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Maureen Forrester

voc, 1930-2010 CA, Montreal
Classical

Maureen Kathleen Stewart Forrester, CC OQ (July 25, 1930 – June 16, 2010) was a Canadian operatic contralto.

        
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Serse / Act 1: "Ombra mai fù" on German Baroque by George Frideric Handel, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach & Heinrich Schütz
Christoph Willibald von Gluck: Orfeo ed Euridice: Act III - Scene I - Che faro senza Euridice? (Orfeo) on Big Baroque Choral Box by Various Artists
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125: IV. Presto. Allegro assai on Beethoven: Egmont Overture; Symphony No.9 by Ludwig van Beethoven, Irmgard Seefried, Maureen Forrester, Ernst Haefliger, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Chor der St. Hedwigs-Kathedrale Berlin, Berliner Philharmoniker & Ferenc Fricsay
Serse / Act 1: "Ombra mai fù" on Handel: Dreams by George Frideric Handel
Symphony No.3 in D minor / Pt. 2: 4. Sehr langsam. Misterioso: "O Mensch! Gib acht!" on Mahler: The Symphonies & Song Cycles by Gustav Mahler, Bernard Haitink & Concertgebouworkest
Symphony No.3 in D minor / Pt. 2: 5. Lustig im Tempo und keck im Ausdruck: "Bimm Bamm. Es sungen drei Engel" on Mahler: The Symphonies & Song Cycles by Gustav Mahler, Bernard Haitink & Concertgebouworkest
Serse / Act 1: Bellissima Romilda on German Baroque by George Frideric Handel, Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach & Heinrich Schütz
Symphony No.3 in D minor - Part 2: 4. Sehr langsam. Misterioso: "O Mensch! Gib acht!" 'O Mensch! Gib acht' on Mahler: Symphony No.3/Das klagende Lied by Gustav Mahler, Various Artists, Bernard Haitink & Concertgebouworkest
Élégie (Arr. for Voice, Cello & Piano) on Ofra Harnoy & Friends by Ofra Harnoy & Paul Robinson
The Gondoliers: Once more gondolieri on Gilbert & Sullivan Gala by Arthur Sullivan

