(Richard) Henry HERFORD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1947-02-24
Education Trinity Coll Glenalmond, King's Coll Cambridge, Univ of York, Royal Manchester Coll of Music
Publications N/A
Recreations family, house restoration, churchwarden of village church, chamber music (cello), reading, walking
Clubs N/A
Style Henry Herford
Career opera and concert singer; performances incl operas with Covent Garden, Glyndebourne, Scottish Opera and throughout Europe, concerts, recitals, broadcasts and recordings throughout Britain, Europe and the USA, and in Canada, S America and China; co-fndr and dir Abingdon Summer Sch for Solo Singers 1998-; tutor Sch of Vocal Studies: Royal Northern Coll of Music 1994-, Royal Coll of Music 1998-2004, Birmingham Conservatoire 1998-; examiner and adjudicator in all principal British conservatoires; Curtis Gold Medal for singing Royal Northern Coll of Music 1976, Benson and Hedges Gold Award 1980, first prize Int American Music Competition 1982; >ir< incl: Rameau Castor et Pollux (Erato), Bridge The Christmas Rose (Pearl), Handel Messiah (excerpts, Contour), Peter Dickinson Dylan Thomas Song Cycle (Conifer), Britten A Midsummer Night's Dream (Virgin) Charles Ives Song Recital I and II (Unicorn-Kanchana, Music Retailers' Assoc Record of the Year), Charles Ives songs with instrumental ensemble (Ensemble Modern, EMI), George Lloyd Iernin (Albany), Stravinsky Pulcinella (Naxos), Edward Gregson Missa Brevis Pacem, Handel Israel in Egypt (Decca), John Joubert The Instant Moment (BIRC), Arthur Bliss: Complete Songs (Hyperion), Sir John Manduell: Renaissance Songs (ASC)
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