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Elin Manahan Thomas

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Elin Manahan Thomas is a Welsh soprano. [1]

68 relations: Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn, BWV 1127, Barcelona, Baroque music, BBC Cymru Wales, Benjamin Britten, Brighton, Cambridge Singers, Cantata, Carl Maria von Weber, Carmen, Christmas Oratorio, Christoph Willibald Gluck, Clare College, Cambridge, Così fan tutte, Death in Venice (opera), Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge, Dialogues of the Carmelites, Dido and Aeneas, Doctor Who Prom (2013), Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Felix Mendelssohn, Francis Poulenc, George Frideric Handel, Gian Carlo Menotti, Gorseinon, Harry Christophers, Hector Berlioz, Henry Purcell, John Eliot Gardiner, John Tavener, Judith Weir, Kuala Lumpur, La finta giardiniera, La finta semplice, Les Troyens, Monteverdi Choir, Morfydd Llwyn Owen, Mostly Mozart Festival, Oberon (Weber), Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Orfeo ed Euridice, Orlando (opera), Palau de la Música Catalana, Paul McCreesh, Peter Schreier, Requiem (Rutter), Richard Hickox, Rochester Cathedral, Royal College of Music, ..., Seoul, Snape Maltings, Soprano, St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Swansea, Swansea University, Théâtre du Châtelet, The Fairy-Queen, The Magic Flute, The Sixteen, The Telephone, The Turn of the Screw (opera), University of Cambridge, Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Western Mail (Wales), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr, 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony. Expand index (18 more) »

Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn, BWV 1127

Alles mit Gott und nichts ohn' ihn (Everything with God and nothing without him), BWV 1127, is an aria for soprano, strings, and basso continuo written in October 1713 by Johann Sebastian Bach to a text by theologian Johann Anton Mylius.

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Barcelona

Barcelona is a city in Spain.

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Baroque music

Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750.

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BBC Cymru Wales

BBC Cymru Wales is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.

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Benjamin Britten

Edward Benjamin Britten, Baron Britten of Aldeburgh (22 November 1913 – 4 December 1976) was an English composer, conductor and pianist.

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Brighton

Brighton is a seaside resort on the south coast of England which is part of the city of Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, 47 miles (75 km) south of London.

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Cambridge Singers

Cambridge Singers is an English mixed voice chamber choir formed in 1981 by their director John Rutter with the primary purpose of making recordings under their own label Collegium Records.

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Cantata

A cantata (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir.

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Carl Maria von Weber

Carl Maria Friedrich Ernst von Weber (18 or 19 November 1786 5 June 1826) was a German composer, conductor, pianist, guitarist and critic, and was one of the first significant composers of the Romantic school.

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Carmen

Carmen is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet.

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Christmas Oratorio

The Christmas Oratorio,, is an oratorio by Johann Sebastian Bach intended for performance in church during the Christmas season.

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Christoph Willibald Gluck

Christoph Willibald (Ritter von) Gluck (born on 2 July, baptized 4 July 1714As there is only a documentary record with Gluck's date of baptism, 4 July. According to his widow, he was born on 3 July, but nobody in the 18th century paid attention to the birthdate until Napoleon introduced it. A birth date was only known if the parents kept a diary. The authenticity of the 1785 document (published in the Allgemeinen Wiener Musik-Zeitung vom 6. April 1844) is disputed, by Robl. (Robl 2015, pp. 141–147).--> – 15 November 1787) was a composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period.

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Clare College, Cambridge

Clare College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England.

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Così fan tutte

(Thus Do They All, or The School for Lovers), K. 588, is an Italian-language opera buffa in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart first performed on 26 January 1790 at the Burgtheater in Vienna, Austria.

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Death in Venice (opera)

Death in Venice is an opera in two acts by Benjamin Britten, his last.

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Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge

The Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic (ASNC or, informally, ASNaC) is one of the constituent departments of the University of Cambridge, and focuses on the history, material culture, languages and literatures of the various peoples who inhabited Britain, Ireland and the extended Scandinavian world in the early Middle Ages (5th century to 12th century).

