Gillian Elizabeth FISHER

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1955-03-12
Education Beauchamp Coll Oadby, Univ of Warwick (LLB), Royal Coll of Music (ARCM)
Publications N/A
Recreations reading, gardening, watching cricket
Clubs N/A
Style Ms Gillian Fisher
Career soprano; concert singer, mainly Baroque and Classical repertoire; professional debut Queen Elizabeth Hall 1979; has sung at numerous major venues and festivals worldwide incl: Royal Opera House Covent Garden (debut 1981), Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Hall, Edinburgh Festival (debut 1984), BBC Proms (regular soloist since debut 1985), Three Choirs Festival, Bath and York Festivals, Paris, Monte Carlo, Madrid, Vienna, Milan, Venice, Cologne, Frankfurt, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Brussels, Oslo, New York (debut Lincoln Centre 1983, further tours 1988 and 1989), Japan and Far East (debut 1987, further tours 1989 and 1992), Australia (debut Sydney Opera House 1992); has worked with numerous major conductors incl: John Eliot Gardiner, Trevor Pinnock, Christopher Hogwood, Robert King, Roger Norrington, Ton Koopman; >ir< numerous incl: Purcell Complete Odes and Welcome Songs (with King's Consort under Robert King, Hyperion, 8 CDs), Pergolesi Stabat Mater (with King's Consort and Michael Chance under Robert King, Hyperion, Gramophone Critics' Choice 1988), Great Baroque Arias (with King's Consort, Pickwick, in US classical top ten for several months 1988), Handel Duets (with James Bowman and King's Consort), Purcell's The Fairy Queen (with The Sixteen under Harry Christophers, Collins Classics), Purcell's King Arthur (with Monteverdi Choir under John Eliot Gardiner, Erato), Purcell's Dioclesian and Timon of Athens (with Monteverdi Choir under Gardiner, Erato), various Handel works with London Handel Orch under Denys Darlow, Bach Cantatas (with The Sixteen under Harry Christophers), Monteverdi Vespers (with Kammerchor Stuttgart, Deutsche Harmonia Mundi)
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