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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She was a classically trained coloratura soprano with a wonderful voice that she shared through teaching and performing.
Guests include pop singer Timmy Pavino, young coloratura soprano Sarah Faye, as well as members of the World Championships of the Performing Arts Philippine team, whom Jed helps train and mentor.
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.
Ling, who is a scholar possessing great expertise in the subject of the German Fach system, has now created two new volumes, for coloratura soprano and for lyric soprano.
Opening on June 2 in Nicosia, the festival kicks off with a voice and piano recital by the renowned Danish coloratura soprano Susanne Elmark joining forces with international repetiteur Christian Westergaard (winner of the 2015 International Lied Duo Competitio) in a programme of songs by Debussy, Berg, R Strauss, Prokofiev and Grieg.
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.
The other main roles will be lyric mezzo-soprano Alishia Piper, who graduated from the University of Oregon and now lives in Clackamas, as Meg; lyric soprano Emily Way, who sang the role of Flora in "The Turn of the Screw," as Beth; and lyric coloratura soprano Jocelyn Thomas in the role of Amy.
Mezzo Victoria Marshall and coloratura soprano Anne-Marie Macintosh, as Bianca and Lucia respectively, Lucretia's companions, have some of the score's most lyrical music, which they handled beautifully together; Macintosh's agile soprano lightened the overall dark musical tenor of the piece as Britten intended her role should.
Known for her vocal prowess and remarkable musicianship, Canadian coloratura soprano Barbara Hannigan demonstrates, in these two DVDs, that she is as comfortable performing Ligeti's works as Mozart arias, but also just as comfortable conducting an orchestra as she is performing daring renditions of Lulu, on pointe, or Mysteries of the Macabre.
A classically trained coloratura soprano with a lifelong interest in the arts, Eskenazi said she planned to become an entertainment lawyer in law school.
The one-and-a-half hour show began with the world premiere of Rami Khalife's Requiem in which famous Korean coloratura soprano Whal-ran Seo thrilled the audience with the some of the highest notes.
Towards the end of the 1940s Gwynneth embarked on her professional singing career, adopted her stage name, Juliet Allen, and gained her reputation as an accomplished coloratura soprano, performing with the Yorkshire Symphony and Bournemouth Municipal in concerts across the UK.