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Thomas Allen

voc, *1944 GB, Seaham
Musician of Classical
A.k.a. Thomas Boaz Allen

Sir Thomas Allen, CBE, (born 10 September 1944 in Seaham, County Durham, England) is an English operatic baritone. In 1989, he was made a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). In 1999, he was knighted. Both were awarded for his services to opera. For the songwriter, see Papa Dee Allen. For the gospel vocalist and drummer from The Rance Allen Group, see Tom Allen.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Così fan tutte, K.588 / Act 1: "Al fato dan legge" - "La commedia è graziosa" on Mozart: Cosi fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Karita Mattila, Elzbieta Szmytka, Anne Sofie von Otter, Francisco Araiza, Thomas Allen, José van Dam, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Don Giovanni, K.527 / Act 2: "Don Giovanni, a cenar teco m'invitasti" on Mozart: Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sir Neville Marriner & Academy of St. Martin in the Fields
Le Nozze di Figaro, Act 1: Cinque dieci on Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Riccardo Muti & Wiener Philharmoniker
Dido and Aeneas / Act 1: "See, your Royal Guest...If not for mine...To the hills and the vales...The Triumphing Dance on Purcell: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Oft she visits...Behold, upon my bending spear" on Purcell: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 / Act 3: "Cosa mi narri!...Che soave zeffiretto...Piegato è" on Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Samuel Ramey, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Dido and Aeneas / Act 3: "Your counsel all is urged in vain...But death, alas" on Purcell: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Dido and Aeneas / Act 2: "Stay, Prince...Jove's commands shall be obey'd" on Purcell: Dido and Aeneas by Henry Purcell, Jessye Norman, Thomas Allen, Marie McLaughlin, English Chamber Orchestra & Raymond Leppard
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492 / Act 3: "E Susanna non vien...Dove sono i biei momenti...Io" on Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Samuel Ramey, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Le Nozze di Figaro, Act 1: Se vuol ballare on Mozart - Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Riccardo Muti & Wiener Philharmoniker

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
London ConcertSir William Walton, Philharmonia Orchestra And Philharmonia Chorus, André Previn, Kyung-Wha Chung, Thomas Allen2015Album
RequiemGabriel Fauré - Sylvia McNair, Thomas Allen, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner2011Album
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
CosìSir Charles Mackerras conducts Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Janice Watson, Diana Montague, Toby Spence, Christopher Maltman, Lesley Garrett, Thomas Allen, Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment2008Album
Manon LescautGiacomo Puccini / Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Thomas Allen2008Single
Sound And VisionEric Coates / Thomas Allen / Richard Edgar-Wilson / The BBC Concert Orchestra / John Wilson2008Album
CandideLeonard Bernstein / Paul Groves, Kristin Chenoweth, Patti LuPone, Thomas Allen, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Marin Alsop2005Single
More Songs My Father Taught MeThomas Allen & Malcolm Martineau2003Album
Mozart: The Da Ponte Operas (Le Nozze Di Figaro, Don Giovanni & Cosi Fan TutteRiccardo Muti, Wiener Philharmoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Thomas Allen, Kathleen Battle, Jorma Hynninen, Margaret Price, Ann Murray, Kurt Rydl, Mariana Nicolesco, Alejandro Ramírez, Ernesto Gavazzi, Patrizia Pace, Franco de Grandis, William Shimell, Samuel Ramey, Cheryl Studer, Carol Vaness, Frank Lopardo, Susanne Mentzer, Natale De Carolis, Jan-Hendrik Rootering, Margaret Marshall, Agnes Baltsa, James Morris, Francisco Araiza, José van Dam2002Album
Figaros Hochzeit (Highlights)Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Kathleen Battle, Jorma Hynninen, Margaret Price, Wiener Philharmoniker, Riccardo Muti2001Album
WertherJules Massenet, José Carreras, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis2000Album
La BohèmeGiacomo Puccini / Ileana Cotrubas, Neil Shicoff, Marilyn Zschau, Thomas Allen2000Single
Don GiovanniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Richard Van Allan, Carol Vaness, Bernard Haitink1998Album
If I Loved You (Love Duets From The Musicals)Thomas Allen & Valérie Masterson, Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By John Owen Edwards1996Album
Benjamin Britten - The Folk SongsBenjamin Britten, Felicity Lott, Philip Langridge, Thomas Allen, Carlos Bonell, Osian Ellis, Graham Johnson, Northern Sinfonia1995Album
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
Des Knaben WunderhornGustav Mahler, Sir Charles Mackerras, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Thomas Allen, Ann Murray1995Album
Melodies Songs - LiederHector Berlioz, Françoise Pollet, Anne Sofie Von Otter, John Aler, Thomas Allen, Cord Garben1994Album
Don PasqualeGaetano Donizetti - Renato Bruson, Eva Mei, Frank Lopardo, Thomas Allen - Roberto Abbado1994Album
Mozart - Don Giovanni (Highlights)Thomas Allen, Karita Mattila, Sharon Sweet, Francisco Araiza, Simone Alaimo, Marie McLaughlin, Robert Lloyd, Claudio Otelli, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields Conducted By Sir Neville Marriner1993Album
Songs Of Travel • On Wenlock Edge • Other Orchestral SongsRalph Vaughan Williams, Sir Edward Elgar, George Butterworth, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle, Vernon Handley1993Compil.
