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Yvonne Minton

voc, *1938 AU, Sydney
Singer of Classical
A.k.a. Yvonne Fay Minton

Yvonne Fay Minton CBE (born 4 December 1938) is an Australian-born but mostly British-resident opera singer. She is variously billed as a soprano, mezzo-soprano or contralto.A native of Sydney, she originally studied voice while on a scholarship at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music. She won the National Eisteddfod in Canberra, as well as number of other singing competitions, such as the £1000 Shell Aria, 1960. By this stage she had become one of the country's leading contraltos, often appearing on radio and television and with the Sydney and Queensland orchestras.

        
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Jean Prudent
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Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part Two: Final scene from Goethe's "Faust": "Alles Vergängliche" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus": "Imple superna gratia" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus": "Accende lumen sensibus" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus": "Gloria sit Patri Domino" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus": "Infirma nostri corporis" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part One: Hymnus "Veni creator spiritus": "Veni, Creator...Da gaudiorum praemia" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti
Der Rosenkavalier, Op.59 / Act 1: "Wie du warst!" on Strauss, R.: Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss, Régine Crespin, Yvonne Minton, Manfred Jungwirth, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Georg Solti
Stabat Mater: 1. Stabat Mater dolorosa on Rossini: Stabat Mater by Gioachino Rossini, Pilar Lorengar, Yvonne Minton, Luciano Pavarotti, Hans Sotin, London Symphony Chorus, London Symphony Orchestra & István Kertész
Elektra, Op.58, TrV 223: "Wo bleibt Elektra?" on Richard Strauss: Elektra by Richard Strauss, Sir Georg Solti, Birgit Nilsson, Regina Resnik, Marie Collier, Tom Krause, Gerhard Stolze, Vienna State Opera Chorus & Wiener Philharmoniker
Symphony No.8 in E flat - "Symphony of a Thousand" / Part Two: Final scene from Goethe's "Faust": "Uns bleibt ein Erdenrest" on Mahler: Symphony No.8 by Gustav Mahler, Heather Harper, Lucia Popp, Arleen Auger, Yvonne Minton, Helen Watts, René Kollo, John Shirley-Quirk, Martti Talvela, Vienna Boys' Choir, Wiener Singverein, Vienna State Opera Chorus, Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Sir Georg Solti

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Title Artist Year Type
Die WalküreRichard Wagner / Jeannine Altmeyer • Siegfried Jerusalem • Jessye Norman • Kurt Moll • Theo Adam • Yvonne Minton • Staatskapelle Dresden • Marek Janowski2016Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Popp, Luigi Alva, Geraint Evans, Hans Sotin, Otto Klemperer, New Philharmonia Orchestra2013Album
ParsifalRichard Wagner - Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Rafael Kubelik, Bernd Weikl, Kurt Moll, Matti Salminen, James King, Franz Mazura, Yvonne Minton, Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks2008Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Helen Donath • Yvonne Minton • Ryland Davies • Gerd Nienstedt • John Alldis Choir • BBC Symphony Orchestra • Sir Colin Davis1998Album
Musica Sacra / Petite Messe Solennelle, Sabat MaterGioacchino Rossini, Luciano Pavarotti, Mirella Freni, Pilar Lorengar, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Valentini Terrani, Hans Sotin, Ruggero Raimondi1997Compil.
Rückert-Lieder · Wesendonck-Lieder · Das Liebesmahl Der ApostelGustav Mahler / Richard Wagner - Yvonne Minton, The London Symphony Orchestra, The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Pierre Boulez1995Album
Symphony No.1/ Sea PicturesSir Edward Elgar, Daniel Barenboim, Yvonne Minton1993Album
Pierrot Lunaire - Lied Der Waldtaube - ErwartungArnold Schoenberg / Pierre Boulez - Yvonne Minton - Janis Martin - Jessye Norman - Pinchas Zukerman - Lynn Harrell - Michel Debost - Antony Pay - Daniel Barenboim - Ensemble Intercontemporain1993Compil.
The Kingdom, Coronation OdeSir Edward Elgar, Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young, John Shirley-Quirk, The London Philharmonic Choir & The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult, Philip Ledger1993Compil.
Serenade - 5 Pieces For Orchestra - Ode To NapoleonArnold Schoenberg - Pierre Boulez - Yvonne Minton - John Shirley-Quirk - BBC Symphony Orchestra - Ensemble Intercontemporain1993Compil.
