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Helen Field

(b. 1951)


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(b Awyn, N. Wales, 1951).

Welsh soprano. Début 1976 with WNO as Offenbach's Euridice. Sang many roles with WNO 1976–86, incl. Tatyana, Desdemona, the Vixen, Poppea, Jenůa, Marzelline, Mimì, Mařenka, Micaela, and Katerina in Martinů's The Greek Passion. CG début 1982; sang with ENO 1983–90; NY Met début 1984. Sang title‐role in f. Brit. p. of Daphne (Leeds, Opera North, 1987). Created JoAnn in New Year (Houston 1989 and in f. Brit. p. at Glyndebourne (her début) 1990. Also many concert appearances.

Subjects: Music.


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