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Performer Name

Type

Country

Beat Raaflaub

Conductor

Switzerland

Elisa Rabanus

Soprano

Germany

Volker Maria Rabe

Baritone

Germany

Ellen Rabiner

Contralto

USA

Alain Raës

Piano

France

Georges Rabol

Piano

France

Julian Rachlin

Violin, Viola, Conductor

Lithuania / Austria

Sergei Rachmaninov

Piano

Russia / USA

Joseph Rackers

Piano

USA

Diane Radabaugh

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Marco Radaelli [Missing Biography]

Baritone

?

Gerhard Radatz

Bass

Austria

Birger Radde

Baritone, Tenor

Germany

Annemieke Rademaker

Soprano

The Netherlands

Kathleen Radke

Soprano

Canada

Radcliffe Choral Society (RCS)

Women Choir

USA

Hans-Christoph Rademann

Conductor

Germany

Robert Radford

Bass

England

Stjepan Radić

Piano

Croatia (former Yugoslavia)

Teresa Radomski

Soprano

USA

Valentin Radu

Conductor

Romania

Michael Radulescu

Organ, Conductor

Austria (?)

Česlovas Radžiūnas

Choral Conductor

Lithuania

Derek Lee Ragin

Counter-tenor

USA

Gilles Ragon

Tenor

France

Konrad Ragossnig

Guitar, Lute

Austria

Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della RAI

Symphony Orchestra

Italy

James Rainbird

Treble

England

Natan Rakhlin

Conductor

Ukraine

Stuart Raleigh

Choral Conductor

USA

Ramat-Gan Chamber Choir

Choir

Israel

Samuel Ramey

Bass

USA

Günther Ramin

Conductor, Organ, Thomaskantor

Germany

Alejandro Ramirez

Tenor

Colombia

Andrea von Ramm

Mezzo-soprano

Estonia

Hauke Ramm

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Siegbert Rampe

Conductor, Piano, Harpsichord, Organ

Germany

Stefan Rampf

Boy Alto, Bass

Germany

Angus Ramsay

Violin, Conductor

Scotland, UK

Bas Ramselaar

Bass

The Netherlands

Thomas Randle

Tenor

USA

David Randolph

Conductor

USA

Eva Randova

Mezzo-soprano

Czechoslovakia

Randstedelijk Begeleidings Orkest (RBO)

Orchestra

The Netherlands

Andrew Rangell

Piano

USA

Karl Rankl

Conductor

Austria / England

Stefan-Alexander Rankl

Tenor

Switzerland

Tatjana Rankovich

Piano

Serbia / USA

Rein Rannap

Piano

Estonia

Blandine Rannou

Harpsichord

France

Robert Ransburg [Missing Biography]

Violin

Germany

Antony Ransome

Baritone

Australia

Iiro Rantala

Piano

Finland

Wayne Rapier

Oboe

USA

Jadwiga Rappé

Contralto

Poland

Penelope Rapson

Conductor

England

Daniel Raschinsky

Baritone

Germany

Marianna Rashkovetsky

Piano

Russia / USA

Judith Raskin

Soprano

USA

Mario Raskin

Harpsichord

Argentina

Waltye Rasulala

Soprano, Choral Conductor

USA

Gisela Rathauscher [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Karl Rathgeber

Conductor

Germany

Alina Ratkowska

Harpsichord

Poland

Simon Rattle

Conductor

England

Janne Rättyä

Accordion

Finland

Andrzej Ratusiński

Piano

Poland

Béatrice Rauchs

Piano

Luxembourg

Lucie Rauh

Contralto

France

Beate Rauschenbach [Missing Biography]

Contralto

Germany

Willem Ravelli

Bass

The Netherlands

Alexandra Rawohl

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Curtis Rayam

Tenor

USA

Alexander Raymann [Missing Biography]

Boy Soprano

?

