John Eliot Gardiner

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John Eliot Gardiner (born 20 April 1943, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, England) is an English conductor, most famous for his interpretations of baroque music on period instruments. He formed the The Monteverdi Choir in 1964 and 4 years later The Monteverdi Orchestra, with whose members he founded The English Baroque Soloists in 1978. In 1989, he formed a new period instrument orchestra to perform classical and romantic music, the Orchestre Révolutionnaire Et Romantique, playing Hector Berlioz, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms among others. Married to violinist Elizabeth Wilcock from 1981 until their divorce in 1997. In 2001, he married Isabella De Sabata.
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SOL 305 John Eliot Gardiner - Irlande (Neuf Mélodies) Op. 2 / Le Trébuchet / La Mort D'Ophélie / Chant De La Fête De Pâques album art Berlioz* - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Richard Salter (2), Viola Tunnard, Monteverdi Choir* · Gardiner* Berlioz* - April Cantelo, Helen Watts, Robert Tear, Richard Salter (2), Viola Tunnard, Monteverdi Choir* · Gardiner* - Irlande (Neuf Mélodies) Op. 2 / Le Trébuchet / La Mort D'Ophélie / Chant De La Fête De Pâques(LP) L'Oiseau-Lyre SOL 305 UK 1968 Sell This Version
ZRG 645 John Eliot Gardiner - Motets & Madrigals album art Monteverdi Choir*, John Eliot Gardiner - Monteverdi* & Gesualdo* Monteverdi Choir*, John Eliot Gardiner - Monteverdi* & Gesualdo* - Motets & Madrigals(LP) Argo (2) ZRG 645 UK 1970 Sell This Version
SDD 363 John Eliot Gardiner - Baroque Venice album art The Monteverdi Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble*, John Eliot Gardiner The Monteverdi Choir, The Philip Jones Brass Ensemble*, John Eliot Gardiner - Baroque Venice (Album) London Records SDD 363 UK 1972 Sell This Version
SXL 29068 John Eliot Gardiner - Motetes De Monteverdi Y Gesualdo album art Coro Monteverdi*, John Eliot Gardiner Coro Monteverdi*, John Eliot Gardiner - Motetes De Monteverdi Y Gesualdo(LP) Decca SXL 29068 Spain 1974 Sell This Version
ARL1 1180 John Eliot Gardiner - Concertos For Lute & Orchestra album art Vivaldi* · Handel* · Kohaut* / Julian Bream, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Orchestra Vivaldi* · Handel* · Kohaut* / Julian Bream, John Eliot Gardiner, The Monteverdi Orchestra - Concertos For Lute & Orchestra (Album) RCA Red Seal, RCA Red Seal ARL1 1180 France 1975 Sell This Version
SET 593-4 John Eliot Gardiner - Vespro Della Beata Vergine album art Claudio Monteverdi, John Eliot Gardiner Claudio Monteverdi, John Eliot Gardiner - Vespro Della Beata Vergine (Album) Decca SET 593-4 France 1975 Sell This Version
STU 70911 John Eliot Gardiner - Music For Queen Mary album art Henry Purcell / John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir*, Monteverdi Orchestra*, Equale Brass Ensemble* Henry Purcell / John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir*, Monteverdi Orchestra*, Equale Brass Ensemble* - Music For Queen Mary (Album) Erato STU 70911 France 1977 Sell This Version
GMFD 1-76-004 John Eliot Gardiner - Music For Percussion (Volume One) album art Tristan Fry Percussion Ensemble, John Eliot Gardiner Tristan Fry Percussion Ensemble, John Eliot Gardiner - Music For Percussion (Volume One)(LP, Album + Box) Gale Maximum Fidelity Recording GMFD 1-76-004 UK 1977 Sell This Version
STU 70911 Henry Purcell - John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir*, Monteverdi Orchestra*, Equale Brass Ensemble* Henry Purcell - John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir*, Monteverdi Orchestra*, Equale Brass Ensemble* - Music For Queen Mary(LP) Erato STU 70911 Israel 1977 Sell This Version
2708 038 John Eliot Gardiner - Acis And Galatea album art Georg Friedrich Händel, John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloists, Norma Burrowes, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Martyn Hill, Willard White Georg Friedrich Händel, John Eliot Gardiner, The English Baroque Soloists, Norma Burrowes, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Martyn Hill, Willard White - Acis And Galatea (Album) Archiv Produktion 2708 038 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
STU 71055 John Eliot Gardiner - Dixit Dominus - Coronation Anthem N°1 album art Haendel* - Solistes, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra*, John Eliot Gardiner Haendel* - Solistes, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra*, John Eliot Gardiner - Dixit Dominus - Coronation Anthem N°1 (Album) Erato STU 71055 France 1978 Sell This Version
