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Raphaël Pichon & Ensemble Pygmalion
Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Contents

Recordings of Cantatas
Recordings of Other Vocal Works
Box Sets

Raphaël Pichon - Short Biography
Ensemble Pygmalion - Short History

Discography

Recordings of Cantatas


C-0

J.S. Bach: Cantate pour le Prince de Cöthen

 

Cantata Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, BWV 244a (consists of parodies from Matthäus-Passion BWV 244, Trauer Ode BWV 198, & encore from Mass in B minor BWV 232)

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Soprano: Sabine Devieilhe; Alto: Carlos Mena; Tenor: James Gilchrist; Bass: Benoît Arnould
Vocal ensemble: Sopranos: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Sabine Devieilhe, Judith Fa, Violaine Le Chenadec; Altos: Jean-Christophe Clair, Laia Cortés-Calafell, Anne Maugard, Carlos Mena; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Guillaume Gutiérrez, James Gilchrist; Basses: Benoît Arnould, Nicolas Boulanger, Jean-Michel Durang, Geoffroy Heurard
Instrumental ensemble: Violins 1: Sophie Gent [Solo], Marie Rouquié, Béatrice Linon; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Cyrielle Eberhardt, Sandrine Dupé; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Kate Goodbehere; Violas da gamba: Lucile Boulanger, Myriam Rignol; Violone: Christian Staude; Harpsichord: François Guerrier; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Lutes: Diego Salamanca, Jérôme Lefebvre; Double-bass: Elise Christiaens; Bassoon: Augustin Humeau; Oboes: Jasu Moisio, Alexandra Bellamie; Transverse Flutes: Georgia Browne, Anne Thivierge

YouTube

Sep 17, 2011

Video / TT:

Filmed & recorded live at Église Notre-Dame, Taverny, France, in the frame of Festival d' Ile de France.
1st recording of Cantata BWV 244a by R. Pichon.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 244a: Mvt. 1 [6:32] + Mvt. 6 [6:33] + Mvt. 9 [8:30] + Mvt. 20 [7:06] + Mvt. 24 [6:57]


C-1

J.S. Bach: Köthener Trauermusik, BWV 244a

 
 

Cantata BWV 244a Klagt, Kinder, klagt es aller Welt, reconstructed by Morgan Jourdain in collaboration with Raphaël Pichon [73:53]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Soprano: Sabine Devieilhe; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Thomas Hobbs; Bass: Christian Immler
Choir: Sopranos: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Armelle Cardot Froeliger, Anne-Emmanuelle Davy, Violaine Le Chenadec, Lucie Chartin (as Lucie Van Baaren); Altos: Jean-Christophe Clair, Cécile Pilorger, Marie Pouchelon, Alexander Schneider; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Guillaume Gutiérrez, Randol Rodriguez-Rubio; Basses: Pau Bordas, Nicolas Boulanger, Geoffroy Heurard, Pierre Virly
Orchestra: Concert-mistress: Sophie Gent; Violins 1: Sophie Gent, Louis Créac'h, Béatrice Linon, Marie Rouquié; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Cyrielle Eberhardt, Satomi Watanabe, David Wish; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Kate Goodbehere; Viola da gamba: Julien Léonard, Myriam Rignol; Violoncello: Antoine Touche; Double-bass: Christian Staude, Thomas de Pierrefeu [1, 7, 15]; Oboes: Jasu Moisio, Lidewei De Sterck; Flutes: Georgia Browne, Anne Thivierge; Bassoon: Evolène Kiener; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Harpsichord: Arnaud De Pasquale; Theorbo, archlute: Thomas Dunford; Lute: Diego Salamanca

Harmonia Mundi HMC-902211
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May 2014

