José van Dam
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1940-08-25
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José van Dam

José van Dam Biography (Wikipedia)

Joseph, Baron Van Damme (born 25 August 1940 in Brussels), known as José van Dam, is a Belgian bass-baritone.

At the age of 17, he entered the Brussels Royal Conservatory and studied with Frederic Anspach. A year later, he graduated with diplomas and first prizes in voice and opera performance. He made his opera début as the music teacher Don Basilio in Gioacchino Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Paris Opera in 1961, and remained in the company until 1965, when he sang his first major role, Escamillo from Bizet's Carmen. He then sang for two seasons at Geneva, La Scala, Covent Garden, and in Paris. At Geneva, Van Dam sang in the première of Milhaud's La mère coupable in 1966. Lorin Maazel heard van Dam and invited him to record Ravel’s L’heure espagnole with him for Deutsche Grammophon. In 1967, Maazel asked him to join the Deutsche Oper in Berlin.

Van Dam has performed at L’Opéra de Paris, Covent Garden, the Metropolitan Opera, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, the Salzburg Festival, and festivals in Aix-en-Provence and Orange, France.

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Gabriel Fauré
Clair de lune, Op 46 No 2
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Clair de lune, Op 46 No 2
Charles‐François Gounod
Ainsi que la brise légère (Faust)
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Ainsi que la brise légère (Faust)

Ainsi que la brise légère (Faust)

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Toulouse Capitole Chorus
Orchestra
Toulouse Capitole Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le Nozze Di Figaro - Act 2 - Finale
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Le Nozze Di Figaro - Act 2 - Finale
Maurice Ravel
Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
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Don Quichotte à Dulcinée
Giacomo Puccini
Era uguale la voce... Ah, che zucconi (Gianni Schicchi)
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Era uguale la voce... Ah, che zucconi (Gianni Schicchi)
Claude Debussy
Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 3: excerpt)
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Pelléas et Mélisande (Act 3: excerpt)
Rémy Corazza
The Tales of Hoffmann (Act 1: conclusion)
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The Tales of Hoffmann (Act 1: conclusion)
Jacques Offenbach
Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Venice Act + Epilogue
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Les Contes d'Hoffmann: Venice Act + Epilogue
Jacques Ibert
Chanson de la mort de Don Quichotte
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Chanson de la mort de Don Quichotte
Giuseppe Verdi
Simon Boccanegra - Prologue
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Simon Boccanegra - Prologue
Richard Wagner
Die Meistersinger: Act 2 Scenes 6 and 7 - "Der Tag Er Sich Erscheinen"
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Die Meistersinger: Act 2 Scenes 6 and 7 - "Der Tag Er Sich Erscheinen"
José van Dam
Toreador Song - Carmen - Georges Bizet
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Toreador Song - Carmen - Georges Bizet
Maurice Ravel
Sainte (voice & piano) (1896) (feat. Dalton Baldwin, José van Dam & Stéphane Mallarmé)
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Sainte (voice & piano) (1896) (feat. Dalton Baldwin, José van Dam & Stéphane Mallarmé)
Alain Fondary, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, Toulouse Capitole Chorus, José van Dam, Jules Massenet, Teresa Berganza & Michel Plasson
Don Quichotte - opera Excerpt Act 5 The Death of Don Quichotte
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Don Quichotte - opera  Excerpt Act 5 The Death of Don Quichotte

Don Quichotte - opera Excerpt Act 5 The Death of Don Quichotte

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Alain Fondary, Toulouse Capitole Orchestra, Toulouse Capitole Chorus, José van Dam, Jules Massenet, Teresa Berganza & Michel Plasson
Bryne Camp Chorale, Opera Orchestra of New York, Jules Massenet & José van Dam
Le Cid - opera in 4 acts - Act 2; Ballet music
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Le Cid - opera in 4 acts -  Act 2; Ballet music

Le Cid - opera in 4 acts - Act 2; Ballet music

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Bryne Camp Chorale, Opera Orchestra of New York, Jules Massenet & José van Dam
Lyon Opera Orchestra, José van Dam, Hector Berlioz, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner
L' Enfance du Christ Op.25
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L' Enfance du Christ  Op.25

L' Enfance du Christ Op.25

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Lyon Opera Orchestra, José van Dam, Hector Berlioz, Monteverdi Choir & Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Giuseppe Verdi
Falstaff - commedia lirica in 3 acts
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Falstaff - commedia lirica in 3 acts

Falstaff - commedia lirica in 3 acts

Performer
Mario Luperi
Pierre Lefebvre
Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2007: Prom 70 - In memoriam Luciano Pavarotti (12/10/1935 - 6/9/2007)
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Royal Albert Hall
2007-09-06T06:48:47
6
Sep
2007

Proms 2007: Prom 70 - In memoriam Luciano Pavarotti (12/10/1935 - 6/9/2007)

19:00
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1992: Prom 10
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efdfxj
Royal Albert Hall
1992-07-25T06:48:47
25
Jul
1992

Proms 1992: Prom 10

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1989: Prom 46
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Royal Albert Hall
1989-08-28T06:48:47
28
Aug
1989

Proms 1989: Prom 46

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 20
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-08-07T06:48:47
7
Aug
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 20

19:00
Royal Albert Hall

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