Ambrosian Singers

Formed 1951
Ambrosian Singers
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1951
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Ambrosian Singers

Ambrosian Singers Biography (Wikipedia)

The Ambrosian Singers are one of the best-known London choral groups, particularly appreciated for its great variety of recorded repertory.

They were founded after World War II in England. One of their co-founders was Denis Stevens (1922–2004), a British musicologist and viola player who joined the BBC Music Department in 1949 and developed programs of Renaissance and early Baroque music. The other was John McCarthy (1919–2009), a professional tenor soloist.

They organised and created the Ambrosian Singers as a small professional chorus in 1951. Ambrosian Singers has participated in numerous Christmas albums, appeared in albums with such pop and rock artists as Neil Diamond, Grace Jones, Talk Talk, Julie Andrews, etc., and sung in several studio cast albums of Broadway musicals.

They have participated in various film soundtrack scores such as Brainstorm, Empire of the Sun, Krull, Chariots of Fire, Children of the Stones and The Secret of NIMH, and in some albums of Italian films: Film Scores of Ennio Morricone and Nino Rota (conducted by Henry Mancini, collections of Miklos Rozsa scores, and original scores from MGM classic musicals. They did the introduction vocals for the song "Inside" by Stiltskin in 1994. They also were the chorus that sang Mozart's Requiem in the film Amadeus.

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Edward Elgar
Softly and gently (The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38)
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Softly and gently (The Dream of Gerontius, Op 38)
Benjamin Britten
War Requiem - Libera me, Domine
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War Requiem - Libera me, Domine
Giacomo Puccini
Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
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Humming Chorus (Madam Butterfly)
Albert Ketèlbey
In a Persian Market
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In a Persian Market
George Frideric Handel
Hallelujah (Messiah)
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Hallelujah (Messiah)
Joan Sutherland
Nuns’ Chorus
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Nuns’ Chorus
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Duet from The Magic Flute ('Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen')
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Duet from The Magic Flute ('Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen')
Gioachino Rossini
William Tell, Act III: Danse, Toi Que L'Oiseau ne Suvrait pas, Pas De Soldats
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William Tell, Act III: Danse, Toi Que L'Oiseau ne Suvrait pas, Pas De Soldats
Gioachino Rossini
Petite messe solennelle – Gloria: Cum Sancto Spititu
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Petite messe solennelle – Gloria: Cum Sancto Spititu
Gioachino Rossini
Petite messe solennelle – Kyrie
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Petite messe solennelle – Kyrie
Percy Grainger
Shallow Brown
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Shallow Brown
Vincenzo Bellini
Casta Diva
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Casta Diva
Georges Bizet
L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Carmen)
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L'amour est un oiseau rebelle (Carmen)
Giuseppe Verdi
Il Trovatore, Act II: "Vedi! La fosche" (Anvil Chorus)
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Il Trovatore, Act II: "Vedi! La fosche" (Anvil Chorus)
Giuseppe Verdi
Vedi! Le fosche notturne (Il trovatore)
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Vedi! Le fosche notturne (Il trovatore)
Giacomo Puccini
The Humming Chorus (Madama Butterfly)
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The Humming Chorus (Madama Butterfly)
Giacomo Puccini
The Humming Chorus
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The Humming Chorus

The Humming Chorus

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Phiharmonic Orchestra
Georges Bizet
Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre; Toréador, en garde (Carmen)
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Votre toast, je peux vous le rendre; Toréador, en garde (Carmen)
Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco - Part II Anch'io dischiuso un giorno; Chi s'avan
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Nabucco - Part II Anch'io dischiuso un giorno; Chi s'avan
Leonard Bernstein
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite: The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March
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1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Suite: The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March
Henry Purcell
Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
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Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
Trad.
Amazing Grace
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Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

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Peter Hope
Edward Elgar
Softly And Gently
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Softly And Gently
Pietro Mascagni
Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana)
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Easter Hymn (Cavalleria Rusticana)
Wyn Morris
Malotte: The Lord's Prayer
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Malotte: The Lord's Prayer
Giuseppe Verdi
Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco)
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Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco)
Giacomo Puccini
Messa di Gloria
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Messa di Gloria
Henry Purcell
Come away, fellow sailors (Dido and Aeneas)
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Come away, fellow sailors (Dido and Aeneas)
Ambrosian Singers
Humming Chorus - Madam Butterfly
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Humming Chorus - Madam Butterfly
Felix Mendelssohn
Extracts from A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Extracts from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Johannes Brahms
Schicksalslied, Op 54
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Schicksalslied, Op 54
Ludwig van Beethoven
Bundeslied, Op.122
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Bundeslied, Op.122
David Fanshawe
African Sanctus 12. Acholi Bwala dance, North Uganda
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African Sanctus 12. Acholi Bwala dance, North Uganda
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1970: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
1970-08-18T08:00:54
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Aug
1970

Proms 1970: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 23
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-08-13T08:00:54
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Aug
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 23

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 10
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-07-29T08:00:54
29
Jul
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 10

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1968: Prom 23
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Royal Albert Hall
1968-08-13T08:00:54
13
Aug
1968

Proms 1968: Prom 23

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1967: Prom 05
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Royal Albert Hall
1967-07-26T08:00:54
26
Jul
1967

Proms 1967: Prom 05

Royal Albert Hall

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