CD / TT: 73:53
MP3 / TT: 73:47

Recorded at Chapelle Royal, Versailles, France.
Artistic Director & Editing: Aline Blondiau; Sound Engineer & Mastering: Hugues Deschaux.
2nd recording of Cantata BWV 244a by R. Pichon.
Watch on YouTube:
Cantata BWV 244a: Complete Cantata [73:49] | Complete Cantata [73:59] | Interview with R. Pichon
Part 1: Mvt. 1: Chorus [4:46] + Mvt. 2: Recitative [A] [1:23] + Mvt. 3: Aria [A] [3:47] + Mvt. 4: Recitative [T] [0:57] + Mvt. 5: Aria [T] [4:07] + Mvt. 6: Recitative [S] [1:06] + Mvt. 7: Chorus [4:07]
Part 2: Mvt. 8: Chorus [3:50] + Mvt. 9: Recitative [A] [0:39] + Mvt. 10: Aria [A] [6:29] + Mvt. 11: Recitative [S] [1:05] + Mvt. 12: Aria [S] [4:40] + Mvt. 13: Recitative [B] [0:31] + Mvt. 14: Chorus [3:19]
Part 3: Mvt. 15: Aria [B] [5:08] + Mvt. 16: Recitative [A] [0:50] + Mvt. 17: Aria [A] [4:19] + Mvt. 18: Recitative [T] 0:50] + Mvt. 19: Aria & Chorus [4:33]
Part 4: Mvt. 20: Aria [B] [5:46] + Mvt. 21: Recitative [S] [1:28] + Mvt. 22: Aria [S] [2:56] + Mvt. 23: Recitative [B] [1:34] + Mvt. 24: Chorus [6:06] | Sequence
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Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


C-2

O Traurigkeit! Van Schütz tot Bach

 

00:01:03: Anonymous: O Traurigkeit, 0 Herzeleid! (Mainz, c1620)
00:05:38: Christoph Bernhard: Herr, nun lässest du deinen Diener in Friede fahren (c1670)
00:17:25: Johann Christoph Bach: Herr, wende dich und sei mir gnädig (c1690)
00:30:20: Heinrich Schütz: Seligsinddie Toten, SWV391 (1648)
00:34:03: Dietrich Buxtehude: Herzlich lieb hab ich dich O Herr, BuxWV 31 (c1700)
00:50:58: Johann Christoph Bach: Mit Weinen hebt sich's an (c1675)
00:57:15: Christoph Bernhard: Tribularer si nescirem (c1670)
01:03:30: J.S. Bach: Cantata Christ lag in Todesbanden, BWV 4 [23:46]
01:27:16: Encore: Dietrich Buxtehude: Cantate Herzlich lieb hab ich dich, O Herr, BuxWV 41 (fragment)
01:32:39 Interview with Raphaël Pichon

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Soprano: Maïlys de Villoutreys; Alto: Lucile Richardot; Tenor: Samuel Boden; Bass: Christian Immler
Choir: Sopranos: Violaine Le Chenadec & Eva Zaïcik; Alto: Alexander Schneider; Tenor: Davy Cornillot; Bass: Renaud Bres
Ensemble: Violin 1: Louis Créac'h; Violin 2: Jérome Van Waerbeke; Violas da gamba: LuciIe Boulanger, Nick Milne, and Myriam Rignol; Theorbo: Diego Salamanca; Double-bass: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Harp: Angélique MauiUon; Cornett, Trumpet, Flute: Emmanuel Mure; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale

YouTube

Oct 7, 2015

Audio / TT: 100:39

Performed and recorded at Het Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Broadcasted by MAX, NPO (broadcasting company from the Netherlands) in the program Avondconcert live on October 7, 2015. Presented by Wouter Pleijsier. The concert was a coproduction with Fondation Royaumont.
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert [100:39]


Recordings of Other Vocal Works


V-1

J.S. Bach: Messen BWV 234 & 235 (Missae Brevis, Vol. I)

 
 

Missa Brevis in A major, BWV 234 [30:16]
Missa Brevis in G minor, BWV 235 [24:51]
J. Kuhnau/J.S. Bach: Motet Der Gerechte kömmt um [6:23]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists:Soprano: Eugénie Warnier; Alto: Magid El-Bushra; Tenor: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro; Baritone: Sydney Fierro
Choir: Sopranos: Myriam Arbouz, Mathilde Bobot, Adèle Carlier, Judith Fa, Alice Glaie, Juliette Perret, Charlotte Plasse; Altos: Thierry Clementz, Raphaël Mas, Marie Pouchelon, Marie Sarlin; Tenors: Patrick Boileau, Didier Chassaing, Jean-Baptiste de Ereño, Emmanuel Richard; Basses: Laurent Bourdeaux, Antoine Chauveau, Jean-Michel Durang, Vincent Manac'h, Michel Ohayon
Orchestra: Premiere Violin: Gabriel Grosbard; Violins 1: Paula Waisman, Matthieu Camilleri; Violins 2: Camille Antoinet, Sandrine Dupé, Katherine Goodbehere; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Tiphaine Coquempot; Tenor & Bass Viols: Julien Léonard & Myriam Rignol; Violoncellos: Jérôme Huille; Double-bass: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Premiere Oboe: Emmanuel Laporte; Oboe: Tereza Pavelkova; Bassoon: Evolène Kiener; Transverse Flutes: Anne Thivierge & Itay Jedlin; Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale; Organ: Sébastien Daucé [Quentin Blumenroeder]

