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Roocroft, Amanda (soprano)
© Anthony Roocroft

Amanda Roocroft (soprano)

Amanda Roocroft studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. She enjoys a close relationship with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the English National Opera, the Welsh National Opera, the Glyndebourne Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Teatro Real, Madrid, Houston Grand Opera and the Netherlands Opera where her roles have included Fiordiligi (Cosi fan Tutte), Countess (Le Nozze di Figaro), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Desdemona (Otello), Amelia (Simon Boccanegra), Mimi (La Bohème), Eva (Die Meistersinger), title roles in Madame Butterfly, Katya Kabanova and Jenůfa, Genevre (Ariodante), Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare), Jenifer (The Midsummer Marriage), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) and Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes). Amanda won the 2007 Laurence Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera as Jenůfa for ENO.

In concert she has appeared with leading orchestras throughout Europe and North America with conductors including Sir Simon Rattle, Zubin Mehta, Mariss Jansons, Ivor Bolton, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Andrew Davis, Sir Charles Mackerras, Valery Gergiev and Bernard Haitink.

Recital engagements have included London’s Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Vienna’s Musikverein, La Monnaie in Brussels, and New York’s Lincoln Center.

Albums
'Vaughan Williams: Choral Works' (CDS44321/4)
Vaughan Williams: Choral Works
MP3 £20.00FLAC £20.00ALAC £20.00Buy by post £22.00 CDS44321/4  4CDs Boxed set (at a special price)  
'Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, Mystical Songs' (CDA66420)
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, Mystical Songs
'Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, Mystical Songs' (CDA30025)
Vaughan Williams: Serenade to Music, Flos Campi, Mystical Songs
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99Buy by post £8.50 CDA30025  Hyperion 30th Anniversary series  
On other labels
'Beethoven: Symphony No 9' (SIGCD254)
Beethoven: Symphony No 9
MP3 £7.99FLAC £7.99ALAC £7.99 SIGCD254  Download only  
Complete works available for download
LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN  (1770-1827)
Symphony No 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op 125 with Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Sir Charles Mackerras (conductor)
RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS  (1872-1958)
Serenade to Music with English Chamber Orchestra, Matthew Best (conductor), Elizabeth Connell (soprano), John Mark Ainsley (tenor), Martyn Hill (tenor), Maldwyn Davies (tenor), Anne Dawson (soprano), Linda Kitchen (soprano), Alan Opie (baritone), Gwynne Howell (bass), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Sarah Walker (mezzo-soprano), Catherine Wyn-Rogers (mezzo-soprano), John Connell (bass)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank!  First line to Serenade to Music (Vaughan Williams)
Presto – Allegro assai 'Ode to Joy'  Movement 4 of Symphony No 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op 125 (Beethoven)
Serenade to Music (Vaughan Williams)
Symphony No 9 in D minor 'Choral', Op 125 (Beethoven)
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