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Felicity Palmer

voc, *1944 GB, Cheltenham
Classical
A.k.a. Felicity Joan Palmer

Dame Felicity Joan Palmer, DBE (born 6 April 1944), is an English mezzo-soprano and music professor. She sang soprano roles until 1983.Palmer was born in Cheltenham. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and under Marianne Schech's guidance at the Munich College for Music and Theatre. In April 1970, she won first prize in the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship. She made her operatic debut in 1971 as Dido in Dido and Aeneas with the Kent Opera. In 1973, she made her US debut with the Houston Grand Opera and her Metropolitan Opera debut was in 2000 as Waltraute (Götterdämmerung). Having made her debut with English National Opera (ENO) in 1975, her performance with the company forty years later, as the Countess in The Queen of Spades, was widely applauded and des

        
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Le nozze di Figaro, K.492 - Original version, Vienna 1786 - Act 4: Le Nozze di Figaro, K. 492 - "Contessa, perdona...Ah tutti contenti" on Amadeus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Mass in C, Op.86: 1. Kyrie on Beethoven: Mass in C by Ludwig van Beethoven, George Guest, Felicity Palmer, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Christopher Keyte, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1: No. 18, Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion on Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 1: No. 20, He shall feed his flock like a shepherd on Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Vesperae solennes de confessore in C, K.339: 5. Laudate Dominum omnes gentes on Mozart: Missa brevis; Vesperae Solennes by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, George Guest, Felicity Palmer, Margaret Cable, Philip Langridge, Stephen Roberts, Choir of St. John's College, Cambridge & The Wren Orchestra
Messiah, HWV 56, Pt. 3: No. 52, If God be for us, who can be against us? on Messiah by George Frideric Handel
Albert Herring, Op. 39, Act III: Threnody - In the midst of life Is death on Britten: Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten & Steuart Bedford
Vespro della Beata Vergine - Performing Edition by John Eliot Gardiner: 3. Psalmus 109: Dixit Dominus on Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610, etc. by Claudio Monteverdi, The Monteverdi Choir, Monteverdi Orchestra & John Eliot Gardiner
Vespro della Beata Vergine - Performing Edition by John Eliot Gardiner: 5. Psalmus 112: Laudate, pueri, Dominum on Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610, etc. by Claudio Monteverdi, The Monteverdi Choir, Monteverdi Orchestra & John Eliot Gardiner
Vespro della Beata Vergine - Performing Edition by John Eliot Gardiner: 6. Concerto: Pulchra es on Monteverdi: Vespro della Beata Vergine, 1610, etc. by Claudio Monteverdi, The Monteverdi Choir, Monteverdi Orchestra & John Eliot Gardiner

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Title Artist Year Type
Two Little WordsFelicity Palmer, Simon Lepper2017Album
Strauss: ElektraRichard Strauss, Valery Gergiev, The London Symphony Orchestra, Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet, Angela Denoke, Felicity Palmer, Matthias Goerne2016Album
Kát'a KabanováLeoš Janáček / Nancy Gustafson, Felicity Palmer, Ryland Davies, Barry McCauley, John Graham-Hall, Louise Winter, The London Philharmonic Orchestra2006Single
Messiah (Highlights)Georg Friedrich Händel - Felicity Palmer / Helen Watts / Ryland Davies / John Shirley-Quirk / English Chamber Orchestra / The English Chamber Choir / Raymond Leppard2002Album
Johannes Passion BWV 245 - Passion Selon Saint Jean - St John PassionJohann Sebastian Bach - Felicity Palmer, Birgit Finnilä, Kurt Equiluz, Werner Krenn, Ruud Van Der Meer, Philippe Huttenlocher, Ensemble Vocal De Lausanne, Orchestre De Chambre De Lausanne, Michel Corboz1999Album
Messa Da RequiemGiuseppe Verdi : Michel Plasson, Iulia Várady, Felicity Palmer, Keith Olsen, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Orfeón Donostiarra, Orchestre National Du Capitole De Toulouse1997Album
Albert HerringBenjamin Britten, Steuart Bedford, Christopher Gillett, Josephine Barstow, Felicity Palmer, Robert Lloyd1997Album
Sea Pictures, The Music MakersSir Edward Elgar, Felicity Palmer, London Symphony Chorus & The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1995Compil.
