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Mr. Ricard Bordas

Director

Charleston Southern University

HQ Phone: (843) 863-7000

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 accredited independent universities, it enrolls over 3,000 students. The institution is affi... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Founder
Camerata Hispánica of London

Education

master classes

Royal Academy of Music

master classes

Trinity College of Music

Web References (13 Total References)


Ricard Bordas

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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.
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Mr. Bordas has sung many leading roles including Mitridate in Scarlatti's Il Mitridate Eupatore
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Mr. Bordas has worked with many illustrious stage directors such as Jonathan Miller, Pierre Audi, Pet Helman, Gilbert Blin, and Jean-Louis Martinotti.
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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.
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"Ricard Bordas cut an impressively dignified figure and showed a well-focused technique."
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"Ricard Bordas' burnished counter-tenor is a thrilling instrument, strong and even across the range, which he deploys with an innate musicality, profoundly moving."
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"Otto was sang in florid countertenor by Ricard Bordas"
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"Ricard Bordas, cut an impressively dignified figure"
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"Bach's genius,was movingly delineated in the arias for counter-tenor (Ricard Bordas)"
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["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."]
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["Here in the city of Kassel, Ricard Bordas performs this role with Bravura."]
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Mr. Bordas as Feraspe in Cesti's L'Argia
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Mr. Bordas as Achill in Schultz's Achill unter den Madchen
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Mr. Bordas as Siroe in Händel's Siroe
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Go to Ricard Bordas' Conductor Page


THE BEAUTIFUL ACOUSTIC of First (Scots) ...

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THE BEAUTIFUL ACOUSTIC of First (Scots) Presbyterian Church will be the place to hear the subtle nuances of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, played on period instruments and sung by one of Charleston's favorite duos: Margaret Kelly Cook, soprano, and Ricard Bordas, countertenor.

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The challenge for Artistic Director Ricard Bordas was to narrow Bach's vast body of compositions to a program of eight works that showcase Bach's great contribution to the world of music, as well as to feature the talents of the performing artists.
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Ricard Bordas, Artistic Director
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Ricard Bordas, Artistic Director
Mr. Bordas and Ms. Cook, who are regular performers in the Early Music Series of Piccolo Spoleto, have a wide following in Charleston.
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Mr. Bordas is on the faculty of Charleston Southern University and is director of the Charleston Men's Chorus and the Kirk Choir of First (Scots) Presbyterian Church.
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Tags: Bach Society of Charleston, Chloe Fedor, Margaret Kelly Cook, Murray Somerville, Ricard Bordas, Shirley Hunt


Chorus Director |

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Ricard Bordas - Chorus Director

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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 son named Mateu.


The Charleston Men's Chorus

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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

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Ricard Bordas

Artistic Director - Barcino Baroque
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. Since arriving to the USA, Mr. Bordas has conducted several oratorios including Purcell's Funeral Music for the Queen Mary
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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.

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