Paul Agnew

Tenor / conductor. Born 11 April 1964
Paul Agnew
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1964-04-11
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Paul Agnew

Paul Agnew Biography (Wikipedia)

Paul Agnew (born 1964 in Glasgow) is a Scottish operatic tenor and conductor.

Agnew read music as a Choral Scholar at Magdalen College, Oxford. He became associated with various groups specialising in early music (Ex Cathedra, the Consort of Musicke, the Tallis Scholars, the Sixteen and the Gothic Voices) before embarking on a solo career in the early 1990s.

He is well known for singing high tenor roles in French repertoire, although he has had success in other types of music. Closely associated with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants, Paul Agnew has performed the roles of Jason in Charpentier's Médée and of Hippolyte in Rameau's Hippolyte et Aricie, as well as appearing on the recordings of La descente d'Orphée aux enfers and Les plaisirs de Versailles, both by Marc-Antoine Charpentier; Acis and Galatea by George Frideric Handel, and Rameau's Grands Motets (Gramophone's Best Early Music Vocal award in 1995).

Paul Agnew's other recordings include Mozart's Coronation Mass, Bach cantatas and Bach's Mass in B minor with Ton Koopman and the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir, Bach's St John Passion with Stephen Cleobury (also on video), Bach's St Markus Passion with Roy Goodman, Berlioz's L'enfance du Christ with Philippe Herreweghe, Handel's Solomon with Paul McCreesh, Bach's Christmas Oratorio with Philip Pickett and Rameau's Dardanus with Pinchgut Opera. He has played the title travesti role in Rameau's Platée, which has been released on DVD.

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Cipriano de Rore
Da le belle contrade d'oriente
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Da le belle contrade d'oriente
Trad.
Ach bittrer Winter
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Ach bittrer Winter
Guillaume Tessier
In a grove most rich of shade
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In a grove most rich of shade
François Couperin
Respice in me
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Respice in me
François Couperin
Salve Regina
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Salve Regina
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Pygmalion - acte de ballet
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Pygmalion - acte de ballet
Henry Purcell
Fairy Queen (Masque of the Seasons - conclusion)
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Fairy Queen (Masque of the Seasons - conclusion)
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen
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The Fairy Queen
Cipriano de Rore
"Mentre, lumi maggior" [from Il quinto libro di madrigali, 1568]
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"Mentre, lumi maggior" [from Il quinto libro di madrigali, 1568]
Cipriano de Rore
"Convien ch'ovunque sia"
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"Convien ch'ovunque sia"
Claudio Monteverdi
Ecco mormorar l'onde
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Ecco mormorar l'onde
Ivor Gurney
Desire In Spring
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Desire In Spring
Claudio Monteverdi
Zefiro torna, e'l bel tempo rimena
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Zefiro torna, e'l bel tempo rimena
Claudio Monteverdi
O Mirtillo, Mirtillo anima mia (Madrigals, Book 5)
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O Mirtillo, Mirtillo anima mia (Madrigals, Book 5)
Claudio Monteverdi
Seventh Book of Madrigals (Il Settimo Libro de Madrigali, 1619) - extracts
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Seventh Book of Madrigals (Il Settimo Libro de Madrigali, 1619) - extracts
Nicholas Lanier
Bring away this sacred tree
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Bring away this sacred tree
Robert Johnson
"Full fathum five" & "Where the bee sucks, there suck I" (from 'The Tempest')
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"Full fathum five" & "Where the bee sucks, there suck I" (from 'The Tempest')
Jean‐Baptiste Lully
L'hiver qui nous tourmente (Isis)
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L'hiver qui nous tourmente (Isis)
Claudio Monteverdi
Chiome d'oro, SV 143
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Chiome d'oro, SV 143
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata no.26 'Ach wie fluechtig, ach wie nightig'
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Cantata no.26 'Ach wie fluechtig, ach wie nightig'
Claudio Monteverdi
'Al lume de le stelle' (By the light of the stars), from 7th Bk of Madrigals
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'Al lume de le stelle' (By the light of the stars), from 7th Bk of Madrigals
Ludwig van Beethoven
25 Welsh Folk Songs, WoO 155: The Vale of Clwyd; The Monks of Bangor's march
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25 Welsh Folk Songs, WoO 155: The Vale of Clwyd; The Monks of Bangor's march
André Campra
Exaudiat te Dominus - grand motet
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Exaudiat te Dominus - grand motet
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johannespassion BWV.245; Erwage (Aria)
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Johannespassion BWV.245; Erwage (Aria)
Jean‐Philippe Rameau
Grand motet: In convertendo
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Grand motet: In convertendo
Claudio Monteverdi
Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
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Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda
Claudio Monteverdi
Lagrime d'amante al Sepulcro dell'Amata
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Lagrime d'amante al Sepulcro dell'Amata
Claudio Monteverdi
Questi vaghi concenti
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Questi vaghi concenti
Claudio Monteverdi
Era L'Anima Mia Gia Presso A L'Ultim' Hore
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Era L'Anima Mia Gia Presso A L'Ultim' Hore
Claudio Monteverdi
O Mirtillo, Mirtill'Anima Mia (O Mi Fili)
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O Mirtillo, Mirtill'Anima Mia (O Mi Fili)
Claudio Monteverdi
Cruda Amarilli (Felle Amaro)
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Cruda Amarilli (Felle Amaro)
Claudio Monteverdi
Voi Pur Da Me Partite
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Voi Pur Da Me Partite
Claudio Monteverdi
Si Ch'Io Vorrei Morire (O Jesu Mia Vita)
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Si Ch'Io Vorrei Morire (O Jesu Mia Vita)
Claudio Monteverdi
Sfogava Con Le Stelle
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Sfogava Con Le Stelle
Claudio Monteverdi
Si ch'io vorrei morire (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)
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Si ch'io vorrei morire (Il quarto libro de madrigali, 1603)
Claudio Monteverdi
Lamento della ninfa (Madrigals, Book 8)
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Lamento della ninfa (Madrigals, Book 8)
Claudio Monteverdi
Madrigals, book 8: Dolcissimo usignolo [Loveliest nightingale]
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Madrigals, book 8: Dolcissimo usignolo [Loveliest nightingale]
Claudio Monteverdi
Madrigali Guerrieri et amoroso: Lamento della ninfa
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Madrigali Guerrieri et amoroso: Lamento della ninfa
Henry Purcell
Rejoice in the Lord Alway, verse anthem Z.49
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Rejoice in the Lord Alway, verse anthem Z.49
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata "Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin" BWV125 (Nos 4-6)
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Cantata "Mit Fried und Freud ich fahr dahin" BWV125 (Nos 4-6)
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