Anne-Marie Owens

Biography

Country: England  
Anne-Marie Owens is among the mezzo-sopranos most in demand in recent years in the British operatic scene. She has sung at opera houses in England, Europe, and America, covering a wide range of mezzo and alto roles. In England, she is primarily associated with the English National Opera. Representative roles in her repertory are: Mary in The Flying Dutchman; all three mezzo parts (La Frugola, The Princess, and Zita) in Puccini's Il Trittico; Dame Read more Quickly in Falstaff; Arnalta in The Coronation of Poppea; and Laura in La Gioconda. She plays the two most witch-like characters in Verdi and Wagner operas, Azucena (Il Trovatore) and Kundry (Parsifal). Owens participated in the recording of Judith Wier's opera Blond Ekbert. Read less
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  • 1.
    Brian: The Tigers / Friend, Watt, Hill Smith,  Owens, Opie
    Label: Testament   Catalog: 1496 Release Date: 03/10/2015   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Havergal Brian
    Performer:  Norman Welsby,  Anne-Marie Owens,  Marilyn Hill Smith,  John Winfield  ... 
    Conductor:  Lionel Friend
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Symphony Orchestra,  BBC Singers
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  • 2.
    Britten: The Turn Of The Screw / Gardner, Burden, Tilling, Songi
    Label: Glyndebourne Festival Opera   Catalog: 011-07 Release Date: 06/28/2011   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Benjamin Britten
    Performer:  Emma Bell,  Anne-Marie Owens,  Joanna Songi,  Christopher Sladdin  ... 
    Conductor:  Edward Gardner
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 3.
    Bruckner: Mass in E minor, Motets / Halsey, City of Birmingham Symphony
    Label: Conifer   Catalog: 192 Release Date: 09/18/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Anton Bruckner
    Performer:  Peter King,  Anne-Marie Owens
    Conductor:  Simon Halsey
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orch. Wind Ensemble,  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
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  • 4.
    Rossini: Petit Messe Solennelle / Halsey, Field, Owens
    Label: Conifer   Catalog: 16191 Release Date: 09/16/2010   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Gioachino Rossini
    Performer:  Edmund Barham,  John Tomlinson,  David Nettle,  Richard Markham  ... 
    Conductor:  Simon Halsey
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  City of Birmingham Symphony Chorus
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    Jacques Offenbach: Vert-vert / Parry, Einarsdottir, Taylor, Spence
    Label: Opera Rara   Catalog: 41 Release Date: 03/09/2010   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Jacques Offenbach
    Performer:  Franck Leguérinel,  Loïc Félix,  Anne-Marie Owens,  Mark Le Brocq  ... 
    Conductor:  David Parry
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra,  Geoffrey Mitchell Choir
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  • 6.
    Within A Dream - A Celebration Of The Artistry Of Richard Hickox
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 10568 Release Date: 10/27/2009   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Frank Bridge,  Benjamin Britten,  Ralph Vaughan Williams,  Felix Mendelssohn  ... 
    Performer:  James Gilchrist,  Pamela Helen Stephen,  Roderick Williams,  Bruce Martin  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC National Orchestra of Wales,  City of London Sinfonia,  London Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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  • 7.
    Dvorak: The Devil And Kate / Rosen, Wexford Festival Opera
    Label: Kultur Video   Catalog: 4443 Release Date: 04/28/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
    Performer:  Alan Fairs,  Kathleen Tynan,  Peter Lightfoot,  Kristine Ciesinski  ... 
    Conductor:  Albert Rosen
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Dublin Radio Telefis Eireann Symphony Orchestra,  Wexford Festival Opera Chorus
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  • 8.
    Andre Previn - A Celebration
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 4778114 Release Date: 04/07/2009   Number of Discs: 6
    Composer:  Richard Strauss,  André Previn,  Erich Wolfgang Korngold,  Dmitri Shostakovich  ... 
