Share This Profile
Share this profile on Facebook.
Link to this profile on LinkedIn.
Tweet this profile on Twitter.
Email a link to this profile.
See other services through which you can share this profile.
This profile was last updated on 7/18/14  and contains information from public web pages.

Mr. Ricard Bordas

Wrong Ricard Bordas?

Assistant Professor of Music

Phone: (843) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: r***@***.edu
Charleston Southern University
9200 University Blvd.
Charleston, South Carolina 29423
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1964, Charleston Southern University is a four-year liberal arts school situated on 300 acres near historic Charleston. One of South Carolina's largest...   more
Background

Employment History

Education

  • master classes
    Trinity College of Music
  • master classes
    Royal Academy of Music
12 Total References
Web References
First (Scots) Presbyterian Church / Our Church / Church Staff
www.first-scots.org, 18 July 2014 [cached]
Ricard Bordas
Director of Choral Music & Choirmaster
Ricard conducts the adult Kirk Choir and the Kirk Choristers
He was in Barcelona, Spain, countertenor/conductor Ricard Bordas graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London.
Since the age of seventeen, Ricard has conducted various choirs and chamber groups in Spain and Britain, and at nineteen he served as assistant to conductor Simon Johnson with the National Catalan choir, Orfeo Català of Barcelona, preparing major oratorio works and traveling extensively in Europe. Since arriving in the USA, Ricard has conducted Bizet's Carmen, Bach's St. John Passion, Händel's Messiah, Vivaldi's Gloria and Magnificat, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carols, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, and many other major choral works. In London Mr. Bordas was conductor/singer with the Camerata Hispánica.
Ricard has performed in both opera and concert with conductors such as Muti, Frühbeck de Burgos, Jacobs, Christophers, and Stahl, and has performed at La Scala in Milan, Netherlands Opera, Royal Albert Hall, and Spanish National Concert Hall. He has performed in international music festivals in fourteen countries in Europe and America such as Boston, The London Proms, Dresden, and Amsterdam. Mr. Bordas has recorded for the labels DHS, United, Verany, Discantus, and CPO. His last recording, the opera Psyche by Lully, was nominated for a 2009 Grammy.
Ricard also serves as Assistant Professor of Music at Charleston Southern University, and voice faculty at the International Baroque Institute in Cambridge, MA. Ricard has offered master classes at the Royal Academy of Music and the Trinity College of Music in London, and at the Barcelona Conservatory. He recently adjudicated the David Adams Art Song competition in New York.
Ricard is married to soprano Margaret Cook, and they have a son, Mateu.
...
Ricard enjoys watching and playing soccer, train modelism, architecture, and playing with his son Mateu.
The Charleston Men's Chorus
www.cmchorus.com, 23 Aug 2012 [cached]
Born in Barcelona, Spain, countertenor/conductor Ricard Bordas graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London winning several awards including the prestigious Associate of the Royal Academy or ARAM.
Since the age of seventeen, Ricard Bordas has conducted various choirs and chamber groups in Spain and Britain, and at nineteen he served as assistant to conductor Simon Johnson with the National Catalan choir Orfeo Català of Barcelona preparing major oratorio works and traveling extensively in Europe. Since arriving in the USA, Mr. Bordas has conducted Bizet's Carmen, Bach's St. John Passion, Händel's Messiah, Lauridsen's Lux Aeterna, Vivaldi's Gloria and Magnificat, Vaughan Williams' Fantasia on Christmas Carol, Saint-Saëns Christmas Oratorio, and many other major choral works. In London Mr. Bordas was conductor/singer with the Camerata Hispánica. His recoding of Cererols' Missa Defunctorum for the BBC earned a spot in the "BBC Pick of the week" program.
As a soloist Mr. Bordas has performed both in opera and concert with conductors such as Muti, Frühbeck de Burgos, Jacobs, Rousset, Christophers, and Stahl, and has performed at La Scala in Milan, Netherlands Opera, Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Hall in London, and Spanish National Concert Hall. He has performed in international music festivals in fourteen countries in Europe and America such as Boston, The London Proms, Dresden, Halle, Schwetzingen, Barcelona, Granada and Amsterdam. Mr. Bordas has recorded for the labels DHS, United, Verany, Discantus, and CPO. His last recording of the opera Psyche by Lully was nominated for the 2009 Grammy awards.
Ricard Bordas is choirmaster at First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, assistant professor of music at Charleston Southern University where he teaches voice and conducts the male chorale Singing Buccaneers, and also is voice faculty at the International Baroque Institute at Longy in Cambridge,MA. Mr. Bordas has offered master classes at the Royal Academy of Music and the Trinity College of Music in London, and at the Barcelona Conservatory. He recently adjudicated the David Adams Art Song competition in New York. Ricard Bordas is married to soprano Margaret Cook, and has a six year old son named Mateu.
Ricard Bordas
www.novoartists.com, 30 Sept 2008 [cached]
Ricard BordasRicard Bordas
logoRicard Bordas - Countertenor
...
Photo of Ricard Bordas
