Michael Chance Countertenor

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2011

Concerts

Tuesday 25 January, 2011

Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall - Michael Chance and the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Stephen Layton, Guest conductor

Haydn - Symphony No. 44 in E minor, "Trauersinfonie"
Vivaldi - Nisi Dominus, RV 608
Handel - Ombra mai fu (Serse)
Handel - Va tacito e nascosto (Giulio Cesare)
Concerts

Wednesday 26 January, 2011

Kowloon, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall - Michael Chance and the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong
Concerts

Sunday 13 March, 2011

Concertgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam - SCARLATTI: La Giuditta di Cambridge
Alessandro Scarlatti - La Giuditta (Cambridge version, ca.1700)

OPERA2DAY
Hernán Schvartzman - Conductor

Ana Maria Labin - Soprano (Giuditta)
Michael Chance - Altus (Nutrice)
Krystian Adam - Tenor (Oloferno)
Serge van...
OPERA2DAY
Concert page (in Dutch)
Concerts

Saturday 19 March, 2011

King's College, Cambridge - Foundation Concert
Britten, Hymn to St Cecilia - Serenade for tenor, horn and strings
Mozart, Requiem

Alec Frank Gemmill, horn
Sarah-Jane Brandon, soprano
Michael Chance, counter-tenor
John McMunn, tenor
Michael George, bass

King’s...
Concerts at King's College Cambridge
Concerts

Monday 21 March, 2011

Wigmore Hall, London - SCHUTZ, J.C.BACH & BUXTEHUDE
Purcell Quartet

Dame Emma Kirkby, soprano
Michael Chance, alto
Julian Podger, tenor
Peter Harvey, bass

Buxtehude: Sonata in A Op. 2 No. 5 (violin/viola da gamba)
J.C.Bach: Ach, daß ich Wassers gnug hätte (Lamento)
Concert page
Concerts

Saturday 26 March, 2011

Bath, Bath Abbey - BACH: St Matthew Passion, BWV 244
Bristol Bach Choir

James Gilchrist, Evangelist
Roderick Williams, Christus
Carolyn Sampson, Soprano
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Darren Jeffery, Baritone
The Parley of Instruments

Gavin Carr, Conductor
Bristol Bach Choir - Concert page
Concerts

Sunday 10 April, 2011

Haarlem, Netherlands - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Orchestra of the Eighteenth Century
Cappella Amsterdam
Concerts

Monday 11 April, 2011

Bologna, Italy - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Tusday 12 April, 2011

Monfalcone, Italy - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Padova, Italy - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Thursday 14 April, 2011

Naples, Italy - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Saturday 16 April, 2011

Rotterdam, Netherlands - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Sunday 17 April, 2011

Utrecht, Netherlands - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Monday 18 April, 2011

Amsterdam, Netherlands - BACH: Easter Oratorio, BWV 249
Johann Sebastian Bach
Orchestral Suite no. 1, BWV 1066
Organ concerto
Oster-Oratorium, BWV 249

Orchestra of the 18th Century / Frans Brüggen

Ilse Eerens, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Markus Schäfer, Tenor
Concerts

Friday 22 April, 2011

Beethovenhalle, Bonn - BACH: Johannes Passion, BWV 245
Dorothee Mields, Soprano
Michael Chance, Altus
Marcus Ullmann, Tenor (Evangelist)
Daniel Behle, Tenor (Arien)
Andreas Schmidt, Bass-Bariton (Jesus)
André Morsch, Bass (Arien)

Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart
Beethoven...
Beethovenhalle
Concerts

Friday 17 & Saturday 18 June, 2011

Stour Festival, East Kent - The Pardoner’s Tale by Alan Ridout
Fully staged new production of the one-act opera commissioned by Kent Opera in 1971

Alan Ridout, music
Norman Platt, libretto

Death: Michael Chance
Gross: Duncan Perkins
Mean: Paul Young
Young: Thomas...
Stour Music
Concert page
Concerts

Sunday 26 June, 2011

Stour Festival, East Kent - HANDEL: Solomon
Lynne Dawson, soprano
Elisabeth Priday, soprano
Juliet Schiemann, soprano
Michael Chance, counter-tenor
Robert Anthony Gardiner, tenor
Benjamin Bevan, baritone

Stour Festival Choir & Orchestra

Margot Rusmanis, leader
Mark Deller, conductor
Stour Music
Concert page
Concerts

Tuesday 28 June, 2011

20th Century Theatre, London - The Magical Counter Tenor - Michael Chance with Derek Lee Ragin
Michael Chance, Derek Lee Ragin
Maggie Cole, harpsichord and piano
Timothy Kraemer, cello
Written and narrated by Alistair Boag

20th Century Theatre, 291 Westbourne Grove, London W11 2QA
Reception 7.00pm, concert starts 7.45pm
LIFEbeat
Concert page at Charity Giving
Derek Lee Ragin
Concerts

Monday 25 July, 2011

XII Festiwal Bachowski, Świdnica, Poland - Concert with Fretwork
XII Festiwal Bachowski
Fretwork
Masterclasses

