KYM AMPS: Soprano

1. CDE 84312 CLARA SCHUMANN Sechs Lieder Op. 23 Nos. 1 – 6, Variations on a theme by Robert Schumann Op. 20, Three Romances Op. 22; I, II, III, Sämtliche Lieder, Trio in G minor for piano, violin and violoncello, Op. 17.(CDE 84312) £11.75 / €17.16

2. CDE 84196 ROSSINI SONGS Combattimento(CDE 84196) £11.75 / €17.16

3. CDE 84498 Love Underground - The Lobster & Other Tales(CDE 84498) £11.75 / €17.16

Kym Amps (soprano) joined The Scholars in 1984. in addition to eighty plus concerts a year with the ensemble, she also has a flourishing career as a concert and recital artist. She has performed in many prestigious concert halls in Europe, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Gewandhaus in Leipzig and the Purcell Room in London.

Amps won the prestigious Maggie Teyte Award and was runner-up in the first Elly Ameling Competition. As well as giving recitals of German Lieder, French Melodie and contemporary music, she is a specialist in music by female composers which she researches and performs for radio and television. Fluent in both French and Spanish, she gives master classes and courses on Baroque, classical and contemporary chamber music in England and Spain.

Kym lives in Madrid, where she enjoys researching Spanish Baroque Music and becoming involved in contemporary Spanish music. Her Discography includes Mozart Lieder, Rossini's Petite Messe Solenelle and the Couperin's Trois Lecons de Tenebre. Amps has also recorded Bach's St John Passion, Handel's Dixit Dominus, Regina Caeli and Messiah, Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, Fairy Queen and Indian Queen and Rutter's Magnificat.


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