diamondBorn in Barcelona, award-winning countertenor/conductor Ricard Bordas graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London and in 1999 was appointmented an Associate by the Royal Academy.At RAM, he studied voice with Charles Brett and Paul Esswood.
As one of the leading countertenors of his generation, Ricard Bordas has performed in fourteen countries in concert and opera with many distinguished conductors among them Riccardo Muti, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, René Jacobs, Harry Christophers, Christoph Rousset, Christopher Hogwood, and Philippe Herreveghe.
...
Mr. Bordas has sung many leading roles including Mitridate in Scarlatti's Il Mitridate Eupatore
...
Mr. Bordas has worked with many illustrious stage directors such as Jonathan Miller, Pierre Audi, Pet Helman, Gilbert Blin, and Jean-Louis Martinotti.
...
In recordings, Mr. Bordas can be heard on the Verany, Discantus and DHM labels as well as on numerous radio and television broadcasts in the US, Britain, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Sweden and Mexico.
Mr. Bordas has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Trinity College of Music in London, the Barcelona Conservatory, the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University and recently at the International Baroque Institute at Longy.
...
"Ricard Bordas cut an impressively dignified figure and showed a well-focused technique."
...
"Ricard Bordas' burnished counter-tenor is a thrilling instrument, strong and even across the range, which he deploys with an innate musicality, profoundly moving."
...
"Otto was sang in florid countertenor by Ricard Bordas"
...
"Ricard Bordas, cut an impressively dignified figure"
...
"Bach's genius,was movingly delineated in the arias for counter-tenor (Ricard Bordas)"
...
["The title role is sung by Ricard Bordas from Barcelona, a Countertenor who proves that Spain has an absolutely international reputation even in this offshoot of tenor voice."]
...
["Here in the city of Kassel, Ricard Bordas performs this role with Bravura."]
...
Photo of Ricard Bordas
...
Mr. Bordas as Feraspe in Cesti's L'Argia
...
Photo of Ricard Bordas
...
Mr. Bordas as Achill in Schultz's Achill unter den Madchen
...
Photo of Ricard Bordas
...
Mr. Bordas as Siroe in Händel's Siroe
...
Go to Ricard Bordas' Conductor Page
Ricard Bordas
www.novoartists.com, 22 Dec 2007 [cached]
Ricard Bordas
Artistic Director - Barcino Baroque
...
Photo of Ricard Bordas
...
. Since arriving to the USA, Mr. Bordas has conducted several oratorios including Purcell's Funeral Music for the Queen Mary
...
Mr. Bordas is the Artistic Director of Barcino Baroque, a vocal-instrumental group specializing in the Baroque Repertoire with emphasis on the Spanish and South American repertoire.Barcino Baroque recently performed in New York City, New Jersey and Virginia.In 1996, Mr. Bordas founded the Camerata Hispánica of London, a vocal-instrumental early music group which made its début at the London Händel Festival.They have since recorded several programs for BBC Radio3.Their recording of Cererol's Missa Defunctorumwas selected as "best Program by BBC's Pick of the Week. Mr Bordas has also conducted the Royal Academy's Music Choir and Baroque Orchestra.
Mr. Bordas records with Verany, Discantus and DHM labels and has been heard on numerous radio and television broadcasts in the US, Britain, Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Sweden and Mexico.
He has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Trinity College of Music in London, the Barcelona Conservatory, the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University and recently at the International Baroque Institute at Longy.
Novo Artists, Inc. - NAI Company News
www.novoartists.com, 13 April 2006 [cached]
A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music in London, Mr. Bordas was also appointed an Associate by the Royal Academy.
As one of the leading countertenors of his generation, Ricard Bordas has performed with many distinguished conductors including Riccardo Muti, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, René Jacobs, Harry Christophers, Christoph Rousset, Christopher Hogwood, and Philippe Herreveghe.
...
Mr. Bordas has sung many leading roles including Mitridate in Scarlatti's Il Mitridate Eupatore
...
Mr. Bordas has worked with many illustrious stage directors such as Jonathan Miller, Pierre Audi, Pet Helman, Gilbert Blin, and Jean-Louis Martinotti.
...
A respected pedagogue, Mr. Bordas has taught at the Royal Academy of Music in London, the Trinity College of Music in London, the Barcelona Conservatory, the College of Charleston and Charleston Southern University and recently at the International Baroque Institute at Longy.
diamondMaestra Buckland-Hofstetter is the newly elected Artistic Director of the University of Dresden's orchestras.She will conduct concerts in Strasbourg, France on 10 and 11 May, and in Dresden, Germany on 8 and 29 June and 5 July.
Other People with the name "Bordas":
Other ZoomInfo Searches
Accelerate your business with the industry's most comprehensive profiles on business people and companies.
Find business contacts by city, industry and title. Our B2B directory has just-verified and in-depth profiles, plus the market's top tools for searching, targeting and tracking.
Atlanta | Boston | Chicago | Houston | Los Angeles | New York
Browse ZoomInfo's business people directory. Our professional profiles include verified contact information, biography, work history, affiliations and more.
Browse ZoomInfo's company directory. Our company profiles include corporate background information, detailed descriptions, and links to comprehensive employee profiles with verified contact information.