Gloria Raymond

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Susanna Raymond

Soprano

USA

Philippe Rayot

Bass

Switzerland

RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra (RCA-VSO)

Symphony Orchestra

USA

Pierre Réach

Piano

France

Real Filharmonia de Galicia (RFG)

Symphony Orchestra

Spain

John Reardon

Baritone

USA

REbaroque, Stockholm

Baroque Instrumental Ensesemble

Sweden

Wolfgang Edward Rebner

Piano

Germany

Yves Rechsteiner

Organ, Harpsichord

France

Jörg Reddin

Choral Conductor, Organ

Germany

Kurt Redel

Conductor, Flute

Germany

Jan Redick [Missing Biography]

Soprano

USA

Julian Redlin

Bass

Germany

Irina Rees

Harpsichord

Russia

Jonathan Rees-Williams

Choral Conductor, Organ

England

Susanne Regel

Oboe, Oboe d’amore

Germany

Regensburger Domspatzen

Boys Choir

Germany

Regensburger Kantorei

Choir

Germany

Heinz Rehfuss

Bass-Baritone

Germany/ Switzerland / USA

Peter Rehkop

Counter-tenor

Germany

Günther Reich

Baritone

Germany / Israel

Reto Reichenbach

Piano

Switzerland

Ingeborg Reichelt

Soprano

Germany

Michael Reif

Conductor

Germany

Marcel Reijans

Tenor

The Netherlands

Sebastian Reim

Tenor, Harpsichord, Organ, Choral Conductor

Germany

William Reimer

Bass-Baritone

Canada

Olaf Reimers

Cello, Conductor

Germany

Paul Reinecke

Tenor

Poland

Fritz Reiner

Conductor

Hungary / USA

Angelika Reinhard

Soprano

Germany

Holger Reinhardt [Missing Biography]

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Rolf Reinhardt

Conductor, Piano

Germany

Thomas Reinhardt

Basson, Music Director

Germany

Ursula Reinhardt-Kiss

Soprano

Germany

Gregory Reinhart

Bass

USA

Walter Reinhart

Conductor, Musicologist

Switzerland

Anna Reinhold

Mezzo-soprano

France

Annette Reinhold

Contralto

Germany

Louise Reitberger [Missing Biography]

Mezzo-soprano

Sweden

Christine Maria Rembeck

Soprano

Germany

Eric Remmers [Missing Biography]

Boy Soprano

?

Birgit Remmert

Contralto

Switzerland?

Ludger Rémy

Harpsichord, Conductor

Germany

Rosita Renard

Piano

Chile

Nadine Renaux

Soprano

France

Jonathan Rendell

Treble

England

Liselotte Renner [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Kobie Van Rensburg

Tenor

South-Africa

Deborah Rentz-Moore

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Nicola Rescigno

Conductor

USA

Georgine Resick

Soprano

USA

Residentie Bachkoor

Choir

The Netherlands

Residentie Bachorkest

Orchestra

The Netherlands

Residentie Orkest

Symphony Orchestra

The Netherlands

Residentie Kamerkoor

Chamber Choir

The Netherlands

Basia Retchitzka

Soprano

Switzerland

József Réti

Tenor

Romania / Hungary

Retrospect Ensemble (see also: The King’s Consort)

Period-instrument Orchestra & Choir

England

Thomas Reuber

Choral Conductor

Germany

Daniel Reuss

Choral Conductor

The Netherlands

Mathias Reusser

Tenor

Switzerland

Reussisches Kammerorchster Gera

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

Andrea Reuter

Soprano

Germany

Rudolf Reuter

Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Joel Revzen

Conductor

USA

Eberhard Rex

Choral Conductor

Switzerland

Matthias Rexroth

Counter-tenor

Germany

Eric Reyes Cardé

Guitar

Puerto Rico

Greta de Reyghere

Soprano

Belgium

Bart Van Reyn

Conductor

Belgium

Hugo Reyne

Flute, Oboe, Conductor

France

Anna Reynolds

Mezzo-soprano

England

Timothy Rhea

Conductor

USA

Rheinberger Chor Vaduz

Choir

Liechtenstein

Rheinische Kantorei

Choral Ensemble

Germany

James Rhodes

Piano

England

Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Baritone

New Zealand

William Rhodes

Bass-Baritone

USA

Huw Rhys-Evans

Tenor

Wales, UK

Nuria Rial

Soprano

Spain

RIAS-Kammerchor

Chamber Choir

Germany

RIAS-Kammerorchester

Chamber Orchestra

Germany

RIAS-Symphonie-Orchester (DSOB)

