coloratura soprano


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coloratura soprano

A soprano with an agile, florid style.
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Noun1.coloratura soprano - a lyric soprano who specializes in coloratura vocal music
soprano - a female singer
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Lyric coloratura soprano Charlotte Hoather, tenor Rolando Villazon and Welsh lyric soprano Rhian Lois Picture Mandy Jones
The six singers are Red Nuestro (tenor), Margarita Roco (lyric soprano), Steven Hotchkies (baritone), Terence Guillermo (tenor), Sweet Samaniego Buchanan (coloratura soprano) and Only Torres (baritone).
WHEN I STARTED TO RESEARCH A biography of Bertha Crawford (1886-1937), a forgotten Canadian coloratura soprano whose career spanned the first quarter of the previous century, 1 looked for biographies of other Canadian opera singers.
Currently, she is being trained by coloratura soprano and librettist Fides Cuyugan Asensio who is a Professor Emeritus Voice under the Music Theater and Dance Department in the University of the Philippines.
Ten of the arias in the soprano anthology are for coloratura soprano. These excellent, well bound softcover anthologies should take pride of place next to standard operatic aria collections.
Leading coloratura soprano Barbara Cole Walton and her accompanist, pianist Michal Gajzler, are to be the next guests of Lockerbie Music Society.
The Rosenethe Singers will be ably joined by professionals, Belinda Evans (coloratura soprano), Ulrike Wutscher (mezzo soprano), Liam Bonthrone(tenor) and Jacob Phillips (bass) - providing the accompaniment, Scottish Bach Players, led by Angus Ramsay, all conducted by the choir's musical director Kevin Duggan.
The lyric coloratura soprano competed in talent, philosophy of life, private interview and stage presence over the course of three days in front of live audiences at the Superstar Theatre, Resorts Casino Hotel.
Expect an energetic show from the Turetsky Soprano as the group combines all female singing voices from the highest coloratura soprano to the lowest mezzo who play different musical instruments -- violin, saxophone, keyboards.
In many ways the Gounod operas created at this theater are inextricably linked to Carvalho and his more famous wife, Caroline Carvalho--superstar coloratura soprano, and one of the most important creatrices of the nineteenth century--a figure who held such sway that she was sometimes called the Theatre-Lyrique's "directrice." (Gounod wrote Marguerite in Faust with her in mind, as well as the title roles in Mireille and Romeo et Juliette, and composed waltz ariette showpieces for these roles at her request.)
She demonstrated this powerfully at the start of the concerto, by matching the opulent exposition of David Curtis's eagerly responsive OOTS with soaring tone and the florid agility of a coloratura soprano, and crowning the movement with a cadenza of arresting intensity.
Muscat: Success in the world of opera requires more than singing, says Diana Damrau, 'the Divine Diva', who has been hailed as the world's leading coloratura soprano.