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Rodgers, Joan (soprano)

Joan Rodgers (soprano)

Joan Rodgers is one of Britain's best loved singers, and is equally established in opera, concert, and as a recitalist. After graduating from the University of Liverpool with an Honours degree in Russian she entered the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and in 1981 she won the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship.

Joan Rodgers made her professional debut in 1982 as Pamina in a new production of Die Zauberflöte at the Festival of Aix en Provence, following which she rapidly established herself throughout Europe. International operatic engagements have included Paris (Pamina and Zerlina with Barenboim and Ponnelle, Mélisande, Susanna, and Donna Elvira with Solti); Munich (Ginevra in Ariodante); Florence (Susanna with Mehta); Vienna (Mitridate with Harnoncourt), Zurich, Lyon, Turin, Brussels (Fiordiligi, and Hero in Beatrice et Benedict), Amsterdam (Countess in Figaro), Vancouver, The Metropolitan Opera New York, where she made her debut as Pamina, and Blanche (Dialogues des Carmélities) for Netherlands Opera.

In the UK Joan Rodgers sings regularly for all the principal opera companies, including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Opera North, Welsh National Opera and Scottish Opera.

Joan Rodgers enjoys an equally successful career as a concert and recital singer and engagements have included regular appearances with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Frans Bruggen, Christoph Eschenbach, Sir Charles Mackerras, Mark Elder, Sir Andrew Davis and Sir Simon Rattle. She appears regularly in London with all the leading orchestras and has been a frequent guest at the BBC Proms, including the internationally televised Last Night in 1988. She returned to the Proms in 2001 for Vaughan Williams’ Sea Symphony conducted by Leonard Slatkin. Overseas engagements have included tours of the USA and Spain with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Esa-Pekka Salonen and a nationwide tour of Australia. Her London recitals have attracted the highest critical acclaim and other recent recital engagements have included the Musikverein in Vienna, Paris, Budapest and New York.

Her engagements include Ginevra (Ariodante) in Munich, Pélleas et Mélisande for Opéra National de Paris, Alcina at the Montreux Festival, Countess (Figaro) for La Monnaie in Brussels and Les Illuminations with the Nash Ensemble at the Wigmore Hall and repeat of her award-winning performances of Governess (Turn of the Screw) at Covent Garden.

Joan Rodgers received the Royal Philharmonic Society award as Singer of the Year for 1997, and the 1997 Evening Standard Award for outstanding performance in opera for her performance as The Governess in the Royal Opera's production of The Turn of the Screw. Joan Rodgers was awarded the CBE in the 2001 New Year’s Honours List.

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Albums

Bruckner: Mass in D minor & Te Deum
CDH55356Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Bruckner: Masses
CDS44071/33CDs Boxed set (at a special price)
Bruckner: Requiem & other sacred music
CDA66245
Chabrier: Briséïs
CDH55428Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Dove: There was a child
Studio Master: SIGCD285Download onlyStudio Master FLAC & ALAC downloads available
Mozart: Songs
CDH55371Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Pushkin Romances
CDA67773
Russian Songs
CDA67355
Tchaikovsky: Songs
CDH55331Helios (Hyperion's budget label)
Wolf: Mörike Lieder
CDA67311/22CDs