Symphony Orchestra

Germany

Pavel Ricar

Guitar

Czechoslovakia

Leonard L. Riccinto

Choral Conductor

USA

Christine Rice

Mezzo-soprano

England

Laura Brooks Rice

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Robert Rice

Baritone

England

Ricercar Consort (RC)

Instrumental Ensemble

Belgium

Jill Richards

Piano

South Africa

Kurt-Owen Richards

Bass

USA

Stephen Richardson

Bass-Baritone

England

Ashley Riches

Baritone

England

Franko Richmond

Piano

USA

Hans-Jürgen Richter [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Karl Richter

Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Sebastian Richter [Missing Biography]

Bass

?

Wolfgang Richter

Choral Conductor

Germany

Sviatoslav Richter

Piano

Russia

Steven Rickards

Counter-tenor

USA

Hans-Jörg Rickenbacher

Tenor

Switzerland

Damaris Rickhaus-Nussbaumer

Mezzo-Soprano

Switzerland

Wayne Riddell

Conductor

Canada

Karl Ridderbusch

Bass

Germany

Thomas Riede

Counter-tenor

Germany

Robert Riefling

Piano

Norway

Christian Rieger

Harpsichord, Organ

Germany

Martin Rieker

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Walter Riemer

Fortepiano

Austria

Lysbeth Riemersma

Mezzo-soprano

The Netherlands

Felix Rienth

Tenor

Switzerland

Heidi Rieß [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Richard Riffel [Missing Biography]

Tenor

USA

Joshua Rifkin

Conductor, Harpsichord, Musicologist

USA

Riga Radio Chorus

Choir

Latvia

Jean Rigby

Mezzo-soprano

England

Peder Riis

Guitar

Sweden

Helmuth Rilling

Conductor, Organ

Germany

Margherita Rinaldi

Soprano

Italy

Ring Ensemble of Finland

Vocal Ensemble

Finland

Patrick Ringal-Daxhelet

Bass

Belgium

Bernard Ringeissen

Piano

France

Rebecca Ringle

Mezzo-soprano

USA

David Riniker

Cello

Switzerland

Marius Rintzler

Bass

Romania

David Ripley

Bass-Baritone

USA

Michael Rippon

Bass

England

Michael Rische

Piano

Germany

Mark Risinger

Bass

USA

La Risonanza

Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble

Ita

Lena Rist-Larsen

Accordion

Norway

Karl Ristenpart

Conductor

Germany

George Ritchie

Organ

USA

Stanley Ritchie

Violin, Conductor

Australia, USA

Matthias Ritter [Missing Biography]

Boy Soprano

?

Sabine Ritterbusch

Soprano

Germany

Hans-Josef Ritzerfeld

Tenor

Germany

Krista River

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Vincent Roa [Missing Biography]

Computerized Piano

?

Bud Roach

Tenor

Canada

Beatrix Robein

Mezzo-soprano

Austria

Guy Robert

Lute

France

Robert Shaw Chorale (RSC)

Choir

USA

Mariolina De Robertis

Harpsichord

Italy

Bernard Roberts

Piano

England

Cameron Roberts

Piano

Australia

Geraint Roberts

Tenor

Wales, UK

Markus Roberts

Tenor

England

Stephen Roberts

Bass-Baritone

England

Timothy Roberts

Music Director, Harpsichord

England

Nicolas Robertson

Tenor

England

Rae Robertson

Piano

Scotland, UK

Paul Robeson

Bass

USA

Catherine Robbin

Mezzo-soprano

Canada

John Robilette

Piano

USA

Branko Robinsak

Tenor

Slovenia

Douglas Robinson [Missing Biography]

Tenor

?

Paul Robinson

Tenor

England

Richard Robinson

Tenor

Canada / USA

Simon Robinson

Conductor

England

Stanford Robinson

Conductor

England

Stephen Robinson

Guitar

USA

Timothy Robinson

Tenor

England

Clayne Robison

Baritone

USA

Anthony Robson

Conductor, Oboe

England

Christopher Robson

Counter-Tenor

Scotland, UK

Ricardo Rocha

Conductor

Brazil

Philippe Roche

Bass

France

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

USA

David Rockefeller Jr.

