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Sutherland, Joan 1926-2010

Works: 2,213 works in 6,667 publications in 10 languages and 56,968 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Live sound recordings  Operas  Filmed operas  Biography  History  Requiems  Handbooks and manuals  Televised operas  Musical settings 
Roles: Performer, Singer, Author, Editor, Commentator, Vocalist, Other, Interviewee, per, Musician, Actor, Conductor, Artist, l4, Collector
Classifications: M1500, 782.1
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Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

108 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Met debut of soprano Joan Sutherland was one of the great evenings in the history of the company, and this broadcast, recorded only a few days after that memorable first night, captures the near hysteria that Sutherland's spectacular performance unleashed. Lucia's descent into insanity is superbly conveyed in her sensational account of the famous mad scene. Richard Tucker is an ardent Edgardo and Frank Guarrera plays Enrico, Lucia's scheming brother
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

179 editions published between 1962 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma may be the most challenging soprano role in all of Italian opera. Only the very greatest have the technical mastery and vocal acumen to convey all the facets of this virtuosic part. With this legendary cast, everything comes together in this bel canto masterpiece. Joan Sutherland's ravishingly beautiful voice can do anything Bellini's spectacular vocal line requires. As Norma's friend Adalgisa, Marilyn Horne proves that mezzos can sing as gloriously as sopranos. Together they sent audiences into a frenzy. Add poetic Carlo Bergonzi as the man they both love and rich-voiced Cesare Siepi as Norma's father, and you have one of the all time great broadcasts
Messiah arias and choruses by George Frideric Handel( Recording )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 1,310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arias and choruses from Handel's Messiah
Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

96 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legendary Joan Sutherland takes on the role of Donna Anna in this star-studded broadcast, displaying the full range of the character's feelings, from fury to mourning to revenge. Sutherland's singing perfectly balances floating legato lines with fiery coloratura. James Morris is the libertine of the title, a ruthless man in the guise of a handsome, charismatic aristocrat. Gabriel Bacquier sings his servant, Leporello, and Julia Varady is the besotted Donna Elvira
Siegfried by Richard Wagner( Recording )

62 editions published between 1962 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meeting of Siegfried with the dragon and with Brünnhilde
Lucia di Lammermoor dramma tragico in due parti by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

89 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a feud between the Scottish families of Ravenswood and Lammermoor, Enrico has gained the upper hand over Edgardo, murdering his kinsmen and usurping his estates. By the time of the opera's action, in the late 17th century, Enrico's fortunes have begun to wane; in political disfavor, he stakes all on uniting his family with that of Arturo, whom he means to force his sister, Lucia, to marry."--Container
I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

79 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When this production opened, it had been more than half a century since Met audiences had last heard Bellini's gem of an opera. It was well worth the wait. "The best cast in the world," was how one critic described the legendary performers the Met brought together. The pair sent audiences into a frenzy with their sumptuous, dazzling singing. Joan Sutherland, dubbed "La Stupenda" by her fans and the press, is the hapless heroine Elvira who loses her heart--and her sanity--over Luciano Pavarotti, the Cavalier hero torn between love and duty
La sonnambula by Vincenzo Bellini( Recording )

78 editions published between 1963 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great Joan Sutherland is Amina, the innocent orphan who sleepwalks her way into scandal. She brings her legendary coloratura skills and sumptuous high notes to Bellini's bel canto showcase, capping the performance with a sensational final scene in which Amina is reunited with her fiancé Elvino, sung by John Alexander. Bonaldo Giaiotti is the mysterious Count Rodolfo and Colette Boky sings Lisa, the jealous innkeeper who wants Elvino for herself. Richard Bonynge conducts
Semiramide by Gioacchino Rossini( Recording )

76 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semiramide: Melodramma tragico in due atti. Libretto: Gaetano Rossi
La fille du régiment by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

