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Anthony Rolfe Johnson

voc, 1940-2010 GB, Oxfordshire
Singer of Classical

Anthony Rolfe Johnson CBE (5 November 1940 – 21 July 2010) was an English operatic tenor.

        
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  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
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Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe" (Rev. and Reconstr. A. Schmitt & E. Gardiner): 1. Kyrie on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, Anthony Robson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Alastair Mitchell, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1: 2. Air: Ev'ry Valley shall be exalted on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 1: 1. Accompagnato: Comfort ye, My people on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part One - For The First Day Of Christmas: No. 2 Evangelist: "Es begab sich aber zu der Zeit" on Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium by Johann Sebastian Bach, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas: No. 11 Evangelist: "Und es waren Hirten in derselben Gegend" on Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium by Johann Sebastian Bach, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248 / Part Two - For The Second Day Of Christmas: No. 13 Evangelist, Engel: "Und der Engel sprach zu Ihnen" on Bach: Christmas Oratorio - Weihnachtsoratorium by Johann Sebastian Bach, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: 25. Accompagnato: All they that see Him on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: 27. Accompagnato: Thy rebuke hath broken His heart on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: 28. Arioso: Behold and see on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 2: 41. Air: Thou shalt break them on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Recital At La Monnaie De MuntHenry Purcell, Franz Schubert, Benjamin Britten - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson2015Album
The CreationJoseph Haydn, Emma Kirkby, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael George, The New College Oxford Choir, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood2014Album
Messiah · Athalia · Esther · La ResurrezioneGeorg Friedrich Händel - Christopher Hogwood, Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby, Patrizia Kwella, Judith Nelson, Carolyn Watkinson, James Bowman, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Paul Elliott, Ian Partridge, David Thomas, The Academy Of Ancient Music2005Album
Joseph Haydn Operas 1 Armida La Fedeltà Premiata Orlando Paladino La Vera CostanzaAntal Dorati, Jessye Norman, Norma Burrowes, Samuel Ramey, Robin Leggate, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Tonny Landy, Frederica von Stade, Alan Titus, Luigi Alva, Maurizio Mazzieri, Arleen Auger, Elly Ameling, Gwendolyn Killebrew, George Shirley, Benjamin Luxon, Domenico Trimarchi, Helen Donath, Kari Lövaas, Wladimiro Ganzarolli, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne2003Album
Schubert - The Final YearFranz Schubert / John Mark Ainsley, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Schade, Graham Johnson2000Album
Die Sieben Letzten Worte Unseres Erlösers Am KreuzeJoseph Haydn - Inga Nielsen, Margareta Hintermeier, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Robert Holl, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1999Album
Der Barbier Von SevillaWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Dawn Upshaw, Cornelius Hauptmann, Roger Norrington1998Album
Billy BuddBenjamin Britten, Kent Nagano, Thomas Hampson, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Eric Halfvarson, Hallé Orchestra1998Album
The English Song Series Vol.5Roger Quilter, Lisa Milne, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Duke Quartet, Graham Johnson1998Album
The English Song Series Volume 1Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Simon Keenlyside, Graham Johnson, The Duke Quartet, Ralph Vaughan Williams1996Album
Nelson Mass, Arianna A Naxos, Scena Di BereniceJoseph Haydn, Barbara Bonney, Arleen Auger, Anne Howells, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Richard Hickox, Christopher Hogwood1996Compil.
Johannes-PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Angela Maria Blasi, Marjana Lipovšek, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Robert Holl, Anton Scharinger, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien1995Album
The Delius Collection - Volume 2Frederick Delius / Philip Fowke, Ralph Holmes, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Norman Del Mar, Eric Fenby, Vernon Handley1995Album
L'Enfance Du ChristHector Berlioz - Anne Sofie Von Otter, Gilles Cachemaille, José van Dam, Jules Bastin, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, John Eliot Gardiner1995Album
Operatic AriasJoseph Haydn - Jessye Norman, Arleen Auger, Frederica von Stade, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Benjamin Luxon, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Antal Dorati1993Compil.
The Dream Of Gerontius - Organ Sonata (Orchestrated By Gordon Jacob)Sir Edward Elgar - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Catherine Wyn-Rogers, Michael George, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Huddersfield Choral Society, Vernon Handley1993Compil.
