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Valérie Masterson

voc, *1937 GB
Singer of Classical and Soundtrack
A.k.a. Margaret Valerie Masterson

English opera singer (born 3 June 1937), lecturer and Vice-President of British Youth Opera. After study in Italy, she began to sing opera in Europe. Returning to England, Masterson performed as principal soprano with the D'Oyly Carte Opera Company from 1964 to 1969, becoming popular with audiences and participating in several of the company's recordings, as well as those of Gilbert and Sullivan for All and the BBC. She next joined English National Opera and went on to an international opera career lasting more than three decades. Although she performed a wide variety of roles, she was best known for her roles in the French repertoire and the works of Handel, as well as Gilbert and Sullivan. Her recordings include, in addition to many opera roles, operettas and musical theatre. She has been awarded a CBE and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Music.

  • Classical
  • Soundtrack
  • Pop

Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
XerxesGeorg Friedrich Händel / Ann Murray, Lesley Garrett, Valérie Masterson, Christopher Robson, Jean Rigby, Christopher Booth-Jones, Rodney McCann, The English National Opera Orchestra And The English National Opera Chorus2004Single
Valerie MastersonValérie Masterson1999Album
L'Incoronazione Di PoppeaClaudio Monteverdi, Gwyneth Jones, Jon Vickers, Christa Ludwig, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Richard Stilwell, Valérie Masterson, Jocelyne Taillon, Michel Sénéchal, Charles Burles - Julius Rudel1998Album
If I Loved You (Love Duets From The Musicals)Thomas Allen & Valérie Masterson, Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By John Owen Edwards1996Album
If I Loved You (Love Duets From The Musicals)Thomas Allen & Valérie Masterson, Philharmonia Orchestra Conducted By John Owen Edwards1993Album
A Gilbert & Sullivan GalaValérie Masterson • Robert Tear, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Kenneth Alwyn, Sheila Armstrong, Benjamin Luxon, Northern Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1992Compil.
KismetRobert Craig Wright, George Forrest, Valérie Masterson, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, John Owen Edwards1990Album
Scipion - Paris 14 Mai 1979Georg Friedrich Händel - Orchestra Of The "Händel Society", London, Anthony Roden, Peter Jeffes, Valérie Masterson, Helen Watts, Paul Esswood, Ian Comboy, Charles Farncombe1984Album
Sing Gilbert & SullivanValérie Masterson & Robert Tear With Kenneth Alwyn Conducting The Bournemouth Sinfonietta1983Album
La TraviataGiuseppe Verdi / Valérie Masterson / John Brecknock / Christian Du Plessis / The English National Opera Chorus And The English National Opera Orchestra, Sir Charles Mackerras1981Album
The Starlight Express (Complete Incidental Music)Sir Edward Elgar, Valérie Masterson, Derek Hammond-Stroud, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vernon Handley1976Album
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