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Anne Collins

voc, 1943-2009 GB, County Durham
Singer of Classical

Anne Collins (29 August 1943 – 15 July 2009) was an English contralto known as versatile operatic singer, praised for her "beautifully warm and wide-ranging timbre, and impeccable diction". In a career that spanned nearly 40 years, she sang a wide range of operatic character roles and other classical pieces, including standard opera repertory, premieres, 20th century pieces, art song and other music.

     
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Suor Angelica: Suor Angelica! Madre, Madre, parlate! on Puccini: Suor Angelica by Giacomo Puccini, Dame Joan Sutherland, Christa Ludwig, Anne Collins, Elizabeth Connell, National Philharmonic Orchestra & Richard Bonynge
Coronation Ode, Op. 44: I. Introduction. Crown the King (Soprano, Contralto, Tenor, Bass, Chorus) on Elgar: Coronation Ode & The Spirit of England by Edward Elgar, Sir Alexander Gibson, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Teresa Cahill, Anne Collins, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Gwynne Howell & Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Zu Hilfe! Zu Hilfe!" - Dialog "Wo bin ich?" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: "Hm! hm! hm! hm!" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: Dialog "Ihr Götter" - "O zittre nicht" - Dialog "Ist es auch Wirklichkeit" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 2: "Wie? Wie? Wie?" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Coronation Ode, Op. 44: VI. Finale. Land of Hope and Glory (Contralto, Chorus) on Elgar: Coronation Ode & The Spirit of England by Edward Elgar, Sir Alexander Gibson, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Teresa Cahill, Anne Collins, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, Gwynne Howell & Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: Dialog "He da!" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Die Zauberflöte, K.620 / Act 1: Dialog "Schöner Jüngling" on Mozart: Die Zauberflöte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Kiri Te Kanawa, Cheryl Studer, Francisco Araiza, Olaf Bär, Samuel Ramey, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields & Sir Neville Marriner
Magnificat, R.611: 10. Andante: Sicut locutus esr on Vivaldi: The Great Choral Masterpieces by Antonio Vivaldi & Various Artists

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The Coronation Of PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi - Janet Baker . Robert Ferguson . Anne Collins . Katherine Pring . Clifford Grant . John Brecknock . Sadler's Wells Opera Company . Raymond Leppard2010Album
War And PeaceSergei Prokofiev, David Lloyd-Jones, Josephine Barstow, Tom McDonnell, Anne Collins, Sadler's Wells Orchestra, The Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus2007Album
The Beggar's OperaJohn Gay, Benjamin Britten - Ann Murray, Yvonne Kenny, Anne Collins, Philip Langridge, John Rawnsley, Robert Lloyd, Steuart Bedford1993Album
Complete Sacred Choral Music (Vols. 5, 6 And 7)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall / Ann Murray / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir / English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1980Album
Das Geistliche Chorwerk = Complete Sacred Choral Music = Intégrale De La Musique Sacrée Avec Chœurs (Folge / Vols. 3 & 4)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall - Ann Murray - Birgit Finnilä - Anne Collins - Anthony Rolfe Johnson - Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir - English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1979Album
Das Geistliche Chorwerk - Complete Sacred Choral Music = Intégrale De La Musique Sacrée Avec Chœurs (Folge / Vol. 4)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall - Anne Collins - Anthony Rolfe Johnson - Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir - English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1978Album
Coronation Ode / The Spirit Of EnglandSir Edward Elgar - Teresa Cahill / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Gwynne Howell / Royal Scottish National Orchestra And The Scottish National Orchestra Chorus / Alexander Gibson1977Album
Complete Sacred Choral Music Vols. 1 And 2 (Sacred Music For Soloists, Two Choirs, And Two Orchestras)Antonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall / Ann Murray / Anne Collins / Anthony Rolfe Johnson / Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir / English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio Negri1977Album
Dixit Dominus • Beatus VirAntonio Vivaldi - Margaret Marshall • Ann Murray • Anne Collins • Anthony Rolfe Johnson • Robert Holl, John Alldis Choir • English Chamber Orchestra, Vittorio NegriAlbum
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