A Sea SymphonyRalph Vaughan Williams, Benita Valente, Thomas Allen, Philharmonia Orchestra & Philharmonia Chorus, Leonard Slatkin1993Album
Peter GrimesBenjamin Britten - Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Felicity Lott, Thomas Allen - Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Bernard Haitink1993Album
Toward The Unknown Region / Dona Nobis Pacem / O Clap Your Hands / Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge / Four HymnsRalph Vaughan Williams - Judith Howarth, John Mark Ainsley, Thomas Allen, Matthew Souter, Corydon Singers, Corydon Orchestra, Matthew Best1993Album
If I Loved You (Love Duets From The Musicals)Thomas Allen & Valérie Masterson, Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By John Owen Edwards1993Album
Belshazzar's Feast / Partita / Henry V: Two PiecesSir William Walton, Thomas Allen, The London Philharmonic Orchestra London Philharmonic Leonard Slatkin1992Album
Das Klagende LiedGustav Mahler – Giuseppe Sinopoli, Philharmonia Orchestra, Shinyukai Choir, Cheryl Studer, Waltraud Meier, Reiner Goldberg, Thomas Allen1992Album
Elijah • EliasFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy - Thomas Allen, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Yvonne Kenny, Anne Sofie Von Otter, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields & Chorus Of St Martin In The Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1992Album
Love Songs And LullabiesSharon Isbin Featuring Benita Valente And Thomas Allen1991Album
The Cunning Little Vixen • Taras BulbaLeoš Janáček, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Simon Rattle, Lilian Watson, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, Diana Montague, Gwynne Howell1991Album
Ode To Napoleon / Verklärte Nacht / Kammersymphonie Nr 1Arnold Schoenberg, The Nash Ensemble, Thomas Allen1991Album
Don GiovanniWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Thomas Allen, Sharon Sweet, Karita Mattila, Francisco Araiza, Simone Alaimo, Marie McLaughlin, Robert Lloyd, Claudio Otelli, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1991Album
WinterreiseFranz Schubert, Thomas Allen, Roger Vignoles1991Album
Die ZauberflöteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Barbara Hendricks, June Anderson, Ulrike Steinsky, Jerry Hadley, Robert Lloyd, Thomas Allen, Gottfried Hornik, Sir Charles Mackerras, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Chorus1991Album
WinterreiseFranz Schubert, Thomas Allen, Roger Vignoles1990Album
On The Idle Hill Of Summer - English Songs By Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, QuilterThomas Allen, Geoffrey Parsons - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Roger Quilter1990Album
Mozart - Così Fan Tutte K.588Sir Neville Marriner, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Karita Mattila, Anne Sofie Von Otter, Thomas Allen, Francisco Araiza, Elzbieta Szmytka, José van Dam1990Album
On The Idle Hill Of Summer - English Songs By Vaughan Williams, Butterworth, QuilterThomas Allen, Geoffrey Parsons - Ralph Vaughan Williams, George Butterworth, Roger Quilter1990Album
The Songs Of Henri DuparcHenri Duparc, Sarah Walker, Thomas Allen, Roger Vignoles1989Album
Eugen OneginPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Thomas Allen, Mirella Freni, Neil Shicoff, Paata Burchuladze, Rundfunkchor Leipzig, Staatskapelle Dresden, James Levine1988Album
Delius Songs Of SunsetEric Fenby, Frederick Delius, Sarah Walker, Thomas Allen, The Ambrosian Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra1987Album
The SeaSarah Walker, Thomas Allen, Roger Vignoles1987Album
Songs Of NorthumbriaThomas Allen & Sheila Armstrong, Northern Sinfonia, The Northern Sinfonia Chorus, David Haslam1987Album
Songs Of Travel / On Wenlock EdgeRalph Vaughan Williams, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Sir Simon Rattle1987Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Margaret Price, Kathleen Battle, Jorma Hynninen, Ann Murray, Kurt Rydl, Wiener Philharmoniker, Konzertvereinigung Wiener Staatsopernchor, Riccardo Muti1987Album
Dido And AeneasHenry Purcell • Jessye Norman • Thomas Allen • Marie McLaughlin • English Chamber Orchestra • Raymond Leppard1986Album
Le Bal Masqué - Le Bestiaire - Sextet - TrioFrancis Poulenc, Thomas Allen, The Nash Ensemble, Lionel Friend1986Album
The Cunning Little VixenLeoš Janáček - Thomas Allen, Eva Jenis, Orchestre De Paris1986Album
Iphigénie En TaurideChristoph Willibald Gluck - Diana Montague, John Aler, Thomas Allen, René Massis, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, The Monteverdi Choir, John Eliot Gardiner1985Album
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
Arias ArienThomas Allen, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart1984Album
Mozart AriasWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Thomas Allen, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Richard Armstrong1984Album
Mozart: AriasThomas Allen, Scottish Chamber Orchestra1984Compil.
