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Performer Name

Type

Country

Aachen Ensembles:

   

Aachener Bachverein (ABV)

Choir

Germany

Kammerchor Carmina Mundi e.V. Aachen

Chamber Choir

Germany

Aachener Domchor (ADC)

Choir

Germany

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Lisandro Abadie

Bass

Argentina

Alla Ablaberdyeva

Soprano

Russia

Claudio Abbado

Conductor

Italy

Bruce Abel

Bass

USA

Ekkehard Abele

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Antonio Abete

Bass

Italy

Christine Abraham

Mezzo-soprano, Soprano

USA

Daniel E. Abraham

Conductor

USA

Maurice Abravanel

Conductor

Greek / USA

Abraham Abreu

Harpsichord, Piano

Venezuela

Academy Ensembles:

   

Arcadian Academy

Period-instrument Chamber Ensemble

USA

Academia Bach de Buenos Aires

Ensemble

Argentina

The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM)

HIP Chamber Orchestra

England

Orquesta Académica de Madrid (OAM)

Orchestra

Spain

Académie Baroque de Montréal (ABM)

Instrumental Ensemble

Canada

Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields (ASMF)

Chamber Orchestra

England

Accademia Bizantina

Period-instrument Ensemble

Italy

Accademia Daniel

Baroque Ensemble

Israel

Accademia Filarmonica Köln (AFK)

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Accademia della Magnifica Comunità

Baroque Instrumental Ensemble

Italy

Coro e Orchestra dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (ANSC)

Choir & Orchestra

Italy

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Chœur de Chambre Accentus (ACC)

Chamber Choir

France

Trio Accord

String Trio

Canada

Hermann Achenbach

Conductor, Bass

Germany

Anne Ackley Gray

Soprano

USA

Shalev Ad-El

Conductor, Harpsichord

Israel

Orchester ad fontes (OAF)

Orchestra

Switzerland

Marta Adam

Contralto

Germany

Stefan Adam

Baritone

Germany

Theo Adam

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Joachim Adamczewski

Choral Conductor

Germany

Judith Adamietz

Soprano

Germany

Anna Adamik

Piano

Hungary

Lydia Adams

Choral Conductor

Canada

Piers Adams

Recorder

England

Adele Addison

Soprano

USA

Alice Ader

Piano

France

Yosemeh Adjei

Counter-tenor

Germany

Paul Spencer Adkins

Tenor

USA

Derek Adlam

Harpsichord, Clavichord

England

Esther Admon

Mezzo-soprano

Israel

Adolf Fredrik Bach Choir (SBC)

Choir

Sweden

Aeolian Singers

Choir

England

Musica Aeterna Bratislava (MAB)

Instrumental Ensemble

Slovakia

Valery Afanassiev

Piano

Russia / France

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE)

Baroque Orchestra

International

Paul Agnew

Tenor

Scotland, UK

Guido Agosti

Piano

Italy

Raymond Agoult

Conductor

Hungary / England

Les Agrémens

Instrumental Ensemble

Belgium

Timothy Ahern

Tenor

USA

David Åhlén

Conductor

Sweden

Isolde Ahlgrimm

Harpsichord

Austria

Claes-Håkan Ahnsjö

Tenor

Sweden

Hans Georg Ahrens

Bass

Germany

Emi Aikawa

Soprano

Japan

Pierre-Laurent Aimard

Piano

France

John Mark Ainsley

Tenor

England

Christopher Ainslie

Counter-tenor

South Africa

Colin Ainsworth

Tenor

Canada

Symphony of the Air

Symphony Orchestra

USA

Akademia - Ensemble Vocal Regional de Champagne-Ardenne

Vocal Ensemble

France

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin (AAMB)

Baroque Orchestra

Germany

Akateeminen Laulu ry (Academic Choral Society) (AL)

Choir

Finland

Lina Maria Äkerlund

Soprano

Sweden

Sayaka Akiyama [Missing Biography]

Mezzo-soprano

?