Vespro Della Beata VergineClaudio Monteverdi - Margaret Marshall, Felicity Palmer, Philip Langridge, Kurt Equiluz, Thomas Hampson, Artur Korn, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1993Album
Il Combattimento • Lamento Della Ninfa • MadrigaliClaudio Monteverdi - Concentus Musicus Wien • Nikolaus Harnoncourt • Ann Murray • Trudeliese Schmidt • Felicity Palmer • Janet Perry • Werner Hollweg • Philip Langridge • Kurt Equiluz1993Album
Britten - Phaedra; Les Illuminations; Five French FolksongsBenjamin Britten, Felicity Palmer, Jill Gomez, Endymion Ensemble, John Whitfield1987Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - José van Dam, Barbara Hendricks, Ruggero Raimondi, Lucia Popp, Agnes Baltsa, Robert Lloyd, Felicity Palmer, Aldo Baldin, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1986Album
Le Nozze Di Figaro HighlightsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, José van Dam, Barbara Hendricks, Ruggero Raimondi, Lucia Popp, Agnes Baltsa, Robert Lloyd, Felicity Palmer, Aldo Baldin, Neil Jenkins, Donald Maxwell, Cathryn Pope, Catherine Denley, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Iona Brown1986Album
The MikadoGilbert & Sullivan, Lesley Garrett, Eric Idle, Felicity Palmer, Bonaventura Bottone, Richard Van Allan, The English National Opera Orchestra And The English National Opera Chorus1986Album
Las Aventuras De Mercurio / La Bella Escéntrica / Scaramouche / Cinco Poemas De Max Jacob / Serenata, Op. 30 / Pacific 231Erik Satie / Darius Milhaud / Francis Poulenc / Albert Roussel / Arthur Honegger - The London Festival Players, Eden And Tamir, Felicity Palmer, John Constable, Melos Ensemble Of London, L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande Directed By Bernard Herrmann, Ernest Ansermet1984Compil.
Magnificat ∙ Utrecht Te DeumJohann Sebastian Bach ∙ Georg Friedrich Händel ∙ Concentus Musicus Wien ∙ Nikolaus Harnoncourt ∙ Felicity Palmer ∙ Marjana Lipovšek ∙ Hildegard Heichele ∙ Helrun Gardow ∙ Paul Esswood ∙ Kurt Equiluz ∙ Philip Langridge ∙ Robert Holl ∙ Thomas Moser ∙ Ludwig Baumann1984Album
Sāvitri / The Dream-CityGustav Holst - Felicity Palmer, Philip Langridge, Stephen Varcoe, The Richard Hickox Singers, Colin Matthews, Patrizia Kwella, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1983Album
At The Boar's HeadPhilip Langridge, John Tomlinson, Elise Ross, Felicity Palmer, David Wilson-Johnson, Peter Hall, Richard Suart, Michael George, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, David Atherton, Gustav Holst1983Album
RequiemMaurice Duruflé, Felicity Palmer, Westminster Cathedral Choir, The London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, Richard Hickox, John Shirley-Quirk1983Album
Glagolitic MassLeoš Janáček, Sir Simon Rattle / Felicity Palmer / Ameral Gunson / John Mitchinson / Malcolm King, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Jane Parker-Smith1982Album
Janacek Messe GlagolitiqueFelicity Palmer, Ameral Gunson, John Mitchinson, Malcolm King, Jane Parker-Smith, Sir Simon Rattle, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus1982Album
King PriamSir Michael Tippett, David Atherton, Robert Tear · Thomas Allen · Norman Bailey · Felicity Palmer, Yvonne Minton · Philip Langridge · Heather Harper, London Sinfonietta · London Sinfonietta Chorus1981Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel, Sheila Armstrong, Helen Watts, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Mark Deller, Justino Diaz, English Chamber Orchestra, Amor Artis Chorale1981Album
Stabat Mater / Concertino Armonico No. 2Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Felicity Palmer, Alfreda Hodgson, St. John's College Choir, The Argo Chamber Orchestra, George Guest1980Album
IdomeneoNikolaus Harnoncourt, Werner Hollweg, Trudeliese Schmidt, Rachel Yakar, Felicity Palmer, Kurt Equiluz, Robert Tear, Simon Estes, Mozartorchester Des Opernhauses Zürich & Chor der Oper Zürich, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1980Album
