Saturday, February 25, 2012

A Farewell: Last Performance of Elizabeth Connell (1947-2012)

Elizabeth Connell, 65, of London, a South African-born opera singer who won global acclaim, died Feb. 18 of cancer. She debuted at Ireland's Wexford Festival in 1972 and did both mezzo and dramatic soprano roles. She had a long association with Opera Australia and the English National Opera, and she performed on major stages including the Bayreuth festival in Germany, Metropolitan Opera in New York and La Scala in Milan. [Source] Read more at the New York Times by clicking here.


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