Ambrosian Singers (aka Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Ambrosian Chorus / Ambrosian Choir)

~ Choir

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1956Ode for St. Cecilia's DayHenry Purcell;Alfred Deller, Ambrosian Singers, Michael Tippett, Kalmar Chamber Orchestra of London1
1965Secular Vocal Music of the Renaissance from Spain, Italy and FranceThe Ambrosian Singers & Players, Denis Stevens1
1968Symphony no. 3 (1968 recording)Mahler; London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Georg Solti, Helen Watts, The Ambrosian Singers, Wandsworth School Boys’ Choir1
1969La Messe Nostre-DameThe London Ambrosian Singers, Les Menestrels, John McCarthy1
1969Music from the Court of MantuaGiaches de Wert; Jaye Consort of Viols, Accademia Monteverdiana Consort, Ambrosian Singers, Denis Stevens2
1970Il trovatore (1969 studio cast)Giuseppe Verdi; Leontyne Price, Plácido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Fiorenza Cossotto, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Zubin Mehta58
1971Don Carlo (1970 studio cast, 5 acts, in Italian)Giuseppe Verdi; Plácido Domingo, Montserrat Caballé, Ruggero Raimondi, Shirley Verrett, Sherrill Milnes, Giovanni Foiani, Simon Estes, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Carlo Maria Giulini7
1972I LombardiGiuseppe Verdi; Cristina Deutekom, Plácido Domingo, Ruggero Raimondi, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Lamberto Gardelli5
1973Giovanna d’ArcoGiuseppe Verdi; Montserrat Caballé, Plácido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, James Levine53
1974La Juive (Highlights)Halévy; Antonio de Almeida, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Martina Arroyo, Anna Moffo, Richard Tucker & Bonaldo Giaiotti1
1975Heroines From the Great French OperasAnna Moffo, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Peter Maag52
1975La Navarraise (Remastered)Massenet; Antonio de Almeida, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Lucia Popp, Alain Vanzo, Gérard Souzay, Vicente Sardinero, Michel Sénéchal & Claude Méloni1
1975Requiem in D minorCherubini; New Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, John McCarthy, Riccardo Muti2
1975ThaïsMassenet; Julius Rudel, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Anna Moffo, Gabriel Bacquier, José Carreras & Justino Díaz1
1976Louise - The Sony Opera HouseCharpentier; Ileana Cotrubaș, Plácido Domingo, Gabriel Bacquier, Jane Berbié, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra & Georges Prêtre1
1978Carmen (1977 studio cast)Bizet; Teresa Berganza, Plácido Domingo, Ileana Cotrubas, The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado514
1978Don PasqualeGaetano Donizetti; Beverly Sills, Donald Gramm, Alfredo Kraus, Alan Titus, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Sarah Caldwell53
1979Carmen: Extraits (1977 studio cast)Georges Bizet, Teresa Berganza, Plácido Domingo, Ileana Cotrubaş, Sherrill Milnes, The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra et Claudio Abbado2
1979Negro SpiritualsJessye Norman, Dalton Baldwin & Ambrosian Singers2
1980I puritaniVincenzo Bellini; Montserrat Caballé, Alfredo Kraus, Julia Hamari, Matteo Manuguerra, Agostino Ferrin, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti4
1980Le VilliLeo Nucci, Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, Tito Gobbi, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy, National Philharmonic Orchestra & Lorin Maazel2
1980Norma (1979 studio cast)Bellini; Renata Scotto, Tatiana Troyanos, Giuseppe Giacomini, Paul Plishka, The Ambrosian Singers, National Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine2
1982Il turco in Italia (1981 studio cast)Rossini; Samuel Ramey, Montserrat Caballé, Leo Nucci, Enzo Dara, Ernesto Palacio, Paulo Barbacini, Jane Berbié, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Riccardo Chailly3
1982La traviata (1980 recording)Verdi; Scotto, Kraus, Bruson, Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Riccardo Muti5
1983In a Persian Market / In a Monastery Garden / In a Chinese Temple GardenAlbert William Ketèlbey; Ambrosian Chorus, London Promenade Orchestra, Alexander Faris1
1983La rondine (1981 studio cast)Giacomo Puccini; Kiri Te Kanawa, Plácido Domingo, Mariana Nicolesco, Leo Nucci, David Rendall, Lilian Watson, Gillian Knight, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Lorin Maazel1