Complete works available for download

BENJAMIN BRITTEN (1913-1976)
Ekho poeta 'The poet's echo', Op 76with Roger Vignoles (piano)
ANTON BRUCKNER (1824-1896)
Mass No 1 in D minorwith Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor)
Requiem in D minorwith Corydon Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor)
Te Deumwith Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor)
EMMANUEL CHABRIER (1841-1894)
Briséïs, ou Les amants de Corinthewith Scottish Opera Chorus, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Jean-Yves Ossonce (conductor)
ALEKSANDR DARGOMÏZHSKY (1813-1869)
K druz'yam 'To his friends'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Yunosha i deva 'A girl and a boy'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
JONATHAN DOVE (b1959)
There was a childwith Toby Spence (tenor), City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Halsey (conductor)
MIKHAIL GLINKA (1804-1857)
Adel'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Priznaniye 'Confession'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ya pomnyu chudnoye mgnoven'ye 'I remember the wonderful moment'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ya zdes, Inezilya 'Here I am, Iñesilla'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)
Als Luise die Briefe, K520with Roger Vignoles (piano)
An die Einsamkeit, K391with Roger Vignoles (piano)
An die Freundschaft, K148with Roger Vignoles (piano)
An die Hoffnung, K390with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Das Kinderspiel, K598with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Das Veilchen, K476with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Der Zauberer, K472with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Die Alte, K517with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Die ihr des unermesslichen Weltalls, K619with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Die kleine Spinnerin, K531with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Oiseaux, si tous les ans, K307with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge, K596with Roger Vignoles (piano)
MODEST MUSORGSKY (1839-1881)
Detskaya 'The nursery'with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Noch' 'Night'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Strekotun'ya beloboka 'The magpie'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
JOSEF MYSLIVEČEK (1737-1781)
Ridente la calma, K152with Roger Vignoles (piano)
SERGE PROKOFIEV (1891-1953)
Five Poems of Anna Akhmatova, Op 27with Roger Vignoles (piano)
SERGEI RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)
Muza 'The muse', Op 34 No 1with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden', Op 4 No 4with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV (1844-1908)
Chto v imeni tebe moyem? 'What does my name mean to you?', Op 4 No 1with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ekho, Op 45 No 1with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Moy golos dlya tebya 'My voice, calling you', Op 7 No 1with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Na kholmakh Gruzii 'The hills of Georgia', Op 3 No 4with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden', Op 51 No 2with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Redeyet oblakov letuchaya gryada 'A line of flying clouds', Op 42 No 3with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Tï i vï 'You and Thou', Op 27 No 3with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
ANTON RUBINSTEIN (1829-1894)
Pevets 'The singer', Op 36 No 7with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH (1906-1975)
Satirï 'Satires', Op 109with Roger Vignoles (piano)
PYOTR TCHAIKOVSKY (1840-1893)
Pesn' Zemfirï 'Zemfira's song'with Sergey Rybin (speaker), Malcolm Martineau (piano)
Zabït tak skoro 'To forget so soon'with Roger Vignoles (piano)
VLADIMIR VLASOV (1903-1986)
Fontanu Bakhchisarayskovo dvortsa 'The fountain in the courtyard of Bakhchisaray'with Malcolm Martineau (piano)
HUGO WOLF (1860-1903)
Gedichte von Eduard Mörikewith Stephan Genz (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano)