Alpha Productions 130
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Alpha Classics 302
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Oct 27-31, 2007

CD / TT: 61:39
MP3 / TT: 61:30
CD / TT: 61:39
MP3 / TT: 61:30

Recorded at Temple du Saint-Esprit, Paris, France.
Artistic Director: Aline Blondiau; Sound Engineer & Editing: Hugues Deschaux.
Buy this album at:
CD-1 (2008): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes
CD-2 (2015): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de
Music Download: Amazon.com | iTunes


V-2

J.S. Bach: Messen BWV 233 & 236 (Missae Brevis, Vol. 2)

 

Missa Brevis in F major, BWV 233 [25:10]
Missa Brevis in G major, BWV 236 [26:19]
Cantata O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118 [9:14]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists:Soprano: Eugénie Warnier; Alto: Terry Wey, Tenor: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro; Bass: Christian Immler
Choir: Sopranos: Caroline Bardot, Mathilde Bobot, Jeanne Crousaud, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Sabine Devieilhe, Judith Fa, Juliette Perret; Altos: Stéphanie Leclercq, Marie Pouchelon, Lucile Richardot, Mélodie Ruvio, Marie Sarlin; Tenors: Patrick Boileau, Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Jean-Baptiste de Ereño, Guillaume Gutiérrez; Basses: Virgile Ancely, Thierry Clementz, Jean-Michel Durang, Sydney Fierro, Geoffroy Heurard
Orchestra: Solo Violin: Bojan Cici; Violins 1: Marie Rouquié, Paula Waisman, Mika Akiha, Cyrielle Eberhardt; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Yuki Koike, Sandrine Dupé, Anne Pekkala; Violas: Kate Goodbehere, Jérôme Van Waerbeke; Alto/Tenor Viol: Myriam Rignol; Viol: Julien Léonard; Violoncellos: Julien Barre, Julien Hainsworth; Double-bass: Elise Christiaens; Bassoon: Evolène Kiener; Oboes: Emmanuel Laporte, Tereza Pavelkova; Horns: Eva Valla Armannsdottir, Olivier Picon; Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale; Organ: Sébastien Daucé [Quentin Blumenroeder]

Alpha Productions 170
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Oct 25-29, 2009

CD / TT: 61:00
MP3 / TT: 60:53

Recorded at l'Église Notre-Dame du Liban, Paris, France.
Artistic Director & Editing: Aline Blondiau; Sound Engineer & Mastering: Hugues Deschaux; Tuning of harpsichord & organ: Jean-François Brun; Executive Producer: Julien Dubois.
Buy this album at:
CD (2010): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


V-3

J.S. Bach: Missa 1733

 

Mass in B minor BWV 232: Kyrie & Gloria (1733 Version)