Symphonie No.1 - Te DeumAnton Bruckner / Jessye Norman, Yvonne Minton, David Rendall, Samuel Ramey, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim1991Album
Cosi Fan TutteWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Popp, Luigi Alva, Geraint Evans, Hans Sotin, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Otto Klemperer, John Alldis Choir1991Album
Pelléas Et MélisandePierre Boulez, Claude Debussy, Elisabeth Söderström, George Shirley, Donald McIntyre, David Ward, Yvonne Minton, Chorus Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden1991Album
Carmen HighlightsThomas Schippers, Le Chœur Du Grand Théâtre De Genève, Regina Resnik, Mario del Monaco, Georgette Spanellys, Yvonne Minton, Tom Krause, Jean Prudent, Alfred Schnittke, Joan Sutherland1990Album
Ludwig Van Beethoven; The Nine Symphonies, Volume IIILudwig van Beethoven, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti, Pilar Lorengar, Yvonne Minton, Stuart Burrows, Martti Talvela, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Margaret Hillis1987Compil.
Sinfonía N.º 6 (2ª parte), Canciones De Un Camarada ErranteGustav Mahler, Georg Solti, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yvonne Minton1984Album
Tristan Und IsoldeRichard Wagner / Leonard Bernstein / Peter Hofmann / Hildegard Behrens / Yvonne Minton / Bernd Weikl / Hans Sotin / Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1983Album
Tristan Und Isolde · Hightlights = Ausschnitte = ExtraitsRichard Wagner - Leonard Bernstein, Peter Hofmann, Hildegard Behrens, Yvonne Minton, Bernd Weikl, Hans Sotin, Symphonie-Orchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks1983Compil.
Rückert-Lieder / Wesendonk-LiederYvonne Minton - Gustav Mahler / Richard Wagner / The London Symphony Orchestra - Pierre Boulez1982Compil.
King PriamSir Michael Tippett, David Atherton, Robert Tear · Thomas Allen · Norman Bailey · Felicity Palmer, Yvonne Minton · Philip Langridge · Heather Harper, London Sinfonietta · London Sinfonietta Chorus1981Album
Die WalküreRichard Wagner - Jeannine Altmeyer, Yvonne Minton, Jessye Norman, Theo Adam, Siegfried Jerusalem, Kurt Moll, Christel Borchers, Eva-Maria Bundschuh, Ruth Falcon, Anne Gjevang, Kathleen Kuhlmann, Uta Priew, Cheryl Studer, Ortrun Wenkel, Staatskapelle Dresden, Marek Janowski1981Album
Symphonie No. 8 - Te DeumAnton Bruckner, Daniel Barenboim, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chicago Symphony Chorus, Jessye Norman, Yvonne Minton, David Rendall, Samuel Ramey1981Album
Romeo Et JulietteYvonne Minton, Francisco Araiza, Jules Bastin, Orchestre De Paris, Chœur De L'Orchestre De Paris, Daniel Barenboim, Hector Berlioz1980Album
La Mort de Cleopatre - Sea PicturesYvonne Minton *, Hector Berlioz, Sir Edward Elgar1980Album
Das RheingoldRichard Wagner - Theo Adam, Siegmund Nimsgern, Peter Schreier, Roland Bracht, Matti Salminen, Christian Vogel, Eberhard Büchner, Karl-Heinz Stryczek, Yvonne Minton, Lucia Popp, Uta Priew, Hanna Schwarz, Marita Napier, Ortrun Wenkel, Staatskapelle Dresden, Marek Janowski1980Album
Berlioz - "Béatrice et BénédictHector Berlioz / Yvonne Minton / Placido Domingo / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Orchestre De Paris / Chœur De L'Orchestre De Paris / Daniel Barenboim1979Album
La Damnation De FaustHector Berlioz / Yvonne Minton / Placido Domingo / Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Jules Bastin / Orchestre De Paris / Chœur De L'Orchestre De Paris / Daniel Barenboim1979Album
LuluAlban Berg - Teresa Stratas, Yvonne Minton • Hanna Schwarz, Franz Mazura • Kenneth Riegel, Toni Blankenheim • Robert Tear, Helmut Pampuch, Orchestre National De L'Opéra De Paris, Pierre Boulez1979Album
Nuits D'été / La Mort De CléopâtreHector Berlioz - Yvonne Minton, Stuart Burrows, Pierre Boulez1978Album
Pierrot LunaireArnold Schoenberg / Pierre Boulez, Yvonne Minton1978Album
