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Richard Lewis

voc, 1914-1990 GB
Classical

Richard Lewis CBE (10 May 1914 – 13 November 1990) was a Welsh tenor.Born Thomas Thomas in Manchester to Welsh parents, Lewis began his career as a boy soprano and studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music (now merged into the Royal Northern College of Music) from 1939 to 1941, and later at the Royal Academy of Music. He made his operatic debut in 1939, and from 1947 onwards, sang at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera and at Covent Garden (London). He made his debut in the United States in 1955.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Tenor sax
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Requiem - Grande Messe des Morts, Op. 5: VII. Offertory. Domine Jesu Christe on Berlioz: Requiem - Grande Messe des Morts by Richard Lewis, Royal Philharmonic Chorus & Sir Thomas Beecham
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Highlights): Presto - Recitativo: O Freunde, nicht diese Tone! (Final Chorus on Schiller's "Ode to Joy") on George Szell Conducts Beethoven Symphonies & Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven & George Szell
Suite from 'Xerxes' (arr. Hoffman) (1991 Digital Remaster): II. Aria:Ombra mai fù on 100 Drivetime Classics by Various Artists
Sullivan: The Mikado or The Town of Titipu, Act 1: No. 2a, Recitative and Scena, "Gentlemen, I pray you tell me" (Nanki-Poo, A Noble) on Sullivan - The Mikado by Arthur Sullivan, Sir Malcolm Sargent/Owen Brannigan/Glyndebourne Chorus/Pro Arte Orchestra/Richard Lewis/Sir Geraint Evans/Ian Wallace/John Cameron/Elsie Morison/Marjorie Thomas/Jeannette Sinclair/Monica Sinclair, Sir Malcolm Sargent & Pro Arte Orchestra
Le vaisseau fantôme, Ouverture on Wagner: Le vaisseau fantôme by Various Artists
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Highlights): I. Allegro ma non troppo- un poco maestoso on George Szell Conducts Beethoven Symphonies & Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven & George Szell
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Highlights): II. Molto vivace on George Szell Conducts Beethoven Symphonies & Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven & George Szell
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast: You shall hear how Pau-Puk-Keewis on Hiawatha's Wedding Feast by Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Philharmonia Orchestra & Sir Malcolm Sargent
Messiah: Part the First: No. 12 Chorus: For unto us a child is born on Händel: Messiah by George Frideric Handel & Robert Shaw
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Highlights): IV. Presto on George Szell Conducts Beethoven Symphonies & Overtures by Ludwig van Beethoven & George Szell

