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Nicholas Gedge (Bass-Baritone)

Born: Brecon, Wales, UK

The Welsh bass-baritone, Nicholas Gedge, read Law at Cambridge University before taking up postgraduate scholarship to study singing at the Royal Academy of Music. He was supported by awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust and the Wolfson and Leverhulme Foundations and was awarded The Silver Medal of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Queen’s Commendation for Excellence.

Since then Nicholas Gedge has sung Leporello, Charon, Sourin, Colline, Inspector Otto, and Theseus, while on the concert platform his performances have included the J.S. Bach Passions, The Creation, and Belshazzar’s Feast.

 

Source: Liner notes to the CD ‘J.S. Bach: Magnificat BWV 243 & Cantata BWV 82’ conducted by Jeremy Summerly & Nicholas Ward (Naxos, 1994)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (July 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Nicholas Ward & Jeremy Summerly

Bass

BWV 82, BWV 243

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