Gerard Akkerhuis

Conductor, Organ

The Netherlands

Jan Akkerman

Rock Guitar

The Netherlands

Walid Akl

Piano

Lebanon

Alfred Akon [Missing Biography]

Viola, Conductor

USA

University of Akron Concert Choir

Choir

USA

University of Akron Symphony Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

USA

Ella Akritova [Missing Biography]

Soprano

Ukraine / Israel

Marie-Claire Alain

Organ

France

Harvey Alan

Bass

England

Benjamin Alard

Harpsichord, Organ

France

Pierrette Alarie

Soprano

Canada

Thomas Albert

Conductor, Violin

Germany

Eunice Alberts

Contralto

USA

Christoph Albrecht

Organ

Germany

Hansjörg Albrecht

Counter-tenor, Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Lynette Alcantara

Mezzo-soprano

Australia

Kęstutis Alčauskis

Tenor

Lithuania

Stephen Alder

Baritone

England

Ming Aldrich-Gan

Piano

Malaysia / USA

Edward Aldwell

Piano

USA

Robert Aldwinckle

Harpsichord

England

Adam Aleksander

Piano

Canada

John Aler

Tenor

USA

Rinaldo Alessandrini

Harpsichord, Conductor

Italy

Constantin Alex

Conductor

Germany

Simone Alex

Counter-tenor

Germany

Brad Alexander

Baritone

USA

Roberta Alexander

Soprano

USA

Sharon Alexander

Soprano

?

Alexander String Quartet (ASQ)

Chamber Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Dmitri Alexeev

Piano

Russia

Mark Aliapoulios

Baritone, Choral Con

USA

Tigran Alikhanov

Piano

Russia

John Alldis

Choral Conductor

England

Betty Allen

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Hugh Allen

Conductor, Organ

England

Thomas Michael Allen

Tenor

USA

David Allsopp

Counter-tenor

Wales, UK

Ralph Allwood

Conductor

England

Elisabete Almeida

Soprano

Brazil

Laurindo Almeida

Guitar

Brazil

Paula Almerares

Soprano

Argentina

Andreas Almqvist

Guitar

Sweden

Alpha Omega Ensemble (AOE)

Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Fahmi Alqhai

Viola da gamba

Spain

Alsfelder Vokalensemble (AVE)

Vocal Ensemble

Germany

Ada Alsop

Soprano

England

John Alston

Bass, Choral Conductor

USA

Musica Alta Ripa

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Marius van Altena

Tenor

The Netherlands

Capella Nova Altenberg

Chamber Choir

Germany

Karen Altman

Soprano

USA

Theo Altmeyer

Tenor

Germany

Nicolas Altstaedt

Cello

Germany

Maria Alu

Soprano

USA

Luigi Alva

Tenor

Peru

Lorenzo Alvary

Bass

Hungary / USA

Laura Alvini

Harpsichord

Italy

Karl Alwin

Conductor

Germany

Ama Deus Ensemble

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Jacques Amade

Organ

France

Amadeus-Chor & Orchester (AMN)

Choir & Orchestra

Germany

Amadeus Ensemble Bonn

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Ingrid Amann

Contralto

Austria

Ensemble Amarcord

Vocal Ensemble

Germany

Amarillis

Instrumental Ensemble

France

Amberg Ensembles (Germany):

   

Amberger Chorgemeinschaft

Choir

Germany

Amberger Oratorienchor

Choir

Germany

Amberger Sinfonieorchester

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

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Nijolė Ambrazaitytė

Mezzo-soprano

Lithuania

Ambrosian Singers

Choir

England

Barbara Ameke [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Elly Ameling

Soprano

The Netherlands

American Ensembles (USA):

   

American Bach Soloists (ABS)

Baroque Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

USA

The American Boychoir (ABC)

Boys’ Choir

USA

American Classical Orchestra

Period-instrument Orchestra

USA

American Concert Choir

Choir

USA

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Nancy Amini

Soprano

USA

Dorothea Ammann-Goesch [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

AmorArtis

Choir & Orchestra

USA

Pierre Amoyal

Violin, Conductor

France

Musica Amphion

Instrumental Ensemble

The Netherlands

Kym Amps

Soprano

England?

Pearl Amster

Piano

USA

Amsterdam Ensembles (The Netherlands):

   

Amsterdam Bach Soloists

Instrumental Ensemble

The Netherlands

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra & Choir (ABO&C)

Baroque Orchestra & Choir

The Netherlands / International

Cappella Amsterdam

Chamber Choir

The Netherlands

Combattimento Consort Amsterdam (CCA)

Instrumental Ensemble

The Netherlands

Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra (CCO)

Chamber Orchestra

The Netherlands

Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (RCO)

Orchestra

The Netherlands

Concerto d'Amsterdam

Period-instrument Ensemble

The Netherlands

Gesualdo Consort Amsterdam

Vocal Ensemble

The Netherlands

Amsterdam Guitar Trio

Guitar Trio

The Netherlands

Amsterdamer Kammerorchester [1]