Alphabetical listing of all musical works

25 Poems by Pushkin, Op 57 (Cui)
4 Romances, Op 46 (Shostakovich)
6 Stikhotvoreniy A Pushkina '6 Pushkin Poems', Op 36 (Medtner)
6 Stikhotvoreniy Pushkina '6 Pushkin Poems', Op 32 (Medtner)
7 Stikhotvoreniy Pushkina '7 Pushkin Poems', Op 29 (Medtner)
A song about myself  
Abschied  
Adel' (Glinka)
Agnes  
Akh ty, prokaznik! 'Really, how naughty!'  
Akh, uymis tï, burya! 'Be still, storm!'  
All shod with steel  
Als Luise die Briefe, K520 (Mozart)
Am frischgeschnittnen Wanderstab  
An den Schlaf  
An die Einsamkeit, K391 (Mozart)
An die Freundschaft, K148 (Mozart)
An die Geliebte  
An die Hoffnung, K390 (Mozart)
An eine Äolsharfe  
Anders wird die Welt mit jedem Schritt  
Angel  
Angelehnt an die Efeuwand  
Auf ein altes Bild  
Auf eine Christblume I  
Auf eine Christblume II  
Auf einer Wanderung  
Auf ihrem Leibrösslein  
Auftrag  
Ay, ay, ay, ay, mama, milaya mama! 'Mummy, mummy, listen to my story!'  
Begegnung  
Bei einer Trauung  
Bei Nacht im Dorf der Wächter rief  
Bin jung gewesen  
Blagoslavlyayu vas, lesa 'I bless you, forests'  
Briséïs, ou Les amants de Corinthe (Chabrier)
Childhood  
Chto v imeni tebe moyem? 'What does my name mean to you?', Op 4 No 1 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Das Kinderspiel, K598 (Mozart)
Das Veilchen, K476 (Mozart)
Das verlassene Mägdlein  
Dein Liebesfeuer  
Den li tsarit 'By day or by night'  
Denk es, o Seele!  
Der Feuerreiter  
Der Gärtner  
Der Genesene an die Hoffnung  
Der Jäger  
Der Knabe und das Immlein  
Der Spiegel dieser treuen, braunen Augen  
Der Tambour  
Der Zauberer, K472 (Mozart)
Derweil ich schlafend lag  
Des Schäfers sein Haus und das steht auf zwei Rad  
Des Wassermanns sein Töchterlein  
Detskaya 'The nursery' (Musorgsky)
Die Alte, K517 (Mozart)
Die Geister am Mummelsee  
Die ihr des unermesslichen Weltalls, K619 (Mozart)
Die kleine Spinnerin, K531 (Mozart)
Drei Tage Regen fort und fort  
Du bist Orplid, mein Land!  
Dvenadtsat' Romansov 'Twelve Romances', Op 60 (Tchaikovsky)
Ein Stündlein wohl vor Tag  
Ein Tännlein grünet wo  
Ein Veilchen auf der Wiese stand  
Eine Liebe kenn ich, die ist treu  
Einmal nach einer lustigen Nacht  
Ekha 'Echo'  
Ekho poeta 'The poet's echo', Op 76 (Britten)
Ekho, Op 45 No 1 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Elfenlied  
Epigramma 'Epigram'  
Er ists  
Erstes Liebeslied eines Mädchens  
Erzeugt von heisser Phantasie  
Five Poems of Anna Akhmatova, Op 27 (Prokofiev)
Fontan lyubvi, fontan zhivoy! 'Fountain of love, fountain of life!'  
Fontanu Bakhchisarayskovo dvortsa 'The fountain in the courtyard of Bakhchisaray' (Vlasov)
Frage und Antwort  
Fragst du mich, woher die bange  
From all the jails the boys and girls  
Früh, wann die Hähne krähn  
Frühling lässt sein blaues Band  
Fussreise  
Gavorit sultansha kanareyka 'The sultana speaks to a canary'  
Gde nasha roza 'Where is our rose'  
Gebet  
Gedichte von Eduard Mörike (Wolf)
Gelassen stieg die Nacht ans Land  
Gesang Weylas  
Gospodi pomiluy papu i mamu 'Gentle God, watch over father and mother'  
Grausame Frühlingssonne  
Heimweh  
Herr, schicke was du willt  
Hey! Hop, hop! Hop! 'Hi! Trot! Trot, trot! get along!'  
Hier lieg ich auf dem Frühlingshügel  
I am the song – Birth  
Ich bin meiner Mutter einzig Kind  
Ich würd' auf meinem Pfad' mit Tränen  
Igray, Adel 'Play on, Adèle'  
Ihr Mädchen, flieht Damöten ja!  
Im Frühling  
Im Weinberg auf der Höh  
Im Winterboden schläft, ein Blumenkeim  
In aller Früh, ach, lang vor Tag  
In der Frühe  
