John Shirley‐Quirk

Operatic bass / baritone. Born 28 August 1931. Died 7 April 2014
John Shirley‐Quirk
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1931-08-28
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John Shirley‐Quirk

John Shirley‐Quirk Biography (Wikipedia)

John Stanton Shirley-Quirk CBE (28 August 1931 – 7 April 2014) was an English bass-baritone. A member of the English Opera Group during 1964–76, he gave premiere performances of several operatic and vocal works by Benjamin Britten, recording these and other works under the composer's direction. He also sang and recorded a wide range of works by other composers, ranging from Handel through Tchaikovsky to Henze.

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Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jolly Rutterkin (5 Tudor Portraits)
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Jolly Rutterkin (5 Tudor Portraits)

Jolly Rutterkin (5 Tudor Portraits)

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See London S O London Symphony Orchestra
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Linden Lea
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Linden Lea
Antonio Vivaldi
Beatus vir, RV597 (Gloria Patri)
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Beatus vir, RV597 (Gloria Patri)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Now The Birth Of Jesus Christ; It Was The Winter Wild (from Hodie)
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Now The Birth Of Jesus Christ; It Was The Winter Wild (from Hodie)
Percy Grainger
Shallow Brown
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Shallow Brown
Benjamin Britten
Bird scarer's song
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Bird scarer's song
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Linden Lea
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Linden Lea
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Jolly Rutterkin (Five Tudor Portraits)
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Jolly Rutterkin (Five Tudor Portraits)
Benjamin Britten
Curlew River - 'Curlew River, smoothly flowing' & 'Today is an important day'
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Curlew River - 'Curlew River, smoothly flowing' & 'Today is an important day'
Henry Purcell
Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
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Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
Frederick Delius
Sea Drift (Opening Part): Once Paumanok
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Sea Drift (Opening Part): Once Paumanok
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Hodie: A Christmas Cantata (excerpt)
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Hodie: A Christmas Cantata (excerpt)
Gerald Finzi
In Terra Pax, for soprano, baritone, chorus, and orchestra
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In Terra Pax, for soprano, baritone, chorus, and orchestra
John Ireland
Sea Fever
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Sea Fever
George Frideric Handel
Come, come! No time for lamentation (Samson)
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Come, come! No time for lamentation (Samson)
Ralph Vaughan Williams
The Vagabond from Songs of Travel
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The Vagabond from Songs of Travel
Michael Tippett
A Child In Time - "How can I cherish my man"... & "Steal Away"
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A Child In Time - "How can I cherish my man"... & "Steal Away"
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen - Excerpts
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The Fairy Queen - Excerpts
Trad, Percy Grainger, John Shirley‐Quirk, Benjamin Britten, The Ambrosian Singers & English Chamber Orchestra
Shallow Brown
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Shallow Brown
Antonín Dvořák
Stabat Mater Op.58
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Stabat Mater Op.58
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Love bade me welcome (Five Mystical Songs)
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Love bade me welcome (Five Mystical Songs)
Henry Purcell
'Twas within a furlong of Edinburgh Town
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'Twas within a furlong of Edinburgh Town
Henry Purcell
Music for a while (Oedipus)
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Music for a while (Oedipus)
Henry Purcell
Man is for the woman made
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Man is for the woman made
Edward Elgar
The Light Of Life Op.29
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The Light Of Life Op.29
Edward Elgar
The Dream of Gerontius
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The Dream of Gerontius

The Dream of Gerontius

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Edward Elgar
Janet Baker
John Mitchinson
City of Birmingham Chorus/Orch/Simon Rattle
William Walton
Belshazzar’s Feast
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Belshazzar’s Feast
Frederick Delius
Once Paumanok (Sea Drift)
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Once Paumanok (Sea Drift)
William Walton
Belshazzar'S Feast - Thus spake Isaiah
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Belshazzar'S Feast - Thus spake Isaiah
Ralph Vaughan Williams
5 Mystical Songs For Baritone, Chorus And Orchestra - Love bade me welcome
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5 Mystical Songs For Baritone, Chorus And Orchestra - Love bade me welcome
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Five Mystical Songs
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Five Mystical Songs
Viola Tunnard
Silent Noon
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Silent Noon
Jennifer Vyvyan
Changes: A Nocturnal Cycle, Part II
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Changes: A Nocturnal Cycle, Part II
Percy Grainger
Bold William Taylor
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Bold William Taylor
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen: Next winter comes slowly; Hail! Great parent
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The Fairy Queen: Next winter comes slowly; Hail! Great parent
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella - ballet (Final Numbers)
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Pulcinella - ballet (Final Numbers)
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella - ballet (numbers 7 - 11)
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Pulcinella - ballet (numbers 7 - 11)
Igor Stravinsky
2 Poems of Paul Verlaine, arr. for baritone and chamber ensemble
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2 Poems of Paul Verlaine, arr. for baritone and chamber ensemble
Igor Stravinsky
Pulcinella (excerpt)
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Pulcinella (excerpt)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1984: Prom 46
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Royal Albert Hall
1984-09-03T08:59:33
3
Sep
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 46

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1982
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Royal Albert Hall
1982-07-16T08:59:33
16
Jul
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1982

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1981: Prom 40
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Royal Albert Hall
1981-08-27T08:59:33
27
Aug
1981

Proms 1981: Prom 40

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 45
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-09-02T08:59:33
2
Sep
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 45

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1980
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-07-18T08:59:33
18
Jul
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1980

Royal Albert Hall

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