Chamber Orchestra

The Netherlands

Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra (ACO) [2]

Chamber Orchestra

The Netherlands

Bach Chorus & Orchestra of the Amsterdam Philharmonic Society

Choir & Orchestra

The Netherlands

Amsterdam Sinfonietta

Instrumental Ensemble

The Netherlands

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Géza Anda

Piano

Hungary

Rosette Anday

Mezzo-soprano

Hungary / Austria

Gundula Anders

Soprano

Germany

Hilke Andersen

Mezzo-soprano

Finland

Mikkel Andersen

Guitar

Denmark

Ulrike Andersen

Contralto

Germany

Andrea Anderson

Piano

USA

Einar Anderson

Conductor

USA

Elizabeth Anderson

Harpsichord

Australia

Greg Anderson

Piano

USA

Lorna Anderson

Soprano

Scotland, UK

Marian Anderson

Contralto

USA

Roberta Anderson

Soprano

USA

Exine Anderson-Bailey

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Norman Andersson

Bass-Baritone

USA

Piotr Anderszewski

Piano

Poland

Eteri Andjaparidze

Piano

Georgia / USA

Marina Andreeva

Soprano

Russia

Néstor Andrenacci

Choral Conductor

Argentina

Jean-Marc Andrieu

Conductor, Recorder

France

Raquel Andueza

Soprano

Spain

Victoria de Los Angeles

Soprano

Spain

Nicholas Angelich

Piano

USA

Marta Angelici

Soprano

Corsica

Andreas Angelo [Missing Biography]

Harpsichord

?

Helene Angelovska

Mezzo-soprano

Macedonia

Heljä Angervo

Mezzo-soprano

Finland

Wolfgang Anheisser

Baritone

Germany

Elizabeth Anker

Contralto

USA

Ankor Children's Choir

Children's Choir

Israel

Ansbach Bach Festival Choir & Orchestra (ABF)

Choir & Orchestra

Gemany

Sonia Anschütz [Missing Biography]

Piano

?

Ernest Ansermet

Conductor

Switzerland

Mátyás Antál

Conductor

Hungary

Michaela Anthony [Missing Biography]

Soprano

USA

Orchestra of the Antipodes

Original Instruments Ensemble

Australia

Anton-Webern-Chor, Freiburg (AWC)

Choir

Germany

Laura Antonaz

Soiprano

Italy

Fanie Antonelou

Soprano

Greece

Giovanni Antonini

Conductor, Recorder

Italy

Jean-François Antonioli

Piano

Switzerland

Teodoro Anzellotti

Accordion

Italy / Germany

Hiroya Aoki

Counter-tenor

Japan

Bachkoor Apeldoorn

Choir

The Netherlands

Ensemble Aperto

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Apollo’s Fire - Cleveland Baroque Orchestra

Baroque Orchestra

USA

Andrew Appel

Harpsichord

USA

Thomas Appel

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Benjamin Appl

Baritone

Germany

William Appling

Conductor, Piano

USA

Rolf Apreck

Tenor

Germany

Avner Arad

Piano

Israel

Aradia Ensemble

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

Canada

Arcadian Academy

Period-instrument Chamber Ensemble

USA

Le Concert Arcadien

Baroque Ensemble

France

Francisco Araiza

Tenor

Mexico

Denise Araneda

Soprano

Chile / Italy

Thorsteinn Árbjörnsson

Tenor

Iceland

Arcani Musicali

Vocal Ensemble

Germany

Neill Archer

Tenor

England

Arcis-Vocalisten München (AVM)

Chamber Choir

Germany

Arco Ensemble

String Orchestra

USA

Alf Årdal

Conductor

Norway

Igor Ardašev

Piano

Czechoslovakia

Nikolai Ardey

Bass

Germany

Jesús García Aréjula

Baritone

Spain

Renate Arends

Soprano

The Netherlands

Rolf-Dieter Arens

Piano

Germany

Nancy Argenta

Soprano

Canada

Martha Argerich

Piano

Argentina

Bettina Arias [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Yetzabel Arias-Fernandez

