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Jerry Hadley

voc, 1952-2007 US, Illinois
Singer / Conductor of Classical

Jerry Hadley (June 16, 1952 – July 18, 2007) was an American operatic tenor. He received three Grammy awards for his vocal performances in the recordings of Jenůfa (2004 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording), Susannah (1995 Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording), and Candide (1992 Grammy Award for Best Classical Album). Hadley was a leading American tenor for nearly two decades. He was a protégé of soprano Dame Joan Sutherland and her husband, conductor Richard Bonynge. A versatile singer, Hadley was equally at home in opera and operetta and on Broadway.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Les pêcheurs de perles, WD 13, Act I: Au fond du temple saint (Nadir, Zurga) on Opera Favourites by Various Artists
Faust, CG 4, Act 1: Ne permettrez-vous pas (Faust, Méphistophélès, Marguerite, Siébel, Chorus) on Opera Songs by Various Artists
Symphonic Sondheim: Sweeney Todd on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim & Original Broadway Cast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Candide, Act II: No. 31, Make Our Garden Grow (Finale) on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra
Candide, Act I: No. 3, The Best of all Possible Worlds on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra
Candide, Act I: No. 2, Life is Happiness Indeed on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra
Candide, Act I: No. 4, Oh, Happy We on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra
Candide, Act I: No. 9, Auto-da-fé on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra
Requiem, K. 626: IIIb. Tuba mirum (Orch. Beyer) - Live on Mozart: Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Marie McLaughlin, Maria Ewing, Jerry Hadley, Cornelius Hauptmann, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein & Bavarian Radio Chorus
Candide, Act I: No. 5, It Must Be So on Bernstein: Candide by Leonard Bernstein & London Symphony Orchestra

