Gwyneth Jones (soprano)

Gwyneth Jones (soprano)

Dame Gwyneth Jones DBE (born 7 November 1936, Pontnewynydd, Wales, UK) is a Welsh soprano.

Before becoming a professional singer, Dame Gwyneth worked as a secretary at the Pontypool foundry. She studied music at the Royal College of Music, London, the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena as well as the International Opera Studio in Zürich. After making her professional debut in 1962 as a mezzo-soprano in Gluck's opera Orfeo ed Euridice, she was engaged by the Zurich Opera House. She soon discovered that her easy top range could enable her to sing soprano roles and she switched to the soprano repertoire from around 1964, her first major soprano role being Amelia in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera.

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... GwynethJones Operatic Recital (Classic Recitals series) ... Quadri (Decca/Philips 6 ... DM), originally Decca 1967 GwynethJones Verdi Arias Arias from Aïda, Don Carlo, Macbeth, Otello ... GwynethJones sings Strauss Lieder Includes Zueignung, Die Nacht, Allerseelen, Cäcilie, etc ...

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