Ein Deutsches Requiem op. 45 / Variationen über ein Thema von Haydn op. 56aJohannes Brahms, Margaret Price ∙ Thomas Allen ∙ Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Kammerchor Der Staatlichen Hochschule Für Musik München ∙ Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks ∙ Wolfgang Sawallisch1984Album
Il Barbiere Di SivigliaGioacchino Rossini - Thomas Allen - Agnes Baltsa - Francisco Araiza, Robert Lloyd, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1983Album
Il Barbiere Di SivigliaGioacchino Rossini - Thomas Allen, Agnes Baltsa, Francisco Araiza, Sir Neville Marriner, The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus1983Album
Berlioz Lelio Op. 14B / Tristia Op. 18Hector Berlioz, Sir Colin Davis, José Carreras, Thomas Allen, The London Symphony Orchestra1982Album
The Fenby Legacy: Music Of DeliusFrederick Delius - Felicity Lott ~ Anthony Rolfe Johnson ~ Thomas Allen, Julian Lloyd Webber ~ The Ambrosian Singers, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Eric Fenby1981Album
WertherJules Massenet, José Carreras, Frederica von Stade, Thomas Allen, Robert Lloyd, Isobel Buchanan, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis1981Album
King PriamSir Michael Tippett, David Atherton, Robert Tear · Thomas Allen · Norman Bailey · Felicity Palmer, Yvonne Minton · Philip Langridge · Heather Harper, London Sinfonietta · London Sinfonietta Chorus1981Album
SaulGeorg Friedrich Händel - English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, Thomas Allen, Robert Tear, Margaret Marshall, Paul Esswood, Sally Burgess1981Album
I Pagliacci / Cavalleria Rusticana - Selezione Dalle OpereRuggiero Leoncavallo, Renata Scotto, José Carreras / Thomas Allen, Pietro Mascagni, Montserrat Caballé, Matteo Manuguerra, Julia Hamari, Astrid Varnay, Riccardo Muti1980Album
HamletAmbroise Thomas / Thomas Allen, Christine Barbaux, Josephine Veasey, Paul Hudson, Anthony Hose1980Album
Alexander's FeastGeorg Friedrich Händel, Philip Ledger, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Helen Donath, Robert Tear, Thomas Allen, Sally Burgess1979Album
The Trees So High / One Morning In SpringPatrick Hadley / New Philharmonia Orchestra, Vernon Handley / The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult / Thomas Allen1979Album
Das Alexander-fest or the Power of musicGeorg Friedrich Händel, Helen Donath, Robert Tear, Thomas Allen, Sally Burgess, The King's College Choir Of Cambridge, English Chamber Orchestra, Philip Ledger1979Album
Béatrice Et BénédictHector Berlioz - Janet Baker / Christiane Eda-Pierre / Helen Watts, Robert Tear / Thomas Allen / Robert Lloyd / Jules Bastin, John Alldis Choir, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis1978Album
L'Enfance Du ChristHector Berlioz, Janet Baker, Eric Tappy, Thomas Allen, Jules Bastin, John Alldis Choir, The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Colin Davis1977Album
Dives And Lazarus Cantata / Sinfonietta No. 1 / Concertino For Viola And Small Orchestra / Night Music For OrchestraAlun Hoddinott - David Atherton, Felicity Palmer, Thomas Allen, Csaba Erdélyi, Welsh National Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra1976Album
Carmina BuranaCarl Orff, André Previn, The London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, St. Clement Danes Grammer School Boys' Choir, Sheila Armstrong, Gerald English, Thomas Allen1975Album
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