Philip Langridge


1939 – 2010
Philip Langridge’s musical and dramatic qualities ensured that he was in constant demand throughout Europe, the USA, and Japan as one of the world’s most distinguished singers. He was particularly closely associated with the Salzburg Festival, the Met, La Scala Milan, Bayerische Staatsoper, Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, Edinburgh Festival and English National Opera.

He appeared in concert with leading conductors such as Abbado, Barenboim, Bychkov, Davis, Gergiev, Haitink, Harnoncourt, Levine, Mackerras, Mehta, Ozawa, Previn, Rattle and Solti.

His remarkable discography gained him two Grammy Awards, The Gramophone Award, Classic CD Award, and Classical Music Award. His last engagements included Das Rheingold and Moses and Aron at the Met, a new Ring Cycle and Nozze di Figaro at the ROH, Boris Godunov in Barcelona, Death in Venice in Sydney and Idomeneo in Salzburg.

He gave acclaimed masterclasses in Salzburg, Paris, Munich, New York, London (where he was Visiting Professor at the RCM and also Tutor for London Master Classes) Glasgow and Aldeburgh. He was made a CBE in 1994. He died in March 2010.

2018 Summer Course!

A week of stimulating and exciting public master classes and concerts for voice, violin, cello, piano and conducting - 22nd to 29th July 2018.

2018 Course

Our 2018 Course will offer a week of stimulating and exciting public master classes and concerts for voice, violin, cello, piano and conducting in Manchester's Royal Northern College of Music from 22nd to 29th July 2018.

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Congratulations to LMC Alumnus conductor Ismael Sandoval on this new appointment..........The CSO is thrilled to announce the appointment of CSO Youth Orchestra Conductor/CSO Assistant Conductor, Ismael Sandoval! Sandoval will replace Gary Wilkes as CSOYO Symphony Conductor after he retires this Spring, and will also serve in the newly created role of CSO Assistant Conductor. We can't wait to introduce Ismael to the community! ... See MoreSee Less

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