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A smart and musically perceptive designer, lyric soprano Margaret Marshall has excelled within the music from the Baroque period as readily as with Haydn, Mozart, and Strauss. She’s turn into a formidable interpreter from the soprano parts in Britten’s Battle Requiem, the people of Bruckner, and Handel’s Messiah. Favored by numerous conductors, she’s produced many recordings which are all representative of the repertory she will best. Marshall started her profession after extensive teaching that included personal research in Glasgow with the Royal Scottish Academy of Music. One of the prominent performers with whom she worked well had been tenor Peter Pears and bass-baritone Hans Hotter. An initial reward at Munich’s International Competition in 1974 positioned her in the general public limelight and concert engagements quickly followed, acquiring her to numerous of Europe’s most celebrated locations. A recital debut at London’s Wigmore Hall resulted in guest appearances challenging major symphonies in britain, along with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Orchestre de Paris, and in the us, the Chicago and Boston symphonies and the brand new York Philharmonic. Just many years into her profession, Marshall had currently caused such esteemed maestri as Muti, Mehta, Barenboim, Giulini, Haitink, and Abbado. Marshall’s 1978 opera debut occurred in Florence, where she sang Gluck’s Euridice beneath the path of Riccardo Muti. That engagement resulted in a recording from the role beneath the same conductor. Muti needed her when he carried out Le nozze di Figaro at Covent Backyard, and she performed the Countess at La Scala using the Scottish Opera and in Cologne. On her behalf Salzburg debut in 1982 (as Fiordiligi), Muti was once again around the podium as well as the soprano thereafter became a regular guest in the famed event. When she was launched to the Vienna opera general public in 1988, the part was once again Mozart’s Countess. Additional theaters that welcomed her included Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, Hamburg’s Staatsoper, Frankfurt, Cologne, Munich’s Bayerischen Staatsopernchor, Toulouse, Züwealthy, and Parma. Furthermore to opera and orchestral performances, Marshall has produced a positive popularity being a recitalist, commencing several American travels as well performing in lots of of Europe’s best-known recital halls.

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Full Name Margaret H. Marshall
Profession Judge
Education Harvard University, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Yale Law School, University of the Witwatersrand
Nationality American, South African
Spouse Anthony Lewis
Music Songs 8. Fac ut ardeat, Pergolesi: Stabat Mater - 8. Fac ut ardeat, Mass No. 17 for Soloists, Chorus & Orchestra in C minor, K. 417a/427 "Great": IIf. Gloria: "Quoniam tu solus", Handel: Messiah - Part 3 - 43. Air: I know that my Redeemer liveth, Pergolesi: Stabat Mater - 2. Cujus animam, Handel: Messiah - Part 2 - 30. Aria: But thou didst not leave, 16. Air: Rejoice greatly, o daughter of Zion, Oratorio in E minor, K. 469 "Daviddepenitente": IX. Allegro: Trio "Tutte le mie speranze", Missa solemnis in C, K. 337: 6. Agnus Dei, A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships : Behold the sea itself, Kyrie, Gloria: Domine, Così fan tutte, Act 1, Scene 3: Recitativo: L'intatta fede che ... No. 14 Aria: Come scoglio immoto resta, Die Schöpfung, Hob.XXI:2, Pt. 1: Part I: Die Vorstellung des Chaos, Mozart: Vesperae de Dominica in C, K.321 - 5. Laudate Dominum, Haydn: L'incontro improvviso / Act 2 - "Ad acquistar già volo", Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K. 243: Pignus, Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder - 1. Nacht, Mass in C Major, Hob. XXII/9, "Paukenmesse": I. Kyrie . Largo - Allegro moderato, A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships : Token of all brave captains, Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder - 7. Sommertage, Oratorio in D minor, K. 469 "Daviddepenitente": V. Allegro moderato: Duetto "Sorgi, oh Signore", Mass in C Major, Hob. XXII/9, "Paukenmesse": IV. Sanctus, 2. Benedictus . Andante, Mass in B Minor, BWV 232: Credo. Et In Unum Dominum, Oratorio in C minor, K. 469 "Davidde penitente": I. Andante moderato: Soloist and Choir "Alzai le flebili voci al Signor", Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K. 243: Dulcissimum convivium, Litaniae de venerabili altaris sacramento, K. 243: Kyrie, Part IV: Then they gladly received his word, Part I: O ye priests!, Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder - 4. Traumgekrönt, A Sea Symphony, I. A Song for All Seas, All Ships : Today a rude brief recitative, Mozart: Mass in C minor, K.427 "Grosse Messe" - Rev. and reconstr. by H.C. Robbins Landon - Kyrie
Albums Stabat Mater (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Claudio Abbado), The Kingdom / Sospiri / Sursum corda, Gustav Mahler : Symphonie No. 4, Elgar: Kingdom / Sospiri / Sursum Corda, Mass in C minor, KV 427 "Great" (Academy & Chorus of St. Martin-in-the-Fields feat. conductor: Sir Neville Marriner), Messiah (Les Arts Florissants feat. conductor: William Christie), Mozart, W.A.: Litaniae De Venerabili Altaris Sacramento, K. 243 / Concert Arias / Overtures, Mozart: Die Schuldigkeit des ersten Gebotes / Davidde Penitente
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