Angel92: Carol Neblett, star soprano who once bared all for opera, dies at 71

Carol Neblett, star soprano who once bared all for opera, dies at 71

6 Dec 2017 at 06:59pm
Carol Neblett, a red-haired, fiery-voiced opera singer who performed with Luciano Authentic Brandin Cooks Jersey Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo, became a star soprano of the Metropolitan Opera in the 1980s and appeared in the buff for a headline-grabbing staging of “Thaïs,” was found dead Nov. 24 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 71.

Her daughter, Adrienne Akre Spear, said the cause was not immediately known. A police spokesman said the death was not being investigated as a homicide.

Ms. Neblett was a supremely confident and, Marshawn Lynch Jersey Womens to many critics, supremely talented singer and actress, known for her charming, often sensual portrayals of comic characters and dramatic heroines.

“My whole life functions on /a> love,” she told the New York Times in 1974, describing the impulse that drove her performances onstage as well as her marriage to conductor /a> Kenneth Schermerhorn , who was music director of the Milwaukee Symphony at the time of the interview. “I’m a love object and a love subject. Deshaun Watson Jersey Womens Whatever /a> I do on this earth Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Womens Jersey comes from needing to be loved and wanting /a> to return it.”

Ms. Neblett played the title role of Puccini’s “Tosca” more than 400 times by her count, including a 1976 Lyric Carson Wentz Jersey Womens Opera of Chicago production opposite Pavarotti, and became well known for her interpretation of the saloon-owner Minnie in Puccini’s “La Fanciulla del West,” performing alongside the tenor Domingo at Queen Elizabeth II’s Silver Jubilee celebration in 1977. /a> /a> /a> /a> /a>

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