Joan RODGERS

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1956-11-04
Education Whitehaven GS, Univ of Liverpool (BA), RNCM Manchester
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Recreations walking, cooking, playing with my children
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Style Ms Joan Rodgers, CBE
Career soprano; debut as Pamina in Die Zauberflöte at the Aix-en-Provence Festival; major roles incl: Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Paris), Pamina (Covent Garden, ENO, Paris Opera), Gilda in Rigoletto (ENO), Nannetta (ENO), Countess Almaviva in The Marriage of Figaro/Le Nozze di Figaro (ENO, Netherlands Opera Amsterdam), Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (Glyndebourne, Paris, Florence), Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare (Scottish Opera), Yolande (Edinburgh Festival), Despina in Cosi fan Tutte (Paris, Florence), Br premiere of Chabrier's Briséis (Edinburgh Festival), Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte (Theatre de la Monnaie Brussels), Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Scottish Opera 1995, Paris 1996), Pamina in Die Zauberflöte (Met Opera NY 1995, Berlin 1996), Ginevra in Ariodante (ENO) 1996, Hero in Beatrice et Benedict (Brussels Opera), Blanche in Les Dialogues des Carmelites (Amsterdam), Governess in Britten's Turn of the Screw (Royal Opera House), Anne Truelove in The Rake's Progress (BBC Symphony Orchestra) 1997, Marschallin in Der Rosenkavalier for Scottish Opera, Ginevra in Ariodante (Munich) 2000; appeared at other operatic venues incl: Opera Bastille Paris, Zurich, Munich; given concerts in: London, Vienna, Madrid, Copenhagen, Salzburg, Paris, Lisbon; ABC tour of Australia 1995, BBC Proms; worked with conductors incl: Sir Colin Davis, Sir Georg Solti, Andrew Davis, Daniel Barenboim, Jeffrey Tate, Sir Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta; winner Kathleen Ferrier Meml Scholarship 1981; >ir< incl: solo recital of Tchaikovsky Songs, Mozart Mass in C (under Harnoncourt), Mozart Da Ponte Operas (with the Berlin Philharmonic under Barenboim), Vaughan Williams Sea Symphony (with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic under Vernon Handley), Beethoven 9th Symphony (with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic under Charles Mackerras), Handel Messiah, Delius Mass of Life and Howells Hymns Paradisi (under Richard Hickox), Creation (with Frans Brüggen), Rachmaninov Songs (with Howard Shelley)
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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