A report on Joan Sutherland

Sutherland in 1975
Sutherland in 1962
Joan Sutherland in 1990

Australian dramatic coloratura soprano known for her contribution to the renaissance of the bel canto repertoire from the late 1950s through to the 1980s.

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Sutherland in 1975

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Margaret of Valois

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French princess of the Valois dynasty who became Queen of Navarre by marriage to Henry III of Navarre, then also Queen of France at her husband's 1589 accession to the latter throne as Henry IV.

French princess of the Valois dynasty who became Queen of Navarre by marriage to Henry III of Navarre, then also Queen of France at her husband's 1589 accession to the latter throne as Henry IV.

Catherine de Medici with her children in 1561: Francis, Charles IX, Margaret and Henry.
Princess Margaret of Valois. Portrait by François Clouet, 16th century. Margaret was considered in her time beautiful, cultured, refined and flirtatious: for this she was called the "pearl of the Valois".
Henry of Navarre and Margaret of Valois
St. Bartholomew's Day massacre. Catherine de' Medici emerging from the Louvre castle to inspect a heap of bodies in a painting by François Dubois, a Huguenot painter.
Margaret, Queen of Navarre. Portrait by François Clouet, c. 1572. Don John of Austria came to the French court only to see her. Later he proclaimed "The beauty of that princess is more divine than human, but she is made to damn and ruin men rather than to save them."
Francis, Duke of Alençon. Portrait by Jean Decourt (1576).
Queen Margaret of Navarre, by Nicholas Hilliard (1577)
Château de Nérac
Henri of Navarre and La Belle Fosseuse.
Henry III, the Queen-Mother and queen Louise of Lorraine (detail), Franco-Flemish school, c. 1582.
Ball at the Court of Henry III (detail), Franco-Flemish school, c. 1582.
Portrait of Queen Margaret of Valois. 16th century.
Historical wax statue of Queen Margaret of Valois produced by artist/historian George S. Stuart.
Queen Margaret in 1605.
L'Hostel de la Reine Marguerite built by Jean Bullant in 1609, and its gardens, as shown in Matthäus Merian 1615 plan of Paris.
Queen Margaret in 1610. Coronation of Marie de' Medici in St. Denis (detail), by Peter Paul Rubens, 1622–1625.

This was one of the signature roles of the Australian soprano Joan Sutherland, and she performed it for her farewell performance for the Australian Opera in 1990.

Sydney Eisteddfod

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Independent community based not-for-profit organisation limited by guarantee a registered charity in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the federal Register of Cultural Organisations eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.

Independent community based not-for-profit organisation limited by guarantee a registered charity in Sydney, Australia, and listed on the federal Register of Cultural Organisations eligible to receive tax-deductible donations.

Dame Joan Sutherland

Aerial view of Les Avants (1948)

Les Avants

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Village in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Village in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Aerial view of Les Avants (1948)

The village was home to the world-famous opera singer Dame Joan Sutherland and her husband, the conductor Richard Bonynge.

Cossa in 1970.

Dominic Cossa

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American operatic lyric baritone particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoire.

American operatic lyric baritone particularly associated with the Italian and French repertoire.

Cossa in 1970.

Cossa's left a few notable recordings of his best roles such as Belcore in L'elisir d'amore opposite Dame Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti, Achillas in Handel's Giulio Cesare opposite Norman Treigle and Beverly Sills, Nevers in Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots, again opposite Sutherland, Martina Arroyo and Huguette Tourangeau, and the baritone solo part in Roger Sessions' When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd.

Sylvia Stahlman (2nd from left) in the Netherlands in 1963

Sylvia Stahlman

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American soprano, particularly associated with light, coloratura roles.

American soprano, particularly associated with light, coloratura roles.

Sylvia Stahlman (2nd from left) in the Netherlands in 1963

Excelling in coloratura and soubrette roles, she can be heard on recordings, in Un ballo in maschera, opposite Birgit Nilsson, Giulietta Simionato, Carlo Bergonzi, and Cornell MacNeil, under Sir Georg Solti (1960–61), and as Lisa in La sonnambula, with Dame Joan Sutherland (1962).

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Franco Corelli

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Italian tenor who had a major international opera career between 1951 and 1976.

Italian tenor who had a major international opera career between 1951 and 1976.

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He returned to La Scala in 1962, for a revival of Meyerbeer's Les Huguenots, opposite Joan Sutherland, and that same year appeared as Manrico in a lauded production of Il trovatore at the Salzburg Festival under Herbert von Karajan and opposite Leontyne Price, Giulietta Simionato, and Ettore Bastianini.

Isobel Buchanan

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Scottish operatic soprano.

Scottish operatic soprano.

Bellini: La sonnambula (Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Isobel Buchanan, Della Jones, National Philharmonic Orchestra, London Opera Chorus, Richard Bonynge) CD Decca 2LH417-424

Luigi Ottolini

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Luigi Ottolini (23 August 1925, Milan - 16 March 2002, Suardi) was an Italian operatic tenor noted for his appearances in the 1960 recording of Verdi's Requiem with Joan Sutherland, Fiorenza Cossotto and Carlo Maria Giulini, the 1961 Turin recording of Verdi's Don Carlos with Boris Christoff and the 1963 recording of scenes from Verdi's Aida with Birgit Nilsson.

Josephine Veasey

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British mezzo-soprano, particularly associated with Wagner and Berlioz

British mezzo-soprano, particularly associated with Wagner and Berlioz

Although not associated with the bel canto repertoire, in 1966 Veasey recorded the role of Agnese in Beatrice di Tenda, opposite Joan Sutherland and Luciano Pavarotti, under Richard Bonynge, and appeared as Adalgisa in Norma, opposite Montserrat Caballé and Jon Vickers, in the 1974 production at the Théâtre Antique d'Orange.

Renato Cioni

Renato Cioni

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Italian operatic lyric tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.

Italian operatic lyric tenor, particularly associated with the Italian repertory.

Renato Cioni

His Metropolitan Opera was in 1970, as Pollione, opposite Joan Sutherland and Marilyn Horne.