Search Options

Get Download Manager Now
Newsletter Archive
Find Us in Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter

Classicsonline Home » Artists » » Ragin, Derek Lee

 Update me on new releases by Ragin

Derek Lee Ragin

Derek Lee Ragin is regarded as one of the foremost countertenors of our day. In great demand as a master of Baroque vocal style, he is also an inspired interpreter of contemporary music. His performances of such diverse repertoire are characterized by an unusual warmth and expressivity, and he has received unanimous accolades from critics and audiences throughout the world. In recent seasons he sang the 1739 (first performance) version of Handel’s Israel in Egypt in Budapest, sang in the première of Der Name der Rose by the Munich composer Enjott Schneider, a composition for countertenor and organ written especially for him, and with the London-based group Florilegium returned to the Budapest Early Music Festival and the Handel Festival in Halle. Engagements have included appearances with Munich Opera, the Vienna Konzertverein, Apollo’s Fire, the Aulos Ensemble and the American Bach Soloists, among many others. In America he made his début at the Metropolitan Opera in Giulio Cesare, subsequently returning to appear in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and sang with the New York Philharmonic in the world première of Kancheli’s And Farewell Goes Out Sighing. In addition to appearances in major theatres and concert halls throughout the United States, Europe and Australia, he also has a number of important and acclaimed recordings to his credit and awards have included those of first place winner in the Purcell-Britten Prize for




Affiliates  |  Classical Points  |  Press Room  |  About Us  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy

ClassicsOnline Newsletter Archive

Monthly Features on ClassicsOnline

Why choose ClassicsOnline?
ClassicsOnline is your source for classical music new releases, rare catalog, historical recordings and exclusive bargains. Our vast classical music catalog has over 1 Million tracks from more than 50,000 albums available in DRM-free MP3 (320kbps) and FLAC (lossless format). More than 500 new albums are added each month, all of which are carefully indexed, and searchable by Composer, Artist, Work and Label. Membership is free, and registration includes 5 free tracks for download. Get a free track every week and gain access to exclusive classical deals when you subscribe to our newsletter. ClassicsOnline was honored in 2010 as the Best Classical Download Site by the MIDEM Classical Awards Jury.

Some titles may not be available in all countries because of possible copyright or licensing restrictions.

Copyright © 2016 Naxos Digital Services Ltd. All rights reserved. – Your Classical Music Download Source
10:14:59 PM Wednesday, May 4, 2016  -230-
This site is now closed, but it has been replaced with our exciting new service ClassicsOnline HD•LL.   x
Continue to buy your downloads at our new store, which now offers all content in lossless CD quality  
formats, in addition to MP3, and thousands of high-definition titles. To learn more, click here.  
Note that previously registered customers may still login to view their accounts until further notice.  

ClassicsOnline customers will not be able to use their log in to access the new HD site. Please create a new ClassicsOnline HD•LL account to download albums, subscribe to streaming, create playlists and more!