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Hickox, Richard 1948-2008

Overview
Works: 2,405 works in 5,373 publications in 9 languages and 106,518 library holdings
Genres: Operas  Drama  Live sound recordings  Songs and music  Requiems  Oratorios  Musical settings  Art music  Symphonies  Offertories (Music) 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author, Instrumentalist, Singer, Other, Director, cn1, cdt, Interviewee
Classifications: M2010, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Hickox
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ATMA Classique is reissuing one of Les Violons du Roy's seminal discs: the orchestra's recording of Mozart's Requiem as revised and completed by Robert D. Levin. The soloists are Karina Gauvin, Marie-Nicole Lemieux, John Tessier, and Nathan Berg. Bernard Labadie conducts Les Violons du Roy and the choir of La Chapelle de Québec. This recording was originally released on the Dorian label in 2002, and won the JUNO Award for Best Classical Album of the year in the vocal or choral performance category. This recording of Mozart's Requiem is especially poignant, as it was made in Troy, NewYork in the week following the September 11 attacks in 2001.The recording captures the emotion and immediacy of that special performance, which was later featured on CBC Television's Opening Night. The Globe & Mail wrote about "an appreciation of the transcendent aspects of the Requiem as a work of art that is about death, survival and the possibility of an afterlife. There is the magnificence of the music, so often used to solemnly mark terrible tragedy and bring solace."
Alcina by George Frideric Handel( )

46 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the finest conductors of baroque opera brings another installment in the prize-winning series of Handel opera recordings. He has chosen international superstar mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato for the title role as she brings a unique perspective and formidable technique, creating an unforgettable performance
Elijah by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An oratorio after words from the Old Testament, Op.70
A midsummer night's dream by Benjamin Britten( )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of opera's most original Shakespeare adaptations comes to live in this broadcast with James Conlon conducting a youthful ensemble cast of rising stars, led by Iestyn Davies and Kathleen Kim as Oberon and Tytania, King and Queen of the fairies. The quartet of lovers is portrayed by Elizabeth DeShong (Hermia), Joseph Kaiser (Lysander), Erin Wall (Helena), and Michael Todd Simpson (Demetrius). Matthew Rose sings the donkey-headed Bottom and Riley Costello is the mischievous Puck
A little christmas music by King's Singers (Vocal group)( )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The consul by Gian Carlo Menotti( )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The consul: opera in three acts
War requiem : op. 66 ; Sinfonia da requiem : op. 20 ; Ballad of heroes : op. 14 by Benjamin Britten( )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sinfonia concertante ; A tribute ; The morning watch ; Ode to the Queen by Edmund Rubbra( )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death in Venice by Benjamin Britten( )

13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Mann's celebrated tale of unrequited love and death is given a new perspective in Benjamin Britten's final opera, first performed just a year and a half before this Met broadcast. The composer's long-time companion, tenor Peter Pears, reprises his world-premiere portrayal of Gustav von Aschenbach, the elderly and solitary novelist at the center of the story, who tragically falls in love with the beautiful youth Tadzio (played by a dancer). Pears is joined by two other veterans of the opera's world premiere--John Shirley-Quirk, who plays the seven characters that propel Aschenbach to his destiny, and conductor Steuart Bedford
Troilus and Cressida by William Walton( )

23 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida: Opera in Three Acts. Libretto: Christopher Hassall
Billy Budd by Benjamin Britten( )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herman Melville's gripping story of good and evil, set on an 18th-century British warship, inspired one of Britten's most brilliant operas. Richard Stillwell is Billy, the young sailor with a stammer and a pure heart whose goodness arouses the hatred of Claggart (James Morris). When Claggart falsely accuses Billy of attempting to incite mutiny, Billy strikes and accidentally kills him. Captain Vere (sung by Peter Pears, Britten's partner and creator of the role, in his last Met performance) has no choice but to have Billy hanged for murder, even though Claggart's changes are false. Peter Glossop is Mr. Redburn and Raymond Leppard conducts
The saint of Bleecker Street by Gian Carlo Menotti( )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Grimes by Benjamin Britten( )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a small fishing community on the east coast of England, the story of conflict between an individual and a society that sees him as an outsider
La flûte enchantée : french pieces for flute and orchestra by Susan Milan( )

13 editions published in 1990 in 3 languages and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concertos ; Concert champêtre ; Organ concerto by Francis Poulenc( )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The banks of green willow by George Butterworth( Recording )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir John in love by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sea drift ; Songs of farewell ; Songs of sunset by Frederick Delius( )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hickox conducts Vaughan Williams by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contents: Lark Ascending, Fantasia on Greensleeves, Dives and Lazarus, Oboe concerto, Concerto accademico, Serenade to music, The poisoned kiss, Old king cole, Mystical songs, The running set, Sea songs, Preludes
Riders to the sea ; Household music ; Flos campi by Ralph Vaughan Williams( )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and German and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Hickox, Richard, 1948-

Hickox Richard Sidney

Hickox, Richard Sidney 1948-2008

Hickox, Richard Sydney.

Richard Hickox britischer Dirigent

Richard Hickox Brits dirigent (1948-2008)

Richard Hickox chef d'orchestre et organiste

Richard Hickox direttore d'orchestra britannico

Richard Hickox English conductor

Хикокс, Ричард

ريتشارد هيكوكس

リチャード・ヒコックス

理查德·希科克斯

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