In ein freundliches Städtchen tret ich ein  
In grüner Landschaft Sommerflor  
In poetischer Epistel  
Jägerlied  
K chemu, vesyolïe druzya 'Why, my cheerful friends'  
K druz'yam 'To his friends' (Dargomïzhsky)
Kabï znala ya 'If only I had known'  
Kanareyka 'The canary'  
Kann auch ein Mensch des andern auf der Erde  
Karwoche  
Kein Schlaf noch kühlt das Auge mir  
Kolïbel'naya pesn v buryu 'Lullaby in a storm'  
Kolïbel'naya pesnya 'Lullaby'  
Komm, lieber Mai, und mache  
Kot Matros 'Sailor the cat'  
Kreytserova sonata 'The Kreutzer Sonata'  
Kritiku 'To a critic'  
Kukushka 'The cuckoo'  
Lass, o Welt, o lass mich sein!  
Lebe wohl  
Lebe wohl! – Du fühlest nicht  
Legend 'The Crown of roses'  
Lied eines Verliebten  
Lied vom Winde  
Lish' rozï uvyadayut 'When roses wither'  
Mass No 1 in D minor (Bruckner)
Medlitelno vlekutsa dni moi 'My days pass by so slowly'  
Mogu l zabït to sladkoye mgnovenye 'Could I ever forget that delightful moment'  
Moy golos dlya tebya i laskovïy i tomnïy 'My voice, calling you with love and longing'  
Moy golos dlya tebya i laskovïy i tomnïy 'My voice, calling you with love and longing'  
Moy golos dlya tebya 'My voice, calling you', Op 7 No 1 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Muza 'The muse'  
Muza 'The muse', Op 34 No 1 (Rachmaninov)
Na kholmakh Gruzii 'The hills of Georgia', Op 3 No 4 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Na son gryadushchiy 'Evening Prayer'  
nastoyashchuyu nezhnost' 'About real tenderness'  
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden' (Glinka)
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden', Op 4 No 4 (Rachmaninov)
Ne poy, krasavitsa, pri mne 'Do not sing to me, fair maiden', Op 51 No 2 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Ne ver moy drug 'Do not believe me'  
Nedorazumeniye 'Misunderstanding'  
Net, tolko tot, kto znal 'Only one who knows yearning'  
Neue Liebe  
New worlds – High flight  
Ni slova, o drug moy 'Not a word, my friend'  
Nimmersatte Liebe  
Nixe Binsefuss  
Noch' 'Night'  
Noch' 'Night' (Musorgsky)
Nyanya, nyanyushka! 'Nanny, dear nanny!'  
O ditya, pod okoshkom tvoim 'O child, below your balcony'  
O heiliger Bund, dir weih ich meine Lieder  
O Woche, Zeugin heiliger Beschwerde!  
Oiseaux, si tous les ans, K307 (Mozart)
Otchevo? 'Why?'  
Over the fence  
Pamyat' o solntse 'Thoughts of the sunlight'  
Peregrina I  
Peregrina II  
Pesn' Zemfirï 'Zemfira's song' (Tchaikovsky)
Pevets 'The singer', Op 36 No 7 (Rubinstein)
Potomki 'The descendants'  
Poyekhal na palochke 'On the hobby-horse'  
Priznaniye 'Confession' (Glinka)
Produzhdeniye vesnï 'Spring awakening'  
Pustoye vï serdechnïm tï 'Instead of a formal you'  
Pustoye vï serdechnïm tï 'Instead of a formal you'  
Rasskazki mne, nyanyushka 'Come and tell me, nanny dear'  
Rat einer Alten  
Redeyet oblakov letuchaya gryada 'A line of flying clouds', Op 42 No 3 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Requiem in D minor (Bruckner)
Revyot li zver v lesu glukhom 'The cry of an animal in the forest depths'  
Ridente la calma, K152 (Mysliveček/Mozart)
Romance  
Romance in E flat major  
Rosenzeit! Wie schnell vorbei  
Roza 'The rose'  
S kukloy 'With the doll'  
S nyaney 'With nanny'  
Satirï 'Satires', Op 109 (Shostakovich)
Sausewind, Brausewind!  
Schlaf! süsser Schlaf! obwohl dem Tod  
Schlafendes Jesuskind  
Sehet ihr am Fensterlein  
Sehnsucht nach dem Frühlinge, K596 (Mozart)
Sei du mein Trost, verschwiegene Traurigkeit!  
Selbstgeständnis  
Sem Romansov 'Seven Romances', Op 47 (Tchaikovsky)
Serenada  
