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Kym Amps (Soprano)

Born: England ?

The English (?) soprano, Kym Amps, won the prestigious Maggie Teyte Award and was runner-up in the first Elly Ameling Competition.

Kym Amps joined The Scholars Baroque Ensemble in 1984. in addition to eighty plus concerts a year with the ensemble, she also has a flourishing career as a concert and recital artist. She has performed in many prestigious concert halls in Europe, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig and the Purcell Room in London.

As well as giving recitals of German Lieder, French Melodie and contemporary music, Kym Amps is a specialist in music by female composers which she researches and performs for radio and television. Fluent in both French and Spanish, she gives master classes and courses on Baroque, classical and contemporary chamber music in England and Spain.

Kym Amps lives in Madrid, where she enjoys researching Spanish Baroque Music and becoming involved in contemporary Spanish music.

Kym Amps’ Discography includes Mozart Lieder, Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle and the François Couperin's Trois Lecons de Tenebre. Amps has also recorded J.S. Bach's St John Passion (BWV 245), George Frideric Handel's Dixit Dominus, Regina Caeli and Messiah, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Fairy Queen and Indian Queen and Rutter's Magnificat.

Source: The Scholars Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (August 2001)

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