    Performer:  Renée Fleming,  André Previn,  Anne-Sophie Mutter,  Kyung-Wha Chung  ... 
    Conductor:  André Previn
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra,  San Francisco Opera Orchestra,  Boston Symphony Orchestra  ... 
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  • 9.
    Dvorak: Rusalka / Hickox, Barker, Owens, Martin, Et Al
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 10449 Release Date: 02/05/2008   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
    Performer:  Elizabeth Whitehouse,  Bruce Martin,  Rosario La Spina,  Anne-Marie Owens  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Australian Opera Chorus,  Australian Opera and Ballet Orchestra
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  • 10.
    Ancora - Weir: Blond Eckbert / Edwards, Folwell, Et Al
    Label: Nmc   Catalog: 106 Release Date: 01/24/2006   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Judith Weir
    Performer:  Chris Ventria,  Nerys Jones,  Nicholas Folwell,  Anne-Marie Owens
    Conductor:  Sian Edwards
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English National Opera Orchestra
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  • 11.
    Cimarosa: Il Matrimonio Segreto / Lopez Cobos, Lausanne Co
    Label: Cascavelle   Catalog: 1022 Release Date: 08/01/2005   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Domenico Cimarosa
    Performer:  Jeannette Fischer,  Angelo Romero,  Tracey Welborn,  François Le Roux  ... 
    Conductor:  Jesús Lopez-Cobos
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
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  • 12.
    Vaughan Williams: Sir John In Love / Hickox, Varcoe, Et Al
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9928 Release Date: 07/24/2001   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Performer:  Adrian Thompson,  Susan Gritton,  Henry Moss,  Stephan Loges  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Northern Sinfonia,  Sinfonia Chorus
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  • 13.
    Verismo / José Cura, Philharmonia Orchestra
    Label: Erato   Catalog: 427317 Release Date: 09/14/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ruggero Leoncavallo,  Alberto Franchetti,  Pietro Mascagni,  Francesco Cilèa  ... 
    Performer:  José Cura,  Anne-Marie Owens,  Aline Brewer
    Conductor:  José Cura
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philharmonia Orchestra
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  • 14.
    Ravel: L'enfant Et Les Sortileges / Previn, London So
    Label: Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog: 457589 Release Date: 07/20/1999   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Maurice Ravel
    Performer:  Pamela Helen Stephen,  David Wilson-Johnson,  Mark Tucker,  Juanita Lascarro  ... 
    Conductor:  André Previn
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra,  New London Children's Choir
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    Birtwistle: The Mask Of Orpheus / Davis, Bbc Singers, Et Al
    Label: Nmc   Catalog: 50 Release Date: 01/25/1999   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Harrison Birtwistle
    Performer:  Jon Garrison,  Arwel Huw Morgan,  Alan Opie,  Jean Rigby  ... 
    Conductor:  Sir Andrew Davis
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Singers,  BBC Symphony Orchestra
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  • 16.
    Smyth: The Wreckers / De La Martinez, Owens, Lavender, Et Al
    Label: Conifer   Catalog: 51250 Release Date: 08/13/1998   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Smyth, Ethel, Dame
    Performer:  Anne-Marie Owens,  Justin Lavender,  Judith Howarth,  David Wilson-Johnson  ... 
    Conductor:  Odaline de la Martinez
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Huddersfield Choral Society,  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
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  • 17.
    Vaughan Williams: The Pilgrim's Progress / Hickox, Et Al
    Label: Chandos   Catalog: 9625 Release Date: 05/19/1998   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Performer:  Roderick Williams,  Peter Coleman-Wright,  Donaldson Bell,  Richard Coxon  ... 
    Conductor:  Richard Hickox
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Chorus,  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra
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  • 18.
    Picker: Emmeline / Manahan, Racette, The Santa Fe Opera
    Label: Albany Records   Catalog: 284/85 Release Date: 03/24/1998   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Tobias Picker
    Performer:  Mary Jane Kania,  Gregory Keil,  Michelle Bradley,  Wright Moore  ... 