Missa Brevis C-dur Kv 258 ("Spaur-Messe") / Vesperae Solennes De Confessore, Kv 339Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Felicity Palmer, Margaret Cable, Philip Langridge, Stephen Roberts, The Wren Orchestra, St. John's College Choir, George Guest1980Album
Il crociato in EgittoGiacomo Meyerbeer, Yvonne Kenny, Felicity Palmer, Rockwell Blake, Justino Diaz, James Atherton, Gianfranco Masini1979Album
Crucifixus / Stabat Mater / CrucifixusAntonio Lotti / Antonio Maria Bononcini / Antonio Caldara - Felicity Palmer • Paul Esswood • Philip Langridge • Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, Philomusica Of London, George Guest1978Album
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
Dido & AeneasHenry Purcell, Tatiana Troyanos, Felicity Palmer, Richard Stilwell, The English Chamber Choir, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1977Album
Arien Und Chöre Aus Dem MessiasGeorg Friedrich Händel, Felicity Palmer • Helen Watts • Ryland Davies • John Shirley-Quirk, English Chamber Orchestra, Raymond Leppard1977Album
MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi, Johann Sebastian Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Philip Ledger1977Album
MagnificatCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Helen Watts, Stephen Roberts, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Directed By Philip Ledger1977Album
BelshazzarGeorg Friedrich Händel - Robert Tear • Felicity Palmer • Maureen Lehane • Paul Esswood, Peter van der Bilt • Eric Ericsons Kammarkör, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1976Album
Dives And Lazarus Cantata / Sinfonietta No. 1 / Concertino For Viola And Small Orchestra / Night Music For OrchestraAlun Hoddinott - David Atherton, Felicity Palmer, Thomas Allen, Csaba Erdélyi, Welsh National Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra1976Album
The HillsPatrick Hadley / Frederick Delius / Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, Robert Lloyd / Cambridge University Musical Society Chorus / The London Philharmonic Orchestra / The King's College Choir Of Cambridge / Philip Ledger1976Album
Felicity Palmer Sings RavelFelicity Palmer Sings Maurice Ravel With John Constable And The Nash Ensemble Directed By Sir Simon Rattle1976Album
Mass In E FlatFranz Schubert - Felicity Palmer, Helen Watts, Kenneth Bowen, Wynford Evans, Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, George Guest1975Album
SolomonGeorg Friedrich Händel, Amor Artis Chorale, John McCarthy, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes Somary, Justino Diaz · Sheila Armstrong · Robert Tear · Felicity Palmer · Michael Rippon1975Album
Felicity Palmer Sings PoulencFrancis Poulenc, Felicity Palmer, John Constable1975Album
Salutatio Angelica / Roman SpringAnthony Milner, Alfreda Hodgson, Felicity Palmer, Robert Tear, London Sinfonietta And London Sinfonietta Chorus Conducted By David Atherton1975Album
Choral SymphonyGustav Holst - Sir Adrian Boult, The London Philharmonic Orchestra & The London Philharmonic Choir With Felicity Palmer1974Album
Mass In B MinorJohann Sebastian Bach - Johannes Somary, English Chamber Orchestra, Felicity Palmer, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Michael Rippon, Amor Artis Chorale1974Album
Cantata No. 80 'Ein Feste Burg Ist Unser Gott' / Cantata No. 11, Lobet Gott In Seinen Reichen (Ascension Oratorio)Johann Sebastian Bach, Felicity Palmer, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Michael Rippon, Amor Artis Chorale, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes Somary1974Album
Hear My Prayer (Hör Mein Bitten)Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Heinrich-Schütz-Chor Heilbronn, Roger Norrington, Felicity Palmer, Gillian Weir1972Album
Felicity Palmer sings FAUREFelicity Palmer, John ConstableAlbum
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