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Rita Gorr

voc, 1926-2012 BE, Zelzate
Classical
A.k.a. Marguerite Geirnaert

Rita Gorr (18 February 1926 – 22 January 2012)was a Belgian operatic mezzo-soprano. She possessed a large, rich-toned voice and was an intense singing-actress, especially in dramatic roles such as Ortrud (Lohengrin) and Amneris (Aida), two of her greatest roles.

     
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  • Classical
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Popular Tracks   
Faust - opera in five acts (1989 Digital Remaster), Act II: Le veau d'or est toujours debout! (Méphistophélès/Choeur) on 100 Best Opera Classics by Various Artists
Samson et Dalila (2001 Digital Remaster), Act 2, Scene 3: Mon coeur s'ouvre à ta voix (Dalila/Samson) on 100 Best Opera Classics by Various Artists
Aida / Act 4: O terra, addio; addio valle di pianti on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 1: "Alta cagion v'aduna" on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 1: Quale insolita gioia on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 2: Gloria all'Egitto, ad Iside on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 2: Chi mai fra gl'inni e i plausi on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 2: "Ma tu, Re, tu signore possente" on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 2: Su! del Nilo al sacro lido on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti
Aida / Act 4: Radamès! Radamès! Radamès! on Verdi: Aida by Giuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Robert Merrill, Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma & Sir Georg Solti

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Le Chant Français 1948-1965 - Les Années PathéRégine Crespin, Henri Legay, Solange Michel, Ernest Blanc, Martha Angelici, Rita Gorr, Paul Finel, Jean Borthayre, Nicolai Gedda, Michel Dens, Albert Lance, Raoul Jobin, Janine Micheau2003Album
Le Martyre De Saint SébastienClaude Debussy, Orchestre National de la Radiodiffusion France • Choeur Raymond Saint-Paul, André Cluytens, Véra Korène, Jacques Eyser, Rita Gorr2002Album
PadmâvatîAlbert Roussel - Rita Gorr, Albert Lance, Gérard Souzay2001Album
Samson Et DalilaCamille Saint-Saëns - Georges Prêtre, Rita Gorr · Jon Vickers · Ernest Blanc, Les Chœurs René Duclos, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris2001Album
Samson Et Dalila (Highlights)Camille Saint-Saëns, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, Ernest Blanc, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, Georges Prêtre2001Album
Highlights From HérodiadeJules Massenet / Régine Crespin, Rita Gorr, Albert Lance, Michel Dens, Jacques Mars, Georges Prêtre1995Album
Pelleas And MelisandeClaude Debussy, Jean Fournet, Janine Micheau, Rita Gorr, Camille Maurane, Michel Roux, Marcel Vigneron, Xavier Depraz, Annick Simon1992Album
Solti Edition: Aida - Querschnitt • HighlightsGiuseppe Verdi / Leontyne Price • Rita Gorr • Jon Vickers • Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma E Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma • Georg Solti1992Album
Dialogues Des CarmélitesFrancis Poulenc, Catherine Dubosc, Rita Gorr, Rachel Yakar, Martine Dupuy, Brigitte Fournier, José van Dam, Jean-Luc Viala, Orchestre De L'Opéra De Lyon, Kent Nagano1992Album
WertherJules Massenet, Rita Gorr, Albert Lance, Mady Mesplé, Gabriel Bacquier, Julien Giovannetti, Robert Andreozzi, Jacques Mars, Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France, Jésus Etcheverry1991Album
Das Lied Von Der Erde - Kindertotenlieder - Lieder Eines Fahrenden GesellenGustav Mahler, Hector Berlioz, Richard Wagner, Rita Gorr1985Album
LouiseGustave Charpentier / Felicity Lott, Jerome Pruett, Rita Gorr, Orchestre Symphonique De L'Opéra National De Belgique, Sylvain Cambreling1984Album
Lohengrin CompleteRichard Wagner, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Erich Leinsdorf, Sándor Kónya, Lucine Amara, Rita Gorr, William Dooley, Jerome Hines, Calvin Marsh1966Album
Lohengrin Excerpts (Special Radio Broadcast Album)Richard Wagner, Boston Symphony Orchestra / Erich Leinsdorf, Sándor Kónya, Lucine Amara, Rita Gorr, William Dooley, Jerome Hines, Calvin Marsh1966Album
Operatic RecitalRita Gorr, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, André Cluytens1962Album
AïdaGiuseppe Verdi, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Rita Gorr, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi, Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Georg Solti1962Album
Aïda (Highlights)Giuseppe Verdi, Georg Solti Conducting Orchestra Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma And Coro Del Teatro Dell'Opera Di Roma, Leontyne Price, Jon Vickers, Rita Gorr, Robert Merrill, Giorgio Tozzi1962Album
La WalkyrieRichard Wagner, Birgit Nilsson, Gré Brouwenstijn, Rita Gorr, Jon Vickers, George London, David Ward, The London Symphony Orchestra, Erich Leinsdorf1962Album
Iphigénie En Tauride - ExtraitsChristoph Willibald Gluck, Rita Gorr, Ernest Blanc, Nicolai Gedda, Louis Quilico, Orchestre De La Société Des Concerts Du Conservatoire, Georges Prêtre1961Album
La Damnation De Faust – Pages Choisis de la Légende Dramatique de BerliozHector Berlioz, Rita Gorr, Nicolai Gedda, Gérard Souzay, André CluytensAlbum
Récital Lyriques En FrançaisRita GorrAlbum
Grands Airs LyriquesRita Gorr, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, André CluytensAlbum
MédéeLuigi Cherubini, Rita Gorr, Guy Chauvet, Andrée Esposito, René Bianco, René Duclos, Georges Prêtre, Choeur National De L'Opéra De Paris Et Orchestre National De L'Opéra De ParisAlbum
Le Roi D'Ys, ExtraitsÉdouard Lalo, Janine Micheau, Rita Gorr, Henri Legay, Jean Borthayre, Pierre Savignol, Jacques Mars, Serge Rallier, Chœur de Radio France Et Orchestre National De France, André CluytensAlbum
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