    Conductor:  George Manahan
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Santa Fe Opera Chorus,  Santa Fe Opera Orchestra
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  • 19.
    25 Opera Favorites
    Label: Vox Cameo Classics   Catalog: 8838 Release Date: 07/01/1997   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ruggero Leoncavallo,  Pietro Mascagni,  Giacomo Puccini,  George Frideric Handel  ... 
    Performer:  John Oakman,  Elvira Cirje-Druica,  Eugenia Moldoveanu,  Ludovic Spiess  ... 
    Conductor:  Julian Bigg,  Mircea Popa,  Constantin Petrovici,  Rudolph Palmer  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Symphony Orchestra,  Romanian Opera Chorus of Bucharest,  Romanian Opera Orchestra of Bucharest  ... 
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  • 20.
    Bellini, Wagner / Jane Eaglen
    Label: Sony   Catalog: 62032 Release Date: 10/15/1996   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Richard Wagner,  Vincenzo Bellini
    Performer:  Jane Eaglen,  Anne-Marie Owens
    Conductor:  Mark Elder
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra,  Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment,  New Company Singers
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Biography

Country: England  
Anne-Marie Owens is among the mezzo-sopranos most in demand in recent years in the British operatic scene. She has sung at opera houses in England, Europe, and America, covering a wide range of mezzo and alto roles. In England, she is primarily associated with the English National Opera. Representative roles in her repertory are: Mary in The Flying Dutchman; all three mezzo parts (La Frugola, The Princess, and Zita) in Puccini's Il Trittico; Dame Read more
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Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Introduction. "J'ai pas envie de faire ma page"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Bébé a été sage?
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Ca m'est égal!
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Votre serviteur humble, Bergère"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Ding, ding, ding, ding
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - How's your mug?
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Keng-ca-fou, Mah-jong
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Oh! Ma belle tasse chinoise!"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Arrière! Je réchauffe les bons
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Adieu, pastourelles!
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Ah! C'est Elle! C'est Elle!"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Toi, le coeur de la rose
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Deux robinets coulent dans un réservoir!"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Oh! Ma tête!
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Duo miaulé
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Musique d'insectes, de rainettes
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Ah! Quelle joie de te retrouver, Jardin!"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Où es-tu? Je te cherche ...
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Ronde des Chauves-Souris "Rends-la moi...tsk,tsk..."
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Danse des rainettes
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Sauve-toi, sotte! Et la cage? La cage?
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - La Cage, c'était pour mieux voir ta pretesse
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - "Ah! C'est l'Enfant au couteau"
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Il a pansé la plaie ...
