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Alison Hill (Soprano)

Born: England

The English soprano, Alison Hill, began singing as a chorister at Salisbury Cathedral under Dr Richard Seal. In 2006 she graduated from Trinity College in Cambridge and continues to study with Ashley Stafford and Philip Doghan in London.

Over the last five years Alison Hill has recorded and toured extensively with The Monteverdi Choir under Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Polyphony under Stephen Layton, The Sixteen for Harry Christophers, Tenebrae for Nigel Short, Retrospect Ensemble for Matthew Halls, Stile Antico, La Grande Chappelle, and Alamiré.

Alison Hill's solo performances include Monteverdi's Vespers in Salisbury Cathedral, Milton Abbey and Winchester Cathedral, Gabriel Fauré's Requiem with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, W.A. Mozart's Requiem in St Martinís in the Field, George Frideric Handel's Messiah at St Johnís Smith Square and Salisbury Cathedral, Cambridge Early Music Festival with The Parley of Instruments and more unusually, folk singing for the Irish show Riverdance in arenas across Europe and America. In 2008, Alison performed John Rutter's Requiem in Winchester Cathedral for The Bach Choir and toured with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and The Monteverdi Choir performing and recording as a soloist in venues such as The Royal Festival Hall and Amsterdamís Concertgebouw. Last year she made her solo debut at The Wigmore Hall for Retrospect Ensemble. Alison is also a member of Galán; a soprano vocal trio with harpsichord and theorbo who have recently been made Brighton Early Music Festivalís Young Artists.

Future performances include Pie Jesu from Gabriel Fauré's Requiem with The Bach Choir, Der Freischütz by Weber at Opéra Comique with The Monteverdi Choir and a recital of G.F. Handelís Nine German Arias at the Tower of London.

Source: Alison Hill Website
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (April 2015)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Works

John Eliot Gardiner

Soprano

V-12 (2016): BWV 244 [2nd recording]

John Eliot Gardiner

Soprano

Member of Monteverdi Choir:
BCP Vol. 28 (2012):
BWV 43 [2nd], BWV 37 [2nd], BWV 128 [2nd], BWV 11 [2nd]
F-7 (2016):
BWV 233, BWV 151 [2nd recording], BWV 243a
V-9 (2011):
BWV 225-230, BWV Anh 159
V-13 (2013):
BWV 232 [2nd recording]
V-10 (2015):
BWV 232 [3nd recording]
V-11 (2015, Video)
BWV 232 [4th recording]
F-1 (2013):
BWV 249 [1st]
V-12 (2016):
BWV 244 [2nd recording]

Matthew Halls

Soprano

Member of Retrospect Ensemble:
C-1 (2010):
BWV 249, BWV 11

Stephen Layton

Soprano

Member of Polyphony:
V-1 (2012):
BWV 245

Stephen Layton

Soprano

Member of Trinity College Choir of Cambridge:
V-3 (2013):
BWV 248/1-6

John Rutter

Soprano

Member of Cambridge Singers:
C-2 (2009):
BWV 118

Links to other Sites

Alison Hill - Soprano (Official Website)


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