Bass-Baritone

USA

Kurt Rodarmer

Guitar

USA

Margot Rödin

Mezzo-soprano

Sweden

Rodolfus Choir

Choir

England

Pedro Rodrigues

Guitar

Portugal

Ignacio Rodriguez

Guitar

Uruguay

Albert-Jan Roelofs

Harpsichord

The Netherlands

Pascal Rogé

Piano

France

Irma Rogell

Harpsichord

USA

Alyce Rogers

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

USA

Earl Rogers [Missing Biography]

Tenor

USA

Neal Rogers

Tenor

USA

Nigel Rogers

Tenor

England

Noëlle Rogers

Soprano

USA

Lionel Rogg

Organ

Switzerland

Marcela Roggeri

Piano

Argentina

Philipp Röhl

Conductor

Germany

Hartmut Rohmeyer

Organ

Germany

Jonathan Rohr

Baritone

USA

Leonid Roizman

Organ, Piano

Russia

Eduardo Rojas

Counter-tenor

Chile

Erika Rokyta

Soprano

Poland / Austria

Francisco Roldán

Guitar

Colombia

Anthony Rolfe-Johnson (ARJ)

Tenor

England

Werner Rollenmüller

Bass

Germany

Rolls Voice

Vocal Ensemble

Austria

Johannes Roloff

Piano

Germany

Lilo Rolwes [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Roma Collegium Musicum

Baroque Ensemble

Italy

Karin Roman

Soprano

Sweden

Patrick Romano

Tenor

USA

Roger Roman Dretzler

Piano

Germany

Cappella Romana

Vocal Ensemble

USA

Carma Romano-LaMorte

Conductor, Violin

USA

Nina Romanova

Mezzo-soprano

Russia

Alexander Romanovsky

Piano

Ukraine

Ljubomir Romansky

Conductor

Bulgaria / Germany

Gerhild Romberger

Contralto

Germany

Philippe Rombi

Conductor, Piano

France

Rolf Romei

Tenor

Switzerland

Bernhard Römer

Conductor, Organ, Harpsichord

Germany

Tamás Rónaszéki

Violin, Conductor

Hungary

Barbara Rondelli

Soprano

USA

Diederik Rooker

Tenor

The Netherlands

Elisabeth Roon [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Hanna Roos

Mezzo-soprano, Contralto

Germany

Jan-Hendrik Rootering

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Gerhard Ropeter [Missing Biography]

Conductor

?

Soledad de la Rosa

Soprano

Argentina

Abramo Rosalen

Bass

Italy

Käthe Röschke [Missing Biography]

Alto

?

Dorothea Röschmann

Soprano

Germany

Martin Roscoe

Piano

England

Gam Rose

Tenor

USA

Barry Rose

Choral Conductor

England

Matthew Rose

Bass

England

Christoph Rösel

Tenor

Germany

Peter Rösel

Piano

Germany

Alexandra Röseler

Mezzo-soprano

Germany

Charles Rosen

Piano

USA

Rudolf Rosen

Baritone

Switzerland

Neil Rosenshein

Tenor

USA

Cornelia Rosenthal

Contralto

Germany

William Rosholt [Missing Biography]

Baritone

USA

Ingeborg Rösiger [Missing Biography]

Contralto

?

Ruth Rosique

Soprano

Spain

Anton Rosner

Tenor

Germany

Elfriede Rosner [Missing Biography]

Soprano

?

Sharon Rosner

Conductor, Viola da gamba

Israel

Gillian Ross

Soprano

England

Pamela Ross

Piano

USA

Sandra Ross

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Scott Ross

Harpsichord, Organ

USA

Hilde Rössel-Majdan

Contralto

Austria

Tino Rossi

Tenor

France

Nicole Rossier-Maradan

Mezzo-soprano

Switzerland

Thomas D. Rossin

Conductor

USA

Orchestra Sinfonica G. Rossini

Symphony Orchestra

Italy

Florian Rosskopp

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Gabriele Rossmanith

Soprano

Germany

Christiane Rost

Soprano

Germany

Gunther Rost

Organ

Germany

Jürgen Rost

Guitar

Germany

Martin Rost

Organ

Germany

Monika Rost

Guitar

Germany

Rostock Ensembles (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany):

   

