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Sylvia McNair

voc, *1956 US, Mansfield, Ohio
Singer of Classical

Sylvia McNair (born June 23, 1956) is an American opera singer and classical recitalist who has also achieved notable success in the Broadway and cabaret genres. McNair, a soprano, has made several critically acclaimed recordings and has won two Grammy Awards.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe" (Rev. and Reconstr. A. Schmitt & E. Gardiner): 2g. Gloria: Jesu Christe on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, Anthony Robson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Alastair Mitchell, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Requiem in D Minor, K. 626: I. Introitus. Requiem aeternam on Amadeus by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe" (Rev. and Reconstr. A. Schmitt & E. Gardiner): 1. Kyrie on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, Anthony Robson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Alastair Mitchell, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe" (Rev. and Reconstr. A. Schmitt & E. Gardiner): 2c. Gloria: Gratias on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, Anthony Robson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Alastair Mitchell, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act I: No. 1, Duet. Cinque, dieci, venti on Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wiener Philharmoniker & Claudio Abbado
L'incoronazione di Poppea, SV 308 / Act III: "Pur ti miro" on Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea by Claudio Monteverdi, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner
Mass in C Major, K. 317 "Coronation": 2. Gloria on Mozart: Mass in C K317 "Coronation Mass" / Haydn: Missa in tempore belli by Berliner Philharmoniker & James Levine
Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation": 1. Kyrie on Mozart: Mass in C K317 "Coronation Mass" / Haydn: Missa in tempore belli by Berliner Philharmoniker & James Levine
Mass in C, K.317 "Coronation": 3. Credo on Mozart: Mass in C K317 "Coronation Mass" / Haydn: Missa in tempore belli by Berliner Philharmoniker & James Levine
Mass in C Minor, K. 427 "Grosse Messe" (Rev. and Reconstr. A. Schmitt & E. Gardiner): 2a. Gloria: Gloria on Mozart: Great Mass in C minor by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, Anthony Robson, Lisa Beznosiuk, Alastair Mitchell, The Monteverdi Choir, English Baroque Soloists & John Eliot Gardiner

