Janis Kelly sopran från Skottland
Janis Kelly studied at the RSAMD (The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) in her native Glasgow and at the Royal College of Music. Considered one of our great singing actresses with a wide-ranging repertoire across the fields of opera, operetta and the musical, she s a regular guest with English National Opera, Opera North and Grange Park Opera in repertoire ranging from La Traviata and Der Rosenkavalier to Showboat. Her extensive concert repertoire includes the major oratorios from the baroque, classical. Romantic and 20th century periods.
Recent appearances include Nella in Gianni Schicchi at the Royal Opera House, Pat Nixon in Nixon in China in Athens, Mrs Naidoo in Satyagraha and Pat Nixon at English National Opera, Magda in La Rondine and Lania in Skin Deep at Opera North and Queen Clementine in Barbebleu and Foreign Princess in Rusalka at Grange Park Dpera. She appears as Liu in the Hollywood movie The Life of David Gale. Recordings include Tchaikovsky’s Incidental Music to Hamlet (Chandos), Street Scene, A Little Night Music, Showboat and Brigadoon (TER), four award-winning albums for the Inspector Morse television soundtrack, ‘he Maid of the Mountains (Hyperion) and a new solo CD, The Moment.
Plans include Madame Jouvenot in Adriana Lecouvreur at the Royal Opera House and Pat Nixon at the Metropolitan Opera, New York.
Hon spelade huvudrollen i Rufus Wainrights opera “Primadonna” dels vid premiären dels vid några föreställningar i London 2010. 2011 sjöng hon Pat Nixon i John Adams “Nixon in China” på Metropolitan Opera i New York i februari 2011.
Compiled/Sammanställt av Mogens H Andersson