Jennifer Vyvyan

Born 13 March 1925. Died 5 April 1974
Jennifer Vyvyan
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1925-03-13
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Jennifer Vyvyan

Jennifer Vyvyan Biography (Wikipedia)

Jennifer Vyvyan (13 March 1925 – 5 April 1974) was a British classical soprano who had an active international career in operas, concerts, and recitals from 1948 up until her death in 1974. She possessed a beautifully clear, steady voice with considerable flexibility in florid music. She was praised for her subtle phrasing and her dramatic gifts enabled her to create vivid individual portrayals. Although she sang a broad repertoire, she is particularly remembered for her association with the works of Benjamin Britten; notably singing roles created for her in the world premieres of several of his operas with the English Opera Group.

On the concert stage, Vyvyan was highly active as an oratorio singer. The warmth and flexibility of her voice made her an outstanding exponent of the music of Purcell, Handel and other baroque composers. She frequently collaborated with the Royal Choral Society, often under conductor Malcolm Sargent, and sang countless performances of Messiah throughout Britain and abroad – not least, with the Berlin Philharmonic.

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Ludwig van Beethoven
Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 ("Choral"), 4th Movement
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Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125 ("Choral"), 4th Movement
Benjamin Britten
Cantata academica Op.62
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Cantata academica Op.62
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen - Excerpts
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The Fairy Queen - Excerpts
Benjamin Britten
A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Op. 64
Henry Purcell
Halcyon days
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Halcyon days
Jennifer Vyvyan
Changes: A Nocturnal Cycle, Part II
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Changes: A Nocturnal Cycle, Part II
Henry Purcell
The Faery Queen: Part III - The Sweet Passion: Overture, If love's a sweet passion, The Plaint, O let me weep, for ever weep!
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The Faery Queen: Part III - The Sweet Passion: Overture, If love's a sweet passion, The Plaint, O let me weep, for ever weep!
Benjamin Britten
The Turn of the screw - chamber opera Op.54 (feat. David Hemmings, Jennifer Vyvyan, Olive Dyer & English Opera Group)
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The Turn of the screw - chamber opera Op.54 (feat. David Hemmings, Jennifer Vyvyan, Olive Dyer & English Opera Group)
Benjamin Britten
Finale from Spring Symphony
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Finale from Spring Symphony
Jennifer Vyvyan
Cherry Ripe
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Cherry Ripe
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Past BBC Events

Proms 1973: Prom 41 - Benjamin Britten Sixtieth Anniversary Concert
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Royal Albert Hall
1973-09-02T09:43:51
2
Sep
1973

Proms 1973: Prom 41 - Benjamin Britten Sixtieth Anniversary Concert

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1971: Prom 45
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8q9rz
Royal Albert Hall
1971-09-08T09:43:51
8
Sep
1971

Proms 1971: Prom 45

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1965: Prom 18
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Royal Albert Hall
1965-08-06T09:43:51
6
Aug
1965

Proms 1965: Prom 18

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1963: Prom 19
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Royal Albert Hall
1963-08-10T09:43:51
10
Aug
1963

Proms 1963: Prom 19

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1961: Prom 21
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Royal Albert Hall
1961-08-15T09:43:51
15
Aug
1961

Proms 1961: Prom 21

Royal Albert Hall

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