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
The Rake's ProgressIgor Stravinsky / Jonathan Best, Dawn Upshaw, Jerry Hadley, Monte Pederson / Camerata Academica Salzburg, Wiener Staatsopernchor / Sylvain Cambreling, Brian Large2005Single
Opera AriasGiacomo Puccini, Rita Streich, Mirella Freni, Barbara Hendricks, Katia Ricciarelli, Angelina Réaux, Barbara Daniels, Maria Guleghina, Placido Domingo, José Carreras, Jerry Hadley, José Cura, Ruggero Raimondi2002Compil.
JenůfaLeoš Janáček - Karita Mattila, Anja Silja, Jorma Silvasti, Jerry Hadley, Eva Randová, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bernard Haitink2002Album
Desire Under The ElmsEdward Thomas - Jerry Hadley, James Morris, Victoria Livengood, Mel Ulrich, Jeffrey Lentz, The London Symphony Orchestra, George Manahan2002Album
War RequiemBenjamin Britten, Kurt Masur, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Carol Vaness, Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, The American Boychoir, Westminster Symphonic Choir1998Album
Der Barbier Von SevillaGioacchino Rossini, Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson, Susanne Mentzer, Gianluigi Gelmetti1998Album
WertherJules Massenet - Jerry Hadley, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Dawn Upshaw, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, Kent Nagano1997Album
Don Giovanni K. 527 - HighlightsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bo Skovhus, Alessandro Corbelli, Christine Brewer, Jerry Hadley, Felicity Lott, Nuccia Focile, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1997Album
Don Giovanni KV. 527Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Bo Skovhus, Alessandro Corbelli, Christine Brewer, Jerry Hadley, Felicity Lott, Nuccia Focile, Umberto Chiummo, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1996Album
Lehar - The Land Of SmilesNancy Gustafson, Jerry Hadley, Naomi Itami, Lynton Atkinson, Richard Bonynge, English Chamber Orchestra1996Album
Kurt Weill On BroadwayKurt Weill - Thomas Hampson · Elizabeth Futral · Jerry Hadley · Jeanne Lehman · London Sinfonietta Chorus · London Sinfonietta · John McGlinn1996Album
The CzarevitchRichard Bonynge, Jerry Hadley, Nancy Gustafson1996Album
ElijahFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Barbara Bonney, Florence Quivar, Jerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson1995Album
West Side Story / CandideLeonard Bernstein - José Carreras, Kiri Te Kanawa, June Anderson, Jerry Hadley1995Album
Cosi Fan Tutte - HighlightsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felicity Lott, Marie McLaughlin, Nuccia Focile, Jerry Hadley, Alessandro Corbelli, Gilles Cachemaille, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1995Album
The Age Of Bel CantoJerry Hadley, English Chamber Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1995Album
Golden Days – Songs of Romberg/Friml/HerbertJerry Hadley1994Album
NoëlThe Canadian Brass With James Galway, Richard Stoltzman, Jerry Hadley, Harolyn Blackwell, Angel Romero, The King's Singers1994Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felicity Lott, Marie McLaughlin, Nuccia Focile, Jerry Hadley, Alessandro Corbelli, Gilles Cachemaille, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1994Album
SusannahCarlisle Floyd, Cheryl Studer, Samuel Ramey, Jerry Hadley, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, Kent Nagano1994Album
In The Real WorldJerry Hadley, Paul Gemignani, American Theatre Orchestra1994Album
FaustCharles Gounod, Jerry Hadley, Cecilia Gasdia, Samuel Ramey, Alexandru Agache, Susanne Mentzer, Brigitte Fassbaender, Orchestra & Chorus Of The Welsh National Opera, Carlo Rizzi1994Album
Sondheim: A Celebration At Carnegie Hall (Highlights)Stephen Sondheim, Betty Buckley, Glenn Close, Jerry Hadley, Madeline Kahn, Patti LuPone, Liza Minnelli, James Naughton, Bernadette Peters, Paul Gemignani1993Album
Famous Opera DuetsJerry Hadley, Thomas Hampson1993Album
A Salute To American Music: The Richard Tucker Music Foundation - Gala XVILeontyne Price, Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, Sherrill Milnes, Frederica von Stade, Robert Merrill, Jerry Hadley, Carol Vaness, James Conlon1992Album
Standing Room OnlyJerry Hadley, Paul Gemignani, American Theatre Orchestra1992Album
CandideLeonard Bernstein - Jerry Hadley, June Anderson, Christa Ludwig, Adolph Green, Nicolai Gedda, Della Jones, Kurt Ollmann, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus1991Album
Save The ChildKiri Te Kanawa, Jerry Hadley1991Single
Street SceneKurt Weill, Scottish Opera Orchestra, John Mauceri, Josephine Barstow, Samuel Ramey, Angelina Réaux, Jerry Hadley1991Album
Il Re PastoreWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Jerry Hadley, Angela Maria Blasi, Sylvia McNair, Iris Vermillion, Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö1991Album
Die ZauberflöteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Barbara Hendricks, June Anderson, Ulrike Steinsky, Jerry Hadley, Robert Lloyd, Thomas Allen, Gottfried Hornik, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1991Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Marie McLaughlin · Maria Ewing, Jerry Hadley · Cornelius Hauptmann, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Leonard Bernstein1989Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Marie McLaughlin · Maria Ewing · Jerry Hadley · Cornelius Hauptmann · Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks & Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Leonard Bernstein1989Album
Anna BolenaGaetano Donizetti, Joan Sutherland, Samuel Ramey, Jerry Hadley, Susanne Mentzer, Richard Bonynge, The Welsh National Opera Orchestra1988Album
Show BoatHammerstein-Kern - Frederica von Stade, Jerry Hadley, Teresa Stratas, Bruce Hubbard, The Ambrosian Singers, London Sinfonietta, John McGlinn1988Album
Requiem & Operatic ChorusesGiuseppe Verdi - Susan Dunn, Diane Curry, Jerry Hadley, Paul Plishka, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Chorus1987Album
My Fair LadyKiri Te Kanawa, Jeremy Irons, John Gielgud, Warren Mitchell, Jerry Hadley, London Voices1987Album
Requiem, K. 626Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Arleen Auger, Delores Ziegler, Jerry Hadley, Tom Krause1986Album
Presenting four outstanding american tenors of the 1980'sRockwell Blake, Vinson Cole, Jerry Hadley, Gioacchino Rossini, Otto Nicolai, Richard Strauss, Giacomo Puccini, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Georges Bizet, Barry McCauley1980Album
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