Category: opera singer

Heaven in a song.

Heaven in a song.

Joan Sutherland, Lehar, Love Live Forever.

Vincenzo Franceschini (1680-c. 1744) – portra…

Vincenzo Franceschini (1680-c. 1744) – portrait of 
Carlo Broschi Farinelli

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa IVC Masterclass

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa IVC Masterclass

International Vocal Competition

Het Concertgebouw, Amsterdam.

| September 12th, 2018 | TICKETS |

PASSIONS: BERNSTEIN BY DAME KIRI TE KANAWA

PASSIONS: BERNSTEIN BY DAME KIRI TE KANAWA

‘Opera star Dame Kiri Te Kanawa explores the genius of Leonard Bernstein, with whom she worked on the landmark 1984 recording of West Side Story

| Sky Arts | August 27th | 9pm |

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Nadine Sierra is severely underrated

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Maria Calls

fawnvelveteen: Maria Callas (1968)

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Maria Callas (1968)

midnight-summerx: Portrait of opera singer Ade…

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Portrait of opera singer Adelina Patti

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recognised in the Queen’s …

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours:

🎉🎉 HUGE NEWS!! 🎉🎉

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is being made a Companion Of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List!!

Only 65 people in the world hold the honour at any one time.

“The Order of the Companions of Honour is an order of the Commonwealth realms. It was founded in June 1917 by King George V as a reward for outstanding achievements and is "conferred upon a limited number of persons for whom this special distinction seems to be the most appropriate form of recognition. Now described as "awarded for having a major contribution to the arts, science, medicine, or government lasting over a long period of time” – Wikipedia

“The Queens Birthday Honours is the marking of the reigning monarch’s official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals. The honours are presented by the monarch or a viceregal representative. New Year Honours and Birthday Honours are bestowed each year.”

Dame Kiri was awarded her Damehood in the 1982 Honours List after singing at the 1981 wedding of HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana.

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Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recognised in the Queen’s …

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours:

🎉🎉 HUGE NEWS!! 🎉🎉

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa is being made a Companion Of Honour in the Queen’s Birthday Honour’s List!!

Only 65 people in the world hold the honour at any one time.

“The Order of the Companions of Honour is an order of the Commonwealth realms. It was founded in June 1917 by King George V as a reward for outstanding achievements and is "conferred upon a limited number of persons for whom this special distinction seems to be the most appropriate form of recognition. Now described as "awarded for having a major contribution to the arts, science, medicine, or government lasting over a long period of time” – Wikipedia

“The Queens Birthday Honours is the marking of the reigning monarch’s official birthday by granting various individuals appointment into national or dynastic orders or the award of decorations and medals. The honours are presented by the monarch or a viceregal representative. New Year Honours and Birthday Honours are bestowed each year.”

Dame Kiri was awarded her Damehood in the 1982 Honours List after singing at the 1981 wedding of HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana.

Read more

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