MCE 71210 John Eliot Gardiner - Scènes Pour Orchestre Vol.2 album art Massenet* - Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Monte-Carlo, Gardiner* Massenet* - Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Monte-Carlo, Gardiner* - Scènes Pour Orchestre Vol.2 (Album) Erato MCE 71210 France 1979 Sell This Version
STU 71 089, STU 71089, 71089 John Eliot Gardiner - Les Fêtes D'Hébé - La Danse album art Rameau*, John Eliot Gardiner Rameau*, John Eliot Gardiner - Les Fêtes D'Hébé - La Danse (Album) Erato, Erato, Erato STU 71 089, STU 71089, 71089 France 1979 Sell This Version
ZL 30657 John Eliot Gardiner - The Ways Of Zion Do Mourn - Funeral Anthem For Queen Caroline album art Haendel*, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra*, John Eliot Gardiner Haendel*, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra*, John Eliot Gardiner - The Ways Of Zion Do Mourn - Funeral Anthem For Queen Caroline (Album) Erato ZL 30657 Germany 1979 Sell This Version
STU 71274 John Eliot Gardiner - The Tempest album art Henry Purcell, John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra* Henry Purcell, John Eliot Gardiner, Monteverdi Choir* & Monteverdi Orchestra* - The Tempest (Album) Erato STU 71274 France 1980 Sell This Version
STU 71275 John Eliot Gardiner - The Indian Queen album art Henry Purcell, Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner Henry Purcell, Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner - The Indian Queen (Album) Erato STU 71275 France 1980 Sell This Version
ERX-2433~34 John Eliot Gardiner - Israel In Egypt (Israel In Ägypten) album art Handel* / The Monteverdi Choir, The Monteverdi Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner Handel* / The Monteverdi Choir, The Monteverdi Orchestra, John Eliot Gardiner - Israel In Egypt (Israel In Ägypten) (Comp, Album) Erato ERX-2433~34 Japan 1979 Sell This Version
MHS 4212/13 John Eliot Gardiner - Four Scenes for Orchestra album art Jules Massenet, John Eliot Gardiner, National Orchestra of the Monte-Carlo Opera* Jules Massenet, John Eliot Gardiner, National Orchestra of the Monte-Carlo Opera* - Four Scenes for Orchestra(2x12", Album) Music Heritage Society MHS 4212/13 US 1980 Sell This Version
ZL 30763 John Eliot Gardiner - Die Motetten Bwv 225-231 - Bwv 50 & 118 album art J.S. Bach*, The Monteverdi Choir & The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner J.S. Bach*, The Monteverdi Choir & The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - Die Motetten Bwv 225-231 - Bwv 50 & 118 (Album) Erato ZL 30763 Germany 1981 Sell This Version
STU 71325, 71325 John Eliot Gardiner - L'Allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato - Nach Gedichten Von John Milton album art Haendel*, Soli - Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner Haendel*, Soli - Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner - L'Allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato - Nach Gedichten Von John Milton (Album) RCA, Erato STU 71325, 71325 France 1981 Sell This Version
STU 71310 John Eliot Gardiner - Messe Des Morts - Requiem album art André Campra Soli - Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner André Campra Soli - Monteverdi Choir* & English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner - Messe Des Morts - Requiem (Album) Erato STU 71310 Israel 1981 Sell This Version
STU 71367 John Eliot Gardiner - Concerti Grossi Op. 3 album art Haendel*, English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner Haendel*, English Baroque Soloists*, John Eliot Gardiner - Concerti Grossi Op. 3 (Album) Erato STU 71367 France 1981 Sell This Version
4702K John Eliot Gardiner - Andre Campra Requiem Mass album art The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - Andre Campra Requiem Mass(LP) Erato 4702K US 1981 Sell This Version
2742 001 John Eliot Gardiner - The Fairy Queen album art Henry Purcell, John Eliot Gardiner Henry Purcell, John Eliot Gardiner - The Fairy Queen (Album) Archiv Produktion 2742 001 Germany 1982 Sell This Version
STU 71506 John Eliot Gardiner - Kantate BWV 4 - Christ lag in Todesbanden - Kantate BWV 131 - Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir album art J.S. Bach*The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner J.S. Bach*The Monteverdi Choir, The English Baroque Soloists, John Eliot Gardiner - Kantate BWV 4 - Christ lag in Todesbanden - Kantate BWV 131 - Aus der Tiefe rufe ich, Herr, zu dir (Album) Erato STU 71506 France 1982 Sell This Version