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Philip Langridge

voc, 1939-2010 GB
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Philip Gordon Langridge

Philip Gordon Langridge CBE (16 December 1939 – 5 March 2010) was an English tenor, considered to be among the foremost exponents of English opera and oratorio.Langridge was born in Hawkhurst, Kent, educated at Maidstone Grammar School and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. He started his career as an orchestral violinist, which exposed him to a great variety of music.In 1976 he created the title role in Thomas Wilson’s dramatically effective adaptation of James Hogg’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner with Scottish Opera.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Spoken Word
Popular Tracks   
Messiah / Part 1: "Comfort ye, My people... Ev'ry Valley shall be exalted" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah / Part 2: "All they that see him...He trusted in God" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah / Part 2: "Unto which of the angels...Let all the Angels" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah / Part 2: "He was cut off...But Thou didst not leave his soul in Hell" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah / Part 2: "Their sound is gone out" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Finzi: Dies Natalis - 1. Intrada on Finzi: In Terra Pax by Gerald Finzi & Various Artists
Finzi: Dies Natalis - 5. The Salutation (Aria) on Finzi: In Terra Pax by Gerald Finzi & Various Artists
Messiah / Part 2: "He that dwelleth in heaven...Thou shalt break them" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Messiah / Part 3: "Then shall be brought to pass...O death...But thanks be to God" on Handel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Folk Song Arrangements, Vol. 1, "British Isles": The Salley Gardens on Britten: Folk Song Arrangements by Benjamin Britten

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Orchestral Works: The Collector's EditionFrank Bridge – Sarah Connolly, Philip Langridge, Roderick Williams, Alban Gerhardt, Howard Shelley, The BBC National Chorus Of Wales, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Richard Hickox2012Album
The TempestThomas Adès / Simon Keenlyside, Cyndia Sieden, Ian Bostridge, Kate Royal, Toby Spence, Philip Langridge, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden2009Album
Songs from the Pleasure GardenPhilip Langridge2007Compil.
Songs • Lady Macbeth Of MtsenskDmitri Shostakovich – Larissa Diadkova, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Sergei Leiferkus, Ilya Levinsky, John Shirley-Quirk, Elisabeth Söderström, Elena Zaremba, Maria Ewing, Aage Haugland, Philip Langridge / Vladimir Ashkenazy • Myung-Whun Chung • Neeme Järvi2006Compil.
Benjamin Britten - The Folk SongsBenjamin Britten, Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge, Carlos Bonell, Osian Ellis, Graham Johnson2005Album
A Royal Night Of Variety • The Pageant Of London • Berceuse • Chant D'espérance • Serenade • Orchestral SongsFrank Bridge - Sarah Connolly, Philip Langridge, The BBC National Orchestra Of Wales, Richard Hickox2005Album
Canticles I-V, The Heart Of The MatterBenjamin Britten, Philip Langridge, Steuart Bedford, Jean Rigby, Derek Lee Ragin, Gerald Finley, Judi Dench2004Album
Serenade For Tenor, Horn And Strings / Nocturne / PhaedraBenjamin Britten, Philip Langridge, Ann Murray, Frank Lloyd, Northern Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, Steuart Bedford2004Album
La Clemenza Di TitoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Philip Langridge, Ashley Putnam, Diana Montague, Martine Mahé, Elzbieta Szmytka, Peter Rose / Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, The London Philharmonic Orchestra / Andrew Davis, Sir Nicholas Hytner2004Single
The English Song Series 7Benjamin Britten - Philip Langridge, Steuart Bedford2004Album
