Iestyn Davies

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    Gentle Shepherds, you that know The charms of tuneful breath (A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Mr. John Playford)Iestyn Davies
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    Jubilate DominoIestyn Davies
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    Nine German Arias HWV202: Kühft’ger Zeiten eitler Kummer, HWV 202Iestyn Davies
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    As on his deathbed gasping Strephon lay (A Pastoral Elegy on the Earl of Rochester, who died the 26th July, 1680)Iestyn Davies
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    Nine German Arias HWV208: Die ihr aus dunkeln Grüften, HWV 208Iestyn Davies

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        Iestyn Davies is known for the suppleness, power, and natural sound of his countertenor voice, whether in early opera, Baroque sacred music, or in contemporary works. Davies was active in the early 1990s as a boy soprano, but didn't draw wide notice as a countertenor until the early years of the new century. He advanced quickly with a multi-pronged approach, appearing in operas by Handel, Purcell, and Monteverdi; in concerts and recitals featuring music by Frescobaldi, Porpora, ... Read more

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