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Title Artist Year Type
Pique Dame = The Queen Of SpadesPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky / Mirella Freni, Vladimir Atlantov, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Maureen Forrester, Sergei Leiferkus, Katherine Ciesinski, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa2016Album
Bach: Cantata No. 35 & Cantata No. 42Johann Sebastian Bach ; Hermann Scherchen, ORF Symphonieorchester, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, Teresa Stich-Randall, Maureen Forrester, Alexander Young, John Boyden2009Album
Symphonies 1 & 3Gustav Mahler, Maureen Forrester, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta2001Album
Songs & AriasHenry Purcell & Georg Friedrich Händel / Maureen Forrester1996Album
A Gilbert & Sullivan GalaGilbert & Sullivan - Tracy Dahl, Maureen Forrester, Torin Chiles, Richard Suart, The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey1994Album
Symphonien Eroica NeunteLudwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1993Compil.
Stabat MaterGiovanni Battista Pergolesi, Berliner Philharmoniker Diretta Da Claudio Abbado Soprano: Gundula Janowitz Mezzosoprano: Maureen Forrester1992Album
Des Knaben Wunderhorn (Le Cor Merveilleux De L'Enfant)Gustav Mahler - Maureen Forrester, Heinz Rehfuss, Wiener Festspielorchester dir. Felix Prohaska1991Album
Das Lied Von Der Erde - Cosi Fan Tutte - Le Nozze Di Figaro - Don GiovanniGustav Mahler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Maureen Forrester, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Richard Lewis, The Cleveland Orchestra, George Szell1991Album
Kantaten BWV 53 - 54 - 169Johann Sebastian Bach, Zagrebački Solisti, Maureen Forrester, Antonio Janigro1989Album
Handel Roman VespersJudith Blegen, Benita Valente, Maureen Forrester, Jon Garrison, John Cheek, Michael Korn1986Album
An Evening with Maureen Forrester & Andrew DavisMaureen Forrester, Andrew Davis1985Album
Symphony No.9 "Choral" / Fidelio, Leonore No. 3, Coriolan OverturesLudwig van Beethoven, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch1985Compil.
DuosRita Streich, Maureen Forrester - Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy / Johannes Brahms / Robert Schumann1983Album
Symphony No. 2 In C Minor, "Resurrection"Gustav Mahler - Leonard Slatkin, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Saint Louis Symphony Chorus, Kathleen Battle, Maureen Forrester1983Album
Christmas With Maureen ForresterMaureen Forrester1982Album
Maureen ForresterMaureen Forrester1982Album
The Other MeMaureen Forrester1982Album
International Gala Concert At Carnegie HallPierino Gamba, The Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Peter Ustinov, Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Jorge Bolet, Maureen Forrester1980Album
Trois Poemes De Stephane Mallarme / Two Sacred Songs From The "Spanisches Liederbuch" / 1st Chamber Symphony Op. 9Maureen Forrester, The Stratford Ensemble, Raffi Armenian, Maurice Ravel, Hugo Wolf, Arnold Schoenberg1978Album
Drei Geistliche KantatenJohann Sebastian Bach - Maureen Forrester, Wiener Kammerchor, Zagrebački Solisti Leitung Antonio Janigro, Anton Heiller, Erna Heiller1976Album
Songs And Orchestral InterludesHenry Purcell - Maureen Forrester, Alexander Young, Martin Isepp, ORF Symphonieorchester, Brian Priestman1975Album
Xerxes (Serse)Großes Orchester des Österreichischen Rundfunks, Brian Priestman, Maureen Forrester, Maureen Lehane, Owen Brannigan, Lucia Popp, Marilyn Tyler, Martin Isepp, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, Georg Friedrich Händel1972Album
Missa Solemnis In D MinorLuigi Cherubini, Patricia Wells, Maureen Forrester, George Shirley, Justino Diaz, Newell Jenkins1972Album
I Never Saw Another Butterfly / Poems For Young People / Five SongsSrul Irving Glick / Harry Freedman / John Beckwith - Maureen Forrester, John Newmark1972Album
Greatest HitsGustav Mahler - Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf, Charles Munch, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Shirley Verrett, Maureen Forrester, Lisa Della Casa, Birgit Finnilä1971Compil.
Four Serious Songs / Wesendonck LiederJohannes Brahms, Richard Wagner - Maureen Forrester, John Newmark1970Album
Five Songs For Dark Voice / Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter", K. 551 / Ombra Felice, K. 255Harry Somers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Maureen Forrester, Mario Bernardi1970Album
The Artistry Of Maureen ForresterMaureen Forrester1969Compil.
Theodora: A Dramatic Opera In Three ActsGeorg Friedrich Händel – Heather Harper, Maureen Forrester, Alexander Young, Edgar Fleet, John Lawrenson, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes Somary1969Album
Sings Mahler And BrahmsMaureen Forrester1967Compil.
Musique Au Pavillon Du Canada / Music At The Canadian PavilionMaureen Forrester, John Newmark1967Album
A Charm Of LullabiesMaureen Forrester With John Newmark1967Album
Julius CaesarGeorg Friedrich Händel, Norman Treigle, Beverly Sills, Maureen Forrester, Beverly Wolff, Spiro Malas, Dominic Cossa, Michael Devlin, William Beck, New York City Opera Chorus And New York City Opera Orchestra, Julius Rudel1967Album
Orfeo Ed EuridiceSir Charles Mackerras, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Maureen Forrester, Wiener Staatsopernchor & Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper1966Album
Symphony No.3Gustav Mahler, Maureen Forrester, Women's Chorus Of The Groot Omroepkoor, Jongenskoor St. Willibrord, Amsterdam, Concertgebouworkest, Bernard Haitink1966Album
Salve Regina / Vergnügte Ruh', Beliebte Seelenlust Cantata No. 170Domenico Scarlatti, Johann Sebastian Bach, Maureen Forrester, Anton Heiller1966Album
SerseMaureen Forrester, Lucia Popp, Marilyn Tyler, Mildred Miller, Maureen Lehane, Tom Hemsley, Owen Brannigan, Martin Isepp1965Album
Maureen Forrester Sings Famous Arias Of Bach And HandelMaureen Forrester, Zagrebački Solisti, Herbert Tachezi, Antonio Janigro1964Album
Famous Arias Of Bach And HandelMaureen Forrester, Johann Sebastian Bach, Georg Friedrich Händel, Zagrebački Solisti1964Album
Verdi RequiemGiuseppe Verdi - Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Lucine Amara, Maureen Forrester, Richard Tucker, George London, Westminster Symphonic Choir1964Album
Mozart After HoursWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Maureen Forrester, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, Gershon Kingsley1964Album
Arne: Songs to Shakespeare PlaysThomas Arne, Brian Priestman, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, ORF Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien, Maureen Forrester1964Album
Songs Of Sunset / Gavotte / Gipsy SuiteFrederick Delius / Paul Vidal / Edward German, Sir Thomas Beecham, Maureen Forrester, John Cameron, The Beecham Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1963Album
The Song Of The Earth (Das Leid Von Der Erde)Maureen Forrester, Richard Lewis, Fritz Reiner, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Gustav Mahler1961Album
Songs Of A Wayfarer / KindertotenliederGustav Mahler – Boston Symphony Orchestra – Conducted By Charles Munch – Contralto Maureen Forrester1960Album
The Song of The EarthGustav Mahler, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Maureen Forrester, Richard Lewis1960Album
The Ninth Symphony Of Beethoven And Symphony No. 8Ludwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
A Brahms-Schumann RecitalMaureen Forrester1959Album
The Ninth Symphony Of Beethoven And Symphony No. 8Ludwig van Beethoven, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Charles Munch, Leontyne Price, Maureen Forrester, David Poleri, Giorgio Tozzi1959Album
Alt-Rhapsodie Op. 53 / 5 Rückert-LiederJohannes Brahms / Gustav Mahler ; Maureen Forrester, Radio-Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Ferenc Fricsay1959Album
Maureen Forrester ContraltoMaureen Forrester / John NewmarkAlbum
Radio Canada International: Maureen Forrester, ContraltoMaureen ForresterAlbum
Sinfonien nr. 1.2.3.4Gustav Mahler, Bernard Haitink, Concertgebouworkest, Elly Ameling, Maureen Forrester, Aafje HeynisAlbum
Maureen Forrester Sings HandelGeorg Friedrich Händel, Maureen ForresterCompil.
RecitalMaureen Forrester, Lois Marshall, Yehudi WynerAlbum
Famous Arias Of Bach And HandelMaureen Forrester, Zagrebački Solisti, Antonio JanigroCompil.
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