Serenada Don-Zhuana 'Don Juan's serenade'  
Seroglazïy korol' 'The grey-eyed king'  
Seufzer  
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 16 (Tchaikovsky)
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 25 (Tchaikovsky)
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 28 (Tchaikovsky)
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 38 (Tchaikovsky)
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 6 (Tchaikovsky)
Shest Romansov 'Six Romances', Op 63 (Tchaikovsky)
Shestnadtsat Pesen dlya detey 'Sixteen Songs for children', Op 54 (Tchaikovsky)
Slïkhali l vï za roshchey glas nochnoy 'Have you heard, beyond the grove at night'  
Slyeza drozhit 'A tear trembles'  
So ist die Lieb! So ist die Lieb!  
Sohn der Jungfrau, Himmelskind! am Boden  
Soirées à St-Petersbourg, Op 44 (Rubinstein)
Solntse komnatu napolnilo 'Sunlight filled the room'  
Solovey i roza 'The nightingale and the rose'  
Solovey 'The nightingale'  
Spi, ditya moyo, usni! 'Sleep my child, go to sleep!'  
Sred' shumnovo bala 'Amid the din of the ball'  
Sred shumnovo bala 'At the ball'  
Starïy muzh, groznïy muzh, rezh menya 'Old man, dreadful man, stab me'  
Stikhi, sochinennïye noch'yu vo vremya bessonnitsï 'Lines written during a sleepless night'  
Storchenbotschaft  
Strashnaya minuta 'The fearful minute'  
Strekotun'ya beloboka 'The magpie' (Musorgsky)
Te Deum (Bruckner)
Te ergo, quaesumus  
There was a child  
There was a child (Dove)
Tï i vï 'You and Thou'  
Tï i vï 'You and Thou', Op 27 No 3 (Rimsky-Korsakov)
Tï priletel iz goroda 'You have flown in from the town'  
Tï vnimayesh, vniz skloniv golovku 'You listen, with bowed head'  
To bïlo ranneyu vesnoy 'It was in early spring'  
Tochter des Walds, du Lilienverwandte  
Tödlich graute mir der Morgen  
Tsarskoselskaya statuya 'The statue at Tsarskoye Selo'  
Tyapa, bay, bay, Tyapa, spi, usni 'Hush-a-by, dolly, go to sleep'  
Um Mitternacht  
Unangeklopft ein Herr tritt abends bei mir ein  
Urny s vodoy uroniv 'The girl has dropped the urn'  
Uzh tayet sneg, begut ruchi 'The snow is melting, streams are flowing'  
V mladenchestve moyom ona menya lyubila 'When I was a child she loved me'  
V mladenchestve moyom ona menya lyubila 'When I was a child she loved me'  
V uglu 'In the corner'  
Vals 'The waltz'  
Vcherashnaya noch bïla tak svetla 'Last night was so bright'  
Verborgenheit  
Vesna 'Spring'  
Vom Berge was kommt dort um Mitternacht spät  
Vor lauter hochadligen Zeugen  
Warum, Geliebte, denk ich dein  
Was doch heut nacht ein Sturm gewesen  
Was im Netze! Schau einmal  
Was spinnst du? fragte Nachbars Fritz  
Wenn ich, von deinem Anschaun tief gestillt  
Wenn meine Mutter hexen könnt’  
Wie heimlicher Weise  
Wir Kinder, wir schmecken  
Wo find ich Trost?  
Ya dumal, serdtse pozabïlo 'My heart, I fancied it was over'  
Ya li v pole da ne travushka bïla 'I was a little blade of grass'  
Ya pomnyu chudnoye mgnoven'ye 'I remember the wonderful moment' (Glinka)
Ya vas lyublyu, khot ya beshus 'I love you, though I must be mad'  
Ya zdes, Inezilya 'Here I am, Iñesilla' (Glinka)
Yunosha i deva 'A girl and a boy' (Dargomïzhsky)
Yunoshu, gorku rïdaya 'A girl was sobbing bitterly'  
Yunoshu, gorku rïdaya 'A girl, sobbing bitterly'  
Za oknom v teni melkayet 'At the window, in the shadow'  
Zabït tak skoro 'To forget so soon' (Tchaikovsky)
Zachem? 'Why?'  
Zdravstvuy! 'Greetings!'  
Zhelaniye 'Desire'  
Zhuk 'The beetle'  
Zierlich ist des Vogels Tritt im Schnee  
Zitronenfalter im April  
Zu meiner Zeit, zu meiner Zeit  
Zum neuen Jahr  
Zur Warnung