1984La Mer / Trois nocturnesDebussy; André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers2
1984Madama Butterfly (1978 studio cast)Giacomo Puccini; Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, Ingvar Wixell, Gillian Knight, Florindo Andreolli, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel2
1984Messa di GloriaPuccini; José Carreras, Hermann Prey, The Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Scimone3
1985L’elisir d’amore (1970 studio cast)Donizetti; Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Dominic Cossa, Spiro Malas, Maria Casula, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra, Richard Bonynge3
1986AttilaVerdi; Raimondi, Deutekom, Milnes, Bergonzi, Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli3
1986Gloriae, RV 589 & RV 588Vivaldi; C. Gasdia, M. Zimmermann, Ambrosian Singers, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone2
1986Nabucco (1977–78 studio cast)Giuseppe Verdi; Matteo Manuguerra, Renata Scotto, Nicolaï Ghiaurov, Elena Obraztsova, Veriano Luchetti, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti5
1986NutcrackerTchaikovsky; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, André Previn2
1986Vienna, City of my DreamsPlácido Domingo, English Chamber Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Julius Rudel55
1987La forza del destino (1985 studio cast)Giuseppe Verdi; Rosalind Plowright, Agnes Baltsa, José Carreras, Renato Bruson, Paata Burchuladze, Juan Pons, John Tomlinson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli53
1987Messiah (Highlights)Handel; The Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras2
1987Songs of Sunset / Dance Rhapsody no. 2 / An Arabesque / Fennimore and Gerda: IntermezzoDelius; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers, Eric Fenby1
1987The PlanetsHolst; Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Simon Rattle2
1987The Majesty of Christmas: A Full Digital Celebration of Pipe Organ and ChoirThe Ambrosian Singers, Leonard Raver1
1988Madama Butterfly (1987 studio cast)Giacomo Puccini; Mirella Freni, José Carreras, Teresa Berganza, Juan Pons, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Giuseppe Sinopoli52
1988The Rossini TenorRockwell Blake, London Symphony Orchestra, John McCarthy,The Ambrosian Choir1
1989Un giorno di regnoGiuseppe Verdi; Jessye Norman, Fiorenza Cossotto, José Carreras, Ingvar Wixell, Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli2
1989Danny Boy: Grainger FavouritesPercy Grainger; Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Steuart Bedford2
1989I masnadieri (1975 studio cast)Giuseppe Verdi; Montserrat Caballé, Carlo Bergonzi, Piero Cappuccilli, Ruggero Raimondi, Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli1
1989La JuiveJacques Fromental Halévy; Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Antonio de Almeida, Júlia Várady, June Anderson, José Carreras, Dalmacio Gonzalez, Ferruccio Furlanetto1
1989Le MessieHaendel; Elizabeth Harwood, Janet Baker, Paul Esswood, Raimund Herincx, Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras1
1989Le Prophète (1976 studio cast)Meyerbeer; Marilyn Horne, Renata Scotto, James McCracken, Jerome Hines, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, John McCarthy, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Henry Lewis1
1990Lady Macbeth of MtsenskShostakovich; Mstislav Rostropovich, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Galina Vishnevskaya, Nicolai Gedda, Dimiter Petkov1
1990Petite Messe solennelleGioachino Rossini; Katia Ricciarelli, Margarita Zimmermann, José Carreras, Samuel Ramey, The Ambrosian Singers, Claudio Scimone2
1990Die ZauberflöteMozart; Te Kanawa, Studer, Araiza, Ramey, Bär, Lind, Van Dam, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1
1990ZelmiraGioachino Rossini; Cecilia Gasdia, Bernarda Fink, William Matteuzzi, Chris Merritt, The Ambrosian Singers, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone1
1991Armida (1991 studio cast)Gioachino Rossini; Cecilia Gasdia, Chris Merritt, William Matteuzzi, Bruce Ford, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Charles Workman, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone1
