Valerie Masterson

Born 3 June 1937
Valerie Masterson
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1937-06-03
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Valerie Masterson

Valerie Masterson Biography (Wikipedia)

Margaret Valerie Masterson CBE (born 3 June 1937), is a retired English opera singer, a lecturer and Vice-President of British Youth Opera. After study in Italy, she began to sing opera in Europe. Returning to England, Masterson performed as principal soprano with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from 1964 to 1969, becoming popular with audiences and participating in several of the company's recordings, as well as those of Gilbert and Sullivan for All and the BBC.

She next joined English National Opera and went on to an international opera career lasting more than three decades. Although she performed a wide variety of roles, she was best known for her roles in the French repertoire and the works of Handel, as well as Gilbert and Sullivan. Her recordings include, in addition to many opera roles, operettas and musical theatre. She has been awarded a CBE and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Music.

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Gioachino Rossini
Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra: Act 2, Scene 1
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Elisabetta, Regina d'Inghilterra: Act 2, Scene 1
Arthur Sullivan
Haddon Hall (When the budding bloom of May)
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Haddon Hall (When the budding bloom of May)
Arthur Sullivan
The flowers that bloom in the spring (The Mikado)
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The flowers that bloom in the spring (The Mikado)
Valerie Masterson
Birdsong at Eventide
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Birdsong at Eventide
Carrie Jacobs-Bond
A Perfect Day
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A Perfect Day
Eric Coates
Bird songs at eventide
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Bird songs at eventide
Arthur Sullivan
Ah, leave me not to pine (The Pirates of Penzance)
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Ah, leave me not to pine (The Pirates of Penzance)
Valerie Masterson
Hello Young Lovers
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Hello Young Lovers
Valerie Masterson
I Can Give You The Starlight
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I Can Give You The Starlight
Noël Coward
Zigeuner
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Zigeuner
Arthur Sullivan
The Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty - comic opera
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The Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty - comic opera
Arthur Sullivan
Three little maids from school (The Mikado)
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Three little maids from school (The Mikado)
Valerie Masterson
Stranger In Paradise
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Stranger In Paradise
Valérie Masterson, Royston Nash, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peggy Ann, Jones, Colin Wright, John Reed & Kenneth Sanford
Three Little Maids from School Are WE
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Three Little Maids from School Are WE

Three Little Maids from School Are WE

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Valérie Masterson, Royston Nash, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Peggy Ann, Jones, Colin Wright, John Reed & Kenneth Sanford
Arthur Sullivan
The Mikado, The town of Titipu..: Act 2 no.2; The Sun, whose rays are all ablaze
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The Mikado, The town of Titipu..: Act 2 no.2; The Sun, whose rays are all ablaze
Edward Elgar
The Starlight Express - incidental music Op.78 [for Algernon Blackwood's play]
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The Starlight Express - incidental music  Op.78 [for Algernon Blackwood's play]
Valerie Masterson
Home! Sweet Home
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Home! Sweet Home
Valerie Masterson
The Sun Whose Rays Are All Ablaze
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The Sun Whose Rays Are All Ablaze
Valerie Masterson
Poor Wandering One
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Poor Wandering One
Valerie Masterson
Glamorous Night
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Glamorous Night
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1975: Prom 50
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Royal Albert Hall
1975-09-13T14:13:29
13
Sep
1975

Proms 1975: Prom 50

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1975: Prom 44
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Royal Albert Hall
1975-09-07T14:13:29
7
Sep
1975

Proms 1975: Prom 44

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 34
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Royal Albert Hall
1971-08-28T14:13:29
28
Aug
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 34

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1970: Prom 34
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Royal Albert Hall
1970-08-22T14:13:29
22
Aug
1970

Proms 1970: Prom 34

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1969: Prom 32
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Royal Albert Hall
1969-08-23T14:13:29
23
Aug
1969

Proms 1969: Prom 32

Royal Albert Hall

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