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Benjamin Luxon

voc, *1937 GB, Redruth
Classical
A.k.a. Benjamin Matthew Luxon

Benjamin Matthew Luxon CBE (born 24 March 1937 in Redruth, Cornwall, UK) is a retired British baritone.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Bariton sax
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Sunless: 1. Within four walls on Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death; Sunless by Modest Mussorgsky, Benjamin Luxon & David Willison
Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48: I. Introït et Kyrie on Fauré: Requiem, Messe basse . Poulenc: Mass in G by Sir Philip Ledger/Martin Neary, Martin Neary & Philip Ledger
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1 Scene 2: Thus Saith the Lord (bass accompagnato) on Handel Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Sunless: 5. Elegy on Mussorgsky: Songs and Dances of Death; Sunless by Modest Mussorgsky, Benjamin Luxon & David Willison
Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48: III. Sanctus on Fauré: Requiem, Messe basse . Poulenc: Mass in G by Sir Philip Ledger/Martin Neary, Martin Neary & Philip Ledger
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1 Scene 3: For Behold, Darkness Shall Cover The Earth (bass accompagnato: Andante larghetto) on Handel Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Requiem, Op.48: 2. Offertorium: Domine Jesu Christe on Fauré: Messe de Requiem; Cantique de Jean Racine by Gabriel Fauré, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Stephen Cleobury & George Guest
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1 Scene 3: The People That Walked in Darkness (bass air: Larghetto) on Handel Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Mass In C Minor, K.427 "Große Messe" - Rev. And Reconstr. By H.C. Robbins Landon: Gloria: Cum Sancto spiritu on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor K.427 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
Fauré: Requiem, Op. 48: V. Agnus Dei on Fauré: Requiem, Messe basse . Poulenc: Mass in G by Sir Philip Ledger/Martin Neary, Martin Neary & Philip Ledger