Soprano

Cuba

Arion Baroque Orchestra

Baroque Orchestra

Canada

Chiyoko Arita

Harpsichord

Japan

Howard Arman

Conductor

England

Nurhan Arman

Conductor

Turkey

John d'Armand

Baritone

USA

Lauren Armishaw

Soprano

New Zealand

Armonico Consort

Choir & Baroque Orchestra

England

Karan Armstrong

Soprano

USA

Kit Armstrong

Piano

USA

Sheila Armstrong

Soprano

England

Kristinn Árnason

Guitar

Iceland

Günther Arndt

Choral Conductor

Germany

Volker Arndt

Tenor

Germany

Arnhem Philharmonic Orchestra (HGO)

Orchestra

The Netherlands

Jochen M. Arnold

Choral Conductor

Germany

Arnold Schoenberg Chor (ASC)

Choir

Austria

Benoît Arnould

Baritone

France

Racha Arodaky

Piano

France

Claudio Arrau

Piano

Chile / USA

Martina Arroyo

Soprano

USA

Ars Antiqua Austria (AAA)

Instrumental Baroque Ensemble

Austria

Ars Longa Choir & Orchestra

Chamber Choir & Baroque Chamber Orchestra

Hungary

Ars Rediviva of Prague

Chamber Ensemble

Czechoslovakia

St. Johannes-Kantorei Arsten-Habenhausen [Missing Biography]

Choir

Germany

ARSYS

Choir

France

Andrew Arthur

Organ, Harpsichord, Conductor

England

Andrea Artmann

Soprano

Germany

Les Arts Florissants (LAF)

Orchestra & Choir

France

Cecylia Arzewski

Violin

Poland / USA

Alice Artzt

Guitar

USA

Lars Arvidson

Bass-Baritone

Sweden

William Ashby

Baritone

USA

David van Asch

Bass

England

Bachcollegium Aschaffenburg

Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Aschaffenburger Kantorei

Choir

Germany

Vladimir Ashkenazy

Piano, Conductor

Russia / Iceland

Jean Ashworth Bartle

Choral Conductor

England / Canada

Tanya Aspelmeier

Soprano

Germany

Bob van Asperen

Harpsichord, Organ, Conductor

The Netherlands

Isolde Assenheimer-Luz

Contralto

Germany

Jeroen Assink

Bass

The Netherlands

João Carlos Assis Brasil

Piano

Brazil

Lilan Assumpção

Soprano

Brazil

Sandro Assumpção

Tenor

Brazil

Margarete Ast

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Aston Magna Festival Orchestra

Baroque Orchestra

USA

ASU Early Music Ensemble (ASU-EME)

Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Laura C. Atkinson

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Atlanta Ensembles (Georgia, USA)

   

Atlanta Baroque Orchestra

Baroque Orchestra

USA

Atlanta Schola Cantorum

Choir

USA

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (ASO)

Symphony Orchestra

USA

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Ensemble Vocal Atlas (EVA)

Vocal Ensemble

Morocco

Luigi Attademo

Guitar

Italy

Christopher Atzinger

Piano

USA

Annelie Atzorn [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Scott Auby

Baritone

USA

Pierre Auclert [Missing Biography]

Piano

France

Edward Auer

Piano

USA

Markus Auerbach

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Arleen Augér

Soprano

USA

Augsburger Domsingknaben (ADK)

Boys’ Choir

Austria

Cappella Augustana

Instrumental & Vocal Ensemble

Italy

Augustana Choir

Choir

USA

The Aulos Ensemble

Chamber Instrumental Ensemble

USA

Jean-Marie Auberson

Conductor

Switzerland

Daniel Auchincloss

Tenor

Canada

Rudolf Aue [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Artem Anuchin

Piano

Russia

Bo Aurehl

Choral Conductor

Sweden

Aurelius Sängerknaben Calw (ASKC)

Boys’ Choir

Germany

Australian Brandenburg Orchestra

Period-instrument Orchestra

Australia

Australian Chamber Orchestra (ACO2)

Chamber Orchestra

Australia

Sébastien Authemayou

Bandoneon

France

Choeur Regional d'Auvergne (CRA)

Choir

France

Yolanda Auyanet

Soprano

Spain

Irakly Avaliani

Piano

Georgia (former USSR) / France

Ave Sol Choir

Choir

Latvia

Concerto Avenna

Instrumental Ensemble

Poland

Emanuel Ax

Piano

Poland / USA

Eduardo Ayas

Tenor

Argentina

Patrick Ayrton

Harpsichord

England

Kurt Azesberger

Tenor

Austria

Sergio Azzolini

Bassoon, Conductor

Italy

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Prepared by Aryeh Oron (January 2001 - April 2014)

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