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Simon Halsey

*1958 GB, London
Conductor of Classical

English conductor, specialized in choir music (born in London, 1958). Halsey has worked with orchestras and choirs all over the world, from 2001 to 2015 was the leader of the Rundfunkchor Berlin. Since season 2016-2017 he is the Artistic Director of the chorusses of Palau De La Música Catalana, in Barcelona, and the Chorus Master of Orfeó Català. He is a founding member of the choir European Voices

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • World
Plays With
European Voices
Popular Tracks   
Cantique de Jean Racine, Op.11 on Work From Home With French Classics by Gabriel Fauré, Maurice Ravel & Camille Saint-Saëns
The Peacemakers: VI. Healing Light: A Celtic Prayer on The Peacemakers by Karl Jenkins
The Armed Man - A Mass For Peace: Benedictus on Spheres - Einaudi, Glass, Nyman, Pärt, Richter by Daniel Hope
Von guten Mächten treu und still ergeben - NGL 276 on Morgenlicht - Kirchenlieder & Choräle by Rundfunkchor Berlin & Simon Halsey
Lobe den Herren, den mächtigen König der Ehren - EG 317 on Morgenlicht - Kirchenlieder & Choräle by Rundfunkchor Berlin & Simon Halsey
Großer Gott, wir loben dich - EG 331 - Arranged By Hans-Georg Spiegel on Morgenlicht - Kirchenlieder & Choräle by Rundfunkchor Berlin & Simon Halsey
Drowning By Numbers: Trysting Fields on Spheres - Einaudi, Glass, Nyman, Pärt, Richter by Daniel Hope
Fratres For Violin, String Orchestra And Percussion on Spheres - Einaudi, Glass, Nyman, Pärt, Richter by Daniel Hope
Geh aus mein Herz, und suche Freud - EG 503 on Morgenlicht - Kirchenlieder & Choräle by Rundfunkchor Berlin & Simon Halsey
The Peacemakers: IV. I Offer You Peace on The Peacemakers by Karl Jenkins

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Symphony No. 10Peter Maxwell Davies, Andrzej Panufnik - Antonio Pappano, Markus Butter, Simon Halsey, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra2015Album
German RequiemJohannes Brahms, Valery Gergiev, Sally Matthews, Christopher Maltman, Simon Halsey, London Symphony Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra2014Album
There Was A ChildJonathan Dove, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, City Of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus, Joan Rodgers, Toby Spence, Simon Halsey2012Album
Favourite HymnsCity Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Simon Halsey2009Album
Simple GiftsBenjamin Britten • Aaron Copland • Samuel Barber • Sir Michael Tippett • Randall Thompson – Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey, Philip Mayers2006Album
XL Choral Works For 40 VoicesThomas Tallis • Antony Pitts • Henry Purcell • Zoltán Kodály • Jonathan Harvey • Sven-David Sandström • Dieter Schnebel, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey2005Album
The Prodigal SonBenjamin Britten -- City Of Birmingham Touring Opera, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group / Simon Halsey1998Album
Scenes From The Bavarian Highlands • Motets • PartsongsSir Edward Elgar • Gustav Holst • Frederick Delius • Percy Grainger / City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Simon Halsey1995Compil.
Petite Messe SolennelleGioacchino Rossini, Helen Field, Anne-Marie Owens, Edmund Barham, John Tomlinson, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, The Markham and Nettle Piano Duo, Peter King, Simon Halsey1990Album
Classic HymnsCity Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Simon Halsey1989Album
From The Bavarian Highlands / Dirge And Hymeneal / The Evening Watch · Sing Me The Men / Five Partsongs Op. 12Sir Edward Elgar / Gustav Holst - City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Simon Halsey, Richard Markham1987Album
Partsongs / Folksongs For Chorus / Songs From 'The Jungle Book'Frederick Delius, Percy Grainger, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Chorus, Simon HalseyAlbum
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