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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Kiri Te Kanawa Performances & Interviews


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Kiri Te Kanawa
Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 3 - "I know that my Redeemer liveth"
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Messiah, HWV 56 / Pt. 3 - "I know that my Redeemer liveth"
Leonard Bernstein
I feel pretty (West Side Story)
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I feel pretty (West Side Story)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le Nozze Di Figaro, Signore, Di Fuori - Ah! Signore ... Signor
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Le Nozze Di Figaro, Signore, Di Fuori - Ah! Signore ... Signor
Kiri Te Kanawa
Tarakihi (The Locust)
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Tarakihi (The Locust)
Richard Strauss
Four Last Songs
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Four Last Songs
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)
Kiri Te Kanawa
World In Union
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World In Union
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Dove sono (The Marriage of Figaro)
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Dove sono (The Marriage of Figaro)
Giuseppe Verdi
Brindisi (La traviata)
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Brindisi (La traviata)
Giacomo Puccini
Musetta's Waltz Song (La Boheme)
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Musetta's Waltz Song (La Boheme)
Joseph Canteloube
Songs of the Auvergne: Bourees: i. N'ai pas ieu de mio; ii. Lo Calhe
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Songs of the Auvergne: Bourees: i. N'ai pas ieu de mio; ii. Lo Calhe
Kiri Te Kanawa
Come to the Fair
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Come to the Fair
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wir wandelten durch Feuersgluten (Die Zauberflote) (feat. Kiri Te Kanawa & Francisco Araiza)
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Wir wandelten durch Feuersgluten (Die Zauberflote) (feat. Kiri Te Kanawa & Francisco Araiza)
Joseph Canteloube
Songs of the Auvergne: La delaissado (forsaken shepherdess)
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Songs of the Auvergne: La delaissado (forsaken shepherdess)
Joseph Canteloube
Chants d'Auvergne - set 3 (Passo del Prat)
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Chants d'Auvergne - set 3 (Passo del Prat)
Kiri Te Kanawa
You've never walk alone
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You've never walk alone
Giacomo Puccini
Quando m'en vo' soletta (La Boheme)
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Quando m'en vo' soletta (La Boheme)
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
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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
Der Rosenkavalier (Final scene)
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Der Rosenkavalier (Final scene)
Hector Berlioz
Villanelle (Les nuits d'été)
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Villanelle (Les nuits d'été)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Duet from The Magic Flute ('Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen')
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Duet from The Magic Flute ('Bei Männern welche Liebe fühlen')
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
O Mio Babbino Caro
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O Mio Babbino Caro
Kiri Te Kanawa
What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Life
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What Are You Doing For The Rest Of Your Life
Kiri Te Kanawa
The Nuns Chorus
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The Nuns Chorus
Giacomo Puccini
O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)
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O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)

O mio babbino caro (Gianni Schicchi)

Orchestra
Lyon Opera Orchestra
Conductor
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Jules Massanet, Kiri Te Kanawa, Jeffrey Tate & Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
Hérodiade: Celui Dont La Parole...Il Est Doux, Il Est Bon (Act I)
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Hérodiade: Celui Dont La Parole...Il Est Doux, Il Est Bon (Act I)
Kiri Te Kanawa
They Call Me Mimi
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They Call Me Mimi
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)
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)
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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 & Drama
2017-06-17T04:49:55
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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

10:00
Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
Proms 1992: Prom 66 - Last Night of the Proms 1992
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Royal Albert Hall
1992-09-12T04:49:55
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
1980-08-27T04:49:55
27
Aug
1980

Proms 1980: Prom 40

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1974: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1974-08-06T04:49:55
6
Aug
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 19

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 54
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-17T04:49:55
17
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 54

Royal Albert Hall

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