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Monica Sinclair

voc, 1925-2002 GB
Classical

Monica Sinclair (23 March 1925 – 7 May 2002) was a British operatic contralto, who sang many roles with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden during the 1950s and 1960s, and appeared on stage and in recordings with Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas, Sir Thomas Beecham, Sir Malcolm Sargent, and many others. She had a great gift for comedy, and she recorded many of the Gilbert and Sullivan operas, as well as the standard operatic repertory.

     
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Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): [ACT I] No.1 Cinque...dieci...venti (Figaro/Susanna) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): No.2 Duet: Se a caso madama (Figaro/Susanna) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): Recit: Cosa stai misurando (Susanna/Figaro) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): Recit: Bravo, signor padrone ...No.3. Cavatina: Se vuol ballare, signor contino (Figaro) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): Recit: Or bene, ascolta e taci (Susanna/Figaro) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): No.9 Aria: Non più andrai, farfallone amoroso (Figaro) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro - Comic opera in four acts K492 (2000 Remastered Version): No.4 Aria: La vendetta, oh, la vendetta (Bartolo) on A Day with Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act I Scene 4: Via, resti servita, madame brillante (Marcellina, Susanna) on The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra & Vittorio Gui
Mass in C Major, Op. 86: I. Kyrie on Choral by Various Artists
Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492, Act I Scene 3: Ed aspettaste il giorno (Bartolo, Marcellina) on The Marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra & Vittorio Gui

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Alcina; Giulio Cesare HighlightsGeorg Friedrich Händel - Joan Sutherland, Teresa Berganza, Mirella Freni, Monica Sinclair, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1992Compil.
La Fille Du RégimentGaetano Donizetti / Joan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Spiro Malas, Monica Sinclair, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Richard Bonynge1986Album
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.
Favorite Music From Handel's "Messiah"Georg Friedrich Händel, Sir Thomas Beecham, Jon Vickers, Giorgio Tozzi, Jennifer Vyvyan, Monica Sinclair1973Album
Donizetti: La Fille Du Regiment HighlightsJoan Sutherland, Luciano Pavarotti, Spiro Malas, Monica Sinclair1971Album
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.
GriseldaGiovanni Bononcini, Joan Sutherland, Lauris Elms, Monica Sinclair, Margreta Elkins, Spiro Malas, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1968Album
RosinaWilliam Shield, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge, Margreta Elkins, Robert Tear, Elizabeth Harwood, Monica Sinclair, Kenneth Macdonald, The Ambrosian Singers1966Album
AlcinaGeorg Friedrich Händel, Joan Sutherland, Teresa Berganza, Mirella Freni, Ezio Flagello, Monica Sinclair, Graziella Sciutti, Luigi Alva, The London Symphony Orchestra, Richard Bonynge1962Album
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
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
Mass In C Major, Op. 86Ludwig van Beethoven - Sir Thomas Beecham, The Beecham Choral Society, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Jennifer Vyvyan, Monica Sinclair, Richard Lewis, Marian Novakowski1959Album
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
Le Comte OryGioacchino Rossini - Glyndebourne Festival Chorus, Juan Oncina, Jeanette Sinclair And Monica Sinclair, Michel Roux1958Album
Israel In EgyptGeorg Friedrich Händel, Elsie Morison, Monica Sinclair, Richard Lewis, Huddersfield Choral Society, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Sir Malcolm Sargent1957Album
Le Comte OryGioacchino Rossini - Orchestra Sinfonica Di Torino Della RAI, Vittorio Gui, Michel Sénéchal, Sari Barabas, Cora Canne Meijer, Robert Massard, Monica SinclairAlbum
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
The Tales of HoffmanThe Sadler's Wells Opera Chorus, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Rounseville, Dorothy Bond, Ann Ayars, Margherita Grandi, Monica SinclairAlbum
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