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Watts, Elizabeth (soprano)
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Elizabeth Watts (soprano)

Elizabeth Watts won the Rosenblatt Recital Song Prize at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2007. In the same year she was awarded the Outstanding Young Artist Award at the Cannes MIDEM Classique Awards and the previous year the Kathleen Ferrier Award. She is an Artist in Residence at the Southbank Centre, and a former BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artist. Elizabeth was awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in February 2011.

Elizabeth’s critically acclaimed debut recording of Schubert Lieder for Sony Red Seal was followed in 2011 by an equally acclaimed disc of Bach cantatas for Harmonia Mundi, with whom she has an exclusive contract. She has performed with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Yannick Nezét-Séguin; the London Symphony Orchestra and Michael Tilson Thomas; the Scottish Chamber Orchestra; the RIAS Kammerchor, Berlin; the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; and with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a programme of Strauss Orchestral songs. She has also performed with all the BBC orchestras, The English Concert, and the City of Birmingham Symphony and Hallé orchestras. Operatic appearances have included Marzelline (Fidelio) for The Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) for Santa Fe Opera and Welsh National Opera, for whom Elizabeth has also sung Pamina (Die Zauberflöte); and Almirena (Rinaldo) for Glyndebourne on Tour. As a recitalist Elizabeth has performed at the UK’s leading venues including the Purcell Room in London, Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and at the Aldeburgh and Cheltenham festivals. She has also appreared at the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, and at London’s Wigmore Hall.

Elizabeth was a chorister at Norwich Cathedral and studied archaeology at Sheffield University before studying singing at the Royal College of Music in London. From 2005 to 2007 she was a member of English National Opera’s Young Singers Programme, where she appeared as Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), Music and Hope in Monteverdi L’Orfeo and in Purcell’s King Arthur.

Albums
'Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Elizabeth Watts' (CDA67844)
Strauss: The Complete Songs, Vol. 6 – Elizabeth Watts
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Complete works available for download
RICHARD STRAUSS  (1864-1949)
Begegnung, TrV98 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Blick vom oberen Belvedere, Op 88 No 2 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Das Bächlein, Op 88 No 1 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Die erwachte Rose, TrV90 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Krämerspiegel, Op 66 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Malven, TrV297 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Rote Rosen, TrV119 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Wer hat's gethan?, TrV142 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Wir beide wollen springen, TrV175 with Roger Vignoles (piano)
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
Aus Rosen, Phlox  First line to Malven, TrV297 (Strauss)
Begegnung, TrV98 (Strauss)
Blick vom oberen Belvedere, Op 88 No 2 (Strauss)
Das Bächlein, Op 88 No 1 (Strauss)
Das ist ein schlechtes Wetter  First line to Schlechtes Wetter, No 5 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Der Stern  No 1 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Die erwachte Rose, TrV90 (Strauss)
Die Händler und die Macher  No 11 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Die Knospe träumte von Sonnenschein  First line to Die erwachte Rose, TrV90 (Strauss)
Die Künstler sind die Schöpfer  No 10 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Die Treppe hinunter gesprungen  First line to Begegnung, TrV98 (Strauss)
Drei Masken sah ich am Himmel stehn  No 4 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Du Bächlein silberhell und klar  First line to Das Bächlein, Op 88 No 1 (Strauss)
Einerlei  No 3 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Einst kam der Bock als Bote  No 2 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Es ging ein Wind durch's weite Land  First line to Wir beide wollen springen, TrV175 (Strauss)
Es liebte einst ein Hase  No 3 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Es steht ein Lied in Nacht und Frost  First line to Wer hat's gethan?, TrV142 (Strauss)
Es war einmal ein Bock  No 1 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Es war mal eine Wanze  No 9 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Fülle du! Gezier- und schöner Geist  First line to Blick vom oberen Belvedere, Op 88 No 2 (Strauss)
Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Hast du ein Tongedicht vollbracht  No 5 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Ich sehe ihn wieder  First line to Der Stern, No 1 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Ihr Mund ist stets derselbe  First line to Einerlei, No 3 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Malven, TrV297 (Strauss)
Mein Wagen rollet langsam  First line to Waldesfahrt, No 4 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
O lieber Künstler sei ermahnt  No 6 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
O Schröpferschwarm, o Händlerkreis  No 12 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Rote Rosen, TrV119 (Strauss)
Schlechtes Wetter  No 5 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Unser Feind ist, grosser Gott  No 7 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Von Händlern wird die Kunst bedroht  No 8 of Krämerspiegel, Op 66 (Strauss)
Waldesfahrt  No 4 of Fünf kleine Lieder, Op 69 (Strauss)
Weißt du die Rose, die du mir gegeben?  First line to Rote Rosen, TrV119 (Strauss)
Wer hat's gethan?, TrV142 (Strauss)
Wir beide wollen springen, TrV175 (Strauss)
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