Kiri Te Kanawa
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1944-03-06
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Kiri Te Kanawa

Kiri Te Kanawa Biography (Wikipedia)

Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa ONZ DBE AC (pronounced; born Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron, 6 March 1944) is a New Zealand soprano who has had a successful international opera career since 1968. She possesses a warm full lyric soprano voice, which has been described as "mellow yet vibrant, warm, ample and unforced".

Te Kanawa has received accolades in many countries, singing a wide array of works in multiple languages from the 17th to the 20th centuries. She is particularly associated with the works of Mozart, Strauss, Verdi, Handel and Puccini, and has found particular success in portraying princesses, noble countesses and other similar characters on stage.

Although she now only rarely sings in operas,[citation needed] Te Kanawa still frequently performs in concert and recital, while giving masterclasses and supporting young opera singers in launching their careers.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Porgi amor qual que ristoro from Le Nozze di Figaro (K.492)
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Porgi amor qual que ristoro from Le Nozze di Figaro (K.492)
Kiri Te Kanawa
Soave sia il vento
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Soave sia il vento
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! - aria for soprano and orchestra (K.383)
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Nehmt meinen Dank, ihr holden Gonner! - aria for soprano and orchestra (K.383)
Richard Strauss
Malven, TrV297
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Malven, TrV297
Joseph Canteloube
Chants d'Auvergne - set 1 for voice and orchestra or piano, 2; Bailero
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Chants d'Auvergne - set 1 for voice and orchestra or piano, 2; Bailero
Kiri Te Kanawa
I Feel Pretty
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I Feel Pretty
Kiri Te Kanawa
Malven
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Malven
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
The Marriage of Figaro - finale
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The Marriage of Figaro - finale
Kiri Te Kanawa
‘Yes. They Call Me Mimi’
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‘Yes. They Call Me Mimi’
Kiri Te Kanawa
Laudate Dominum
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Laudate Dominum
Kiri Te Kanawa
Un Bel De Vedremo
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Un Bel De Vedremo
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira no. 5 vers. for soprano & cellos, Aria (Cantilena)
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Bachiana brasileira no. 5 vers. for soprano & cellos, Aria (Cantilena)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Marriage of Figaro, Act III: "E Susanna non vien... Dove sono"
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Marriage of Figaro, Act III: "E Susanna non vien... Dove sono"
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vespers: Laudate Dominium
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Vespers: Laudate Dominium
Katherine Jenkins
The Flower Duet
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The Flower Duet
Richard Strauss
IV. Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)
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IV. Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mi Tradi quell'alma ingrate (Don Giovanni)
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Mi Tradi quell'alma ingrate (Don Giovanni)
Kiri Te Kanawa
Po Ata Rau
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Po Ata Rau
English Chamber Orchestra
Bailero
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Bailero
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1992: Prom 66 - Last Night of the Proms 1992
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-09-12T15:35:36
12
Sep
1992

Proms 1992: Prom 66 - Last Night of the Proms 1992

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Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 40
http://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ejn5v2
Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-27T15:35:36
27
Aug
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 40

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1974: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1974-08-06T15:35:36
6
Aug
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 19

19:30
Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 54
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-17T15:35:36
17
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 54

19:30
Royal Albert Hall

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