John Shirley‐Quirk (operatic bass / baritone)

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1971Pierre Boulez Conducts Berlioz: Lélio (The Return to Life)Berlioz; London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Pierre Boulez, Jean‐Louis Barrault, John Mitchinson, John Shirley‐Quirk, John Alldis1
1976The Bells / VocaliseRachmaninov; Sheila Armstrong, Robert Tear, John Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus, André Previn1
1977RequiemMozart; Ileana Cotrubaş, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, John Shirley‐Quirk, Academy and Chorus of St. Martin‐in‐the‐Fields, László Heltay, Neville Marriner1
1985Roméo et JulietteBerlioz; Kern, Tear, Shirley‐Quirk, John Alldis Choir, London Symphony Orchestra, Chorus, Sir Colin Davis1
1987Krönungsmesse / SpatzenmesseWolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Edith Mathis, Norma Procter, Tatiana Troyanos, Donald Grobe, Horst R. Laubenthal, John Shirley‐Quirk, Kieth Engen, Rafael Kubelík, Bernhard Klee1
1989Curlew RiverBritten; English Opera Group, Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, Benjamin Britten1
1989Danny Boy: Grainger FavouritesPercy Grainger; Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, Ambrosian Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten, Steuart Bedford2
1989Stabat Mater / LegendsAntonín Dvořák; Mathis, Reynolds, Ochman, Shirley‐Quirk, Rafael Kubelík3
1990Carmina BuranaOrff, Norma Burrowes, Louis Devos, John Shirley-Quirck, Brighton Festival Chorus, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Antal Dorati1
1991SongsStravinsky; Phyllis Bryn‐Julson, Ann Murray, Robert Tear, John Shirley‐Quirk, Ensemble interContemporain, Pierre Boulez1
1992British Composers: A Mass of Life / Songs of Sunset / An ArabesqueDelius; Heather Harper, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Benjamin Luxon, Dame Janet Baker, John Shirley‐Quirk, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Charles Groves1
1992The MessiahHandel; Elizabeth Harwood, Norma Procter, Alexander Young, John Shirley‐Quirk, Arnold Greir, The Royal Choral Society, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Malcolm Sargent55
1993Serenade / Five Pieces for Orchestra / Ode to NapoleonSchoenberg; Pierre Boulez, Yvonne Minton, John Shirley‐Quirk, Ensemble intercontemporain, BBC Symphony Orchestra1
1993Le Sacre du printemps / PulcinellaIgor Strawinsky; Teresa Berganza, Ryland Davies, John Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra, Claudio Abbado4
1996Orchestral SongsMahler; Jessye Norman, Janet Baker, James King, Hermann Prey, John Shirley‐Quirk, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Bernard Haitink1
1996Alto Rhapsody / Nänie / Four Serious Songs / Five SongsJohannes Brahms; Helen Watts, L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Ernest Ansermet, John Shirley‐Quirk, Martin Isepp1
1996Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius / Holst: The Hymn of Jesus / Delius: Sea DriftElgar, Holst, Delius; Benjamin Britten, Yvonne Minton, Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Chorus, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, London Symphony Orchestra1
1997Song Cycles: Op. 24, 42, & 48Schumann; Leon Fleisher, Phyllis Bryn‐Julson, John Shirley‐Quirk1
1998Five Tudor Portraits / Five Variants of Dives and LazarusVaughan Williams; Jean Rigby, John Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Hickox1
1998La Damnation de FaustBerlioz; Crespin, Turp, Roux, Shirley‐Quirk, London Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Pierre Monteux1
1999Britten: The Prodigal SonBenjamin Britten; Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, English Opera Group, Benjamin Britten1
1999LiederSchubert; Arleen Augér, Gundula Janowitz, Sarah Walker, Peter Schreier, Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau, John Shirley‐Quirk, Robert Holl1
2001Mass in B minorBach; Jenny Hill, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, John Shirley‐Quirk, New Philharmonia Chorus, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Carlo Maria Giulini1
2002Requiem / Idyll / Songs of Farewell / A Song Before SunriseDelius; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Choral Society, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Meredith Davies, Heather Harper, John Shirley‐Quirk1
2003The Dream of GerontiusElgar; Dame Janet Baker, John Mitchinson, John Shirley‐Quirk, CBSO Chorus, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle1
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
Owen WingraveBritten; Benjamin Luxon, John Shirley‐Quirk, Nigel Douglas, Sylvia Fisher, Jennifer Vyvyan, Janet Baker, Peter Pears, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten11
Symphony no. 2 / Wunderhorn-LiederMahler; Elly Ameling, Aafje Heynis, Jessye Norman, John Shirley‐Quirk, Concertgebouw Orchetra, Amsterdam, Bernard Haitink1
Szenen aus Goethes FaustSchumann; Benjamin Britten, Fischer‐Dieskau, Harwood, Pears, Shirley‐Quirk1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1994Requiem / Krönungsmesse / Coronation Mass / Exsultate, jubilate / Litany K. 195Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Cotrubaş, Watts, Tear, Shirley‐Quirk, Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner3
2005Dido and Aeneas · Ode on St. Cecilia’s DayHenry Purcell; Tatiana Troyanos, Barry McDaniel, Simon Woolf, Paul Esswood, Alexander Young, Michael Rippon, John Shirley‐Quirk, Sir Charles Mackerras1
2007The Dream of Gerontius / Enigma VariationsElgar; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Janet Baker, John Mitchinson, John Shirley‐Quirk, Simon Rattle1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1992Cantate BWV 147, 3 MotetsJohann Sebastian Bach; Sir David Willcocks, Elly Ameling, Dame Janet Baker, Ian Partridge, John Shirley‐Quirk, Choir of King’s College, Cambridge1

Unspecified type

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1987RequiemMozart; Cotrubaș, Watts, Tear, Shirley‐Quirk, Academy and Chorus of St. Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner1
1992Henry Purcell 1659-1695: The Fairy QueenJennifer Vyvyan, James Bowman, Charles Brett, Peter Pears, Mary Wells, Ian Partridge, John Shirley‐Quirk, Owen Brannigan, Norma Burrowes, Alfreda Hodgson, Ambrosian Opera Chorus, English Chamber Orchestra1

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