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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
MP3 £4.99FLAC £4.99ALAC £4.99Buy 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
MP3 £4.00FLAC £4.00ALAC £4.00Buy 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
MP3 £35.00FLAC £35.00ALAC £35.00Buy 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
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD354  2CDs Download only  
'Handel: Acis and Galatea' (CKD319)
Handel: Acis and Galatea
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD319  2CDs Download only  
'Handel: Esther' (CKD397)
Handel: Esther
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD397  2CDs Download only  
'Handel: Messiah' (CKD285)
Handel: Messiah
MP3 £8.00FLAC £10.00ALAC £10.00 CKD285  2CDs Download only  
Complete works available for download
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH  (1685-1750)
Mass in B minor, BWV232 with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL  (1685-1759)
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
Esther, HWV50a with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
Messiah, HWV56 with Dunedin Consort, John Butt (conductor)
SEBASTIAN KNÜPFER  (1633-1676)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
HENRY PURCELL  (1659-1695)
Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z333 with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Swifter, Isis, swifter flow, Z336 with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
What shall be done in behalf of the man?, Z341 with The King's Consort, Robert King (conductor)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Acis and Galatea, HWV49a (Handel)
Alleluia: Gelobet sei Gott  Movement 3 of Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
Dona nobis pacem  Part 4 Osanna, Benedictus, Agnus Dei and Dona nobis pacem No 5, Chorus of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
Esther, HWV50a (Handel)
Gloria in excelsis Deo & Et in terra pax  Part 1 Missa No 4 & 5 of Mass in B minor, BWV232 (Bach)
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)
Kommt, lasst uns gehen in die Stadt  Movement 2 of Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
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)
Swifter, Isis, swifter flow, Z336 (Purcell)
Symphony  Movement 1 of Of old, when heroes thought it base, Z333 (Purcell)
Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her (Knüpfer)
What shall be done in behalf of the man?, Z341 (Purcell)
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