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Discography


Title Artist Year Type
RequiemGabriel Fauré - Sylvia McNair, Thomas Allen, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner2011Album
Sinfonia N.8 " Dei Mille" Seconda ParteGustav Mahler, Cheryl Studer, Sylvia McNair, Andrea Rost, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Rosemarie Lang, Peter Seiffert, Bryn Terfel, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Prague Philharmonic Chorus, Tölzer Knabenchor, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1998Album
Sinfonia N.8 " Dei Mille" Prima Parte Hymnus "Vieni Creator Spiritus"Gustav Mahler, Cheryl Studer, Sylvia McNair, Andrea Rost, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Rosemarie Lang, Peter Seiffert, Bryn Terfel, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Rundfunkchor Berlin, Prague Philharmonic Chorus Prager Philharmonischer Chor Chor Tòlzen, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1998Album
Rêveries Mélodies FrançaisesSylvia McNair, Roger Vignoles1997Album
Love's Sweet Surrender- Mozart AriasSylvia McNair1997Album
From Ordinary Things - Sonata For Cello And Piano - Four SongsAndré Previn, Yo-Yo Ma, Sylvia McNair Lyrics: Toni Morrison1997Album
Bühnenmusik • Incidental Music (Die Weihe Des Hauses • Leonore Prohaska)Ludwig van Beethoven, Sylvia McNair, Bryn Terfel, Berliner Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1996Album
L'Incoronazione Di PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi – Sylvia McNair, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Dana Hanchard, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1996Album
Come Rain Or Come Shine: The Harold Arlen SongbookSylvia McNair, André Previn1996Album
A Midsummer Night's DreamBenjamin Britten - Sylvia McNair • Brian Asawa • Robert Lloyd, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis1996Album
The Echoing Air: The Music Of Henry PurcellSylvia McNair, Henry Purcell, Christopher Hogwood, The Academy Of Ancient Music1995Album
Requiem / Orchestral Works • Œuvres Pour OrchestreGabriel Fauré - Sylvia McNair • Thomas Allen, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Maurice Ravel • Charles Koechlin • Florent Schmitt1995Album
Brahms - Ein Deutsches RequiemJohannes Brahms, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Kurt Masur, Sylvia McNair, Håkan Hagegård, Westminster Symphonic Choir1995Album
The Fairy QueenHenry Purcell, Barbara Bonney, Elisabeth Von Magnus, Sylvia McNair, Michael Chance, Laurence Dale, Robert Holl, Anthony Michaels-Moore, Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt1995Album
Sure Thing: The Jerome Kern SongbookSylvia McNair, André Previn, David Finck1994Album
Le Nozze Di Figaro - HighlightsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lucio Gallo, Sylvia McNair, Cheryl Studer, Bo Skovhus, Cecilia Bartoli, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1994Album
Carmina BuranaCarl Orff : Sylvia McNair, John Aler, Håkan Hagegård, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra & Saint Louis Symphony Chorus, Leonard Slatkin1994Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Lucio Gallo, Sylvia McNair, Cheryl Studer, Bo Skovhus, Cecilia Bartoli, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Wiener Philharmoniker, Claudio Abbado1994Album
SemeleGeorg Friedrich Händel - Kathleen Battle, Marilyn Horne, Samuel Ramey, John Aller, Sylvia McNair, Michael Chance, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, John Nelson1993Album
Orfeo Ed EuridiceChristoph Willibald Gluck - Sylvia McNair, Derek Lee Ragin, Cyndia Sieden, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1993Album
Symphony No. 4Gustav Mahler - Sylvia McNair, Berliner Philharmoniker, Bernard Haitink1993Album
Gluck - Orfeo Ed EuridiceChristoph Willibald Gluck - Sylvia McNair, Derek Lee Ragin, Cyndia Sieden, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1993Compil.
Exsultate Jubilate / Works By Handel And MozartGeorg Friedrich Händel, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner, Sylvia McNair1993Album
Le Martyre De Saint SébastienClaude Debussy – Sylvia McNair, Ann Murray, Nathalie Stutzmann, Leslie Caron, London Symphony Chorus & The London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas1992Album
Krönungsmesse · Coronation Mass / Missa In Tempore BelliWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Joseph Haydn - Sylvia McNair · Delores Ziegler · Hans Peter Blochwitz · Andreas Schmidt, RIAS-Kammerchor · Berliner Philharmoniker, James Levine1992Album
Béatrice Et BénédictHector Berlioz - John Nelson, Sylvia McNair, Susan Graham, Jean-Luc Viala1992Album
Music Of Samuel BarberSamuel Barber, Sylvia McNair, Yoel Levi, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra1992Album
Il Re PastoreWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Jerry Hadley, Angela Maria Blasi, Sylvia McNair, Iris Vermillion, Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö1991Album
La clemenza di TitoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Sylvia McNair, Iulia Várady, Catherine Robbin, Cornelius Hauptmann, The English Baroque Soloists, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner1991Album
Mass In B MinorJohann Sebastian Bach, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus, Sylvia McNair, Delores Ziegler, Marietta Simpson, John Aler, William Stone, Thomas Paul1990Album
Silver LiningsSylvia McNair & Daniel Kobialka1989Album
"Great" Mass In C MinorWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Sylvia McNair, Diana Montague, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Cornelius Hauptmann, The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner1988Album
La Marseillaise / Love Scene From Romeo & Juliet / The Damnation Of Faust - Three Excerpts / Overture To Benvenuto Cellini / Royal Hunt & Storm / Trojan March / Le Corsaire OvertureHector Berlioz - David Zinman, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & Baltimore Symphony Chorus, Sylvia McNair, Richard Leech1988Album
Symphony Of Psalms / GloriaIgor Stravinsky / Francis Poulenc - Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Sylvia McNair1985Album
Messiah - Favorite Choruses & AriasGeorg Friedrich Händel, Robert Shaw / Kaaren Erickson / Sylvia McNair / Alfreda Hodgson / Jon Humphrey / Richard Stilwell / Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chamber Chorus1984Album
Gloria and Concerto in G MinorFrancis Poulenc, Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra And Atlanta Symphony Chorus, Sylvia McNair, Michael Murray1982Album
Voices Of Our TimeSylvia McNairAlbum
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