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Paul Hillier

voc, *1949 GB, United Kingdom
Composer / Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Paul Douglas Hillier

Paul Douglas Hillier (born 9 February 1949 in Dorchester, England) is a conductor, music director and baritone. He specializes in early music and contemporary art music, especially that by composers Steve Reich and Arvo Pärt. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music, beginning his professional career while a vicar-scholar at St Paul's Cathedral, London. His concert début was in 1974 in London's Purcell Room.

  • Vocals
  • Harp
  • Bariton sax
  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Da pacem Domine on Arvo Pärt: Da pacem by Arvo Pärt, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Paul Hillier
My Heart's in the Highlands on Pärt: Creator Spiritus by Arvo Pärt, Theatre Of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen & Paul Hillier
I lie on Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion by David Lang, Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier & Ars Nova Copenhagen
Ockeghem: Missa pro Defunctis: I. Requiem aeternam on Ockeghem - Requiem & Missa Mi Mi by Johannes Ockeghem, The Hilliard Ensemble & Paul Hillier
Nunc Dimittis on Arvo Pärt: Da pacem by Arvo Pärt, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Paul Hillier
Salve Regina on Arvo Pärt: Da pacem by Arvo Pärt, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir & Paul Hillier
In Paradisum on Galina Grigorjeva: Nature morte by Galina Grigorjeva, Various Artists & Paul Hillier
Stabat Mater on Pärt: Creator Spiritus by Arvo Pärt, Theatre Of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen & Paul Hillier
De Profundis (Psalm 129) on Arvo Pärt: De Profundis by Arvo Pärt, Paul Hillier & Theatre Of Voices
Two is Apocryphal on Drone Mass by Jóhann Jóhannsson, Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier & American Contemporary Music Ensemble

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
First DropArs Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2017Album
Baltic VoicesEstonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier2017Album
In Dulci Jubilo: Music For The Christmas Season By Buxtehude And FriendsTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier2017Album
Green GroundPelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen - Kronos Quartet • Theatre Of Voices • Paul Hillier2016Album
Buxtehude And His CircleTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier2016Album
Paul Hillier Conducts Arvo Pärt: Choral and Instrumental MusicArvo Pärt, Paul Hillier2015Compil.
The Golden Age Of Danish PartsongsArs Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2014Album
Creator SpiritusArvo Pärt - Theatre Of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen Dir. Paul Hillier With Christopher Bowers-Broadbent2012Album
StoriesLuciano Berio, Cathy Berberian, John Cage, Roger Marsh, Jackson Mac Low, Sheldon Frank / Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier2011Album
The Complete Narrative WorksHeinrich Schütz, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2011Compil.
Matthäus-PassionHeinrich Schütz - Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2011Album
The Christmas Story (Told In Chant, Motets, Dialogues & Traditional Folk Carols)Theatre Of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2011Album
A Bridge Of DreamsArs Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier with Andrew Lawrence-King2011Album
Acallam Na Senórach: An Irish ColloquyTarik O'Regan, Paul Hillier, National Chamber Choir Of Ireland, Stewart French2011Album
Scandinavian CantatasDieterich Buxtehude - Theatre Of Voices / Paul Hillier2010Album
Baltic RunesVeljo Tormis, Jean Sibelius, Cyrillus Kreek, Erik Bergman, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier2010Album
Weihnachtshistorie, AuferstehungshistorieHeinrich Schütz - Ars Nova Copenhagen / Paul Hillier2009Album
Lukas-PassionHeinrich Schütz, Paul Hillier, Ars Nova Copenhagen2009Album
The Little Match Girl PassionDavid Lang - Theatre Of Voices, Ars Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2009Album
Das Berliner Requiem: Kurt Weill, Milhaud, Stravinsky, HindemithI Solisti Del Vento, Vlaams Radio Koor, Paul Hillier, Kurt Weill, Darius Milhaud, Igor Stravinsky, Paul Hindemith2009Album
Scattered RhymesOrlando Consort, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier2008Album
SongsToivo Tulev - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Robin Blaze, Paul Hillier2008Album
Taverner & Tudor Music II – Gloria Tibi TrinitasArs Nova Copenhagen, Paul Hillier2008Album
Kronos Plays HolmgreenPelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Kronos Quartet, Paul Hillier, DR RadioSymfoniOrkestret, Thomas Dausgaard2008Album
StimmungKarlheinz Stockhausen - Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier2007Album
Carols From The Old & New WorldsPaul Hillier, Theatre Of Voices2006Album
In CArs Nova Copenhagen, Percurama Percussion Ensemble & Paul Hillier Perform Terry Riley2006Album
Da PacemArvo Pärt - Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier With Christopher Bowers-Broadbent2006Album
A New Joy (Orthodox Christmas. Music From Estonia, Russia, Ukraine)Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier2006Album
All-Night VigilSergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff : Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Paul Hillier2005Album
Baltic Voices 2Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir / Paul Hillier2004Album
The Powers Of HeavenEstonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir • Paul Hillier2003Album
Traditional & Modern CarolsThe Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier, Indiana University Children's Chamber Choir2002Album
The Three MassesWilliam Byrd, Paul Hillier, Pro Arte Singers2002Album
FragmentsTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier2002Album
Distant LoveJaufré Rudel & Martin Codax / Paul Hillier, Andrew Lawrence-King2000Album
I Am The True VineArvo Pärt - Theatre Of Voices, The Pro Arte Singers, Paul Hillier1999Album
Hoquetus. Medieval European Vocal MusicTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1999Album
Monastic Song: 12th Century Monophonic ChantPeter Abélard / Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1998Album
Litany For The WhaleTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier With Terry Riley - John Cage1998Album
Bitter BalladsPaul Hillier & Andrew Lawrence-King1996Album
The Age Of CathedralsPaul Elliott, Alan Bennett, Paul Hillier, Theatre Of Voices1996Album
Chansons De TrouvèresPaul Hillier, Andrew Lawrence-King1996Album
De ProfundisArvo Pärt - Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1996Album
Missa De Beata Virgine / MotetsJosquin Des Prés, Jean Mouton - Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1995Album
Cantigas From The Court Of Dom DinisTheatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1994Album
Motets And Mass For Four VoicesWilliam Byrd - Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier1994Album
IntroitusThe Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier, Hespèrion XX, Jordi Savall1994Album
St. Matthew Passion - Visitatio - ExsultetRoland de Lassus : Theatre Of Voices, Paul Hillier with Paul Elliott1994Album
'A Land Of Pure Delight" William Billings Anthems And Fuging TunesWilliam Billings, His Majestie's Clerkes, Paul Hillier1992Album
Der SchwanengesangHeinrich Schütz, Tapiola Chamber Choir, Paul Hillier1992Album
Dowland AyresJohn Dowland, The Hilliard Ensemble, Paul Hillier1989Album
ProensaPaul Hillier, Stephen Stubbs, Andrew Lawrence-King, Erin Headley1989Album
Music From The Time Of Christian IV (Church Music At Court & In Town)The Hilliard Ensemble / Paul Hillier1988Album
Poeticall MusickeTobias Hume - Montserrat Figueras, Paul Hillier, Hespèrion XX, Jordi Savall1985Album
Troubadour Songs And Medieval LyricsPaul Hillier, Stephen Stubbs, Lena-Liis Kiesel1984Album
Miri It Is: English Medieval Music From The 13th And 14th CenturiesPhilip Astle & Paul Williamson With Paul Hillier1982Album
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