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|Posted: 01/09/08, 14:59 Post subject: Philippa Hyde Soprano recital Lyme Regis
I would like to invite you to a superb recital at St. Michael's Parish Church, Lyme Regis on September 20th 7.30pm in aid of the Lyme Regis organ appeal.
Soprano, Philippa Hyde with husband Richard Tanner accompanying on Piano and Chamber organ will perform music by composers including Purcell, Mozart, Handel.
Tickets are £10/8 children £2 available from Lyme Regis TIC on 01297 442138 or at the door.
You could travel to London and hear Pippa sing at the South Bank or Wigmore Hall at three or four times the price, or come and support the organ appeal and enjoy the wonderful ambience and accoustics of St. Michael's Church in Lyme Regis!
Philippa and Richard met whilst students at the Royal Academy of Music in 1988 and they have given many performances together since then.
Their concerts incorporate popular classics for soprano, accompanied by piano, organ or harpsichord. Their large repertoire includes music by Handel, Bach, Monteverdi, Purcell, Mozart, Haydn, Schubert, Schumann & R Strauss as well as a music by 19th and 20th Century British composers.
They have appeared throughout the United Kingdom in Cathedrals, Churches, Oxbridge Chapels and in concert halls. They have also toured to India, USA and Italy. They have broadcast together on BBC Radios 3 & 4 and on BBC 1 Television's Songs of Praise and have also given many concerts with Richard as orchestral conductor.
Richard and Philippa were married in 1992 and they have a son, James, who was born in 2000. They live in Blackburn, Lancashire, where Richard is the Cathedral Organist. Philippa maintains a busy schedule of concerts around Britain and abroad. She also teaches at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.
Philippa Hyde commenced her singing studies with Ann Lampard and continued under the tuition of David Johnston and Yvonne Minton CBE at the Royal Academy of Music. She graduated with the coveted Dip.Ram in 1993. In 2001 she was awarded the ARAM, an honour granted to past students of the Academy who have achieved distinction in their profession.
Philippa is an experienced recording artist. In 1995 she became a regular soloist for Hyperion, for whom she created the role of Semira in the first performance for nearly two hundred years of Arnes Artaxerxes, which was also broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.
Her busy and varied concert, operatic and oratorio career has taken her all over Europe and to many of its major concert venues and festivals. She has performed with many of the leading Early Music orchestras and ensembles and regularly appears at the South Bank and Wigmore Hall in London, as well as in Cathedrals throughout the United Kingdom.
Recent engagements have included a tour of Europe (including broadcasts on foreign radio networks as well as on BBC Radio 3 from the Royal Festival Hall) singing solos in J.S. Bachs St Matthew Passion, conducted by Sir Roger Norrington; Concerts with the CBSO under the batons of James Macmillan and Nicholas McGegan in Birminghams Symphony Hall and a performance of Haydns Harmoniemesse in Liverpools Philharmonic Hall with Sir Simon Rattle.
Since 1991 she has been a member of the chamber group, The Musicke Companye. Philippa also teaches at the Royal Northern College of Music.