Kathryn Gwynne HARRIES

Biography

Gender Female
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1951-02-15
Education Surbiton HS, Royal Acad of Music (jr exhibitioner, then at Sr Acad), Univ of London (BMus)
Publications N/A
Recreations riding and competing on own horses, reading, gardening, travelling, long-distance walking
Clubs Abinger Forest Riding
Style Ms Kathryn Harries
Career opera singer; lectr Kingston Poly 1969-82, prof Jr Dept RAM 1976-82, presenter BBC Schools TV series Music Time 1977-83, also various concerts, oratorios and recitals 1969-83; Wigmore Hall debut 1972, Royal Festival Hall debut 1977, operatic debut as a Flower Maiden in Parsifal (with WNO under Reginald Goodall) 1983; estab Coverwood Concerts Surrey 1991; Olivier Award nomination for Sieglinde and Gutrune in WNO's full Ring Cycle 1986; walked from John O'Groats to Lands End, with seven concerts and various impromptu concerts en route, to raise money for Speakability 2001; Hon DMus Kingston Univ 2001; FRAM 1991 (ARAM 1988); >ir< incl: Leonora in Fidelio (with WNO in Liverpool 1983, Scottish Opera 1984, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires 1988, ENO 1996), Sylvie in La Colombe (Buxton Festival) 1983, Irene in Rienzi (ENO debut) 1983, Sieglinde in Die Walküre (WNO 1984, Nice Opera and Théâtre Champs Elysée 1988), Eva in Die Meistersinger (ENO) 1984, Female Chorus in The Rape of Lucretia (ENO) 1984, Adalgisa in Norma (WNO) 1985, title role in Hedda Gabler (Scottish Opera) 1985, Gutrune in Götterdämmerung (WNO 1985, Met Opera NY 1988 and 1989), Kundry in Parsifal (Met Opera debut 1986, Netherlands Opera 1990), Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni (Opera North 1986, Stuttgart debut 1992), Sieglinde and Gutrune in WNO's full Ring Cycle (Covent Garden) 1986, Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer (Scottish Opera, Paris Opera debut Palais Garnier) 1987, Donna Anna in The Stone Guest (ENO) 1987, Didon in Les Troyens (Berlioz Festival) 1987, title role in The Merry Widow (Opera North) 1988, Protaganista in Un Re in Ascolto (Covent Garden debut 1989, Opèra Bastille debut 1991), The Composer in Ariadne auf Naxos (WNO ) 1989, title role in Katya Kabanova (ENO) 1989, Arianne in Arianne et Barbe Bleu (Netherlands Opera debut) 1989, Jocasta in Oedipus Rex (Los Angeles debut) 1989, Judith in Bluebeard's Castle (Scottish Opera) 1990, Didon in Les Troyens (Scottish Opera and Covent Garden 1990, La Monnaie Brussels debut 1992), title role in Cléopatre (Massenet Festival debut) 1990, Giulietta in The Tales of Hoffmann (Théâtre du Châtalet debut) 1991, Die Frau in `Intolleranza 1960' (Stuttgart) 1992, title role in Carmen (Orange Festival debut) 1992, Principess di Bouillon in Adriana Lecouvreur (St Etienne) 1992, The Lady Macbeth of Mtensk (Stuttgart) 1995, Geschwitz in Berg's Lulu (BBC Proms) 1996, Jenufa in Kostelnika (Amsterdam, Chicago and San Francisco) 2001, Marco Polo (Netherlands Opera) 2001, title role in Herodiade (Liege) 2002, Countess Geschwitz in Berg's Lulu (BBC Proms and Glyndebourne); other roles incl: Flower Maiden and Voice from Above in Wagner's Parsifal, The Mother in Janácek's Osud, Fevronia in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Invisible City of Kitezh, Clairon (Glyndebourne and NY Met) 1998, Kundry in Parsifal (Bastille) 1997, Kostelnicka in Jenufa (Israel 1993, Amsterdam 1997, San Francisco 2001, Chicago 2000, Genoa 2003), Marie in Wozzeck (Chicago) 1993, Madame de Croisy in Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmelites (Hamburg) 2003; other credits incl: Chicago 1996, David Sawyer's From Morning to Midnight (world premiere) 2001, Waiting (Almeida Theatre) 2002, Carousel (Royal Festival Hall ) 2002
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Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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