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Ivor Bolton

org, hps, *1958 GB, Metropolitan Borough of Bolton
Musician / Conductor of Classical

Ivor Bolton (born 17 May 1958 in Blackrod, England) is an English conductor and harpsichordist. He studied at Clare College (University of Cambridge) (1976–80) and was conducting scholar at the Royal College of Music (1980–81). He later trained as a répétiteur at the National Opera Studio and was appointed conductor of Schola Cantorum of Oxford.Bolton is married to the musicologist, critic, and broadcaster Tess Knighton. The couple have a son, and reside in Barcelona.

        
Instruments
  • Organ
  • Harpsichord
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act 2 Scene 1: No. 10, Cavatina, "Porgi, amor" (Contessa) on Mozart - Airs d'opéras et de concert by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Véronique Gens/Melvyn Tan/Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Ivor Bolton, Ivor Bolton & Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b: I. Introït et Kyrie on Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b by Gabriel Fauré, Sinfonieorchester Basel & Ivor Bolton
Concerto No. 10 in C Minor, BWV 981 (after B Marcello Op. 1 No. 2): 1. Adagio on Further Inspiration: Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach & Various Artists
Serse, HWV 40, Act I Scene 1: Aria. Ombra mai fu, "Largo" (Serse) on Handel: Xerxes by George Frideric Handel, Ivor Bolton, Bavarian State Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Ann Murray, Yvonne Kenny & Christopher Robson
Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b: II. Offertoire on Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b by Gabriel Fauré, Sinfonieorchester Basel & Ivor Bolton
Ave Maria on A Soprano Inspired by Lesley Garrett
Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b: III. Sanctus on Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b by Gabriel Fauré, Sinfonieorchester Basel & Ivor Bolton
Concerto in G Minor, BWV 975 (after Vivaldi RV 316): 3. Giga (Presto) on Further Inspiration: Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach & Various Artists
Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b: IV. Pie Jesu on Messe de Requiem, Op. 48/N 97b by Gabriel Fauré, Sinfonieorchester Basel & Ivor Bolton
Serse, HWV 40: Sinfonia on Handel: Xerxes by George Frideric Handel, Ivor Bolton, Bavarian State Orchestra, Bavarian State Opera Chorus, Ann Murray, Yvonne Kenny & Christopher Robson

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Muzio Clementi SymphoniesDas Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Ivor Bolton - Muzio Clementi2017Album
Sinfonien 1-9Anton Bruckner, Ivor Bolton, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg2017Album
SaulGeorg Friedrich Händel, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment2016Album
Symphony No. 1 “Linz Version”Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Ivor Bolton - Anton Bruckner2014Album
Mozart 'Desperate Heroines'Sandrine Piau, Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Ivor Bolton2014Album
DeidamiaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Sally Matthews, Veronica Cangemi, Olga Pasichnyk, Silvia Tro Santafé, Andrew Foster-Williams, Umberto Chiummo, Jan-Willem Schaafsma, Concerto Köln2012Album
Ercole AmanteFrancesco Cavalli, Luca Pisaroni, Veronica Cangemi, Jeremy Ovenden, Anna Maria Panzarella, Concerto Köln, Nederlands Opera Koor2010Album
Die Schöpfung ● The CreationJoseph Haydn - Das Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, Ivor Bolton, Miah Persson, Topi Lehtipuu, David Wilson-Johnson, Salzburger Bachchor2007Album
ALCINAGeorg Friedrich Händel, Anja Harteros, Vesselina Kasarova, Bayerisches Staatsorchester, Ivor Bolton2007Album
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Ivor Bolton Piano: Mariaclara Monetti Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20 In D Minor, K.466 Piano Concerto No. 27 In B Flat Major K.595The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ivor Bolton, Mariaclara Monetti1994Album
Baroque Music Of BolognaGiuseppe Torelli / Petronio Franceschini / Giuseppe Maria Jacchini / Domenico Gabrielli - St. James's Baroque Players, Ivor Bolton1993Album
Concertos For Harpsichord And Strings No. 3,2,7Johann Sebastian Bach - St. James's Baroque Players, Ivor Bolton1988Album
Concertos For Harpsichord And StringsJohann Sebastian Bach - St. James's Baroque Players, Ivor Bolton1987Album
Symphonies: No. 3 In C Major 'Sinfonie Singulière' / No. 4 In E Flat MajorFranz Berwald - The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ivor BoltonCompil.
The Complete Works For ClarinetMalcolm Arnold, Emma Johnson, English Chamber Orchestra, Ivor BoltonAlbum
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