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Stephen Varcoe

voc, *1949 GB, Lostwithiel
Singer / Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Stephen Christopher Varcoe

Stephen (Christopher) Varcoe (born 19 May 1949 in Lostwithiel) is an English classical bass-baritone singer, appearing internationally in opera and concert, known for Baroque and contemporary music and a notable singer of Lieder.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Wexford Carol on The John Rutter Christmas Album by The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter
Gruber: Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Arr. Willcocks, "Silent Night") on Carols From King's by Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks & Sir David Willcocks
Fantasia on Christmas Carols on Cambridge Singers Christmas Album by The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter
Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8: III. The Three Kings on Sings Christmas Carols by Choir of King's College, Cambridge
Darke: In the Bleak Midwinter (Christmas Carol): "In the bleak mid-winter frosty wind made moan" on Carols From King's by Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks & Sir David Willcocks
Requiem, Op. 48: In paradisum on Faure: Requiem - Messe basse by Gabriel Fauré, The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter
Requiem, Op. 48: Pie Jesu on Faure: Requiem - Messe basse by Gabriel Fauré, The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter
Requiem, Op. 48: Introit and Kyrie on Faure: Requiem - Messe basse by Gabriel Fauré, The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter
Atkins: The Three Kings (After "Die Könige", No. 3 from Peter Cornelius' "Weihnachtslieder, Op. 8") on Carols From King's by Choir of King's College, Cambridge, David Willcocks & Sir David Willcocks
Requiem, Op. 48: Agnus Dei on Faure: Requiem - Messe basse by Gabriel Fauré, The Cambridge Singers & John Rutter