GurreliederArnold Schoenberg - Sir Simon Rattle - Berliner Philharmoniker - Karita Mattila, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Thomas Moser, Philip Langridge, Thomas Quasthoff - Rundfunkchor Berlin, MDR Rundfunkchor, Ernst Senff Chor Berlin2002Album
JenufaLeoš Janáček, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, The London Philharmonic Orchestra2001Album
Billy BuddBenjamin Britten, Richard Hickox, Philip Langridge, Simon Keenlyside, John Tomlinson2000Album
Schubert, 1817-1821Franz Schubert - Lorna Anderson, Lynne Dawson, Patricia Rozario, Marjana Lipovšek, Martyn Hill, Philip Langridge, Daniel Norman, Michael Schade, Gerald Finley, Matthias Goerne, Thomas Hampson, Simon Keenlyside, Stephan Loges, Christopher Maltman, Neal Davies, Graham Johnson2000Album
Krol Roger / Symphony No.4Karol Szymanowski : Thomas Hampson, Elzbieta Szmytka, Philip Langridge, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra - Sir Simon Rattle1999Album
Gustav Holst, The English song series Vol.7Susan Gritton, Philip Langridge, Christopher Maltman, Louisa Fuller, Steuart Bedford1998Album
UntitledBenjamin Britten / Lennox Berkeley • W. H. Auden - Philip Langridge, Della Jones, Steuart Bedford1998Album
Settings of poems by W.H. AudenBenjamin Britten, Lennox Berkeley, Philip Langridge, Della Jones, Steuart Bedford1998Album
Peter GrimesBenjamin Britten, Philip Langridge, Richard Hickox1996Album
St Nicolas / Christ's Nativity / Psalm 150Benjamin Britten - Philip Langridge, Tallis Chamber Choir, New London Children's Choir, English Chamber Orchestra1996Album
Benjamin Britten - The Folk SongsBenjamin Britten, Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge, Thomas Allen, Carlos Bonell, Osian Ellis, Graham Johnson, Northern Sinfonia1995Album
The Turn Of The ScrewBenjamin Britten, Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge, Steuart Bedford1994Album
The Orchestral Songs (Volume 1)Dmitri Shostakovich - Luba Orgonasova · Nathalie Stutzmann · Larissa Diadkova · Philip Langridge · Sergei Leiferkus, Göteborgs Symfoniker · Neeme Järvi1994Album
Boris GodunovModest Mussorgsky, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado, Anatoli Kotcherga, Marjana Lipovšek, Samuel Ramey, Sergej Larin, Sergei Leiferkus, Philip Langridge1994Album
La Clemenza Di TitoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Philip Langridge, Lucia Popp, Ruth Ziesak, Ann Murray, Delores Ziegler, László Polgár, Chor der Oper Zürich, Zurich Opera Orchestra1994Album
Le nozze di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Thomas Hampson, Charlotte Margiono, Barbara Bonney, Anton Scharinger, Petra Lang, Ann Murray, Kurt Moll, Philip Langridge, Nederlands Opera Koor, Concertgebouworkest, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1994Album
Haydn: Il Ritorno Di TobiaBarbara Hendricks . Linda Zoghby . Della Jones // Philip Langridge . Benjamin Luxon // Brighton Festival Chorus // The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra // Antal Dorati1994Album
Lady Macbeth Of MtsenskDmitri Shostakovich, Maria Ewing, Aage Haugland, Philip Langridge, Sergej Larin, Kurt Moll, Anatoly Kotscherga, Myung-Whun Chung, Chœurs De L'Opéra Bastille, Orchestre De L'Opéra Bastille1993Album
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
Sancta Civitas, Dona nobis pacemRalph Vaughan Williams, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox, Yvonne Kenny, Philip Langridge, Bryn Terfel, Choristers Of St Paul's Cathedral Choir1993Album
The Beggar's OperaJohn Gay, Benjamin Britten - Ann Murray, Yvonne Kenny, Anne Collins, Philip Langridge, John Rawnsley, Robert Lloyd, Steuart Bedford1993Album
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
Oedipus RexIgor Stravinsky, Philip Langridge • Florence Quivar • James Morris • Jan-Hendrik Rootering • Donald Kaasch • Jules Bastin, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chicago Symphony Chorus, James Levine1993Album
Riders To The Sea / Epithalamion / Merciless BeautyRalph Vaughan Williams, Philip Langridge, Meredith Davies, David Willcocks1993Compil.
