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Risë Stevens

voc, 1913-2013 US, New York City
Classical

Risë Stevens (/ˈriːsə/; June 11, 1913 – March 20, 2013) was an American operatic mezzo-soprano. Beginning in 1938, she sang for the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for more than two decades during the 1940s and 1950s. She was most noted for her portrayals of the central character in Carmen by Georges Bizet.

        
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  • Pop
  • Jazz
  • World

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
The King And I - An Original Cast AlbumRisë Stevens, Darren McGavin2010Album
Le Nozze Di FigaroWolfgang Amadeus Mozart / Sesto Bruscantini • Graziella Sciutti • Franco Calabrese • Sena Jurinac • Risë Stevens • Glyndebourne Festival Chorus & Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra • Vittorio Gui2008Album
Samson Et DalilaCamille Saint-Saëns, Risë Stevens - The Metropolitan Opera, Fausto Cleva2000Album
Orfeo Ed EuridiceChristoph Willibald Gluck - Risë Stevens, Lisa Della Casa, Roberta Peters, Pierre Monteux, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma2000Album
Der RosenkavalierRichard Strauss - Lotte Lehmann, Risë Stevens, Marita Farell, Emanuel List, Metropolitan Opera Chorus And The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra, Artur Bodanzky1999Album
Le Nozze Di Figaro, HighlightsWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vittorio Gui, Glyndebourne Festival Orchestra, Franco Calabrese, Sena Jurinac, Sesto Bruscantini, Risë Stevens, Graziella Sciutti1989Album
CarmenGeorges Bizet, Risë Stevens, Mario del Monaco, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra And Metropolitan Opera Chorus, Dimitri Mitropoulos1989Album
Risë Stevens At The MetRisë Stevens1989Compil.
Rise StevensRisë Stevens1982Single
Nelson And The LadiesNelson Eddy, Jeanette MacDonald, Risë Stevens, Anne Jamison1981Compil.
Die Fledermaus By Johann Strauss - Musikalische KurzfassungJohann Strauss Jr., Wiener Staatsopernchor, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper, Sándor Kónya, Adele Leigh, George London, Anneliese Rothenberger, Risë Stevens, Eberhard Wächter, Erich Majkut1978Album
The Chocolate Soldier / Naughty MariettaNelson Eddy, Risë Stevens, Nadine Connor1977Album
Great Artists At The MetMarilyn Horne, Ezio Pinza, Joan Sutherland, Enrico Caruso, Leontyne Price, Richard Tucker, Renata Tebaldi, Placido Domingo, Renata Scotto, Sherrill Milnes, Risë Stevens, Jussi Björling, Luciano Pavarotti, Zinka Milanov1977Compil.
A Collector's Porgy & BessEleanor Steber, Helen Jepson, Risë Stevens, The Robert Shaw Chorale And Cab Calloway1976Album
Hansel and Gretel - Sung in EnglishEngelbert Humperdinck, Risë Stevens, Nadine Conner, Thelma Votipka, John Brownlee, Claramae Turner, Max Rudolf Conducting The Chorus Of The Metropolitan Opera Association Of New York And Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera Association Of New York1973Album
Rise StevensRisë Stevens1972Album
Выдающиеся ПевцыRisë Stevens1968Album
The Great Moments From Die Fledermaus (In English)Johann Strauss Jr., Anna Moffo, Sergio Franchi, Risë Stevens, Jeanette Scovotti, Richard Lewis, George London, John Hauxvell, Oskar Danon, Orchester Der Wiener Staatsoper And Wiener Staatsopernchor1964Album
Favorite Christmas Carols From The Voice Of FirestoneRisë Stevens, Brian Sullivan, The Firestone Orchestra And Chorus1962Album
Carmen (Abridged)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Fritz Reiner, The Robert Shaw Chorale1959Single
Samson And Delilah (Abridged)Camille Saint-Saëns, Risë Stevens, The Metropolitan Opera, Fausto Cleva1959Album
Samson And Delilah (Abridged)Camille Saint-Saëns, Risë Stevens, The Metropolitan Opera, Fausto Cleva1959Album
Orfeo And Euridice (Abridged)Christoph Willibald Gluck - Risë Stevens, Lisa Della Casa, Roberta Peters, Pierre Monteux, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma1958Album
The Chocolate SoldierOscar Straus / Risë Stevens, Robert Merrill, Jo Sullivan, Peter Palmer, Sadie McCollum, Michael Kermoyan, Eugene Morgan, Lehman Engel And His Orchestra1958Album
The Chocolate SoldierOscar Straus, Risë Stevens, Nelson Eddy1958Single
Show BoatJerome Kern / Robert Merrill - Patrice Munsel - Risë Stevens1956Album