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists:Soprano: Eugénie Warnier; Mezzo-soprano: Anna Reinhold, Counter-tenor: Carlos Mena; Tenor: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro; Bass: Konstantin Wolff
Choir: Sopranos 1: Adèle Carlier, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Judith Fa, Violaine Le Chenadec, Zsuzsanna Tóth; Sopranos 2: Myriam Arbouz, Anne-Marie Beaudette, Mathilde Bobot, Juliette Perret, Dagmar Šašková; Altos: Philippe Barth, Barnabás Hegyi, Cécile Pilorger, Marie Pouchelon, Lucile Richardot; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Jean-Baptiste de Ereño, Guillaume Gutiérrez, Randol Rodriguez; Basses: Nicolas Boulanger, Thierry Clementz, Jean-Michel Durang, Geoffroy Heurard, Louis-Pierre Patron
Orchestra: Solo Violin: Sophie Gent; Violins 1: Marie Rouquié, Béatrice Linon, Louis Créacíh; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Cyrielle Eberhardt, Sandrine Dupé, Mika Akiha; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Kate Goodbehere; Tenor Viol: Myriam Rignol; Bass Viol: Julien Léonard; Violoncello: Julien Hainsworth; Violone: Benoît Vanden Bemden; Double-bass: Elise Christiaens; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale; Theorbo: Thomas Dunford; Flutes: Jean Bregnac & Anne Thivierge; Oboes: Emmanuel Laporte & Jasu Moisio; Bassoons: Evolène Kiener & Augustin Humeau; Horn: Olivier Picon; Trumpets: Friedemann Immer, Johannes Rauterberg, Jaroslav Roucek; Timpani: Antoine Siguré
Organ: Quentin Blumenroeder (2008); Harpsichord: Andreas Kilström (2011), after Thomas Hitchcock (c1725)

Alpha Productions 188
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Nov 21-25, 2011

CD / TT: 56:57
MP3 / TT: 62:33

Recorded at Temple du Saint-Esprit, Paris, France.
Sound Engineer & Mastering: Hugues Deschaux; Artistic Director & Editing: Aline Blon; Tuning of instruments: Julien Bailly.
Buy this album at:
CD (2012): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


V-5

Bach: Matthäus-Passion, BWV 244 | Raphaël Pichon & Ensemble Pygmalion

00:02:03: J. Kuhnau: Motet Tristis est anima mea [4:56]
00:06:59: J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: Part I [65:15]
01:12:24: J. Handl Gallus: Ecce quomodo moritur justus [3:11]
01:15:35: J.S. Bach: Matthäus-Passion BWV 244: Part II [99:44]

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

Soloists: Tenor [Evangelist]: Julian Prégardien; Bass [Jesus & bass I]: Stéphane Degout; Bass [Hohepriester, Kaiphas, Pilatus]: Christian Immler; Soprano I: Sabine Devieilhe; Soprano II: Maïlys de Villoutreys; Alto I: Damien Guillon; Alto II: Lucile Richardot; Tenor I: Samuel Boden; Tenor II: Thomas Hobbs; Bass [Pontifex I]: Virgile Ancely; Bass [Pontifex II]: Geoffroy Buffière
Choir: Soprano I: Anne-Emmanuelle Davy, Sabine Devieilhe, Perrine Devillers [Magd II], Alice Foccroulle [except Nr. 1], Armelle Froeliger; Soprano II: Anne-Marie Beaudette, Maïlys de Villoutreys [Solo], Ellen Giacone [except Nr. 1], Marie-Frédérique Girod, Violaine Le Chenadec, Marie Planinsek [except Nr. 1]; Capella [Nr. 1]: Alice Foccroulle, Ellen Giacone, Marie Planinsek [Magd I]; Alto I: Corinne Bahuaud, Philippe Barth, Damien Guillon; Alto II: Myriam Arbouz, Lucile Richardot [Solo, Zeuge I], Guilhem Terrail; Tenors I: Samuel Boden, Olivier Coiffet, Davy Cornillot; Tenors II: Guillaume Gutiérrez, Thomas Hobbs, Randol Rodriguez; Basses I: Etienne Bazola, Renaud Bres, Geoffroy Buffière [Hohepriester II, Petrus], Jean-Michel Durang; Basses II: Virgile Ancely [Hohepriester I, Judas], Nicolas Boulanger, Geoffroy Heurard, Christian Immler
Continuo: Violoncello: Emilia Gliozzi; Double-bass: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Organ, Harpsichord: Sébastien Daucé, Arnaud de Pasquale; Lute: Thomas Dunford
Orchestra I: Violins 1: Sophie Gent [Aria Nr. 39], Louis Créacíh, Béatrice Linon; Violins 2: Gabriel Grosbard, Yoko Kawakubo, Satomi Watanabe; Violas: Jérôme Van Waerbeke, Marta Paramo; Viola da gamba: Julien Léonard [Solo in Nr. 56 und 57]; Violoncello: Emilia Gliozzi; Double-bass: Thomas de Pierrefeu; Bassoon: Augustin Humeau [Aria Nr. 13]; Oboe I: Jasu Moisio; Oboe II: Lidewei de Sterck; Flute I: Georgia Browne; Flute II: Anne Thivierge; Organ: Sébastien Daucé; Lute: Thomas Dunford
Orchestra II: Violins 1: Cecilia Bernardini [Aria Nr. 42], Sandrine Dupé, Katya Polin [& in Nr. 19 Recorder, Flute 2]; Violins 2: Varoujan Doneyan, Cyrielle Eberhardt, David Wish; Violas: Josèphe Cottet, Pierre Vallet; Violoncellos: Antoine Touche [Aria Nr. 35], Gulrim Choi; Double-bass: Elise Christiaens; Bassoon: Evolène Kiener; Oboe I: Shai Kribus [& in Nr. 19 Recorder, Flute 1]; Oboe II: Timothée Oudinot; Flute I: Jean Bregnac; Flute II: Morgane Eouzan; Organ, Harpsichord: Arnaud de Pasquale

