John Elwes

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    1. Rec.: Cecilia, volgi un sguardoJohn Elwes
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    2. Aria: La virtute è un vero numeJohn Elwes
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    3. Rec.: Tu amonica CeciliaJohn Elwes
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    4. Aria: Splenda l'albaJohn Elwes
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    "Blessed Are They That Considereth The Poor"John Elwes

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        While it would be difficult to confuse him with a countertenor, Elwes' exceptionally high-lying and secure upper register have enabled him to sing some of the most demanding repertoire, including Rameau pieces that are seldom performed today because of the difficulty in casting the tenor leads. Born John Hahessy, Elwes sang in the Westminster Cathedral choir, where he also studied music under George Malcolm and eventually became head chorister. He also had an extended career a... Read more

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