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Andrew Parrott

hps, org, *1947 GB, Metropolitan Borough of Walsall
Singer / Composer / Conductor of Classical

Andrew Parrott (born 10 March 1947) is a British conductor, perhaps best known for his pioneering "historically informed performances" of pre-classical music. He conducts a wide range of repertoire, including contemporary music. He conducted the premiere of Judith Weir's A Night at the Chinese Opera (as well as its first recording). He has also recorded new music by other modern British composers (including John Tavener), and by Vladimír Godár.He is a Patron of Bampton Classical Opera.

     
Instruments
  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
  • Vocals
Genres
  • Classical
  • Electronic
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Canticum in nativitatem Domini, 'Frigidae noctis umbra': Marche on Christmas Carols by Andrew Parrott
Purcell: Abdelazer, Z. 570: II. Rondeau on Purcell: Music for Pleasure and Devotion by Henry Purcell & Andrew Parrott
Vivaldi: Gloria in D Major, RV 589: I. Gloria in excelsis Deo on Vivaldi: Gloria & Magnificat by Antonio Vivaldi & Andrew Parrott
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Continuo in D Major: Canon on A Baroque Festival by Andrew Parrott
Bach, JS: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249: No. 1, Sinfonia on Bach: Magnificat / Cantatas 4, 11 & 50 / Easter Oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach & Andrew Parrott
Bach, JS: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: No. 10, Choral. "Jesus bleibet meine Freude" on A Baroque Festival by Andrew Parrott
Vespro della beata Vergine (1610): Concerto - Duo Seraphim on Vespro della beata Vergine 1610 by Claudio Monteverdi & Andrew Parrott
Vivaldi: Magnificat in G Minor, RV 610b: V. Esurientes on Vivaldi: Gloria & Magnificat by Antonio Vivaldi & Andrew Parrott
Pachelbel: Canon and Gigue for Three Violins and Continuo in D Major: Gigue on A Baroque Festival by Andrew Parrott
Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Violin Concerto in G Minor, Op. 8 No. 2, RV 315 "Summer": III. Presto on Vivaldi: Le quattro stagioni e altri concerti by Antonio Vivaldi, Taverner Players & Andrew Parrott