1991La bohème (1979 studio cast)Giacomo Puccini; Renata Scotto, Alfredo Kraus, Sherrill Milnes, Carol Neblett, Paul Plishka, Matteo Manuguerra, Renato Capecchi, Italo Tajo, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, National Philharmonic Orchestra, James Levine2
1992Mosè in EgittoGioachino Rossini; Ruggero Raimondi, Siegmund Nimsgern, June Anderson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Scimone2
1993"My Funny Valentine": Frederica von Stade Sings Rodgers and HartRodgers & Hart; Frederica von Stade, Ambrosian Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, John McGlinn1
1993Die Zauberflöte (Highlights)Mozart; Te Kanawa, Studer, Araiza, Ramey, Bär, Lind, Van Dam, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner1
1993HamletAmbroise Thomas; Thomas Hampson, June Anderson, Samuel Ramey, Denyce Graves, Gregory Kunde, Ambrosian Singers, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Antonio de Almeida1
1993MessiahHandel; Sutherland, Tourangeau, Krenn, Krause, Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1
1994SemiramideGioacchino Rossini; Cheryl Studer, Samuel Ramey, Jennifer Larmore, Frank Lopardo, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Ion Marin1
1994Otello (1968 studio cast)Giuseppe Verdi; James McCracken, Gwyneth Jones, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli1
1994The OlympiansBliss; Ambrosian Singers and Soloists, Polyphonia Orchestra, Bryan Fairfax1
1994Lucia di Lammermoor (1991 London recording)Gaetano Donizetti; Edita Gruberová, Neil Shicoff, Alexandru Agache, Alastair Miles, The Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1
1994OrfeoFerdinando Bertoni; Delores Ziegler, Cecilia Gasdia, Bruce Ford, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, I Solisti Veneti, Claudio Scimone1
1995Lucia di Lammermoor (1976 recording)Gaetano Donizetti; Montserrat Caballé, José Carreras, Samuel Ramey, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Jesús López-Cobos2
1995L'Enfant et Les SortilegesMaurice Ravel; André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus1
1995Maria-VespersMonteverdi; Ambrosian Singers, Denis Stevens1
1996RigolettoGiuseppe Verdi; Beverly Sills, Sherrill Milnes, Alfredo Kraus, Mignon Dunn, Samuel Ramey, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel53
1996Requiem in re minore e in do minoreLuigi Cherubini; Ambrosian Singers, John McCarthy, Philharmonia Orchestra, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti1
1997Tosca (1980 studio cast)Puccini; Renata Scotto, Plácido Domingo, Renato Bruson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, James Levine4
1997MefistofeleBoito; Treigle, Domingo, Caballé, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Julius Rudel1
1997Symphonies nos. 3 & 4 / Halowe’enCharles Ives; The Ambrosian Singers, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Harold Farberman1
1998Guillaume Tell (1972 studio cast)Gioachino Rossini; Gabriel Bacquier, Montserrat Caballé, Nicolai Gedda, Mady Mesplé, Kolos Kovacs, Gwynne Howell, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Lamberto Gardelli53
1998Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana / Leoncavallo: PagliacciMascagni, Leoncavallo; Montserrat Caballé, José Carreras, Renata Scotto, Ambrosian Opera Chorus & Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti3
1998The Planets / St. Paul’s SuiteGustav Holst; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley, The Ambrosian Singers, John McCarthy3
1998The Beauty Of ChristmasAmbrosian Singers1
1999Macbeth (1976 EMI recording, Muti)Verdi; Sherrill Milnes, Fiorenza Cossotto, José Carreras, Ruggero Raimondi, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti1
1999The Dream of GerontiusElgar; Richard Lewis, Dame Janet Baker, Kim Borg, Hallé Choir & Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, Ambrosian Singers, Hallé Orchestra, Sir John Barbirolli1
2000Edipo a ColonoRossini; Ghiuselev, Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Claudio Scimone1
2003Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral"Beethoven; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Raymond Leppard4
2006Lady MacBeth of MtsenskShostakovich; London Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Mstislav Rostropovich1
2010Requiem à la mémoire de Louis XVI in C minorCherubini; Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti, The Ambrosian Singers2