Thursday 25 - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Gŵyl Machynlleth Festival, Wales - Artist in Residence
Gŵyl Machynlleth Festival
Concerts

Friday 26 August, 2011

Gŵyl Machynlleth Festival, Wales - Lute song recital with Jacob Heringman
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Jacob Heringman, Lute

"Speak the speech trippingly on the tongue"
A concert of Dowland and his Contemporaries

Lute songs by Dowland, Campion, Danyel, Frescobaldi and Monteverdi.
Gŵyl Machynlleth Festival
Jacob Heringman
Concerts

Friday 23 September, 2011

Festival International d'Orgue de Fribourg, Fribourg, église des Cordeliers - Concert with 'L'Estravagante'
Michael Chance, counter-tenor
Stefano Montanari, violin
Stefano Rossi, violin
Francesco Galligioni, viola da gamba
Maurizio Salerno, organ
Ensemble l’Estravagante
Fribourg Organ Festival programme
L’Estravagante
Concerts

Thursday 13 October, 2011

Merton College Chapel, Oxford - An Evening of Music in Merton College
Michael Chance, Countertenor
The Hildegard Choir
Naomi Sullivan, Saxophone

The programme will include music by Bach, Handel, Purcell and Vivaldi.

Charity Concert in aid of Oxford Botanical Garden, UK's oldest botanical garden.
More information
The Friends of Oxford Botanic Garden
Booking form and concert info
Concerts

Saturday 15 October, 2011

Brussels - Private recital with Paul Beier
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Paul Beier, Lute
Paul Beier Lutenist
Concerts

Sunday 16 - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Northern Italy - Recording for Stradivarius Label
Recording of John Dowland's "Pilgrim's Solace" with Paul Beier (lute).
Stradivarius records
Concerts

Thursday 27 October, 2011

Kettle's Yard, Cambridge - Recital with Maggie Cole
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Maggie Cole, Harpsichord & Piano

Songs by Campion, Dowland, Purcell, Monteverdi, Tippett, Butterworth, Schubert, and Britten.
Concert page
Maggie Cole
Concerts

Saturday 29 October, 2011

Norwich Cathedral - Concert with Elizabeth Watts
Michael Chance, Countertenor
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano

Vivaldi: Nisi Dominus
Arias by Scarlatti
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Norwich Cathedral
Norwich Baroque
Concert page with ticket info
Elizabeth Watts
Concerts

Sunday 6 November, 2011

Eton College, Windsor - Judging Singing Competition
Concerts

Saturday 12 November 2011

Wimbledon Music Festival / St John's, Spencer Hill, London - BACH: Mass in B Minor
The Academy Choir and Orchesta
Andrew Edwards, Conductor
Nancy Argenta, Soprano
Michael Chance, Alto
Allan Clayton, Tenor
Roderick Williams, Bass baritone

J S BACH: Mass in B minor
Wimbledon Music Festival
Concert page
Bach: Mass in B Minor
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Saturday 19 November, 2011

Brecon Cathedral, Wales - HANDEL: Messiah
Louise Merryfield, Soprano
Michael Chance, Counter Tenor
Peter Wilman, Tenor
Tim Nelson, Bass
Brecon Cathedral Singers
Brecon Cathedral
Musical events at Brecon Cathedral
Concerts

Sunday 20 November, 2011

Brecon School, Wales - Judging Singing Competion
Concerts

Tuesday 22 November, 2011

St. John’s, Smith Square, London - Mr Handel’s Charitable Works
City of London Choir
Music for Awhile
Hilary Davan Wetton, Conductor
Michael Chance, Counter Tenor
Matthew Long, Tenor

Works by G. F. Handel

Benefiting The Foundling Museum.
City of London Choir
Flyer (PDF)
Concert page
Masterclasses

Friday 25 & Saturday 26 November, 2011

Koorenhuis Den Haag, Netherlands - Masterclasses
More info (in Dutch)
Concerts

Monday 28 November, 2011

St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London - Memorial Concert for Richard Campbell
A concert to celebrate the life of Richard Campbell (1956 - 2011).

Performances by:
Fretwork
Feinstein Ensemble
Unkle Bob
Tregye Festival Players
The Dufay Collective
Clare Wilkinson
Nicholas Hurndall Smith
Dai Miller
St Martin in the Fields - Concert page
Fretwork
Masterclasses

Monday 19 & Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Νicolaos Mantzaros Conservatory, Athens - Masterclasses
Νicolaos Mantzaros Conservatory
Concerts

Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Νicolaos Mantzaros Conservatory, Athens - The Spirit of Christmas
Concert with the participants from the masterclasses (19-20 December 2011).
More info (English, PDF)
More info (Greek, PDF)
Concerts

Thursday 22 December, 2011

B & M Theocharakis Foundation, Athens, Greece - 'Angels, Shepherds, and Magi'
Christmas music from the Middle Ages to the 21st century.

Michael Chance, Countertenor
Sinfonia ensemble
B & M Theoharakis Foundation
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