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 CH DBE AC (born Claire Mary Teresa Rawstron, 6 March 1944) is a New Zealand soprano. She has a 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 many languages dating from the 17th to the 20th centuries. She is particularly associated with the works of Mozart, Strauss, Verdi, Handel and Puccini, and has found considerable success in portraying princesses, nobility, and other similar characters on stage.

Though she rarely sang opera later in her career, Te Kanawa frequently performed in concert and recital, gave masterclasses, and supported young opera singers in launching their careers. Her final performance was in Ballarat, Australia, in October 2016, but she did not reveal her retirement until September 2017.

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Exsultate, jubilate - motet for soprano and orchestra (K 165)
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Exsultate, jubilate - motet for soprano and orchestra (K 165)
Richard Strauss
Die Nacht, Op 10, No 3
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Die Nacht, Op 10, No 3
Kiri Te Kanawa
Puccini: La Rondine: Doretta's Dream Song
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Puccini: La Rondine: Doretta's Dream Song
Richard Strauss
Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)
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Im Abendrot (Four Last Songs)
Kiri Te Kanawa
World In Union
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World In Union
Hector Berlioz
Villanelle (Les nuits d'été)
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Villanelle (Les nuits d'été)
Giacomo Puccini
O Mio Babbino Caro
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O Mio Babbino Caro
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Laudate Dominium (Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339)
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Laudate Dominium (Vesperae solennes de confessore, K 339)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Laudate Dominum
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Laudate Dominum
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mi Tradi (quell'alma ingrate K540C)
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Mi Tradi (quell'alma ingrate K540C)

Mi Tradi (quell'alma ingrate K540C)

Orchestra
Orchestre du Theatre National de l'Opera, Paris
Conductor
Bernard Herrmann
Citizen Kane - suite from the film music
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Citizen Kane - suite from the film music
Giacomo Puccini
Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine)
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Chi il bel sogno di Doretta (La Rondine)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ch'io mi scordi di te? K.505
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Ch'io mi scordi di te? K.505
Kiri Te Kanawa
Vissi D'arte
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Vissi D'arte
Joseph Canteloube
Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
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Baïlèro (Chants d'Auvergne, Set 1)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (Zaide)
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Ruhe sanft, mein holdes Leben (Zaide)
Engelbert Humperdinck
The Sandman, and the Evening Prayer (Hansel & Gretel)
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The Sandman, and the Evening Prayer (Hansel & Gretel)
Richard Strauss
Aber der Richtige, wenn’s einen gibt für mich (Arabella)
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Aber der Richtige, wenn’s einen gibt für mich (Arabella)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dove Sono
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Dove Sono
Traditional Maori, Kiri Te Kanawa, Hohepa Mutu, Richard Giese, Frank Gurr, Robert Girvan & Lars Holm Johansen
Hokihoki tonu mai (Return, beloved)
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Hokihoki tonu mai (Return, beloved)

Hokihoki tonu mai (Return, beloved)

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Traditional Maori
Performer
Richard Giese
Frank Gurr
Robert Girvan
Lars Holm Johansen
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Giacomo Puccini
Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
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Vissi d'arte (Tosca)
Heitor Villa‐Lobos
Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)
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Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Bachiana brasileira No 5 (Aria)

Ensemble
Lynn Harrell & Instrumental Ensemble
Conductor
Giacomo Puccini
Si, mi chiamano Mimi
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Si, mi chiamano Mimi
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
E Susanna non vien... Dove sono (The Marriage of Figaro)
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E Susanna non vien... Dove sono (The Marriage of Figaro)
Richard Strauss
'Beim Schlafengehen' from Four Last Songs
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'Beim Schlafengehen' from Four Last Songs
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)
Richard Strauss
Der Rosenkavalier, Act III (excerpt)
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Der Rosenkavalier, Act III (excerpt)
Joseph Canteloube
Lo Fiolaire (Chants d'Auvergne - set 3)
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Lo Fiolaire (Chants d'Auvergne - set 3)
Joseph Canteloube
Pastourelle (Chants d'Auvergne - set 2)
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Pastourelle (Chants d'Auvergne - set 2)
Kiri Te Kanawa
O Mio Babbino Caro
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O Mio Babbino Caro
Giacomo Puccini
O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
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O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story Ballet Sequence
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West Side Story Ballet Sequence
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Marriage of Figaro: Porgi Amor
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Marriage of Figaro: Porgi Amor
Kiri Te Kanawa
Old Sir Faulk from Three Edith Sitwell Settings
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Old Sir Faulk from Three Edith Sitwell Settings
Kiri Te Kanawa
The Marriage Of Figaro Dove Sono
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The Marriage Of Figaro Dove Sono
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Porgi Amor (The Marriage of Figaro)
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Porgi Amor (The Marriage of Figaro)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Ah, taci, ingiusto core (Don Giovanni, Act II)
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Ah, taci, ingiusto core (Don Giovanni, Act II)
Kiri Te Kanawa
ON WINGS OF SONG
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ON WINGS OF SONG
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Past BBC Events

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World: Masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa
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Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
2017-06-17T11:45:38
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Jun
2017
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World: Masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World: Masterclass with Dame Kiri Te Kanawa

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Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Proms 1992: Prom 66 - Last Night of the Proms 1992
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-09-12T11:45:38
12
Sep
1992

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

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1980: Prom 40
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Royal Albert Hall
1980-08-27T11:45:38
27
Aug
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 40

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1974: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1974-08-06T11:45:38
6
Aug
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 19

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 54
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-17T11:45:38
17
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 54

Royal Albert Hall

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