Matthew Best

Bass singer and conductor, founder of Corydon Singers. Born 6 February 1957
Matthew Best
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1957-02-06
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Matthew Best

Matthew Best Biography (Wikipedia)

Matthew Best (born 6 February 1957) is an English bass singer and conductor, especially of vocal music. He founded the ensemble Corydon Singers in 1973 and won the Kathleen Ferrier Award in 1981. From 1985, he was also a guest conductor of the English Chamber Orchestra. His recordings with Corydon Singers were made on the Hyperion Records label and focus on choral music by the likes of Anton Bruckner, Johannes Brahms and Felix Mendelssohn. He is currently engaged as Music Director of the Academy Choir Wimbledon and as a Principal Study singing teacher at the Royal Northern College of Music.

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Matthew Best Tracks

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Ralph Vaughan Williams
Easter (Five Mystical Songs)
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Easter (Five Mystical Songs)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Praesepe
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Praesepe
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Serenade to Music
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Serenade to Music
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Serenade to Music for 16 solo voices and orchestra
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Serenade to Music for 16 solo voices and orchestra
Anton Bruckner
Mass in F minor (Benedictus)
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Mass in F minor (Benedictus)
Michael Tippett
Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
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Ritual Dances from The Midsummer Marriage
Aaron Copland
Have mercy on us, O Lord
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Have mercy on us, O Lord
Anton Bruckner
Virga Jesse floruit
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Virga Jesse floruit
Gabriel Fauré
In paradisum (Requiem)
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In paradisum (Requiem)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Fantasia on Christmas Carols
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Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
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Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
Gerald Finzi
Intimations of Immortality (closing sections)
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Intimations of Immortality (closing sections)
Anton Bruckner
Psalm 112
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Psalm 112
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Hundredth Psalm
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The Hundredth Psalm
Gabriel Fauré
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11
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Cantique de Jean Racine, Op 11
Felix Mendelssohn
Am Himmelfahrtstage (Anthem for Ascension Day)
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Am Himmelfahrtstage (Anthem for Ascension Day)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs)
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Antiphon (Five Mystical Songs)
Maurice Duruflé
Requiem: In Paradisum
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Requiem: In Paradisum
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Dona Nobis Pacem
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Dona Nobis Pacem
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Mass in G minor
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Mass in G minor
Igor Stravinsky
The Rake's Progress, Act 3 scene 3
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The Rake's Progress, Act 3 scene 3
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Missa Sao Sebastiao
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Missa Sao Sebastiao
Gerald Finzi
Intimations of Immortality
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Intimations of Immortality

Intimations of Immortality

Orchestra
Corydon Singers and Orchestra
Conductor
Matthew Best
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Ralph Vaughan Williams
Mass in G minor
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Mass in G minor
Samuel Barber
Agnus Dei
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Agnus Dei
Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
Matthew Best, John Scott, Corydon Singers, Felix Mendelssohn & English Chamber Orchestra
Verleih' uns Frieden
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Verleih' uns Frieden

Verleih' uns Frieden

Performer
John Scott
Conductor
Matthew Best
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Anton Bruckner
Te Deum in C major for soloists, chorus and orchestra: In te, Domine
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Te Deum in C major for soloists, chorus and orchestra: In te, Domine
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2012: Prom 55: Britten – Peter Grimes
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Royal Albert Hall
2012-08-24T19:08:59
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Aug
2012
Proms 2012: Prom 55: Britten – Peter Grimes

Proms 2012: Prom 55: Britten – Peter Grimes

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 13
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-07-24T19:08:59
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Jul
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 13

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1996: Prom 36
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-16T19:08:59
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Aug
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 36

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1994: Prom 65
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Royal Albert Hall
1994-09-07T19:08:59
7
Sep
1994

Proms 1994: Prom 65

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1992: Prom 62
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-09-08T19:08:59
8
Sep
1992

Proms 1992: Prom 62

Royal Albert Hall

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