Dame Joan Sutherland


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Dame Joan Sutherland: Maria Callas
  • noun

Synonyms for Dame Joan Sutherland

Australian operatic soprano (born in 1926)

References in periodicals archive ?
SINGER Sir Elton John, opera diva Dame Joan Sutherland and conductor John Williams - along with actors Warren Beatty, Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee - were honoured with a star-studded tribute in Washington.
The upcoming musical selections are just as eclectic: ``Alanis Morissette Live in the Navajo Nation,'' a concert DVD of the band Deep Purple, complete with behind-the-scenes footage; the musical film ``Copacabana,'' which stars Barry Manilow as a nightclub singer; and the opera ``Il Trovatore,'' featuring Dame Joan Sutherland.
Many celebrities, including film stars Roger Moore and Sophia Loren, singer Dame Joan Sutherland and racing driver Jackie Stewart have sent their children to Aiglon in the past to join classmates from 53 countries.
Unfortunately Dame Joan Sutherland, in the title role of Indian maiden and Brahmin priestess, is rather unconvincing from an acting point of view.
She performed Marfa's aria from Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride with unswerving confidence and tenderness, while she was fearless in her approach to The Bell Song, from Delibe's Lakme, giving a forceful performance which would have pleased the late Dame Joan Sutherland, the competition's first patron.
TRIBUTES were paid last night to one of the towering figures of 20th century opera, Dame Joan Sutherland, a stalwart of the Royal Opera House, who has died at the age of 83.
Melbourne, Oct 12 (ANI): Australia's most famous opera singer, Dame Joan Sutherland, passed away at her home in Switzerland aged 83.
front, l-r) Sir Denis Rooke, Sir Michael Atiyah, Baroness Thatcher, Rev Owen Chadwick, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen, Prince of Wales, Sir Andrew Huxley, Dame Joan Sutherland, Mr Lucian Freud, Lord Foster of Thames Bank
Highlights of her extensive recording work include Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" (Telarc); Mozart's "Don Giovanni" (EMI); Rossini's "Il barbiere di Siviglia" (EMI); and Donizetti's "Anna Bolena" with Dame Joan Sutherland (Decca).
Other birthdays: Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland, 76; soprano Dame Gwyneth Jones, 66; model Jean Shrimpton, 60; Canadian singer Joni Mitchell, 59; comedienne Su Pollard, 53; England and Liverpool footballer John Barnes, 39; England footballer Rio Ferdinand, 24.
Tatner's lineup includes: singer Hisato Masuyama of Japan who can sing as both a baritone and soprano; Spencer Silby-Ainuutuimaseve of New Zealand, who is a protege of Dame Joan Sutherland and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa; and Ariana of Anaheim, a five-octave soprano who is recognized for her Broadway songs and opera arias.
ALED JONES ALED JONES (above left, then; above right, now) was a fresh-faced 12-year-old choirboy when he found himself on Top Of The Pops singing Walking In The Air and performing with stars such as Leonard Bernstein and Dame Joan Sutherland.
The big interest in this production was the Norma of Dame Joan Sutherland, who, despite a rather uncommitted (and, thanks to Richard Bonynge's conducting, rather speedy) "Casta Diva," does not in the end disappoint.
Dame Joan Sutherland pictured during a performance of La Traviata at Covent Garden in 1975
Valentina capped off her impressive triumph by also claiming the pounds 2,000 Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize.