Heather Harper

Soprano. Born 8 May 1930. Died 22 April 2019
Heather Harper
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1930-05-08
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Heather Harper

Heather Harper Biography (Wikipedia)

Heather Mary Harper CBE FRSM (8 May 1930 – 22 April 2019) was a Northern Irish operatic soprano. She was active internationally in both opera and concert. She performed roles such as Helena in Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Royal Opera House, Elsa in Wagner's Lohengrin at the Bayreuth Festival, and the Countess in Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro at the Metropolitan Opera. She became known internationally when she stepped in for the world premiere of Britten's War Requiem in 1962, and remained associated with the composer's work, but also sang other premieres.

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Heather Harper Tracks

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Joseph Haydn
On mighty pens (The Creation)
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On mighty pens (The Creation)
Richard Strauss
Morgen!, Op.27/4
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Morgen!, Op.27/4
Benjamin Britten
Owen Wingrave, Act I Your sherry, Mrs Coyle
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Owen Wingrave, Act I Your sherry, Mrs Coyle
Benjamin Britten
War Requiem: Dies Irae
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War Requiem: Dies Irae
George Frideric Handel
Ode to St Cecilia: The Soft Complaining Flute
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Ode to St Cecilia: The Soft Complaining Flute
Benjamin Britten
Let her among you cast the first stone! (Peter Grimes, Op.33)
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Let her among you cast the first stone! (Peter Grimes, Op.33)
Richard Strauss
At Sunset (4 Last Songs)
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At Sunset (4 Last Songs)
Benjamin Britten
From the gutter... (Peter Grimes, Act 2)
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From the gutter... (Peter Grimes, Act 2)
Henry Purcell
Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
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Celebrate this Festival, Z321 (excerpts)
Benjamin Britten
War Requiem: Sanctus
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War Requiem: Sanctus
Herbert Howells
The Lord is my shepherd (Hymnus paradisi)
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The Lord is my shepherd (Hymnus paradisi)
Michael Tippett
Symphony No. 3, Slow blues
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Symphony No. 3, Slow blues
Anton Webern
Two Songs for voice and 8 instruments, Op.8
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Two Songs for voice and 8 instruments, Op.8
Benjamin Britten
War Requiem: Dies Irae (excerpt: Recordare - Move Him into the Sun)
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War Requiem: Dies Irae (excerpt: Recordare - Move Him into the Sun)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Padre, germani, addio! from Idomeneo, re di Creta, ossia Ilia ed Idamante
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Padre, germani, addio! from Idomeneo, re di Creta, ossia Ilia ed Idamante
Hamilton Harty, Bryden Thomson, Heather Harper & Ulster Orchestra
Ode to a nightingale for voice and orchestra
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Ode to a nightingale for voice and orchestra
William Walton
Rhyme (A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table)
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Rhyme (A Song for the Lord Mayor's Table)
Benjamin Britten
Peter Grimes - Act 3, Embroidery in Childhood
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Peter Grimes - Act 3, Embroidery in Childhood
Michael Tippett
The Ice Break (Act 3: Who holds me tight around the waist?)
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The Ice Break (Act 3: Who holds me tight around the waist?)
Herbert Howells
Hymnus Paradisi
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Hymnus Paradisi
Ludwig van Beethoven
Missa solemnis (Sanctus)
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Missa solemnis (Sanctus)
Herbert Howells
Holy is the true light (Hymnus paradisi)
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Holy is the true light (Hymnus paradisi)
Claudio Monteverdi
Ohime ch'io cado
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Ohime ch'io cado
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Benedicite
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Benedicite

Benedicite

Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra
Choir
Bach Choir
Benjamin Britten
A Midsummer Night’s Dream - How now, mad Spirit?
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream - How now, mad Spirit?
Benjamin Britten
She Sleeps as the Rose
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She Sleeps as the Rose
Heather Harper
Der Tag ist vergangen, Op 12 No 1
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Der Tag ist vergangen, Op 12 No 1
David Butt, Heather Harper, Maurice Ravel, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Boulez
Shéhérazade
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Shéhérazade

Shéhérazade

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David Butt, Heather Harper, Maurice Ravel, BBC Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Boulez
Gustav Mahler
Symphony no. 8 (Symphony of a thousand) for soloists, choruses and orchestra
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Symphony no. 8 (Symphony of a thousand) for soloists, choruses and orchestra
Michael Tippett
Symphony No. 3 For Soprano And Orchestra
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Symphony No. 3 For Soprano And Orchestra
Heather Harper
Cantata No.151: Susser Trost, mein Jesus Kommt (feat. English Chamber Orchestra)
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Cantata No.151: Susser Trost, mein Jesus Kommt (feat. English Chamber Orchestra)
Joseph Haydn
The Seasons [die Jahreszeiten]
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The Seasons [die Jahreszeiten]
Joseph Haydn
The Seasons [Die Jahreszeiten]
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The Seasons [Die Jahreszeiten]
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Sinfonia Antarctica -1st mvt
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Sinfonia Antarctica -1st mvt

Sinfonia Antarctica -1st mvt

Orchestra
London S O.
Conductor
Narrator
Ralph Richardson
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1994: Prom 42 - A tribute to Henry Wood (died 19 August 1944)
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ej8fxj
Royal Albert Hall
1994-08-19T13:16:17
19
Aug
1994

Proms 1994: Prom 42 - A tribute to Henry Wood (died 19 August 1944)

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1994: Prom 05
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Royal Albert Hall
1994-07-19T13:16:17
19
Jul
1994

Proms 1994: Prom 05

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1990: Prom 04
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/efh3d4
Royal Albert Hall
1990-07-23T13:16:17
23
Jul
1990

Proms 1990: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1989: Prom 36
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e22xj5
Royal Albert Hall
1989-08-20T13:16:17
20
Aug
1989

Proms 1989: Prom 36

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1988: Prom 30
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Royal Albert Hall
1988-08-16T13:16:17
16
Aug
1988

Proms 1988: Prom 30

Royal Albert Hall

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