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Richard Croft

voc, US
Singer of Classical

Richard Croft is an American opera singer who is often characterized as a lyric tenor or "Mozart tenor."Richard Croft debuted in the United States (including at the Metropolitan Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, the Washington Opera and Dallas), by singing the major roles of Mozart and Rossini, before being invited on the leading international stages (Salzburg Festival, Paris Opera, Staatsoper Berlin, Zurich Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Theater an der Wien among others).Richard Croft is Professor of Voice at the University of North Texas College of Music since 2004.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
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Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto I Scena 9: No. 6, Aria "Vedrommi intorno" (Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto III Scena 3: No. 21, Quartetto "Andrò ramingo e solo" (Idamante, Ilia, Idomeneo, Elettra) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Acte III: Air: J'ai perdu mon Euridice - Live on Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 / Acte I: Choeur: Ah! dans ce bois - Live on Gluck: Orphée et Eurydice by Christoph Willibald Gluck, Les Musiciens du Louvre & Marc Minkowski
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto I Scena 9: Recitativo "Tranquillo è il mar" (Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto I Scena 8: Pantomima - Recitativo "Eccoci salvi alfin" (Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto II Scena 3: No. 12, Aria "Fuor del mar" (Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto I Scena 10: Accompagnato "Spietatissimi dèi!" ( Idomeneo, Idamante) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto I Scena 9 - 10: Recitativo "Cieli! che veggo?" (Idomeneo) - Recitativo "Spiagge romite" (Idamante, Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs
Idomeneo, K. 366, Atto II Scena 7: No. 16, Terzetto "Pria di partir, oh dio!" (Idamante, Elettra, Idomeneo) on Mozart: Idomeneo by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Freiburger Barockorchester & René Jacobs

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
A Song For Saint Cecilia’s DayGeorg Friedrich Händel - Lucy Crowe, Richard Croft, Les Musiciens Du Louvre, Marc Minkowski2011Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ensemble Matheus, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Susan Gritton, Cornelia Horak, Richard Croft, Bejun Mehta, Florian Boesch2010Album
IdomeneoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Richard Croft, Bernarda Fink, Sunhae Im, Alexandrina Pendatchanska, Kenneth Tarver, Nicolas Rivenq, Luca Tittoto, RIAS-Kammerchor, Freiburger Barockorchester - René Jacobs2009Album
L'Incoronazione Di PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi / Patricia Schuman, Richard Croft, Jeffrey Gall, Concerto Köln2005Single
TheodoraGeorg Friedrich Händel / Sophie Daneman, Daniel Taylor, Richard Croft, Nathan Berg, Juliette Galstain, Laurent Slaars, William Christie, Les Arts Florissants2003Album
AriodanteGeorg Friedrich Händel – Anne Sofie Von Otter, Lynne Dawson, Veronica Cangemi, Ewa Podleś, Richard Croft, Denis Sedov, Luc Coadou, Les Musiciens Du Louvre, Marc Minkowski1997Album
Requiem - New Completion by Robert Levin (Premiere Recording on Period Instruments)Martin Pearlman, Boston Baroque, Ruth Ziesak, Nancy Maultsby, Richard Croft, David Arnold, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1995Album
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