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Silver Hound And Other Songs By Betty RoeBetty Roe, Sarah Leonard, Anne Marie Sheridan, Robin Tritschler, Stephen Varcoe, Daniel Beer, Madeleine Mitchell, Emma Murphy, Nigel Foster2017Album
Works For Chorus And OrchestraGerald Finzi . Benjamin Britten . Gustav Holst - John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Varcoe, The Britten Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2013Compil.
Anthems By Orlando GibbonsOrlando Gibbons, Robin Blaze, Stephen Varcoe, Winchester Cathedral Choir, David Hill2007Album
Serenade • Variations, Op. 31 / Bach OrchestrationsArnold Schoenberg, Stephen Varcoe, Twentieth Century Classics Ensemble • Philharmonia Orchestra, Robert Craft2006Compil.
Songs By Armstrong GibbsArmstrong Gibbs, Geraldine McGreevy, Stephen Varcoe, Roger Vignoles2003Album
Works For Chamber Ensemble 2Percy Grainger, Della Jones, Martyn Hill, Stephen Varcoe, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields2000Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Stephen Cleobury, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Ian Bostridge, Michael Chance, Susan Gritton, Stephen Varcoe, Brandenburg Consort2000Album
Inscape • Four Mediaeval Latin Lyrics • Song Of The Soul • Advent Cantata • Veni, Creator SpiritusEdmund Rubbra - Stephen Varcoe, Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox2000Album
Stanford: Stabat Mater Etc.Ingrid Attrot, Pamela Helen Stephen, Nigel Robson, Stephen Varcoe, Ian Watson, Darius Battiwalla, The Leeds Philharmonic Choir1997Album
Works For Chorus And OrchestraPercy Grainger, Mark Padmore, Stephen Varcoe, Penelope Thwaites, The Joyful Company Of Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1996Album
Vêpres Pour La Nativité De La ViergeAntonio Vivaldi / Lynne Dawson, James Bowman, John Elwes, Stephen Varcoe - La Maîtrise Boréale, La Grande Ecurie Et La Chambre Du Roy Direction Jean-Claude Malgoire1994Album
Symphoniae Sacrae Op. 10Heinrich Schütz, Emma Kirkby, Suzie LeBlanc, James Bowman, Charles Daniels, Nigel Rogers, Richard Wistreich, Stephen Varcoe, The Purcell Quartet1994Album
Christmas Day In The MorningThe Cambridge Singers, City Of London Sinfonia, Stephen Varcoe Directed By John Rutter1993Album
Die Israeliten In Der WüsteCarl Philipp Emanuel Bach - Barbara Schlick, Lena Lootens, Hein Meens, Stephen Varcoe, Corona Coloniensis & Cappella Coloniensis, William Christie1993Album
Gloria • Ostro Picta / MagnificatAntonio Vivaldi / Johann Sebastian Bach - Collegium Musicum 90, Emma Kirkby, Tessa Bonner, Michael Chance, John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Varcoe, Richard Hickox1991Album
Passions-OratoriumJohann Ernst Bach, Barbara Schlick, David Cordier, Christoph Prégardien, Stephen Varcoe, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max1990Album
"If There Were Dreams To Sell" - English Orchestral SongsStephen Varcoe, City Of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1989Album
JephthaGeorg Friedrich Händel – Nigel Robson, Lynne Dawson, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Michael Chance, Stephen Varcoe, Ruth Holton / The English Baroque Soloists, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner1989Album
Earth And Air And RainGerald Finzi, Martyn Hill, Stephen Varcoe, Clifford Benson, Thomas Hardy1989Album
Dido & AeneasHenry Purcell • Anne Sofie Von Otter • Stephen Varcoe • Lynne Dawson • Nigel Rogers • The English Concert And Choir • Trevor Pinnock1989Album
Die Auferstehung Und Himmelfahrt Jesu WQ 240 Oratorium / Osterkantate WQ 244Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach, Barbara Schlick, Paul Elliott, Christoph Prégardien, Gotthold Schwarz, Stephen Varcoe, Rheinische Kantorei, Das Kleine Konzert, Hermann Max1988Album
Alexander's FeastGeorg Friedrich Händel, Carolyn Watkinson, Nigel Robson, Donna Brown, Ashley Stafford, Stephen Varcoe, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1988Album
Venus & AdonisJohn Blow, Nancy Argenta, Lynne Dawson, Stephen Varcoe, London Baroque, Charles Medlam1988Album
De Profundis . Venite ExultemusJean Joseph Cassanea De Mondonville - Gillian Fisher, Charles Daniels, Stephen Varcoe, London Baroque, The New College Oxford Choir, Edward Higginbottom1988Album
The Hyperion Schubert Edition, Volume 2Franz Schubert, Stephen Varcoe, Graham Johnson1987Album
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
The Triumph Of Time And TruthGeorg Friedrich Händel - Gillian Fisher, Emma Kirkby, Charles Brett, Ian Partridge, Stephen Varcoe, The London Handel Choir And London Handel Orchestra, Denys Darlow1983Album
Missa Solemnis C-moll KV 139 "Waisenhausmesse"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Sebastian Hennig, Rafael Harten, John Elwes / Stephen Varcoe, Knabenchor Hannover, Collegium Aureum, Franzjosef Maier, Heinz Hennig1980Album
Music For CroftWilliam Croft - Rogers Covey-Crump, Michael George, Kevin Smith, Stephen Varcoe1980Album
Johannes PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, Catherine Bott, Michael Chance, John Mark Ainsley, Paul Agnew, Stephen Richardson, Stephen Varcoe, Brandenburg Consort, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Stephen CleoburyAlbum
Matthaeus Passion - De Mooiste Aria's En KorenJohann Sebastian Bach / Nancy Argenta, Rufus Müller, Jonathan Peter Kenny, Jamie MacDougall, Stephen Varcoe, The London Orchestra, Paul GoodwinAlbum
Johannes PassionJohann Sebastian Bach, John Mark Ainsley, Stephen Richardson, Catherine Bott, Michael Chance, Paul Agnew, Stephen Varcoe, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Brandenburg Consort, Stephen CleoburyAlbum
Gardiner Purcell Collection (Timon Of Athens / Dioclesian)Henry Purcell - Lynne Dawson, Gillian Fisher, Rogers Covey-Crump, Paul Elliott, Michael George, Stephen Varcoe, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot GardinerAlbum
Requiem (1893 Version First Recording) / Cantique De Jean RacineGabriel Fauré, Caroline Ashton, Stephen Varcoe, John Scott, Simon Standage, The Cambridge Singers And City Of London Sinfonia Conducted By John RutterAlbum
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