Gwyneth JONES

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1936-11-07
Education Twmpath Secdy Modern Sch Pontypool, Royal Coll of Music, Accademia Chigiana Siena, Zürich Int Opera Studio
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Style Dame Gwyneth Jones, DBE
Career principal dramatic soprano: ROH Covent Garden 1963-, Vienna Staatsoper 1966-, Bavarian State Opera 1966-, Deutsche Oper Berlin 1966-; guest artiste: Paris, Met Opera NY, La Scala Milan, Zürich, Hamburg, Barcelona, Buenos Aires, Tokyo, San Francisco, Chicago, Rome, Madrid, Oslo, Moscow, Geneva, Bayreuth Festival, Salzburg Festival, Verona Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Hong Kong, Peking, Tokyo, Seoul; debut as dir Der Fliegender Holländer (new prodn, Deutsches Nat Theatre Weimar); hon memb Vienna State Opera; Kammersängerin Austria and Bavaria, Shakespeare Prize FRG 1987, Bundesverdienstkreuz FRG 1988, Premio Puccini Award Torre del Lago 2003, Cymry for the World Award 2004, Golden Medal of Honor Vienna, Osterreichische Ehren Kreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst (1 Klasse), Hon DMus: Univ of Wales, Univ of Glamorgan; Hon RAM 1980, fell Royal Welsh Coll of Music and Drama 1992, FRCM (ARCM); Commandeur de l'Ordre des Artes et des Lettres France 1992; >ir< incl: Ariadne in Ariadne auf Naxos, Octavian and Die Feldmarschallin in Der Rosenkavalier, Brünnhilde in Die Walküre, Siegfried and Götterdämmerung, Isolde in Tristan und Isolde, Elisabeth and Venus in Tannhäuser, Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer, Leonore in Fidelio, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Desdemona in Otello, Kostelnicka in Jenufa, La Voix Humaine, Farberin and Kaiserin in Die Frau ohne Schatten, title roles in Elektra and Klytaemnesta and Salome and Herodias, Helen of Egypt, Aida, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, Turandot and Norma, Kabanicha in Katia Kabanowa, Esmeralda in Notre Dame, Leokadia Begbick in Aufstieg und Fall Der Stadt Mahagonny, Queen of Hearts in Alice and Wonderland; film, CD recordings and television roles incl: Isolde, Aida, Turandot, Brünnhilde, die Feldmarschallin, Leonore, Poppea in L'Incoronazione di Poppea, La Voix Humaine and Erwartung, title role in The Merry Widow, Elektra
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