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Geraint Roberts (Tenor)

Born: Swansea, Wales, UK

The English tenor, Geraint Roberts, studied at Trinity College Carmarthen (certificate of education, music art - 1976-1980). He studied singing with Kenneth Bowen at the Royal Academy of Music in London (1979-1983). During his studies he won several awards, including the Tankard Prize for rendition of Lieder.

After his studies, Geraint Roberts sang for four years in the choir of the Welsh National Opera (1982-1987), where he was responsible for several solo performances in smaller roles. In 1987, an appointment at the Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor) in Hilversum followed (March 1988-July 1992). With this choir has sung several solos, including the role of Eustazio in the opera Armida by Rossini for a television broadcast in the series VARA-matinee on Saturday Fre (Vrije Zaterdag).

Since 1991, Geraint Roberts has a European freelance career as an oratorio singer. He has worked with several choirs, including the Collegium Vocale Gent and La Chapelle Royale conducted by Philippe Herreweghe. He is also a regular guest with the Amsterdam Baroque Choir conducted by Ton Koopman, where he has participated in the recording project of all the Bach Cantatas. This year he sings arias from Matthäus-Passion (BWV 244) by J.S. Bach with The English Concert conducted by Trevor Pinnock. He currently resides in Amsterdam.

 

Source: Geraint Roberts profile on LinkedIn; Kamerkoor VOCOZA in Amsterdam Website, English translation by Aryeh Oron (May 2014)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (May 2014)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Ton Koopman

Tenor

Member of Amsterdam Baroque Choir:
Cantatas Vol. 1: CD-1:
BWV 21, BWV 131; CD-2: BWV 106, BWV 196, BWV 71, BWV 150; CD-3: BWV 31, BWV 185, BWV 4
Cantatas Vol. 2: CD-1: BWV 12, BWV 18, BWV 61; CD-2: BWV 172, BWV 132, BWV 182
Cantatas Vol. 3: CD-1: BWV 63, BWV 162, BWV 155; BWV 22, BWV 23, BWV 163, BWV 165; CD-3: BWV 161, BWV 208
Cantatas Vol. 4: CD-1: BWV 198, BWV 215; CD-2: BWV 214; CD-3: BWV 201
Cantatas Vol. 5: CD-1: BWV 207a; CD-2: BWV 206; CD-3: BWV 205; CD-4: BWV 213
Cantatas Vol. 6: CD-1: BWV 76, BWV 75; CD-2: BWV 190, BWV 179, BWV 59, BWV 69; CD-3: BWV 50, BWV 186, BWV 104, BWV 69a
Cantatas Vol. 7: CD-1: BWV 25, BWV 95, BWV 144, BWV 67, BWV 24; CD-2: BWV 136, BWV 184, BWV 105, BWV 148; CD-3: BWV 147, BWV 181, BWV 173
Cantatas Vol. 8: CD-1: BWV 65, BWV 89, BWV 60, BWV 83; CD-2: BWV 40, BWV 46, BWV 64, BWV 167; CD-3: BWV 109, BWV 81, BWV 77, BWV 90
Cantatas Vol. 9: CD-1: BWV 48, BWV 154, BWV 138, BWV 173a; CD-2: BWV 37, BWV 153, BWV 166, BWV 86, BWV 70; CD-3: BWV 66, BWV 194
Cantatas Vol. 10: CD-1:
BWV 119, BWV 134, BWV 44, BWV 73; CD-2: BWV 20, BWV 2, BWV 101; CD-3: BWV 180, BWV 130, BWV 134a
Cantatas Vol. 11: CD-1:
BWV 127, BWV 5, BWV 94; CD-2: BWV 41, BWV 7, BWV 139; CD-3: BWV 115, BWV 113, BWV 10
Cantatas Vol. 12: CD-1:
BWV 135, BWV 124, BWV 121, BWV 111; CD-2: BWV 99, BWV 78, BWV 114; CD-3: BWV 91, BWV 107, BWV 116, BWV 8
Cantatas Vol. 13: CD-1:
BWV 1, BWV 62, BWV 96, BWV 62: Appendix; CD-2: BWV 38, BWV 93, BWV 33; CD-3: BWV 133, BWV 122, BWV 92
Cantatas Vol. 14: CD-1:
BWV 68, BWV 6, BWV 74, BWV 126; CD-2: BWV 26, BWV 125, BWV 178; CD-3: BWV 103, BWV 42, BWV 123, BWV 103: Appendix, BWV 42: Appendix
Cantatas Vol. 18: CD-1:
BWV 55, BWV 47; CD-2: BWV 52, BWV 187; CD-3: BWV 164, BWV 36
Cantatas Vol. 20: CD-1:
BWV 120a, BWV 156; CD-2: BWV 149, BWV 14, BWV 29, BWV 192; CD-3: BWV 120, BWV 11, BWV 9, BWV 112
Cantatas Vol. 21: CD-1:
BWV 100, BWV 177, BWV 195; CD-2: BWV 140, BWV 34, BWV 143, BWV 158; CD-3: BWV 197, BWV 97, BWV 118, BWV 191

Links to other Sites

Geraint Roberts on LinkedIn

Geraint Roberts - Tenor (Kamerkoor VOCOZA in Amsterdam) [Dutch]

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