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Richard Van Allan

voc, 1935-2008 GB
Singer / Musician of Classical

Richard Van Allan CBE (28 May 1935 – 4 December 2008) was a versatile British operatic bass singer who had a lengthy career.He sang varied repertoire at Covent Garden and English National Opera, as well as at numerous important houses worldwide. With his distinctive profile and memorable stage presence, he made a powerful impression in many roles, from Wagner, Verdi and Mozart, to Gilbert and Sullivan. The Times wrote that he embodied "all the virtues that make the complete artist – vocal beauty and technique, musicianship, language, dramatic ability, stylistic authority".

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Spoken Word
  • Soundtrack
Plays With
Ande Turp

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Così Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Kiri Te Kanawa, Agnes Baltsa, Daniela Mazzucato, Stuart Burrows, Thomas Allen, Richard Van Allan, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis2010Album
The Fairy QueenHenry Purcell / Yvonne Kenny, Thomas Randle, Simon Rice, Richard Van Allan, The English National Opera Orchestra And The English National Opera Chorus, Nicholas Kok, David Pountney, Quinny Sacks2004Single
Don CarlosGiuseppe Verdi - Joseph Rouleau, Andre Turp, Robert Savoie, Richard Van Allan, Robert Lloyd, Édith Tremblay-Gallienne, Michèle Vilma, John Matheson2002Album
Don GiovanniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Richard Van Allan, Carol Vaness, Bernard Haitink1998Album
Hugh The DroverRalph Vaughan Williams, Bonaventura Bottone, Rebecca Evans, Richard Van Allan, Alan Opie, Sarah Walker, Neil Jenkins, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1994Album
The MikadoGilbert & Sullivan, Lesley Garrett, Eric Idle, Felicity Palmer, Bonaventura Bottone, Richard Van Allan, The English National Opera Orchestra And The English National Opera Chorus1986Album
Don GiovanniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Carol Vaness, Maria Ewing, Elizabeth Gale, Keith Lewis, Richard Van Allan, John Rawnsley, Dimitri Kavrakos, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Bernard Haitink1984Album
PénélopeGabriel Fauré / Josephine Veasey, Ande Turp, Richard Van Allan, David Lloyd-Jones1980Album
L'oracoloJoan Sutherland, Tito Gobbi, Franco Leoni, Richard Van Allan, Ryland Davies, Clifford Grant, Huguette Tourangeau, Richard Bonynge1977Album
Luisa MillerGiuseppe Verdi, Luciano Pavarotti, Montserrat Caballé, Sherrill Milnes, Bonaldo Giaiotti, Anna Reynolds, Richard Van Allan, Peter Maag, National Philharmonic Orchestra1976Album
Mozart - Don Giovani K.527Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ingvar Wixell, Martina Arroyo, Stuart Burrows, Luigi Roni, Kiri Te Kanawa, Wladimiro Ganzarolli, Richard Van Allan, Mirella Freni, Sir Colin Davis, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden1973Album
La Damnation De FaustHector Berlioz - Josephine Veasey / Nicolai Gedda / Jules Bastin / Richard Van Allan, The London Symphony Orchestra & London Symphony Chorus, Sir Colin Davis1973Album
Manon Lescaux (Grosser Querschnitt In Italienischer Sprache)Giacomo Puccini, Montserrat Caballé, Vicente Sardinero, Placido Domingo, Noel Mangin, Robert Tear, Richard Van Allan, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Bruno Bartoletti1972Album
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