Janet Baker

Mezzo-soprano and alto. Born 21 August 1933
Janet Baker
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1933-08-21
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Janet Baker

Janet Baker Biography (Wikipedia)

Dame Janet Abbott Baker CH DBE FRSA (born 21 August 1933) is an English mezzo-soprano best known as an opera, concert, and lieder singer.

She was particularly closely associated with baroque and early Italian opera and the works of Benjamin Britten. During her career, which spanned the 1950s to the 1980s, she was considered an outstanding singing actress and widely admired for her dramatic intensity, perhaps best represented in her famous portrayal as Dido, the tragic heroine of Berlioz's magnum opus, Les Troyens. As a concert performer, Dame Janet was noted for her interpretations of the music of Gustav Mahler and Edward Elgar. David Gutman, writing in Gramophone, described her performance of Mahler's Kindertotenlieder as "intimate, almost self-communing."

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1984: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1984
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/evj8gw
Royal Albert Hall
1984-07-20T12:00:35
20
Jul
1984

Proms 1984: Prom 01 - First Night of the Proms 1984

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1983: Prom 22
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e6rj5v
Royal Albert Hall
1983-08-13T12:00:35
13
Aug
1983

Proms 1983: Prom 22

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 55
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e39xj5
Royal Albert Hall
1982-09-09T12:00:35
9
Sep
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 55

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1982: Prom 28
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eh3q9r
Royal Albert Hall
1982-08-11T12:00:35
11
Aug
1982

Proms 1982: Prom 28

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1981: Prom 03
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/erhp6q
Royal Albert Hall
1981-07-20T12:00:35
20
Jul
1981

Proms 1981: Prom 03

Royal Albert Hall

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