Ann Murray

(b. 1949)

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(b Dublin, 1949).

Irish‐born mezzo‐soprano. Opera début with Scottish Opera as Alceste (Snape Maltings, 1974). Débuts: CG 1976; NY City Opera 1979; Salzburg Fest. 1981; NY Met 1984. Notable Béatrice in Berlioz's opera, Buxton Festival 1980 and ENO 1990. Specialist in travesti roles (Composer, Octavian, Xerxes, etc.). Song recitalist and oratorio singer. Hon. DBE 2002.

Subjects: Opera.

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