Ravel: L'Enfant et les sortilèges - Fantaisie lyrique en deux parties - Il est bon, l'Enfant, il est sage
Act I: Prelude
Act I: Hou, hou, hou (Wood Nymphs, Echo)
Act I: I pekne vitam (Water Sprite, Wood Nymphs)
Act I: Hastrmanku, taticku! (Rusalka, Water Sprite)
Act I: Sem casto prichazi (Rusalka, Water Sprite)
Act I: Mesicku na nebi hlubokem (Rusalka)
Act I: Ta voda studi, studi! (Water Sprite, Rusalka, Jezibaba)
Act I: Staleta moudrost tva vsechno vi (Rusalka)
Act I: To ja znam (Jezibaba, Rusalka)
Act I: Cury mury fuk (Jezibaba, Water Sprite)
Act I: Jel mlady lovec, jel a jel (Huntsman, Prince)
Act I: Vidino divna, presladka (Prince, Water Nymphs, Water Sprite)
Act I: Vim, ze jsi kouzlo (Prince)
Act I: Flying Prelude (Bird)
Act I Scene 1: Eckbert and Berthe at home (Eckbert, Bird)
Act I Scene 2: Walther has Arrived (Walther, Eckbert, Berthe)
Act I Scene 3: Berthe's Ballad (Berthe, Bird)
Act I Scene 4: Strohmian! (Eckbert, Berthe)
Act II: Prelude: Walther's Death (Bird)
Act II Scene 1: Berthe's Last Words (Berthe, Eckbert)
Act II Scene 2: Accusation (Chorus, Eckbert, Hugo)
Act II Scene 3: Eckbert, fugitive (Eckbert, Bird)
Act II Scene 4: At the End (Old Woman, Eckbert)
Act I: Orchestral introduction - What hoa, what hoa! (Shallow, Sir Hugh Evans)
Act I: Ahem (Anne Page)
Act I: This is my father's choice (Anne Page)
Act I: How now, what does Master Fenton here? (Page)
Act I: Vere is dat knave Rugby? (Dr. Caius)
Act I: Episode
Act I: How now, mine Host of the Garter (Bardolph, Nym, Pistol)
Act I: I spy entertainment in her ... (Sir John Falstaff)
Act I: Wilt thou revenge ... ? (Pistol)
Act I: Love my wife? I will be patient (Ford)
Act II Scene 1: Orchestral introduction
Act II Scene 1: Thine own true knight (Mrs. Page) - Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more (Mrs. Quickly)
Act II Scene 2: Bardolph! Bardolph, I say! (Sir John Falstaff)
Act II Scene 2: Go thy ways, go thy ways, old Jack! (Sir John Falstaff)
Act II Scene 2: Sir, my name is Brook (Ford)
Act II Scene 2: Ha, is this a vision? (Ford)
Act IV Scene 2: But till 'tis 1 o'clock (Mrs. Qucikly)
Act IV Scene 2: Dance of the Fairies
Act IV Scene 2: But stay! I smell a man of middle earth (Sir Hugh Evans)
Act IV Scene 2: Nay, do not fly (Page)
Act IV Scene 2: My heart misgives me (Mrs. Page)
Act IV Scene 2: Stand not amazed (Sir John Falstaff)
Introduction. "J'ai pas envie de faire ma page"
Bébé a été sage?
Ca m'est égal!
"Votre serviteur humble, Bergère"
Ding, ding, ding, ding
How's your mug?
Keng-ca-fou, Mah-jong
"Oh! Ma belle tasse chinoise!"
Arrière! Je réchauffe les bons
Adieu, pastourelles!
"Ah! C'est Elle! C'est Elle!"
Toi, le coeur de la rose
"Deux robinets coulent dans un réservoir!"
Oh! Ma tête!
Duo miaulé
Musique d'insectes, de rainettes
"Ah! Quelle joie de te retrouver, Jardin!"
Où es-tu? Je te cherche ...
Ronde des Chauves-Souris "Rends-la moi...tsk,tsk..."
Danse des rainettes
Sauve-toi, sotte! Et la cage? La cage?
La Cage, c'était pour mieux voir ta pretesse
"Ah! C'est l'Enfant au couteau"
Il a pansé la plaie ...
Il est bon, l'Enfant, il est sage
Prélude: Très lent
Prologue: Bunyan in Prison
Act I Scene 1: The Pilgrim meets Evangelist (Pilgrim, Evangelist, 4 Neighbours, Pliable, Timorous, Obstinate, Mistrust)
Act I Scene 2: The House Beautiful (Pilgrim, 3 Shining Ones, Interpreter, Chorus)
Act I Scene 2: Nocturne (Intermezzo)
Act II Scene 1: The Arming of the Pilgrim (Herald, Pilgrim, Chorus)
Act II Scene 2: The Pilgrim meets Apollyon (Apollyon, Doleful Creatures, Pilgrim, Branch Bearer, Cup Bearer, Evangelist)
Act IV Scene 2: The Lord is my Shepherd (Voice of a Bird, Pilgrim, The 3 Shepherds, Messenger)
Act IV Scene 3: The Pilgrim reaches the End of his Journey (Voices from Heaven)
Epilogue (Bunyan)