Missa SolemnisLudwig van Beethoven - Eva Mei • Marjana Lipovšek • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • Robert Holl • Arnold Schoenberg Chor, The Chamber Orchestra Of Europe, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1993Album
Peter GrimesBenjamin Britten - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Felicity Lott, Thomas Allen - Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bernard Haitink1993Album
Symphony No. 9 «Choral»Ludwig Van Beethoven1993Album
Songs Of Travel / A Shropshire LadRalph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, David Willison1993Compil.
Elijah • EliasFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Thomas Allen, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Yvonne Kenny, Anne Sofie Von Otter, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields & Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1992Album
The Rite Of Spring / PerséphoneIgor Stravinsky, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Choir, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Anne Fournet, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Kent Nagano1992Album
Great Mass In C MinorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Robert Lloyd, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields And Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1991Album
BelshazzarAnthony Rolfe Johnson • Arleen Auger • Catherine Robbin • James Bowman • David Wilson-Johnson, The English Concert And Choir, Trevor Pinnock, Georg Friedrich Händel1991Album
La clemenza di TitoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Sylvia McNair, Iulia Várady, Catherine Robbin, Cornelius Hauptmann, The English Baroque Soloists, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner1991Album
English, French & Scandinavian SongsFrederick Delius, Eric Parkin, Eric Fenby, Felicity Lott, Sarah Walker, Anthony Rolfe Johnson1990Album
Bach: Matthäus-Passion (Arias And Choruses)Johann Sebastian Bach / Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Tom Krause / The Chicago Symphony Orchestra And Chicago Symphony Chorus, Georg Solti1990Album
Les Illuminations / Quatre Chansons Françaises / Serenade For Tenor, Horn & StringsBenjamin Britten - Felicity Lott, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Michael Thompson, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Bryden Thomson1989Album
Saint NicolasBenjamin Britten, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Corydon Singers, Matthew Best, English Chamber Orchestra1989Album
War Requiem, Op. 66Benjamin Britten, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Lorna Haywood, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Benjamin Luxon, The Atlanta Boy Choir1989Album
The Hyperion Schubert Edition 6Franz Schubert, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson1989Album
L'Enfance Du ChristHector Berlioz - Anne Sofie Von Otter, Gilles Cachemaille, José van Dam, Jules Bastin, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Monteverdi Choir, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, John Eliot Gardiner1988Album
"Great" Mass In C MinorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1988Album
Matthäus-PassionJohann Sebastian Bach / Georg Solti, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Kiri Te Kanawa, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Tom Krause, Hans Peter Blochwitz, Olaf Bär1988Album
AthaliaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Emma Kirkby • James Bowman • Aled Jones • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • David Thomas, The Academy Of Ancient Music, Christopher Hogwood1986Album
SaulGeorg Friedrich Händel - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Iulia Várady, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1986Album
Michelangelo Sonnets / Canticle 1 "My Beloved Is Mine" / Winter Words / The Salley Gardens / The Trees They Grow So High / Little Sir William / O Waly, WalyBenjamin Britten - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Graham Johnson1986Album
EstherGeorg Friedrich Händel - Emma Kirkby • Patrizia Kwella • Drew Minter • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • Paul Elliott • Andrew King • Ian Partridge • David Thomas • Westminster Cathedral Choir • The Academy Of Ancient Music Chorus & The Academy Of Ancient Music - Christopher Hogwood1985Album
Magnificat / "Jauchzet Gott In Allen Landen"Johann Sebastian Bach - The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Nancy Argenta, Patrizia Kwella, Charles Brett, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, David Thomas / Emma Kirkby1985Album
Nelson Mass = Nelson MesseJoseph Haydn, Barbara Bonney, Anne Howells, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Stephen Roberts, London Symphony Chorus, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1985Album
SolomonGeorg Friedrich Händel, Carolyn Watkinson, Nancy Argenta, Barbara Hendricks, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1985Album
Rout • Madam Noy • The Women Of Yueh • Conversations • Rhapsody • Oboe QuintetArthur Bliss - The Nash Ensemble, Elizabeth Gale, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Lionel Friend1984Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Emma Kirkby • Carolyn Watkinson • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • David Thomas • Westminster Cathedral Choir • The Academy Of Ancient Music • Christopher Hogwood1984Album
The Song Of The High Hills / SongsFrederick Delius - Felicity Lott, Sarah Walker, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Ambrosian Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Fenby1984Album
The Song Of The High HillsFrederick Delius, Felicity Lott, Sarah Walker, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, The Ambrosian Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Fenby1984Album
Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast / The BamboulaSamuel Coleridge-Taylor - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus & Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Alwyn1984Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel - Norma Burrowes, Patrizia Kwella, Elisabeth Priday, Della Jones, Catherine Denley, Timothy Penrose, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Maldwyn Davies, Robert Lloyd, David Thomas, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1983Album
Pulcinella (Complete Ballet For Voices & Small Orchestra), Concertino (For 12 Instruments)Igor Stravinsky, Pierre Boulez, Ann Murray, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Simon Estes1982Album
Apollo Et HyacinthusWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Cornelia Wulkopf, Arleen Auger, Hanna Schwarz, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Salzburger Kammerchor, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Leopold Hager1982Album
Pulcinella (Ballet Avec Voix & Petit Orchestre) 1919 - Concertino Pour Douze Instruments 1952 - StravinskyEnsemble Intercontemporain, Pierre Boulez, Ann Murray, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Simon Estes1982Album
Geoffrey Burgon: RequiemThe London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Ann Murray, Jennifer Smith1982Album
The Fenby Legacy: Music Of DeliusFrederick Delius - Felicity Lott ~ Anthony Rolfe Johnson ~ Thomas Allen, Julian Lloyd Webber ~ The Ambrosian Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Fenby1981Album
Complete Sacred Choral Music (Vols. 5, 6 And 7)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall / Ann Murray / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir / English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1980Album
Stabat Mater . Salve ReginaJoseph Haydn / Arleen Auger . Alfreda Hodgson . Anthony Rolfe Johnson . Gwynne Howell . The Argo Chamber Orchestra . The London Chamber Choir . Laszlo Heltay1980Album
Messe Nr. 4 C-Dur/ Menuetto Und Finale - Eine Kleine Trauermusik/ Gesang Der Geister Über Den WassernFranz Schubert, Phyllis Bryn-Julson, Jan DeGaetani, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Malcolm King, London Sinfonietta, London Sinfonietta Chorus, David Atherton1980Album
Das Geistliche Chorwerk = Complete Sacred Choral Music = Intégrale De La Musique Sacrée Avec Chœurs (Folge / Vols. 3 & 4)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall - Ann Murray - Birgit Finnilä - Anne Collins - Anthony Rolfe Johnson - Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir - English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1979Album
JaphthaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Margaret Marshall, Alfreda Hodgson, Paul Esswood, Christopher Keyte, Emma Kirkby, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields And Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1979Album
Acis And GalateaGeorg Friedrich Händel, John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloists, Norma Burrowes, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Martyn Hill, Willard White1978Album
Das Geistliche Chorwerk - Complete Sacred Choral Music = Intégrale De La Musique Sacrée Avec Chœurs (Folge / Vol. 4)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall - Anne Collins - Anthony Rolfe Johnson - Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir - English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1978Album
Alexander's FeastGeorg Friedrich Händel - Felicity Palmer • Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Stephen Roberts • Stockholm Bach Choir, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1978Album
Ode For St. Cecilia's Day • Cäcilienode • Ode À Sainte CécileGeorg Friedrich Händel - Felicity Palmer • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • Stockholm Bach Choir • Concentus Musicus Wien • Nikolaus Harnoncourt1978Album
Il Mondo Della LunaJoseph Haydn - Antal Dorati, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne / Arleen Auger / Edith MAthis / Frederica von Stade / Lucia Valentini Terrani / Luigi Alva / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Domenico Trimarchi1978Album
Coronation Ode / The Spirit Of EnglandSir Edward Elgar - Teresa Cahill / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Gwynne Howell / Royal Scottish National Orchestra And The Scottish National Orchestra Chorus / Alexander Gibson1977Album
Complete Sacred Choral Music Vols. 1 And 2 (Sacred Music For Soloists, Two Choirs, And Two Orchestras)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall / Ann Murray / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir / English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1977Album
Vespers (1610) - (Vespro Della Beata Vergine)Claudio Monteverdi - Elly Ameling / Norma Burrowes / Robert Tear / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Charles Brett / John Noble / Peter Knapp / The Early Music Consort Of London Directed By David Munrow / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / Philip Ledger1976Album
The House Of Life And Songs Of TravelRalph Vaughan Williams - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, David Willison1974Album
Buxton Orr / Remo LauricellaBuxton Orr, Remo Lauricella - James Gibb, Sylvia De Gay, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Clare Walmesley, Laura Sarti, Paul Hamburger1973Album
BRITTEN: Les Illuminations/Nocturne/SinfoniettaAnthony Rolfe Johnson, London Mozart Players, Jane GloverAlbum
Dixit Dominus • Beatus VirAntonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall • Ann Murray • Anne Collins • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir • English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio NegriAlbum
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