Elizabeth Connell

(b. 1946)

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(b Port Elizabeth, 1946).

Irish soprano of S. African birth. Won Maggie Teyte prize 1972. Début (as mez.) Wexford Fest. 1972 (Varvara in Káťa Kabanová). Australian Opera 1973–5; ENO 1975–80; CG début 1976; Bayreuth 1980–2; La Scala 1981. Sop. roles from 1983. Salzburg début 1983; NY Met 1985; Glyndebourne 1985.

Subjects: Opera.

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