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Messe De Nostre Dame / Musica Della Capella SistinaGuillaume de Machaut, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Cristóbal de Morales, Josquin Des Prés, Gregorio Allegri - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott2017Album
Muzik Zum Aschied: Farewell ClassicsStephen Bishop-Kovacevich, Truls Mørk, Neeme Järvi, Riccardo Muti, Roger Norrington, Andrew Parrott2017Compil.
Western Wind : Mass By John Taverner & Court Music For Henry VIIIJohn Taverner, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2016Album
TenebraeCarlo Gesualdo - Taverner Consort, Andrew Parrott2013Album
Piano Concerto No. 5 / Choral FantasiaLudwig van Beethoven - Ronald Brautigam, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Parrott2010Album
Vespers 1610 · Mass Of Thanksgiving · MadrigalsClaudio Monteverdi – Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort, Choir & Players2009Compil.
Santa CeciliaHenry Purcell, Georg Friedrich Händel, Joseph Haydn - Andrew Parrott, Philip Ledger, Michel Corboz2009Compil.
Piano Concertos WoO 4 & No. 2Ludwig van Beethoven - Ronald Brautigam, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Parrott2009Album
Piano Concertos 1&3Ludwig van Beethoven - Ronald Brautigam, Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Parrott2008Album
Mass Of Thanksgiving, Venice 1631Claudio Monteverdi / Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players - Andrew Parrott2006Album
Pachelbel's Canon And Other Baroque FavouritesAndrew Parrott, Taverner Consort, Choir & Players, Boston Early Music Festival2005Album
Antonio VivaldiAntonio Vivaldi, Fabio Biondi, Gérard Lesne, David Daniels, Andrew Parrott, Anne-Sophie Mutter2005Compil.
Spem In Alium / Latin Church MusicThomas Tallis - Taverner Consort & Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott2003Compil.
From Monteverdi To VivaldiAndrew Parrott, Taverner Players2003Compil.
Music For Pleasure And DevotionHenry Purcell, Taverner Consort, Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott2003Compil.
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2002Album
Mass in B minorJohann Sebastian Bach, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort & Players2002Album
Saint John Passion, Mass In B Minor, Easter Oratorio, Ascension OratorioJohann Sebastian Bach - Taverner Consort & Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2002Album
Venetian Church MusicGiovanni Gabrieli / Claudio Monteverdi / Antonio Vivaldi - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott2001Album
TenebræCarlo Gesualdo - Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort2000Album
Ich Habe Genug-Hunt Cantata & Wedding CantataEmma Kirkby, David Thomas, Jennifer Smith, Simon Davies, Michael George, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott, The Parley Of Instruments, Roy Goodman, Johann Sebastian Bach2000Album
Out Of The NightArvo Pärt / John Tavener - Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott1999Album
Magnificat • Easter OratorioJohann Sebastian Bach - Taverner Consort & Players, Andrew Parrott1999Compil.
Brandenburg Concertos / Orchestral SuitesJohann Sebastian Bach, Andrew Parrott1999Compil.
Odes For St Cecilia's Day / Music For Queen MaryHenry Purcell, Taverner Consort, Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott1999Album
Hail! Bright CeciliaHenry Purcell, Taverner Choir · Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort1995Album
Dido & AenasHenry Purcell, Taverner Choir, Emily Van Evera, Ben Parry, Andrew Parrott1994Album
Gloria, MagnificatTaverner Players, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott, Antonio Vivaldi1994Album
Carol Album 2Andrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1993Album
Missa "Ave Maris Stella" / Motets & ChansonsJosquin Des Prés, Andrew Lawrence-King, Taverner Consort & Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott1993Album
Suites (Ouvertüren)Johann Sebastian Bach, Boston Early Music Festival, Andrew Parrott1993Album
Music For EasterAndrew Parrott, Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir1993Compil.
Music For Christmas Volume II Number 4Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players Directed By Andrew Parrott1993Compil.
The Christmas Album - Festive Music From Europe And AmericaAndrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1992Album
British Composers: Glyndebourne Wind SerenadesThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment, Andrew Parrott1992Album
Madrigali Guerrieri Et Amorosi (1638) [Madrigals Of War And Love, From Book VIII]Claudio Monteverdi, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Players1992Album
Mass In C Minor, Kv427 (417a) 2 Epistle Sonatas Kv67/Kv329Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Andrew Parrott, John Finney, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra, Handel And Haydn Society Chorus, Nancy Armstrong, Dominique Labelle, Jeffrey Thomas, Richard Morrison, James Christie1992Album
St John PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Taverner Consort & Players, Andrew Parrott1991Album
Canzonas, Sontatas, MotetsGiovanni Gabrieli, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Consort & Players1991Album
Requiem KV626Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Boston Early Music Festival, Andrew Parrott, John Finney1991Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1990Album
Carmelite Vespers (1707)Georg Friedrich Händel, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1989Album
The Carol Album: Seven Centuries Of Christmas MusicAndrew Parrott - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir & Taverner Players1989Album
Mass Of Thanksgiving / Danksagungs-Messe / Messe D'Action De Grâces (1631)Claudio Monteverdi / Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir And Taverner Players - Andrew Parrott1989Album
Latin Church Music I · Spem In Alium (A40) · Complete RespondsThomas Tallis - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott1989Album
Latin Church Music II · Gaude Gloriosa Dei Mater · Lamentations I & II · Motets From Cantiones Sacrae (1575)Thomas Tallis - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott1989Compil.
Die Brandenburgischen Konzerte / The Brandenburg Concertos / Les Concertos BrandenbourgeoisJohann Sebastian Bach, John Holloway, Roy Goodman, Marion Verbruggen, John Toll, Paul Goodwin, Janet See, David Staff, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1989Album
«Maestro De' Concerti»Antonio Vivaldi, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1988Album
Canon & GigueJohann Pachelbel, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Henry Purcell, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1988Album
Baroque ClassicsTaverner Consort, Choir & Players, Andrew Parrott1988Album
Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas a 6John Taverner, Andrew Parrott, Taverner Choir1988Album
Una "Stravanganza" Dei Medici - Intermedi (1589) Per "La Pellegrina"Andrew Parrott / Tessa Bonner / Emma Kirkby / Emily Van Evera / Nigel Rogers / Taverner Consort / Taverner Choir / Taverner Players1988Album
Weihnachtsgeschichte Christmas Story / Vier Monetten Aus Polyhymnia Caduceatrix Et PanegyricaHeinrich Schütz - Michael Praetorius - Andrew Parrott - Taverner Choir1987Album
Musica Della Cappella SistinaGregorio Allegri / Josquin Des Prés / Cristóbal de Morales / Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina / Taverner Consort / Andrew Parrott1987Album
Ode On St. Cecilia's Day 1692, "Hail! Bright Cecilia"Henry Purcell, Nicholas Brady, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1986Album
Mass In B MinorJohann Sebastian Bach, Emma Kirkby, Emily Van Evera, Panito Iconomou, Christian Immler, Michael Kilian, Rogers Covey-Crump, David Thomas, Taverner Consort & Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1985Album
Messe De Nostre DameGuillaume de Machaut - Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Andrew Parrott1984Album
Vespro Della Beata Vergine (1610)Claudio Monteverdi, Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1984Album
The Four SeasonsJohn Holloway / Andrew Parrott = Taverner Players : Antonio Vivaldi1984Album
Selva Morale E SpiritualeClaudio Monteverdi, Emma Kirkby • Nigel Rogers • Rogers Covey-Crump • David Thomas, Taverner Consort, Taverner Choir, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1984Album
Bach Cantatas (Ich Habe Genug, BWV 82 / Weichet Nur, Betrübte Schatten, BWV 202 (Wedding Cantata))Johann Sebastian Bach - Emma Kirkby, David Thomas, Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1982Album
Dido & AeneasHenry Purcell - Emma Kirkby • Judith Nelson • David Thomas, Taverner Choir • Taverner Players, Andrew Parrott1981Album
Gloria * MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi - Taverner Choir / Andrew Parrott / Emily Van Evera / Nancy Argenta / Alison Place / Catherine King / Margaret CableAlbum
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