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Rosalind Plowright

Born in the UK, Rosalind Plowright enjoys an international career that has spanned over 40 years with performances at most of the world’s major opera houses. As a soprano, her appearances included Médée, Maddalena in Andrea Chénier , Donna Anna, Ariadne, Aida, Desdemona, Leonora in Il trovatore , Ariadne and Senta (Royal Opera), Miss Jessel, Elizabeth in Maria Stuarda , Giorgetta, Tosca, Elizabeth of Valois and Desdemona, (ENO), Alceste and Suor Angelica (La Scala, Milan) and Desdemona and Amelia (Vienna).

As a mezzo-soprano, appearances include Fricka and Herodias (Royal Opera), The Old Baroness in Vanessa (Glyndebourne, Wexford Festival), Mary in Der fliegende Holländer (La Scala), Kostelnička (Metropolitan Opera, New York, Le Châtelet, Paris), Mrs Sedley in Peter Grimes (Opéra de Lyon, Theater an der Wien), La Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica (Seattle and Palermo), Kabanicha in Katya Kabanova (Staatsoper Berlin), Mother in Janáček’s Osud (Stuttgart), Klytämnestra (National Theatre, Prague; Teatro Real, Madrid), Gertrude in Hänsel und Gretel (Metropolitan Opera, Tokyo), Madame de Croissy in Dialogues des Carmélites (Amsterdam, Paris, Stuttgart), Madame de la Haltière in Cendrillon (Angers Nantes Opera), Contessa di Coigny (Munich) and Contessa di Coigny/Madelon in Andrea Chénier (Bregenz Festival).

She has recorded for Chandos, DGG, EMI, Erato and Orfeo, and was made an OBE in 2007.

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