No 4 of Four Motets (Copland)
St Matthew Passion, BWV244 (Bach)
Swifter, Isis, swifter flow, Z336 (Purcell)
Symphony  Movement 1 of Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z333 (Purcell)
The coolin'  No 3 of Reincarnations, Op 16 (Barber)
The virgin martyrs, Op 8 No 1 (Barber)
Therefore come they, the crowding maidens  First line to The virgin martyrs, Op 8 No 1 (Barber)
Thou, O Jehova, abideth forever  No 2 of Four Motets (Copland)
To be sung on the water, Op 42 No 2 (Barber)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
What shall be done in behalf of the man?, Z341 (Purcell)
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