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Dialogues of the Carmelites

Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites) is a French opera in three acts, divided into twelve scenes with linking orchestral interludes, with music and libretto by Francis Poulenc, completed in 1956.

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Dido and Aeneas

Dido and Aeneas (Z. 626) is an opera in a prologue and three acts, written by the English Baroque composer Henry Purcell with a libretto by Nahum Tate.

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Doctor Who Prom (2013)

The Doctor Who Prom 2013 was a concert showcasing music from the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, along with classical music, performed as part of the BBC's Proms series of concerts.

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Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Everybody's Gone to the Rapture is a first-person adventure art video game developed by The Chinese Room and SCE Santa Monica Studio.

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Felix Mendelssohn

Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early romantic period.

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Francis Poulenc

Francis Jean Marcel Poulenc (7 January 189930 January 1963) was a French composer and pianist.

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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.

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Gian Carlo Menotti

Gian Carlo Menotti (July 7, 1911 – February 1, 2007) was an Italian-American composer and librettist.

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Gorseinon

Gorseinon is a town within the City and County of Swansea, Wales, near the Loughor estuary.

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Harry Christophers

Richard Henry Tudor "Harry" Christophers CBE (born 26 December 1953) is an English conductor.

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Hector Berlioz

Louis-Hector Berlioz; 11 December 1803 – 8 March 1869) was a French Romantic composer, best known for his compositions Symphonie fantastique, Harold en Italie, Roméo et Juliette, Grande messe des morts (Requiem), L'Enfance du Christ, Benvenuto Cellini, La Damnation de Faust, and Les Troyens. Berlioz made significant contributions to the modern orchestra with his Treatise on Instrumentation. He specified huge orchestral forces for some of his works, and conducted several concerts with more than 1,000 musicians. He also composed around 50 compositions for voice, accompanied by piano or orchestra. His influence was critical for the further development of Romanticism, especially in composers like Richard Wagner, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Franz Liszt, Richard Strauss, and Gustav Mahler.

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Henry Purcell

Henry Purcell (or; c. 10 September 1659According to Holman and Thompson (Grove Music Online, see References) there is uncertainty regarding the year and day of birth. No record of baptism has been found. The year 1659 is based on Purcell's memorial tablet in Westminster Abbey and the frontispiece of his Sonnata's of III. Parts (London, 1683). The day 10 September is based on vague inscriptions in the manuscript GB-Cfm 88. It may also be relevant that he was appointed to his first salaried post on 10 September 1677, which would have been his eighteenth birthday. – 21 November 1695) was an English composer.

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John Eliot Gardiner

Sir John Eliot Gardiner, CBE HonFBA (born 20 April 1943) is an English conductor, particularly known for his performances of the works of Johann Sebastian Bach and of other baroque music.

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John Tavener

Sir John Kenneth Tavener (28 January 1944 – 12 November 2013) was an English composer, known for his extensive output of religious works, including The Protecting Veil, Song for Athene and The Lamb.

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Judith Weir

Judith Weir (born 11 May 1954) is a British composer and Master of the Queen's Music.

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Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, officially the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur (Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur), or commonly known as KL, is the national capital of Malaysia as well as its largest city in the country.

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La finta giardiniera

("The Pretend Garden-Girl"), K. 196, is an Italian opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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La finta semplice

La finta semplice (The Fake Innocent), K. 51 (46a) is an opera buffa in three acts for seven voices and orchestra, composed in 1768 by then 12-year-old Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Les Troyens

Les Troyens (in English: The Trojans) is a French grand opera in five acts by Hector Berlioz.

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Monteverdi Choir

The Monteverdi Choir was founded in 1964 by Sir John Eliot Gardiner for a performance of the Monteverdi Vespers (1610) in King's College Chapel, Cambridge.

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Morfydd Llwyn Owen

Morfydd Llwyn Owen (1 October 1891 – 7 September 1918) was a Welsh composer, pianist and mezzo-soprano.

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Mostly Mozart Festival

The Mostly Mozart Festival is an American classical music festival based in New York City.