YouTube

Mar 6, 2016

Video / TT: 175:19

Recorded & filmed live at Chapelle Royale du Château de Versailles (Versailles, Frankreich), France.
Other concerets: March 22, 2016 at Opéra de Dijon; March 24 at Philharmonie de Cologne; March 25 & 26 at Chapelle Royale, Versailles; March 29 & 30 at Auditorium de Bordeaux. Broadcast on Culturebox (available until 27/09/2016).
Source:: Medici.tv
Watch on YouTube:
Complete Concert [175:19]
Complete Work [168:19] (Between the first part and the second part of the St. Matthew Passion, sounds a vocal work by Jacobus Gallus "Ecce quomodo moritur justus")


V-4

Bach: Johannes-Passion, Sacred Oratorio, BWV 245

Johannes-Passion BWV 245

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble et choeur Pygmalion

Soloists: Tenor [Evangelist]: Werner Güra; Bass [Jesus]: Benoît Arnould; Soprano: Layla Claire; Counter-tenor: Damien Guillon; Tenor: Emiliano Gonzalez-Toro; Bass [Pilatus]: Konstantin Wolff
Choir: Sopranos: Delia Agúndez, Armelle Cardot-Froeliger, Maïlys de Villoutreys, Ellen Giacone, Marie-Frédérique Girod, Violaine Le Chenadec; Altos: Philippe Barth, Jean-Christophe Clair, Marie Pouchelon, Guilhem Terrail, Lucile Richardot; Tenors: Didier Chassaing, Davy Cornillot, Guillaume Gutiérrez, Randol Rodriguez; Basses: Nicolas Boulanger, Jean-Michel Durang, Geoffroy Heurard, Louis-Pierre Patron

YouTube

Jun 18, 2013

Video / TT: 133:27

Recorded & filmed live at Basilique / Basilika von Saint-Denis, France, during Festival de Saint Denis.
Watch on YouTube:
Johannes-Passion BWV 245: Complete Work [133:27]


Box Sets


B-1

J.S. Bach: Missæ Breves BWV 232-236: Complete Recordings

 
 

CD-1 [61:39]: Missa Brevis in A major, BWV 234 [30:16]; Missa Brevis in G minor, BWV 235 [24:51]; J. Kuhnau/J.S. Bach: Motet Der Gerechte kömmt um [6:23]
CD-2 [61:00]: Missa Brevis in F major, BWV 233 [25:10]; Missa Brevis in G major, BWV 236 [26:19]; Cantata O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht, BWV 118 [9:14]
CD-3 [56:37]: Mass in B minor BWV 232: Kyrie & Gloria (1733 Version)

Raphaël Pichon

Ensemble Pygmalion

See: [V-1, [V-2], [V-3] above

Alpha 816
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CD-1: Oct 27-31, 2007
CD-2: Oct 25-29, 2009
CD-3: Nov 21-25, 2011

3-CD: 179:36
MP3 / TT: 173:26

See: [V-1, [V-2], [V-3] above.
Buy this album at:
3-CD: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk
3-CD (2013): Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | ArkivMusic
Music Download: Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.de | iTunes


The list of recordings was compiled by Aryeh Oron (August 2008 - April 2017)

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