Lynda Jane RUSSELL

Biography

Gender Female
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Birthdate 1952-03-15
Education Swanshurst Bilateral Sch Kings Heath Birmingham, Royal Coll of Music London (Kathleen Ferrier Meml scholar)
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Recreations walking, entertaining, cooking
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Style Ms Lynda Russell
Career soprano; studied with Meriel St Clair at RCM and with Eugénie Ludwig in Paris and Vienna, prizewinner Hertogenbosch and Paris Competitions; has appeared at numerous international opera houses incl London Coliseum, Covent Garden, Madrid, Nice, Venice, Vicenza, Bologna, Rome, Strasbourg and Met Opera NY, given concert and recital performances at numerous European festivals incl Athens, Barcelona, Granada, San Sebastian, Santander, Cuenca, Venice, Berne, Munich, Strasbourg, Dijon, Siena, Glyndebourne and BBC Proms; performed with orchs incl The Sixteen Choir and Orch, London Mozart Players, Bournemouth Symphony Orch, The Philharmonia, RPO and Royal Scottish Orch, worked with conductors incl Libor Pesek, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Leonard Slatkin, David Hill, Richard Hickox, Simon Rattle, M Rostropovich, Walter Weller and Jesus Lopez-Cobos; >ir< concert and recital performances incl: Rossini's Stabat Mater Strasbourg and Dijon festivals 1992, Handel's Messiah (with The Sixteen Choir and Orch under Harry Christophers for BBC TV on 250th anniversary of its composition Easter 1992, and with Sir Yehudi Menuhin in Spain and Moscow Autumn 1992), Brahms' Requiem (with Jesus Lopez-Cobos in San Sebastian and with Richard Hickox for BBC TV Wales in Tewkesbury Abbey 1992), Beethoven's Missa Solemnis (with Dresdner Staatskapelle), Mozart's Coronation Mass (with Peter Weller) Madrid, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (with The Philharmonia under Leonard Slatkin) Royal Festival Hall, Mozart's Mass in C Minor (for RTE) Dublin, Haydn's Creation (with Sixteen Choir and Orch) Madrid, Dvorák's Stabat Mater (with RPO under Libor Pesek) Royal Festival Hall, Teixeira's Te Deum (with Sixteen Choir and Orch) BBC Proms 1992, Britten's Les Illuminations (with LSO under M Rostropovich) Barbican 1993, Britten's Quatre Chansons Française (with CBSO under Simon Rattle) Symphony Hall Birmingham 1993; operatic roles: title role in Handel's Partenope (nominated for Soc of West End Theatre Outstanding First Achievement award), various with companies incl Glyndebourne (festival and on tour), Opera North, Opera Northern Ireland, Garsington and ENO (US tour), made debut at Covent Garden as First Lady in Mozart's Magic Flute Nov 1993; >ir< incl: Vaughan Williams' Benedicite (with Bournemouth Symphony Orch under David Hill, Decca Argo) 1992, Teixeira's Te Deum (with The Sixteen Choir and Orch, Collins Classics) 1992, Bach's Christmas Oratorio 1993, Mahler's 4th Symphony with Antoni Wit and Polish Nat Radio Symphony Orch 1993
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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