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Elizabeth Harwood

voc, 1938-1990 GB
Singer / Conductor of Classical and Soundtrack
A.k.a. Elizabeth Jean Harwood

Elizabeth Harwood (27 May 1938 – 21 June 1990) was an English lyric soprano. After a music school, she enjoyed an operatic career lasting for over two decades and worked with such conductors as Colin Davis and Herbert von Karajan. She was one of the few English singers of her generation to be invited to sing in productions at the Salzburg Festival and La Scala, Milan, as well as at the Metropolitan Opera.She died of cancer at the age of 52.

        
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
La Bohème / Act 2: "Quando m'en vo'" (Musetta's Waltz) on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 2: "Oh!...Essa!...Musetta!" on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 2: "Chi l'ha richiesto" on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 3: "Ohè, là, le guardie!" - "Aprite!" on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 3: "Dunque: è proprio finita!...Addio, dolce svegliare" on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 4: "Oh Dio! Mimì!" on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
La Bohème / Act 4: "C'è Mimì..." on Puccini: La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini, Mirella Freni, Luciano Pavarotti, Elizabeth Harwood, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Berliner Philharmoniker & Herbert von Karajan
Messiah, HWV 56 (1989 - Remaster), Part 2: Hallelujah (chorus: Allegro) on Handel: Messiah, HWV56 by George Frideric Handel, Sir Charles Mackerras & English Chamber Orchestra
Handel: Messiah, HWV 56, Part 3: I know that my Redeemer liveth (Soprano) on Handel: Messiah, HWV56 by George Frideric Handel, Sir Charles Mackerras & English Chamber Orchestra
La bohème / Act 2: "Quando m'en vo" on My Favourite Puccini: DC Decca 1032 by Giacomo Puccini & Luciano Pavarotti

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Scene Dal Faust Di GoetheRobert Schumann, Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elizabeth Harwood, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk2012Album
Christus Am Ölberge Op. 85Ludwig van Beethoven - Elizabeth Harwood • James King • Franz Crass, Wiener Singverein • Wiener Symphoniker • Bernhard Klee2002Album
Puccini: Great AriasMirella Freni, Joan Sutherland, Montserrat Caballé, Maria Chiara, Birgit Nilsson, Renata Tebaldi, Luciano Pavarotti, Franco Corelli, Sherrill Milnes, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Elizabeth Harwood1988Compil.
Elizabeth Harwood Sings English SongsElizabeth Harwood With John Constable1984Album
Graun: Montezuma / Bonincini:GriseldaCarl Heinrich Graun / Giovanni Bononcini - Joan Sutherland, Elizabeth Harwood, Spiro Malas, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1980Compil.
St. Cecilia Mass (1720)Alessandro Scarlatti - Elizabeth Harwood, Wendy Eathorne, Margaret Cable, Wynford Evans, Christopher Keyte, St. John's College Choir, The Wren Orchestra, George Guest1980Album
Highlight From Handel's MessiahThe Royal Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elizabeth Harwood, Norma Procter, Alexander Young, John Shirley-Quirk1978Album
A Village Romeo & JulietFrederick Delius, Meredith Davies, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Elizabeth Harwood, Robert Tear, John Shirley-Quirk, John Alldis Choir1973Album
Die Lustige WitweFranz Lehár, Elizabeth Harwood · Teresa Stratas · Werner Hollweg · René Kollo · Zoltan Kélémen · Orchester Der Deutschen Oper Berlin · Berliner Philharmoniker · Herbert von Karajan1973Album
Die Lustige WitweFranz Lehár, Herbert von Karajan, Elizabeth Harwood, René Kollo, Berliner Philharmoniker1973Single
Schumann's FaustRobert Schumann / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Benjamin Britten, English Chamber Orchestra, Elizabeth Harwood, Peter Pears, John Shirley-Quirk, Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir1973Album
La BohèmeGiacomo Puccini - Luciano Pavarotti · Mirella Freni · Nicolai Ghiaurov · Elizabeth Harwood · Rolando Panerai · Gianni Maffeo · Berliner Philharmoniker · Herbert von Karajan1973Album
RosinaWilliam Shield, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, Margreta Elkins, Robert Tear, Elizabeth Harwood, Monica Sinclair, Kenneth Macdonald, The Ambrosian Singers1966Album
Highlights From ElijahFelix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Elizabeth Harwood, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, The Royal Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1965Album
Sing The Songs Of BritainElizabeth Harwood • Owen Brannigan, Hendon Grammar School Choir Directed By Charles Western, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London Conducted By Sir Charles Mackerras1964Album
Your Kind Of HandelGeorg Friedrich Händel, Yehudi Menuhin, Simon Preston, George Weldon, Sir Charles Mackerras, Elizabeth Harwood, Sir Thomas Beecham, David Willcocks, The Ambrosian SingersCompil.
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