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American soprano, Renee Fleming is best known for performing from an elaborate repertoire comprising of indie rock, jazz, chansons, French opera, lieder, bel canto, Handel, Mozart and Richard Strauss. She possesses a complete lyrics soprano voice and has performed lyric, coloratura as well as spinto soprano operatic characters in German, Italian, Czech, Russian and French along with her native English. Fleming can also speak French and German fluently, as well as a little Italian. Among her signature roles are title role of Arabella, Marschallin from Der Rosenkavalier by Richard Strauss, title role of Massanet, title role of Rusalka by Dvorak, Violetta from La traviata by Verdi, Desdemona from Otella by Verdi, and Countess Almaviva from Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart. Fleming, who is a winner of the famous Richard Tucker Award, is known to perform quite frequently in concerts halls and opera houses all over the world. She won the Swedish international Polar Music Prize in 2008, for her contributions to music. Besides winning extraordinary prizes and awards, Fleming has been praised by conductor Sir George Solti, who has quoted her to be one of the only two sopranos to sing with such quality. Renee Fleming tickets have been a much sought-after treat among classic music fans since 1988 when she made her first big breakthrough.
Renee Fleming first started giving professional performances in small concerts, with small opera companies during the time she was getting her graduate degree from Julliard. She frequently sang in the concert series known as Musica Viva that was sponsored by NYC’s Unitarian Church for All Souls in the Eighties. In 1984, she performed nine Hugo Wolf songs in the world premier of Adieu, a ballet by Eliot Feld, in which she sang again at Joyce Theater, in 1987 and 1989. By 1986, she was on her way to performing her first big operatic role, in Die Entfuhrung dem aus Serial, where she played Konstanze, at the well-known Salzburg Landestheater. After two years, she played Thalie, La Folie and Clarine in a Jean-Philippe Rameau production called Platee, with Piccolo Teatro Dell Opera. Her first real break came with winning the Metropolitan Opera Audition, in 1988 when she was twenty-nine. The same year she played the Countess in her debut alongside Houston Grand Opera, in The Marriage of Figaro. She played the same role again the following year in the Spoleto Festival. In 1989, she also debuted with New York City Opera, playing the role of Mimi in La Boheme, and also performed with London’s The Royal Opera, where she portrayed Dirce in Medee by Cherubini. She soon won the Richard Tucker Career Grant alongside winning the recognized George London Competition.
Renee Fleming was yet again honored by Richard Tucker Musical Foundation in 1990, this time winning the prestigious Richard Tucker Award. The same year she also debuted with the Seattle Opera in Rusalka, portraying the title role, which she had been recording and reprising in several of the greatest opera houses in the world. She had the privilege of singing at the fiftieth anniversary of American Ballet Theatre during their production of Les Noces by Eliot Feld, following which she came back to NYC Opera to perform both, the Micaela in Carmen and Countess in Le Nozze Figaro. She also performed the title tole of Lucrezia Borgia by Donizetti produced by Opera Orchestra of NYC.
Through the many years of her career, Renee Fleming has collected many awards including a Grammy Award won in 1999, in the category of Best Vocal Classical Performance for her 1998 album The Beautiful Voice. She won her next Grammy in 2002 and 2009, both times winning in the same category of Best Vocal Classical Album for the albums Bel Canto and Verismo, respectively. Recently, in 2012 she won the Victoire d’Honneur prize from Victoires de la Classique Musique of France, and won a German ECHO Award for Singer of the Year. Grab some Renee Fleming tickets and be there to listen to this legendary soprano.
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