Elisabeth Söderström sopran 1927 – 2009

Elisabeth Söderström sopran 1927 - 2009

Elisabeth Söderström tog lektioner för Andrejewa von Skilondz i Stockholm och debuterade 1947 på Drottningholmsteatern som Bastienne i Mozarts Bastien und Bastienne.

Elisabeth Söderström sopran 1927 – 2009

1948 debuterade hon på Operan som Anna i Värmlänningarna, och trots många internationella gästspel, bl.a. Glyndebourne från 1957, Metropolitan från 1959 och Covent Garden från 1960 samt Wien, förblev hon denna scen trogen i hela sin karriär.

Där sjöng hon Regina vid den svenska premiären på Hindemiths Mathis der Maler,Pamina i Trollflöjten, Octavian och fältmarsalkinnan i Rosenkavaljeren, titelpartiet i Charpentiers Louise, Violetta i La traviata, de fyra sopranpartierna i Hoffmanns äventyr, Clitoria i Ligetis Den stora makabern, Aline vid urpremiären på Berwalds Drottningen av Golconda och ett hundratal andra roller.

Under den senare delen av sin karriär hade hon speciell framgång i operor av Richard Strauss och Janácek och sjöng titelpartiet i Jenufa och Katja Kabanová och Emilia Marty i Affären Makropulos. I Glyndebourne sjöng hon bl.a.både kompositören och grevinnan i Strauss Capriccio och Christine i Intermezzo.

Mellan 1993- var hon musikalisk ledare för Drottningholmsteatern. Hon har gett ut självbiografin I min tonart (Stockholm 1978). Hovsångerska 1959. LMA 1965.

Glyndebourne Opera

Performances

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 05 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 07 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 12 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 14 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 16 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 18 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 20 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Composer / Ariadne Auf Naxos 2nd, 23 July 1957 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 28 May 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 30 May 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 03 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 05 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 07 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 09 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 16 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 18 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 20 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 23 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 26 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 28 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Octavian / Der Rosenkavalier, 30 June 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 29 July 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 31 July 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 02 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 04 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 06 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 08 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 10 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 12 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 14 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Susanna / Le Nozze Di Figaro, 16 August 1959 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 13 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 15 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 19 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 21 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 23 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 27 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 29 July 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Elizabeth Zimmer / Elegy For Young Lovers, 01 August 1961 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 22 May 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 24 May 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 26 May 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 30 May 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 01 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 04 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 09 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 11 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 13 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 15 June 1963 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 25 June 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 27 June 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 01 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 03 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 05 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 08 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 12 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 25 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 29 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 31 July 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 02 August 1964 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 23 May 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 26 May 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 28 May 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 31 May 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 02 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 06 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 08 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 11 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 17 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 21 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 23 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 27 June 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 01 July 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 04 July 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 07 July 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 12 July 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 14 July 1968 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Tatyana / Eugene Onegin, 11 August 1970 at Royal Albert Hall, London view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 22 July 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 25 July 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 27 July 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 31 July 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 02 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 04 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 06 August 1973 at Royal Albert Hall, London view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 08 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 10 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 12 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 14 August 1973 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 15 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 20 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 23 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 26 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 28 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 30 June 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 03 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 05 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 07 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 13 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 15 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 19 July 1974 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 18 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 20 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 23 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 25 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 27 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 29 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 31 July 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 02 August 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 04 August 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Christine / Intermezzo, 06 August 1975 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 29 June 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 02 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 07 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 09 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 11 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 13 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 16 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 21 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 25 July 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

The Countess / Capriccio, 20 August 1976 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 27 May 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 29 May 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 31 May 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 02 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 06 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 08 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 10 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 12 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 16 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 22 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 25 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 28 June 1979 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Leonore / Fidelio, 13 January 1980 at Glyndebourne view performance details