Missa SolemnisLudwig van Beethoven - Lucia Popp, Yvonne Minton, Mallory Walker, Gwynne Howell, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Chicago Symphony Chorus, Georg Solti, Margaret Hillis1978Album
La Clemenza Di TitoWolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sir Colin Davis, Janet Baker, Yvonne Minton, Stuart Burrows, Frederica von Stade, Lucia Popp, Robert Lloyd, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden1977Album
Ein Deutsches Requiem • Alt-Rhapsodie, Op. 53Johannes Brahms – Ileana Cotrubas, Hermann Prey, Yvonne Minton, New Philharmonia Orchestra, The Ambrosian Singers, Lorin Maazel1977Album
Sea Pictures / Overture, In The SouthSir Edward Elgar, Yvonne Minton, Daniel Barenboim, The London Philharmonic Orchestra1977Album
The Knot GardenSir Michael Tippett - Yvonne Minton, Josephine Barstow, Jill Gomez, Thomas Hemsley, Thomas Carey, Robert Tear, Raimund Herincx, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Sir Colin Davis1974Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar, Peter Pears, Yvonne Minton, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Britten1972Album
The Dream Of GerontiusSir Edward Elgar, Peter Pears, Yvonne Minton, John Shirley-Quirk, Benjamin Britten1972Album
Das Lied Von Der ErdeGustav Mahler - Yvonne Minton, René Kollo, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti1972Album
Symphony No. 9 In D Minor, Op. 125 'Choral'Ludwig van Beethoven - Georg Solti / The Chicago Symphony Orchestra And Chicago Symphony Chorus / Pilar Lorengar / Yvonne Minton / Stuart Burrows / Martti Talvela1972Album
Mass In B MinorJohann Sebastian Bach - Elly Ameling / Yvonne Minton / Helen Watts / Werner Krenn / Tom Krause, Wiener Akademie Kammerchor, Stuttgarter Kammerorchester / Karl Münchinger1971Album
Messiah, Complete Original InstrumentationGeorg Friedrich Händel, English Chamber Orchestra, Amor Artis Chorale, Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young, Justino Diaz1971Album
Stabat MaterGioacchino Rossini - Pilar Lorengar, Yvonne Minton, Luciano Pavarotti, Hans Sotin, The London Symphony Orchestra And London Symphony Chorus, István Kertész1971Album
Des Knaben Wunderhorn / Lieder Eines Fahrenden GesellenGustav Mahler - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti, Yvonne Minton1971Album
Requiem • Grosse MesseWolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Helen Donath • Heather Harper • Yvonne Minton • Ryland Davies • Stafford Dean • Gerd Nienstedt • The London Symphony Orchestra And London Symphony Chorus • Sir Colin Davis1971Album
Symphony No. 5 In C# Minor / Songs From Des Knaben WunderhornGustav Mahler - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Georg Solti • Yvonne Minton1970Album
Four Sacred PiecesGiuseppe Verdi - Yvonne Minton, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta1970Album
Symphony No. 6, Songs Of A WayfarerGustav Mahler, Georg Solti, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Yvonne Minton1970Album
The KingdomSir Edward Elgar, Margaret Price, Alexander Young, Yvonne Minton, John Shirley-Quirk, The London Philharmonic Choir, The London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Adrian Boult1969Album
RequiemWolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Helen Donath • Yvonne Minton • Ryland Davies • Gerd Nienstedt • John Alldis Choir • BBC Symphony Orchestra • Sir Colin Davis1967Album
Highlights From "Le Nozze Di Figaro"Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Sir Colin DavisAlbum
MessiahGeorg Friedrich Händel / Margaret Price, Yvonne Minton, Alexander Young, Justino Diaz, English Chamber Orchestra, Johannes SomaryAlbum
Carmen - Bizet - HoogtepuntenGeorges Bizet / Regina Resnik ‧ Mario del Monaco ‧ Tom Krause . Joan Sutherland . Thomas Schippers, Georgette Spanellys, Yvonne Minton, Alfred Hallett, Jean PrudentAlbum
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