Musica Baltica Rostock

Early Music Instrumental Ensemble

Germany

Rostocker Motettenchor (RMC)

Choir

Germany

--

   

Christina Roterberg

Soprano

Germany

Detlef Roth

Baritone

Germany

François-Xavier Roth

Conductor

France

Klaus Rothaupt

Choral Conductor, Organ, Piano

Germany

Dan Rothstein

Guitar

USA

Rotterdam Ensembles (the Netherlands):

   

Florilegium Musicum Rotterdam (FMR) [Missing Biography]

Instrumental Ensemble

The Netherlands

Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra (RPHO)

Symphony Orchestra

The Netherlands

--

   

Hans-Joachim Rotzsch

Conductor, Tenor, Thomaskantor

Germany

Jennifer Lynn Rouse

Soprano

USA

John Rouse

Tenor

USA

Richard Rowntree

Tenor

England

Christophe Rousset

Harosichord, Conductor

France

Lajos Rovátkay

Harpsichord, Organ, Conductor

Hungary

Paul Rowe

Bass

USA

Mark Rowlinson

Bass-Baritone

England

Royal Ensembles:

   

Royal Choral Society (RCS-L)

Choir

England

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam (RCO)

Orchestra

The Netherlands

Royal Danish Orchestra

Symphony Orchestra

Denmark

Royal Flanders Philharmonic Orchestra (RFPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Belgium

Royal Flemish Philharmonic (RFPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Belgium

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (RLPO)

Symphony Orchestra

England

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)

Symphony Orchestra

England

Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra (RSPO)

Symphony Orchestra

Sweden

--

   

Christopher Royall

Counter-tenor

England

Jan Rozehnal

Choral Conductor

Czechoslovakia

Renato Rozic

Guitar

Croatia

Mûza Rubackyté

Piano

Lithuania

Sibylla Rubens

Soprano

Germany

Elena Rubin

Mezzo-soprano

Russia

Sonia Rubinsky

Piano

Brazil / Israel / USA

David Rubinstein

Piano

USA

Wolfgang Rübsam

Organ, Piano

Germany / USA

Barbara Rucha

Conductor

Germany

Alexander Rudin

Conductor, Cello, Piano

Russia

Jennifer Rudin

Soprano

Switzerland

Oliver Rudin

Bass, Choral Conductor

Switzerland

Max Rudolf

Conductor

Germany / USA

Niklaus Rüegg

Tenor

Switzerland

Thomas Ruf

Baritone

Germany

Marco Ruggieri

Organ

Italy

Lenneke Ruiten

Soprano

The Netherlands

Vardo Rumessen

Piano

Estonia

Valerian Ruminski

Bass

USA

Walter Rummel

Piano

Germany

Rundfunkchor Berlin (RCB)

Choir

Germany

Rundfunkchor Leipzig (RCL)

Choir

Germany

Peter-Christoph Runge

Baritone

Germany

Stefan PD Runge

Bass-Baritone

Germany

Annette Ruoff

Soprano

Germany

Seppo Ruohonen

Tenor

Finland

Ingeborg Ruß (Russ)

Contralto

Germany

Wolfgang Rusch

Conductor

Germany

John Rusnak

Piano

USA

Brian T. Russell

Conductor

USA

Bruce Russell

Bass

England

David Russell

Guitar

Scotland, UK

John Russell

Tenor, Conductor

USA

Lindsay Russell

Soprano

USA

Lynda Russell

Soprano

England

Melanie Scafide Russell

Soprano

USA

Rebbeca Russell

Mezzo-soprano

USA

Sally-Anne Russell

Mezzo-soprano

Australia

State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia

Symphony Orchestra

Russia

Patrick Russill

Choral Conductor, Organ

England

Roberta Rust

Piano

USA

Hildegard Rütgers

Contralto

Germany

John Rutter

Conductor

England

Hilde Van Ruymbeke

Soprano

Belgium

Zuzana Růžičková [Ruzickova]

Harpsichord

Czechoslovakia

Karyl Ryczek

Soprano

USA

Susanne Rydén

Soprano

Sweden

Jason Rylander

Tenor

USA

Maxim Rysanov

Viola

Ukraine

Marek Rzepka

Bass

Poland

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