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:183030 
New production
Le Nozze di Figaro {171}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/30/1959
Debuts: Elisabeth Söderström, Kim Borg, Oliver Messel
Review
[Met Performance] CID:183100
Le Nozze di Figaro {172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/6/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183150
Le Nozze di Figaro {173}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/11/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183340
Le Nozze di Figaro {174}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/28/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183440
Faust {560}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/8/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183460
Le Nozze di Figaro {175}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/10/1959
Debuts: Christa Ludwig, Charleen Clark
Review
[Met Performance] CID:183510
Le Nozze di Figaro {176}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/15/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183550
Faust {561}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/19/1959
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:183600
Faust {562}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/24/1959
[Met Performance] CID:183620
Der Rosenkavalier {177}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/1959
Debuts: Oskar Czerwenka, Jane Kirwan, Alexandra Jones, Kurt Kessler
Broadcast
Review
[Met Performance] CID:183710
Der Rosenkavalier {178}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/4/1960
[Met Performance] CID:183750
Faust {563}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/8/1960
[Met Performance] CID:183910  Opera News
Le Nozze di Figaro {178}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/23/1960
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:183950
Faust {564}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/27/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184040
Der Rosenkavalier {179}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/5/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184070
Faust {565}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/8/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184690
Le Nozze di Figaro {179}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 04/5/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184880
Le Nozze di Figaro {180}
Metropolitan Theatre. Boston, Massachusetts; 04/21/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184930
Faust {568}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/25/1960
[Met Performance] CID:184970
Le Nozze di Figaro {181}
Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 04/29/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185070
Le Nozze di Figaro {182}
Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/7/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185120
Le Nozze di Figaro {183}
Fair Park Auditorium, Dallas, Texas; 05/13/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185160
Le Nozze di Figaro {184}
Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; 05/16/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185180
Le Nozze di Figaro {185}
University Auditorium, Bloomington, Indiana; 05/18/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185220
Le Nozze di Figaro {186}
Northrup Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/21/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185260
Le Nozze di Figaro {187}
Northrup Auditorium, Detroit, Michigan; 05/25/1960
[Met Performance] CID:185330
Faust {570}
Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Canada; 06/2/1960
[Met Performance] CID:186130
Le Nozze di Figaro {188}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/6/1960
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186200
Le Nozze di Figaro {189}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/12/1960
[Met Performance] CID:186320
New production
L’Elisir d’Amore {77}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/1960
Debuts: Dino Formichini, Robert O’Hearn, Todd Bolender
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186450
L’Elisir d’Amore {78}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/8/1960
[Met Performance] CID:186490
L’Elisir d’Amore {79}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/12/1960
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:186510
Gala Performance
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/14/1960
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186570
L’Elisir d’Amore {80}
American Academy of Music, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 12/20/1960
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186610 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
L’Elisir d’Amore {81}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/24/1960
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:186690
L’Elisir d’Amore {82}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/1960
[Met Performance] CID:186710
Le Nozze di Figaro {194}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/3/1961
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186770
La Bohème {586}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/1961
Review
[Met Performance] CID:186810
L’Elisir d’Amore {83}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/13/1961
[Met Performance] CID:192090
Die Fledermaus {86}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/24/1962
Debut: Jack Gilford (Stage Director)
[Met Performance] CID:192250
Die Fledermaus {88}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1962
[Met Performance] CID:192310
Die Fledermaus {89}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1962
Debut: Jeanette Scovotti
[Met Performance] CID:192540
Der Rosenkavalier {185}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/7/1962
[Met Performance] CID:192610
Der Rosenkavalier {186}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/14/1962
Debut: Nadyne Brewer
[Met Performance] CID:192650
Die Fledermaus {91}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/18/1962
[Met Performance] CID:192780
Die Fledermaus {92}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/1962
[Met Performance] CID:197290
Ariadne auf Naxos {14}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/20/1964
[Met Performance] CID:197390
La Bohème {619}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/29/1964
Review
[Met Performance] CID:197410
Ariadne auf Naxos {15}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/3/1964
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:251000
Met Marathon
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/6/1977
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:272300
Der Rosenkavalier {288}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 04/18/1983
Debuts: Carole Wright, Ronald Naldi, Sandra Bush, Constance Green
[Met Performance] CID:272410
Der Rosenkavalier {290}
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.; 04/29/1983
[Met Performance] CID:272480
Der Rosenkavalier {291}
Atlanta Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia; 05/6/1983
[Met Performance] CID:272620
Der Rosenkavalier {292}
University of Minnesota, Northrop Auditorium, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 05/20/1983
[Met Performance] CID:272710
Der Rosenkavalier {293}
Masonic Temple, Detroit, Michigan; 05/27/1983
[Met Performance] CID:272740
Der Rosenkavalier {294}
Cleveland Public Auditorium, Cleveland, Ohio; 05/30/1983
[Met Performance] CID:272850
Der Rosenkavalier {295}
Metropolitan Center, Boston, Massachusetts; 06/10/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274170
Peter Grimes {37}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/13/1983
Debut: Kirk Peterson
Review
[Met Performance] CID:274220
Peter Grimes {38}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/18/1983
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:274260
Centennial Gala I
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/1983
100th Anniversary of the Metropolitan Opera
Broadcast / Telecast
[Met Performance] CID:274300
Peter Grimes {39}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/26/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274340
Peter Grimes {40}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274390
Peter Grimes {41}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/4/1983
Debut: Eugene Tournour
[Met Performance] CID:274440
Peter Grimes {42}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274500
Peter Grimes {44}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/15/1983
[Met Performance] CID:274540
Peter Grimes {45}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/19/1983
[Met Performance] CID:286160
Le Nozze di Figaro {293}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/9/1986
Debuts: Thomas Hampson, Ugo Benelli
Review
[Met Performance] CID:286220
Le Nozze di Figaro {294}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/15/1986
[Met Performance] CID:286260
Le Nozze di Figaro {295}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/18/1986
[Met Performance] CID:286280
Le Nozze di Figaro {296}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/21/1986
[Met Performance] CID:286310
Le Nozze di Figaro {297}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/24/1986
[Met Performance] CID:286390
Le Nozze di Figaro {299}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/1/1986
[Met Performance] CID:286450
Le Nozze di Figaro {300}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/7/1986
[Met Performance] CID:287330
Le Nozze di Figaro {302}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/2/1987
[Met Performance] CID:287380 Opera News
Le Nozze di Figaro {303}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/7/1987
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:287440
Der Rosenkavalier {316}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/1987
[Met Performance] CID:287480
Der Rosenkavalier {317}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/17/1987
[Met Performance] CID:287520 Opera News
Der Rosenkavalier {318}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/1987
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:331504
The Queen of Spades {44}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/1999
Debut: Irina Bogatcheva, Olga Trifonova, Inga Rappaport
[Met Performance] CID:331516
The Queen of Spades {45}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/22/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331528
The Queen of Spades {46}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/26/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331555
The Queen of Spades {48}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/3/1999
Debut: Yuri Marusin
[Met Performance] CID:331564
The Queen of Spades {49}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/7/1999
[Met Performance] CID:331573  Opera News 1 Opera News 2
The Queen of Spades {50}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/10/1999
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:331588 
The Queen of Spades {51}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/15/1999
Telecast

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