ShowboatRobert Merrill, Patrice Munsel, Risë Stevens1956Single
Selections From Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin, Risë Stevens, Robert Merrill, The Robert Shaw Chorale1956Single
Porgy And Bess (Extraits)Risë Stevens, Robert Merrill1955Single
Samson And Delilah (Highlights)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, Leopold Stokowski1955Single
Vocal Gems From The Chocolate SoldierRisë Stevens And Nelson Eddy1954Single
Risë Stevens Sings Songs Of Idabelle FirestoneRisë Stevens1953Single
Songs My Mother Taught MeRisë Stevens1951Album
Porgy And BessGeorge Gershwin / Risë Stevens Mezzo-Soprano Robert Merrill Baritone Robert Shaw Conductor The Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert Russell Bennett Conductor RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra1951Album
Victor Herbert FavoritesRisë Stevens With Orchestra Conducted By RCA Victor Orchestra And Chorus1950Album
Religious SongsRisë Stevens1950Album
Victor Herbert FavoritesRisë Stevens With RCA Victor Orchestra And Chorus Conducted By Frank Black1950Single
Mezzo-SopranoRisë Stevens1950Compil.
A Night At Carnegie HallLily Pons / Ezio Pinza / Risë Stevens1950Album
Sincerely Yours / Love SongsRisë Stevens With Orchestra Conducted By Sylvan Shulman1949Album
The Merry Widow (Abridged)Risë Stevens, Dennis Morgan, Max Rudolf, Dr. Charles C. Hirt, Franz Lehár1949Album
"The Student Prince" ExcerptsRisë Stevens, Nelson Eddy1948Album
La Gioconda - Scene & Duet / Mignon - Swallow DuetRisë Stevens, Ezio Pinza, The Metropolitan Opera House Orchestra, Fausto Cleva1947Album
Hansel And GretelEngelbert Humperdinck, Risë Stevens1947Album
Medley From "Dixie"Bing Crosby And Risë Stevens1946Album
Ave Maria/That's An Irish LullabyFranz Schubert / James Royce Shannon, Risë Stevens, Sylvan Shulman And His Orchestra1946Album
Sweetest Story Ever Told / Love Has Wings / Remember Me / Aria Of The Drum MajorRisë Stevens / Ezio Pinza1945Album
The Songs Of Jerome KernRisë Stevens, Sylvan Shulman1945Album
The Chocolate SoldierNelson Eddy, Risë Stevens1945Album
Divinities Du Styx / Ah! Mon FilsRisë Stevens1942Album
Habañera: L'amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle ("Love Is A Wood-bird Wild") / Connais-Tu Le Pays ("Knowst Thou The Land?")Risë Stevens1941Album
My Hero / SympathyNelson Eddy & Risë Stevens1941Album
Carmen - ExcerptsRisë Stevens, Robert Weede, Raoul Jobin, Orchestra Of The Metropolitan Opera Association Of New York And Chorus Of The Metropolitan Opera Association Of New York, Georges Sebastian, Georges BizetSingle
The Student PrinceRisë Stevens, Nelson EddySingle
Gems From CarmenRisë StevensSingle
Excerpts From "The Student Prince" And "The Chocolate Soldier"Risë Stevens And Nelson EddySingle
The Rosary / HomingRisë StevensAlbum
Bizet - Carmen (Highlights)Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Licia Albanese, Robert Merrill, Fritz Reiner, The Robert Shaw Chorale, Robert ShawAlbum
Risë Stevens - UntitledRisë StevensSingle
Excerpts From Both The Student Prince And The Chocolate SoldierRisë Stevens And Nelson EddyAlbum
Deep In My Heart / SerenadeNelson Eddy & Risë StevensSingle
Gems From CarmenRisë StevensSingle
Scenes From Samson And DelilahCamille Saint-Saëns - Risë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, NBC Symphony Orchestra And The The Robert Shaw Chorale Conducted By Leopold StokowskiAlbum
Cavalcade Of Musical ComedyRisë Stevens And Robert MerrillAlbum
Wanting You/Will You RememberRisë StevensAlbum
becauseRisë StevensAlbum
Songs Of Cole PorterRisë StevensAlbum
Selections From CarmenRisë Stevens, Jan Peerce, Robert Merrill, The Robert Shaw ChoraleSingle
A Collector's Porgy And BessEleanor Steber, Helen Jepson, Risë Stevens, Robert Merrill, Lawrence Tibbett, Cab Calloway, The Robert Shaw ChoraleCompil.
Danny Boy / Country GardensRisë StevensAlbum
Risë Stevens SingsRisë Stevens With RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, Milton KatimsSingle
Songs Of Irving BerlinRisë StevensAlbum
I`m Falling In Love With Someone / LoverRisë StevensAlbum
Hansel And Gretel ExcerptsRisë Stevens, Nadine Connor, John Brownlee, Thelma VotipkaSingle
CarmenGeorges Bizet - Risë Stevens ❊ Jan Peerce ❊ Licia Albanese ❊ Robert Merrill ❊ Fritz ReinerAlbum
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