65 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Donizetti's comedy gets a thrilling combination of brilliant singing and impish humor to make it fizz like Champagne. Joan Sutherland, the charming tomboy Marie, has fallen for Luciano Pavarotti as Tonio, who shows how happy he is by nailing nine high Cs in a single aria. Marie's "aunt" fights an uphill battle to turn the girl into a proper young society lady, until Marie is rescued by Tonio and the entire regiment of "fathers" who have raised her. "Delightful" doesn't begin to describe it
Surviving sexual assault( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The art of the prima donna by Joan Sutherland( Recording )

37 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Record one, side one: The soldier tir'd (Arne), Let the bright seraphim (Handel), Casta diva (Bellini), Son vergin vezzosa (Bellini). Record 1, side 2: Bel raggio (Rossini), Qui la voce (Bellini), Come per me sereno (Bellini), The jewel song (Gounod); record two, side one: The waltz song (Gounod), The willow song (Verdi), Marten aller arten (Mozart), Ah fors' e lui and sempre libera (Verdi); Record two, side two: The mad scene (Thomas), The bell song (Delibes), O beau pays (Meyerbeer), Caro nome (Verdi). Joan Sutherland, vocalist
Les contes d'Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach( Recording )

56 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in 6 languages and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoffman drunk in a tavern is coerced by a group of student to tell them tales and stories of his love life. After telling the stories, he awakes to see Stella, his secret new love in the arms of his rival Counsellor Lindorf
Lakmé by Léo Delibes( Recording )

53 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Lakme' is een in India spelende opera van een componist die vooral bekend werd door zijn balletten 'Sylvia' en 'Coppelia'. De vocale delen 'Lakme, ton doux regard se voila', 'Ah, ou va le jeune indoue' (bijgenaamd de 'Klokjesaria'), 'Tu m'as donne le plus doux reve' en 'Viens, Mallika' worden wel eens apart uitgevoerd. Het laatste stuk is een duet dat plotseling populairwerd toen het als muziek in een t.v.-spotje van Veilig Verkeer Nederland werd gebruikt. De 'Air de danses' (of 'Ballet der Bajaderen') wordt ook wel apart gespeeld
Requiem by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

43 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Layton conducts the Choir of Trinity College's performance of Herbert Howell's ode to the transience of life
Les Huguenots [opera in five acts] by Giacomo Meyerbeer( Recording )

39 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After dominating the international opera stage for more than 30 years, Dame Joan Sutherland takes a final bow in her stunning farewell performance of Les Huguenots, Meyerbeer's grand French opera. Now regarded as one of the most memorable nights in Australia's musical history, Sutherland's formidable vocal skill is on full display throughout the demanding score, while conductor Richard Bonynge inspires orchestral brilliance at every turn
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Recording )

55 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Schippers leads a superlative cast in one of Donizetti's most beloved comic operas. This two disc set was taken from a live performance on March 5, 1966 and features Carlo Bergonzi as Nemorino and Roberta Peters as Adina
Norma by Vincenzo Bellini( Visual )

60 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norma, a Druid priestess, has broken her vow of chastity with an enemy of her people, the Roman Proconsul, who has now turned to another lover. Norma must choose between taking vengeance against her lover or atoning for her sins
The Joan Sutherland album by Joan Sutherland( Book )

7 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografisch fotoboek over leven en werk van de Australische coloratuursopraan
La Stupenda by Derek Bailey( Visual )

11 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tribute to Joan Sutherland on her retirement, with performances, biography and interviews
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Alternative Names
Džoun Saderland

Ioanna Sutherland

Joan Sutherland artiste lyrique

Joan Sutherland australiensk sångare

Joan Sutherland australijska śpiewaczka operowa, sopran

Joan Sutherland Australisch zanger

Joan Sutherland Australisch zangeres

Joan Sutherland australische Opernsängerin (Sopran)

Joan Sutherland australsk sanger

Joan Sutherland australsk songar

Joan Sutherland (Bellini)

Joan Sutherland soprano australiano

Joan Sutherlandová

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Sutherland, Joan Alston.

Sutherland, Joan Alston 1926-2010

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Sutherland, Joan, Dame, 1926-2010

Sutherland, Joan (Joan Alston), 1926-2010

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A prima donna's progress : the autobiography of Joan Sutherland