Intimations Of Immortality / Grand Fantasia & ToccataGerald Finzi, Philip Langridge, Philip Fowke, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Hickox1993Album
War Requiem / Sinfonia Da Requiem / Ballad Of HeroesBenjamin Britten - Heather Harper, Philip Langridge, Martyn Hill, John Shirley-Quirk, St. Paul's Cathedral Choir, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus Chorus Richard Hickox1991Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel, Richard Hickox, Collegium Musicum 90, Joan Rodgers, Della Jones, Christopher Robson, Philip Langridge, Bryn Terfel1991Album
OsudLeoš Janáček, Sir Charles Mackerras, Helen Field, Philip Langridge, Kathryn Harries1990Album
FinziGerald Finzi, Richard Hickox, Norma Burrowes, Philip Langridge, John Shirley-Quirk, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, The Richard Hickox Singers, City Of London Sinfonia1990Album
WozzeckAlban Berg - Franz Grundheber · Hildegard Behrens · Aage Haugland · Philip Langridge · Walter Raffeiner · Heinz Zednik / Wiener Staatsopernchor · Wiener Philharmoniker · Claudio Abbado1988Album
WozzeckAlban Berg / Franz Grundheber, Hildegard Behrens, Walter Raffeiner, Philip Langridge / Heinz Zednik, Aage Haugland, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper, Claudio Abbado, Adolf Dresen1988Album
Epithalamion; Merciless Beauty; Four HymnsRalph Vaughan Williams, Stephen Roberts, Philip Langridge, Howard Shelley, Jonathan Snowden, Ruşen Güneş, Endellion String Quartet, The Bach Choir, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Willcocks1987Album
Moses Und AronArnold Schoenberg, Franz Mazura, Philip Langridge, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Georg Solti1985Album
The Rake's ProgressIgor Stravinsky, Philip Langridge, Cathryn Pope, Samuel Ramey, Stafford Dean, Sarah Walker, John Dobson, Riccardo Chailly, London Sinfonietta, London Sinfonietta Chorus1984Album
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
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
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
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
Songs Of Herbert Howells & C.W. OrrHerbert Howells, C. W. Orr, Philip Langridge, Bruce Ogston, Eric Parkin1980Album
Punch and JudyHarrison Birtwistle - Phyllis Bryn-Julson ∙ Jan DeGaetani ∙ Philip Langridge ∙ Stephen Roberts ∙ David Wilson-Johnson ∙ John Tomlinson ∙ London Sinfonietta ∙ David Atherton1980Album
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
Werther (Complete Opera)Jules Massenet / Alfredo Kraus ‧ Tatiana Troyanos / Matteo Manuguerra ‧ Christine Barbaux ‧ Jules Bastin / Jean-Philippe Lafont ‧ Philip Langridge / The London Philharmonic Orchestra ‧ Michel Plasson1979Album
WertherJules Massenet / Alfredo Kraus ‧ Tatiana Troyanos / Matteo Manuguerra ‧ Christine Barbaux ‧ Jules Bastin / Jean-Philippe Lafont ‧ Philip Langridge / The London Philharmonic Orchestra ‧ Michel Plasson1979Album
For St. Cecilia / Dies NatalisGerald Finzi - Philip Langridge, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1979Album
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
Hoogtepunten uit MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel, Elly Ameling, Anna Reynolds, Philip Langridge, Gwynne Howell1977Album
Messiah (Arias And Choruses Based On The First London Performance Of March 23rd 1743)Georg Friedrich Händel, Elly Ameling ∙ Philip Langridge, Anna Reynolds ∙ Gwynne Howell, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1977Album
ZephyreJean-Philippe Rameau, Philip Langridge, Michèle Pena, Isabel Garcisanz, Ensemble Instrumental De France, Jean-Pierre Wallez1977Album
Boyhood's End / Songs For Achilles / Songs For Ariel / The Heart's AssuranceSir Michael Tippett - Philip Langridge, John Constable, Timothy Walker1976Album
Messiah (Based On The First London Performance Of March 23rd 1743)Georg Friedrich Händel, Elly Ameling ∙ Philip Langridge, Anna Reynolds ∙ Gwynne Howell, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields And Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1976Album
Kammermusik / In Memoriam: Die Weisse RoseHans Werner Henze, Philip Langridge, Timothy Walker, London Sinfonietta1975Album
La Coquette TrompéeAntoine Dauvergne, Michèle Pena, Isabel Garcisanz, Philip Langridge, Ensemble Instrumental De France, Jean-Pierre Wallez1975Album
Chandos Anthems (I Will Magnify Thee - In The Lord Put I My Trust)Georg Friedrich Händel - The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Philip Langridge - Caroline Friend, David Willcocks1975Album
Sinfonietta • Tagebuch Eines Verschollenen = The Diary Of One Who Disappeared = Journal D'Un DisparuLeoš Janáček – Philip Langridge, Brigitte Balleys, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio AbbadoAlbum
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