Search for operatic roles

2,004 results

Heroines of the Boudoir
BBC Music Magazine (2004) Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 30-32, 34
... lives of the real women who became the models for the operatic characters. ...
... A chronological listing of Plácido Domingo's operatic roles, culled from interviews with the tenor ...
Margaret Marshall
Margaret Anne Marshall OBE (born 4 January 1949) is a Scottish soprano. Marshall was born in Stirling. Her career started in the 1970s and she has sung a wide range of classical and operatic roles. Her achievements were recogni...
Performer
Obituaries: Beverly Bower
Opera News (2002) Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 73
... Reports that soprano Beverly Bower died of cancer in Washington Township, New Jersey, on March 24, 2002. Mentions some of her operatic roles. ...
Obituaries: Robert Lewis Moulson
Opera News (2003) Vol. 68, No. 5, pp. 69
... Opera tenor Robert Lewis Moulson died August 15, 2003, at age 70. Moulson's operatic roles are highlighted. ...
Obituary: Norman Kelley
Opera (2007) Vol. 58, No. 3, pp. 299
... , 2006. Several of his notable operatic roles are mentioned. ...
Montserrat Caballé
Montserrat Caballé is a Spanish operatic soprano. She has sung a wide variety of roles, but Caballé is best known as an exponent of the bel canto repertoire, notably the works of Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi.
Performer
... A humorous commentary discusses the mezzo-soprano's operatic roles, mostly boys or old women. ...
... Canadian alto Maureen Forrester, who performed both operatic as well as oratorio roles, died in 2010 at the age of 79. ...
Obituaries: Chester Ludgin
Opera News (2003) Vol. 68, No. 5, pp. 69
... Opera baritone Chester Ludgin died August 9, 2003, of cancer, at age 78. Ludgin's operatic roles are highlighted. ...
... Operatic characters have the ability of conveying and stimulating emotions in audiences. One such ...
Obituaries: Susan Chilcott
Opera News (2003) Vol. 68, No. 5, pp. 69
... Singing actor Susan Chilcott died September 4, 2003, at age 40. Chilcott's operatic roles are highlighted. ...
Il trovatore
Romantic opera from 1852

Il trovatore (pronounced [il trovaˈtoːre]; Italian for "The Troubadour") is an opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi to an Italian libretto largely written by Salvadore Cammarano, based on the play El trovador (1836) by Antonio García Gutiérrez. It was ...

... Reviews a book that pays homage to the more than 1,000 performances of more than 100 operatic ... roles sung by tenor Placido Domingo during his career (Little Brown, 290p, £20). Comments that Domingo deserves better than this. ...
Hero Worship
Opera News (2011) Vol. 76, No. 5, pp. 6
Obituary: Denis Dowling
Gramophone (1996) Vol. 74, pp. 12
... Obituary for the late operatic baritone Denis Dowling, who was born in New Zealand and died on ... September 23, 1996 at the age of 86. Provides an overview of his career and the roles he played, noting that he was "particularly gifted in comedy." ...
Obituaries: Gérard Souzay
Opera News (2004) Vol. 69, No. 5, pp. 85
... Operatic baritone Gérard Souzay died August 17, 2004, in Cap d'Antibes, France. ...
Obituaries: Makiko Narumi
Opera News (2002) Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 73
... Reports the death of Japanese mezzo soprano Makiko Narumi of cancer at age 33 on April 30, 2002. Mentions some of her operatic performances. ...
... In an interview, Russian soprano Edita Gruberová discusses her voice training, her career, and her favorite operatic roles. ...
The Critics - Musical Events: Fervor
The New Yorker (2006) Vol. 82, No. 30, pp. 148-150
... On July 3, 2006, operatic mezzo-soprano Lorraine Hunt Lieberson died of breast cancer. She was 52. Her career, roles, and singing style are remembered. ...