2011CendrillonJules Massenet; Frederica von Stade, Nicolai Gedda, Ruth Welting, Jane Berbié, Jules Bastin, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Julius Rudel1
2017Lucia di Lammermoor (1983 London Recording)Donizetti, Edita Gruberova, Alfredo Kraus, Renato Bruson, Robert Lloyd, Bruno Lazzaretti, Bonaventura Bottone, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicola Rescigno1
Carmen – HighlightsGeorges Bizet; Teresa Berganza, Plácido Domingo, Sherrill Milnes, Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado1
Der Barbier von Sevilla (Auszüge) / Don Pasquale (Auszüge)Rossini, Donizetti; Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado, Orchestra e Coro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Ettore Gracis1
Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45Johannes Brahms; Margaret Price, Samuel Ramey, Ambrosian Singers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, André Previn1
Hugh the DroverVaughan Williams; Armstrong, Watts, Tear, Lloyd, Rippon, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves1
MignonAmbroise Thomas; Marilyn Horne, Ruth Welting, Alain Vanzo, Nicola Zaccaria, Frederica von Stade, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Antonio de Almeida1
Matthäus PassionJohann Sebastian Bach; English Chamber Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Johannes Somary41
Ode On St. Cecilia's Day (1692)Henry Purcell; Simon Woolf, Paul Esswood, Roland Tatnell, Alexander Young, Michael Rippon, Shirley-Quirk, Tiffin Choir, Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Charles Mackerras1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1980The 100 Greatest Recordings Of All Time 81/82 : Music of FaithDame Janet Baker, Raimund Herincx, Ambrosian Singers, Charles Mackerras, Elizabeth Harwood, John McCarthy, Robert Tear, English Chamber Orchestra, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Otto Klemperer, Philharmonia Orchestra & Christa Ludwig1
1986Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin / Two Portraits / Prokofiev: Scythian SuiteBartók, Prokofiev; Shlomo Mintz, Ambrosian Singers, London Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado1
1989The Dream of Gerontius / Sea PicturesElgar; Hallé Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Choir, Sheffield Philharmonic Chorus, The Ambrosian Singers, Dame Janet Baker, Richard Lewis, Kim Borg, Sir John Barbirolli1
1990The Great Composers: 58 - Madam Butterfly / Turandot (1978 studio cast / 1983 live cast)Giacomo Puccini; Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, Lorin Maazel / Wiener Sängerknaben, Chor der Wiener Staatsoper, Orchester der Wiener Staatsoper, Lorin Maazel2
1997Fauré: Requiem, op. 48 / Duruflé: Requiem, op. 9Fauré, Duruflé; Kiri Te Kanawa, Lucia Popp, Siegmund Nimsgern, Ambrosian Singers, Philharmonia Orchestra, Andrew Davis4
1999Debussy: La Mer / NocturnesAndré Previn, London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Singers1
2006AdagioWolfgang Amadeus Mozart; English Chamber Orchestra, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Jean‐Pierre Rampal, Raymond Leppard, Cho-Liang Lin, Jaime Laredo, Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Pinchas Zukerman, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Kammerorchester des Symphonieorchesters des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Stefan Vladar, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner, Berliner Philharmoniker, Duo Tal & Groethuysen, New Philharmonic Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Moscow Virtuosi & London Symphony Orchestra1
2012L'Enfant Et Les Sortilèges / Valses Nobles Et SentimentalesRavel; Susan Davenny-Wyner, Jocelyne Taillon, Jane Berbié, Arleen Augér, Linda Finnie, Philip Langridge, Philippe Huttenlocher, Jules Bastin, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1

Album + Compilation + Soundtrack

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2002Gilbert & SullivanGilbert & Sullivan; London Symphony Orchestra, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Peter Allen, William Conrad, Frank Gorshin, Joel Grey, Frankie Howerd, Peter Marshall, Keith Michell, Vincent Price, Clive Revill4

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