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Oberon (Weber)

Oberon, or The Elf King's Oath is a 3-act romantic opera in English with spoken dialogue and music by Carl Maria von Weber. The libretto by James Robinson Planché was based on a German poem, Oberon, by Christoph Martin Wieland, which itself was based on the epic romance Huon de Bordeaux, a French medieval tale. Against his doctor's advice, Weber undertook the project commissioned by the actor-impresario Charles Kemble for financial reasons.Brown 1992. Having been offered the choice of Faust or Oberon as subject matter, he travelled to London to complete the music, learning English to be better able to follow the libretto, before the premiere of the opera. However, the pressure of rehearsals, social engagements and composing extra numbers destroyed his health, and Weber died in London on 5 June 1826.

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Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne

Ode for the Birthday of Queen Anne (HWV 74) is a secular cantata composed by George Frideric Handel to a libretto by Ambrose Philips, of which the first line, "Eternal source of light divine", provides an alternative title for the work.

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (OAE) is a British period instrument orchestra.

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Orfeo ed Euridice

(French:; English: Orpheus and Eurydice) is an opera composed by Christoph Willibald Gluck, based on the myth of Orpheus and set to a libretto by Ranieri de' Calzabigi.

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Orlando (opera)

Orlando (HWV 31) is an opera seria in three acts by George Frideric Handel written for the King's Theatre in London in 1733.

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Palau de la Música Catalana

The Palau de la Música Catalana (Palacio de la Música Catalana, Palace of Catalan Music) is a concert hall in Barcelona, Spain.

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Paul McCreesh

Paul McCreesh (born 24 May 1960) is an English conductor.

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Peter Schreier

Peter Schreier (born 29 July 1935) is a German tenor and conductor.

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Requiem (Rutter)

John Rutter's Requiem is a musical setting of parts of the Latin Requiem with added psalms and biblical verses in English, completed in 1985.

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Richard Hickox

Richard Sidney Hickox, CBE (5 March 1948 – 23 November 2008) was an English conductor of choral, orchestral and operatic music.

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Rochester Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral Church of Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary, is an English church of Norman architecture in Rochester, Kent.

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Royal College of Music

The Royal College of Music is a conservatoire established by royal charter in 1882, located in South Kensington, London, UK.

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Seoul

Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings is an arts complex on the banks of the River Alde at Snape, Suffolk, England.

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Soprano

A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

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St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle

St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in England, is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style.

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Swansea

Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.

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Swansea University

Swansea University (Prifysgol Abertawe) is a public research university located in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Théâtre du Châtelet

The Théâtre du Châtelet is a theatre and opera house, located in the place du Châtelet in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.

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The Fairy-Queen

The Fairy-Queen (1692; Purcell catalogue number Z.629) is a masque or semi-opera by Henry Purcell; a "Restoration spectacular".

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The Magic Flute

The Magic Flute (German), K. 620, is an opera in two acts by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to a German libretto by Emanuel Schikaneder.

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The Sixteen

The Sixteen are a United Kingdom-based choir and period instrument orchestra; founded by Harry Christophers, it started as an unnamed group of sixteen friends in 1977, giving their first billed concert in 1979.

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The Telephone

The Telephone, or L'Amour à trois is an English-language comic opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti, both words and music.

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The Turn of the Screw (opera)

The Turn of the Screw is a 20th-century English chamber opera composed by Benjamin Britten with a libretto by Myfanwy Piper, "wife of the artist John Piper, who had been a friend of the composer since 1935 and had provided designs for several of the operas".

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University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.

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Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was held on 19 May 2018 in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in the United Kingdom.

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Western Mail (Wales)

The Western Mail is a daily newspaper published by Media Wales Ltd in Cardiff, Wales owned by the UK's largest newspaper company, Trinity Mirror.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.

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Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr

Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr is a Welsh language medium secondary school in Gowerton, Swansea, Wales, with approximately 950 pupils as of 2016.

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2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony

The 2012 Summer Paralympics opening ceremony was held on 29 August 2012, starting at 20:30 BST and marking the official opening of the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, England.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elin_Manahan_Thomas

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