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Elsie Morison

voc, ss, *1924 AU, Ballarat
Singer / Conductor of Classical
A.k.a. Elsie Jean Morison

Elsie Jean Morison (born 15 August 1924) is an Australian soprano.Morison was born in Ballarat, Victoria, and studied at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music from 1943-45. Her teachers included Clive Carey, with whom she continued studies at the Royal College of Music 1947-1948.In 1955, she received the Portuguese Order of Public Education.She has appeared as an oratorio singer in Denmark, the Netherlands, France and the United Kingdom.In 1963, she became the second wife of the Czech conductor Rafael Kubelík, and decided to retire from performing.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Soprano sax
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack

Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Mr. Bach At Vauxhall GardensJohann Christian Bach, Alessandro Scarlatti, Jennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, Thurston Dart2017Album
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel / Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent, Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James Milligan2013Album
FidelioLudwig van Beethoven - Joseph Sonnleithner, Sena Jurinac, Jon Vickers, Gottlob Frick, Hans Hotter, Elsie Morison, John Dobson, Forbes Robinson, Joseph Ward, Victor Godfrey, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Και Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Otto Klemperer2007Album
Purcell - The Fairy QueenJennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, Peter Pears, Thomas Hemsley, St. Anthony Singers, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Anthony Lewis1992Album
HMS Pinafore/Trial By JuryGilbert & Sullivan, Sir Malcolm Sargent, George Baker, John Cameron, Richard Lewis, Owen Brannigan, James Milligan, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Monica Sinclair1978Compil.
Symphonies 1 & 4Gustav Mahler, Rafael Kubelik, Elsie Morison, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1977Album
Vespers Of 1610Claudio Monteverdi - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre / Anthony Lewis1971Album
The Best Of Gilbert & Sullivan: Music From The Mikado, Iolanthe , H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates Of Penzance, The Yeoman Of The GuardGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • Geraint Evans • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • Richard Lewis • John Cameron • Owen Brannigan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1970Compil.
Sacred MusicFrançois Couperin - Jennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, William Herbert, George James, Anthony Lewis1970Album
Symphonie Nr. 4Gustav Mahler · Rafael Kubelik, Elsie Morison, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1968Album
The GondoliersGilbert & Sullivan, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, John Cameron, James Milligan, Alexander Young, Geraint Evans, Owen Brannigan, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1961Album
Choral ClassicsElsie Morison (Soprano), Osborne Peasgood (Organ), The Bach Choir & The Jacques Orchestra Conducted By Reginald Jacques1960Album
The Mikado * Act 1 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm Sargent1960Single
Messiah HighlightsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1959Album
Brahms Liebeslieder Waltzes (Complete) Opus Nos. 52 & 65Johannes Brahms ; Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, Donald Bell, Vronsky And Babin1959Album
A Child Of Our Time - Parts Two And ThreeSir Michael Tippett - Elsie Morison / Pamela Bowden / Richard Lewis / Richard Standen With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir Conducted By John Pritchard1958Album
Come Ye Sons Of Art / MiserereHenry Purcell / Jean-Baptiste Lully - Margaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / John Whitworth / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1958Album
H.M.S. PinaforeGilbert & Sullivan, George Baker • John Cameron • Richard Lewis • Owen Brannigan • Elsie Morison • Marjorie Thomas • Monica Sinclair • James Milligan • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus • Pro Arte Orchestra Of London • Sir Malcolm Sargent1958Album
A Child Of Our Time - Part One / Ritual DancesSir Michael Tippett - Elsie Morison / Pamela Bowden / Richard Lewis / Richard Standen With Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir / Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden Conducted By John Pritchard1958Album
Israel In Egypt, Sides 2 & 3Georg Friedrich Händel, Richard Lewis, Elsie Morison, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent1957Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent1957Album
Two Duet CantatasAlessandro Scarlatti - Jennifer Vyvyan & Elsie Morison, Thurston Dart, Desmond Dupré1957Album
MiserereMargaret Ritchie / Elsie Morison / Alfred Deller / William Herbert / Richard Lewis / Bruce Boyce / St. Anthony Singers / Ensemble Orchestral De L'Oiseau-Lyre Conducted By Anthony Lewis1953Album
Messiah - AriasElsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Sir Malcolm Sargent Conducts Liverpool Philharmonic OrchestraSingle
Serenade To Music, Fantasia On Greensleeves, Towards The Unknown Region, Overture The WaspsRalph Vaughan Williams, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Duncan Robertson, Trevor Anthony, London Symphony Chorus And The London Symphony Orchestra, Sir Malcolm SargentAlbum
Mr. Bach At The Vauxhall GardensJennifer Vyvyan, Elsie Morison, The Boyd Neel Orchestra, Thurston DartAlbum
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel – Huddersfield Choral Society And Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Richard Lewis, James MilliganAlbum
The Mikado * Act 2 ExcerptsGilbert & Sullivan - Owen Brannigan, Richard Lewis, Geraint Evans, Ian Wallace, John Cameron, Elsie Morison, Marjorie Thomas, Jeannette Sinclair, Monica Sinclair, Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Pro Arte Orchestra Of London, Sir Malcolm SargentSingle
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Malcolm Sargent - Elsie Morison, Richard Lewis, Marjorie Thomas, James MilliganAlbum
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