Simon Streatfeild

Simon Streatfeild

Real Name:
Simon Nicholas Streatfeild
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Simon Streatfeild (b. 1929) is a British-Canadian violist, conductor, and music educator. He was born in Windsor and studied viola with Frederick Riddle at the Royal College of Music, London, graduating in 1950. Streatfeild had been performing with The London Philharmonic Orchestra and Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and acted as a Principal Viola in the Sadler's Wells Orchestra (1953–55) and The London Symphony Orchestra (1956–65). He was also a founding member of The Academy Of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (1958–65) and spent ten years in Oslo, teaching orchestral conducting and leading the orchestra at Norges Musikkhøgskole.

After moving to Canada, Simon Streatfeild started his decade-long tenure at the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, where he acted as a Principal Viola, Assistant Conductor, Music Director, and Associate Conductor from 1965 to 1977. He also conducted Vancouver Bach Choir from 1969 to 1981. As a conductor of the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra (1982–2000), Streatfeild led the world premiere of Between the Wings of the Earth by Michael Matthews (2) in 1983.
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Simon Streatfeild Discography

Albums

SM 318 Purcell String Quartet with Simon Streatfeild , 2nd Viola - Brahms* Purcell String Quartet with Simon Streatfeild , 2nd Viola - Brahms* - Two String Quintets(LP) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation SM 318 Canada 1976 Sell This Version
SM5047 Hector Berlioz, Orchestre Symphonique De Quebec Conducted By Simon Streatfeild Hector Berlioz, Orchestre Symphonique De Quebec Conducted By Simon Streatfeild - Harold En Italie - Harold In Italy - Harold In Italien(LP) CBC Records SM5047 Canada 1985 Sell This Version
SM5048 Orchestre Symphonique De Quebec, Simon Streatfeild Orchestre Symphonique De Quebec, Simon Streatfeild - A Tribute To Pavlova(LP, Album) CBC Records SM5048 Canada 1986 Sell This Version
SM 175 W. A. Mozart*, Purcell String Quartet, Simon Streatfeild W. A. Mozart*, Purcell String Quartet, Simon Streatfeild - The String Quintets Of Mozart, Vol. 1(LP, Album) CBC Radio Canada SM 175 Canada Unknown Sell This Version
SM-204 Vancouver Chamber Group, Linda Lee Thomas, Simon Streatfeild, Steven Henrikson, Donald Brown (9), Phyllis Mailing, Tony Nickels, Philippe Etter, Ian Hampton, Lanalee de Kant, Calixa Lavallée Vancouver Chamber Group, Linda Lee Thomas, Simon Streatfeild, Steven Henrikson, Donald Brown (9), Phyllis Mailing, Tony Nickels, Philippe Etter, Ian Hampton, Lanalee de Kant, Calixa Lavallée - Early Music From Quebec(LP, Album) CBC Radio Canada Broadcast Recording SM-204 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

BIS-CD-698 MacDonald* · Matthews* · Eckhardt-Gramatté* · Manitoba Chamber Orchestra / Simon Streatfeild · David Stewart (13) · Vincent Ellin MacDonald* · Matthews* · Eckhardt-Gramatté* · Manitoba Chamber Orchestra / Simon Streatfeild · David Stewart (13) · Vincent Ellin - Canadian Music For Chamber Orchestra(CD) BIS BIS-CD-698 Sweden 1995 Sell This Version