I'm grateful she did that because it has given me a chance to move through so much repertoire--from the soubrette to the really light lyric coloratura and now into some dramatic coloratura
The cast also included dramatic coloratura
soprano Margo Harding as the Countess and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth Rotoff as a bespectacled Grand Duchess.
Though Corwin considers herself a lyric coloratura, her gleaming, silvery soprano takes on a major dramatic coloratura
role early in 2011, when she portrays Constanze in Mozart's Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail for Edmonton Opera (Feb.
It quickly became her most celebrated role and the one the legendary dramatic coloratura
performed most frequently throughout her distinguished career (one source lists 221 performances of Lucia, with Norma a distant second at 111).
Recorded in 1969, when the great Australian dramatic coloratura
soprano was only 43, this set captures Sutherland in her absolute prime.