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Gillian Knight

voc, *1934 GB, Redditch
Singer of Classical and Soundtrack

Gillian Knight (born 1 November 1934) is an English singer and actress, known for her performances in the contralto roles of the Savoy operas. After six years starring in these roles with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, beginning in 1959, Knight began a grand opera career.

     
Genres
  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
4. Fare thee well, attractive stranger on Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London & Isidore Godfrey
H.M.S.Pinafore: I'm called Little Buttercup on The World of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan & The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
H.M.S. Pinafore / Act 2: A joy! Oh rapture unforseen on Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S.Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company & Isidore Godfrey
15. When darkly looms the day on Gilbert & Sullivan: Iolanthe by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company, The New Symphony Orchestra Of London & Isidore Godfrey
H.M.S. Pinafore / Act 1: Hail! Men o'war's men..I'm called little buttercup on Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S.Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company & Isidore Godfrey
H.M.S. Pinafore / Act 1: The nightingale sighed on Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S.Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company & Isidore Godfrey
H.M.S. Pinafore / Act 1: Can I survive this overbearing on Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S.Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company & Isidore Godfrey
The Gondoliers: In enterprise of martial kind on The World of Gilbert & Sullivan by Arthur Sullivan & The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company
H.M.S. Pinafore / Act 1: Sir, you are sad on Gilbert & Sullivan: H.M.S.Pinafore by Arthur Sullivan, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company & Isidore Godfrey
Patience / Act 2: So go to him and say to him, with compliment ironical on Gilbert & Sullivan Collection by Arthur Sullivan & The D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
La RondineGiacomo Puccini, Placido Domingo, Kiri Te Kanawa, Lorin Maazel, Mariana Niculescu, Leo Nucci, David Rendall, Lillian Watson, Gillian Knight, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, The London Symphony Orchestra1983Album
Madame ButterflyGiacomo Puccini - Renata Scotto / Placido Domingo / Ingvar Wixell / Gillian Knight / Florindo Andreolli / The Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Philharmonia Orchestra / Lorin Maazel1981Album
Madama ButterflyRenata Scotto / Placido Domingo / Ingvar Wixell / Gillian Knight / Florindo Andreolli / The Ambrosian Opera Chorus / Philharmonia Orchestra / Lorin Maazel, Giacomo Puccini1978Album
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