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Joseph Haydn Operas 2 L'Incontro Improvviso L'Infedeltà Delusa L'Isola Disabitata Il Mondo Della LunaOrchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Antal Dorati, Linda Zoghby, Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö, Margaret Marshall, Della Jones, Domenico Trimarchi, Benjamin Luxon, Barbara Hendricks, Aldo Baldin, Michael Devlin, Norma Lerer, Luigi Alva, Renato Bruson, Arleen Auger, Frederica von Stade, Lucia Valentini Terrani2003Album
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
Haydn: Il Ritorno Di TobiaBarbara Hendricks . Linda Zoghby . Della Jones // Philip Langridge . Benjamin Luxon // Brighton Festival Chorus // The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra // Antal Dorati1994Album
Die Schöpfung / Salve ReginaJoseph Haydn, Lucia Popp, Helena Döse, Werner Hollweg, Kurt Moll, Benjamin Luxon, Brighton Festival Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati1994Album
Operatic AriasJoseph Haydn - Jessye Norman, Arleen Auger, Frederica von Stade, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Benjamin Luxon, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Antal Dorati1993Compil.
A Gilbert & Sullivan GalaValérie Masterson • Robert Tear, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Kenneth Alwyn, Sheila Armstrong, Benjamin Luxon, Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Compil.
The Apostles, Meditation From "The Light Of Life"Sir Edward Elgar, Sheila Armstrong, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, Clifford Grant, John Carol Case, The London Philharmonic Choir & The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1992Compil.
Songs Of Travel · Blake Songs · Linden Lea · The Water Mill · Orpheus With His Lute · Six Songs From A Shropshire LadRobert Tear, Philip Ledger - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Benjamin Luxon1991Compil.
Belshazzar's Feast - Suite From Henry VSir William Walton, André Previn, Benjamin Luxon, Brighton Festival Chorus, Collegium Musicum Of London, Laszlo Heltay, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1991Album
Die Schöne MüllerinFranz Schubert - Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1989Album
War Requiem, Op. 66Benjamin Britten, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Lorna Haywood, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Benjamin Luxon, The Atlanta Boy Choir1989Album
Folk Songs at Tanglewood & Simple GiftsBenjamin Luxon, Bill Crofut1989Album
Warlock SongsPeter Warlock, Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1988Album
SongsSir Edward Elgar & Frederick Delius - Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1988Album
The Crucifixion.John Stainer, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, Westminster Singers & Congregation1987Album
Two Gentlemen FolkBenjamin Luxon, Bill Crofut1987Album
Song CyclesBenjamin Britten - Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1987Album
Songs Of Travel; Four Poems Of Fredegond Shove; House Of LifeRalph Vaughan Williams, Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1986Album
Walton / Belshazzar's Feast / Suite From Henry VThe Royal Philharmonic Orchestra . André Previn, Benjamin Luxon . Brighton Festival Chorus . Collegium Musicum Of London1986Album
Heiligmesse = Missa Sancti Bernardi De Offida = Mariazellermesse = Missa CellensisJoseph Haydn, April Cantelo • Jennifer Smith • Helen Watts • Shirley Minty • Robert Tear • Ian Partridge • Benjamin Luxon • Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1986Album
Belshazzar's Feast / Suite From Henry VSir William Walton, André Previn, Benjamin Luxon, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1986Album
All Through The Night: Folksongs of America and the British IslesBenjamin Luxon, Bill Crofut1984Album
Miss Julie (Opera In Two Acts)William Alwyn - Jill Gomez · Benjamin Luxon · Della Jones · John Mitchinson, Philharmonia Orchestra · Vilem Tausky1983Album
Something Else AgainBenjamin Luxon1983Album
Songs Of The Sea / Songs Of The FleetCharles Villiers Stanford, Benjamin Luxon, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Norman Del Mar1983Album
Riders To The Sea / Folk Song ArrangementsRalph Vaughan Williams, Helen Watts, Margaret Price, Norma Burrowes, Benjamin Luxon, The Ambrosian Singers, Orchestra Nova Of London, Meredith Davies, London Madrigal Singers, Christopher Bishop1983Compil.
Requiem / Messe BasseGabriel Fauré - Arleen Auger, Benjamin Luxon, Paul Smy, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, John Butt, Philip Ledger1982Album
Grosse Messe C-moll = Great Mass In C Minor, K. 427Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Barbara Hendricks • Janet Perry • Peter Schreier • Benjamin Luxon, Wiener Singverein • Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan1982Album
A Little Love MusicGeoffrey Bush - Benjamin Luxon, Ian Partridge, Teresa Cahill1982Album
As Time Goes ByBenjamin Luxon1981Album
The Note Book Of Anna Magdalena BachIgor Kipnis, Judith Blegen, Benjamin Luxon, Catharina Meints1981Album
L'Incontro ImprovvisoJoseph Haydn, Linda Zoghby, Margaret Marshall, Della Jones, Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö, Domenico Trimarchi, Benjamin Luxon, Antal Dorati, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne1980Album
Simple Gifts - British & American Folk SongsBenjamin Luxon & Bill Crofut1980Album
Some Enchanted EveningBenjamin Luxon1980Album
Countrie FairePeasants All With Benjamin Luxon1979Album
Magnificat • Symphony Of PsalmsJohann Sebastian Bach • Igor Stravinsky - Anna Tomowa-Sintow • Agnes Baltsa • Peter Schreier • Benjamin Luxon • Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin • Berliner Philharmoniker • Herbert von Karajan1979Album
Mariazeller Mass / Four Pieces For Mechanical Clock / Little Organ MassJoseph Haydn - Jennifer Smith • Helen Watts • Robert Tear • Benjamin Luxon, St. John's College Choir, John Scott, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1978Album
Hymn Of ZrinyiZoltán Kodály, Laszlo Heltay, Brighton Festival Chorus, Benjamin Luxon, Gillian Weir1978Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar, Robert Tear, Alfreda Hodgson, Benjamin Luxon, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Alexander Gibson1978Album
Break The News To Mother: Victorian & Edwardian BalladsBenjamin Luxon And David Willison1978Album
Sir William Walton: Coronation Te Deum / Belshazzar's FeastBenjamin Luxon, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Georg Solti1977Album
Orlando PaladinoJoseph Haydn - Arleen Auger / Elly Ameling / Gwendolyn Killebrew / George Shirley / Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö / Benjamin Luxon / Domenico Trimarchi, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Antal Dorati1977Album
Die SchöpfungJoseph Haydn, Lucia Popp, Werner Hollweg, Kurt Moll, Benjamin Luxon, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Brighton Festival Chorus, Helena Döse, Antal Dorati1977Album
Messe De Requiem Op.48 / Cantique De Jean Racine Op.11Gabriel Fauré, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Benjamin Luxon, Jonathan Bond Directed By George Guest1976Album
Home, Sweet Home: Victorian Songs And Ballads Volume 2Robert Tear / Benjamin Luxon / André Previn1976Album
A Shropshire Lad / Earth And Air And RainGeorge Butterworth / Gerald Finzi - Benjamin Luxon, David Willison1976Album
Give Me A Ticket To HeavenBenjamin Luxon, David Willison1976Album
The ApostlesThe London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Choir, Choir Of Downe House School, Sheila Armstrong, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, Clifford Grant, John Carol Case, Sir Edward Elgar1976Album
Die Tote StadtErich Wolfgang Korngold - Carol Neblett, René Kollo, Hermann Prey, Benjamin Luxon, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Erich Leinsdorf1975Album
Songs - Volume TwoJohn Ireland, Benjamin Luxon, Alan Rowlands1975Album
Songs - Volume OneJohn Ireland, Benjamin Luxon, Alan Rowlands1975Album
The Dicky Bird And The Owl (Victorian Songs And Ballads)Robert Tear, André Previn, Benjamin Luxon1973Album
Owen Wingrave (Highlights)Benjamin Britten, Benjamin Luxon, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Heather Harper, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Nigel Douglas, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir, English Chamber Orchestra1973Album
Riders To The Sea (Opera In One Act After Synge) / MagnificatRalph Vaughan Williams - Helen Watts, Margaret Price, Norma Burrowes, Benjamin Luxon, The Ambrosian Singers, Orchestra Nova Of London, Meredith Davies1972Album
Mörike LiederHugo Wolf - Benjamin Luxon, David Wilson1972Album
Benjamin Luxon Sings MussorgskyBenjamin Luxon, David Willison - Modest Mussorgsky1972Album
A Mass Of LifeFrederick Delius, Heather Harper, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, The London Philharmonic Choir, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves1972Album
Songs Of The SeaBenjamin Luxon And The Climax Male Voice Choir1970Album
Christmas - A Festival Of Carols & ReadingsAled Jones, Benjamin Luxon, Eirian James, Emlyn Williams, Westminster Cathedral ChoirAlbum
Haydn: Die Schopfung The CreationBrighton Festival Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lucia Popp, Werner Hollweg, Kurt Moll, Helena Dose, Benjamin Luxon, Antal Dorati, Laszlo HeltayAlbum
Symphonie N° 5 Et Symphonie N° 9 "Avec Choeurs"Ludwig van Beethoven / Hannelore Bode, Helen Watts, Horst R. Laubenthal, Benjamin Luxon, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Choir, Bernard HaitinkAlbum
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