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James Milligan2013Album
Doktor FaustFerruccio Busoni, Sir Adrian Boult, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Richard Lewis, Ian Wallace, Heather Harper, John Cameron, The London Philharmonic Orchestra And The London Philharmonic Choir2011Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom, Richard Lewis, Erich Kunz, Mario Borriello, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, Fritz Busch2010Album
Das Lied Von Der Erde / Rückert-LiederGustav Mahler, Lili Chookasian, Richard Lewis, Frederica von Stade, The Philadelphia Orchestra, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Andrew Davis2002Album
Johannes-Passion = Passion Selon Saint Jean = Saint John PassionJohann Sebastian Bach - Agnes Giebel, Wilhelmine Matthes, Richard Lewis, Heinz Rehfuss, The Amsterdam Philharmonic Society, André Vandernoot2001Album
Grand Messe Des MortsHector Berlioz, Richard Lewis, The Royal Philharmonic Chorus & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Thomas Beecham1999Album
IdomeneoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Luciano Pavarotti, Gundula Janowitz, Richard Lewis1999Album
Missa SolemnisLudwig Van Beethoven1994Album
Johannes-PassionJohann Sebastian Bach - Agnes Giebel, Wilhelmine Matthes, Richard Lewis, Heinz Rehfuss, The Amsterdam Philharmonic Society, André Vandernoot1994Album
L'Incoronazione DI PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi, Magda Laszlo, Richard Lewis, John Pritchard1993Album
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
Mass in C Minor [The Great]Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, English Chamber Orchestra, Amor Artis Chorale, Carole Bogard, Ann Murray, Richard Lewis, Michael Rippon, John McCarthy, Johannes Somary1991Album
The Dream Of Gerontius / Sea PicturesSir Edward Elgar, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, Kim Borg, Hallé Choir, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, The Ambrosian Singers, Hallé Orchestra, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli1989Album
Symphonies 1-9. Complete RecordingLudwig van Beethoven, René Leibowitz, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Beecham Choral Society, Inge Borkh, Ruthie M. Stewart, Richard Lewis, Ludwig Weber1988Album
Hodie A Christmas Cantata, Fantasia on Christmas CarolsRalph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra, David Willcocks, John Barrow, The Guildford Cathedral Choir, Barry Rose1988Album
Hiawatha's Wedding Feast / Petite Suite De ConcertSamuel Coleridge-Taylor, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Weldon, The Royal Choral Society, Richard Lewis, Philharmonia Orchestra1982Compil.
Sings Handel & MozartVictoria De Los Angeles, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Goldsbrough Orchestra, Arnold Goldsbrough, Richard Lewis, Gerald Moore1982Compil.
HMS Pinafore/Trial By JuryGilbert & Sullivan, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Baker, John Cameron, Richard Lewis, Owen Brannigan, James Milligan, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Monica Sinclair1978Compil.
Symphony No. 9Ludwig van Beethoven, George Szell, The Cleveland Orchestra, Adele Addison, Jane Hobson, Richard Lewis, Donald Bell, Robert Shaw1978Album
Vespers Of 1610Claudio Monteverdi - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre / Anthony Lewis1971Album
The Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan: Music From The Mikado, Iolanthe , H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates Of Penzance, The Yeoman Of The GuardGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • Geraint Evans • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • Richard Lewis • John Cameron • Owen Brannigan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1970Compil.
SalomeRichard Strauss - Montserrat Caballé, Sherrill Milnes, Richard Lewis, Regina Resnik, James King, Erich Leinsdorf, The London Symphony Orchestra1969Album
The ImpresarioWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Dory Previn, Reri Grist • Judith Raskin, Richard Lewis • Sherrill Milnes And Leo McKern, English Chamber Orchestra, André Previn1968Album
Das Lied Von Der Erde (The Song Of The Earth)Gustav Mahler - Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra, Lili Chookasian, Richard Lewis1967Album
Highlights From ElijahFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Elizabeth Harwood, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, The Royal Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1965Album
Puccini Love DuetsLeonora Lafayette / Richard Lewis1965Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, Kim Borg, Hallé Choir, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, The Ambrosian Singers, Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli1965Album
Christ On The Mount Of OlivesLudwig van Beethoven - The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy, Judith Raskin, Richard Lewis, Herbert Beattie, The Temple University Choirs, Robert Page1965Album
The Great Moments From Die Fledermaus (In English)Johann Strauss Jr., Anna Moffo, Sergio Franchi, Risë Stevens, Jeanette Scovotti, Richard Lewis, George London, John Hauxvell, Oskar Danon, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper And Wiener Staatsopernchor1964Album
Hiawatha's WeddingThe Royal Choral Society, Richard Lewis, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor1962Album
The Flying DutchmanRichard Wagner, Antal Dorati, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Rosalind Elias, Karl Liebl, Richard Lewis1961Album
The GondoliersGilbert & Sullivan, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, John Cameron, James Milligan, Alexander Young, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1961Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Richard Lewis ' James Milligan, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1961Single
The Mikado * Act 1 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1960Single
The Song of The EarthGustav Mahler, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Fritz Reiner, Maureen Forrester, Richard Lewis1960Album
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes (Complete) Opus Nos. 52 & 65Johannes Brahms ; Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Donald Bell, Vronsky And Babin1959Album
Messiah HighlightsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1959Album
Mass In C Major, Op. 86Ludwig van Beethoven - Sir Thomas Beecham, The Beecham Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jennifer Vyvyan, Monica Sinclair, Richard Lewis, Marian Novakowski1959Album
A Child Of Our Time - Parts Two And ThreeSir Michael Tippett - Elsie Morison / Pamela Bowden / Richard Lewis / Richard Standen With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Conducted By John Pritchard1958Album
A Child Of Our Time - Part One / Ritual DancesSir Michael Tippett - Elsie Morison / Pamela Bowden / Richard Lewis / Richard Standen With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir / Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Conducted By John Pritchard1958Album
IdomeneoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Richard Lewis / Leopold Simoneau / Sena Jurinac / Lucille Udovick / James Milligan / William McAlpine / Hervey Alan / Glyndebourne Festival Chorus And Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra / John Pritchard1958Album
Handel Airs Sung By Richard LewisRichard Lewis, Georg Friedrich Händel, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1958Album
H.M.S. PinaforeGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • John Cameron • Richard Lewis • Owen Brannigan • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • James Milligan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1958Album
Come Ye Sons Of Art / MiserereHenry Purcell / Jean-Baptiste Lully - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / John Whitworth / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1958Album
Israel In Egypt, Sides 2 & 3Georg Friedrich Händel, Richard Lewis, Elsie Morison, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1957Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent1957Album
The Dream Of GerontiusJohn Henry Newman, Sir Edward Elgar, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, John Cameron, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1955Album
The Gurre-LiederArnold Schoenberg, Jens Peter Jacobsen, R. F. Arnold, Chorus And Orchestra Of The New Symphony Society Of Paris, René Leibowitz, Richard Lewis, Ethel Semser1953Album
MiserereMargaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1953Album
Cantata ProfanaBéla Bartók - Walter Susskind, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London & The New Symphony Chorus Of London, Marko Rothmuller, Richard Lewis1950Album
Troilus And Cressida (Scenes)Sir William Walton, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Richard Lewis, Philharmonia OrchestraAlbum
Der Fliegende Holländer - SzenenRichard Wagner, George London, Leonie Rysanek, Giorgio Tozzi, Karl Liebl, Richard Lewis, Rosalind Elias, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Und Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Antal DoratiAlbum
Dorumsgaard Canzone Scordate Volume II, Nine Bellman Songs in Swedish, Seven Dowland Songs in EnglishRichard Lewis, Jacqueline Bonneau, Aksel SchiøtzAlbum
Folksongs Of The British IslesRichard LewisAlbum
Highlights from Così Fan Tutte, K. 588Sena Jurinac, Blanche Thebom, Richard Lewis, Erich Kunz, Mario Borriello, Fritz Busch - Wolfgang Amadeus MozartAlbum
Hodie (A Christmas Cantata "This Day")Ralph Vaughan Williams, Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, John Shirley-Quirk, The Bach Choir, The Choir Of Westminster Abbey, The London Symphony Orchestra Conducted By David WillcocksAlbum
2 Kantaten: BachJohann Sebastian Bach / Agnes Giebel, Wilhelmine Matthes, Richard Lewis, Heinz Rehfuss, The Amsterdam Philharmonic Society Leitung André VandernootAlbum
The Mikado * Act 2 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm SargentSingle
Messiah - AriasGeorg Friedrich Händel - Richard Lewis ' Ernest Cooper, The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Norman WalkerSingle
Where'er You Walk / Ombra Mai Fu (Largo)Richard Lewis / Kathleen FerrierAlbum
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel – Huddersfield Choral Society And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, James MilliganAlbum
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James MilliganAlbum
Puccini Love DuetsLeonora Lafayette, Richard LewisAlbum
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