Anne McKnight

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: American
Year of Birth: 1924
Year of Death: 2012

About Anne McKnight:

Anne McKnight (24 July 1924 - 29 August 2012) was an operatic soprano.

A native of Aurora, Illinois, she was a 1943 graduate of Shimer College. McKnight made her official debut in 1946, as Musetta in the NBC Symphony's Concert Version of La bohème, with Licia Albanese and Jan Peerce, conducted by Arturo Toscanini. Two years later, she sang in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony under the Maestro.

McKnight opened the 1952 Fall Season of the New York City Opera, in the title role of Tosca, followed by the name part in Aïda, both conducted by Tullio Serafin. In 1953, the soprano sang there again in Tosca (now led by Julius Rudel), Don Giovanni (as Donna Elvira, opposite Walter Cassel), Aïda again, Der Rosenkavalier (as the Marschallin), and Le nozze di Figaro (as the Contessa).

She then began a career in Italy, under the name Anna de Cavalieri, appearing at the Teatro di San Carlo (as Busoni's Turandot and Gluck's Alceste, and as Asteria in Boito's Nerone), Teatro alla Scala (Alfano's Cyrano de Bergerac, and as Elena in Mefistofele), Rome Opera, Caracalla (Loreley), Arena di Verona (Aïda), and Teatro Regio (Parma).

In 1960, the soprano returned to the City Opera, as Anne McKnight, for the "professional" American premiere of Dallapiccola's Il prigioniero, opposite Norman Treigle and Richard Cassilly, conducted by Leopold Stokowski. Later that season, she sang again the Marschallin with the company.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Addio mia patria invendicato Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.06

Type: recitativeVoice: T S Br BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Arrigo/Elena/Guido/Procida
2In alto mare e battuto Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 1.05-1

Type: quintetVoice: S T Br cA TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elena/Tebaldo/Roberto/Ninette/Danieli
3Cavalier questo foglio Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 2.06

Type: recitativeVoice: B T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Bethune/Arrigo/Elena
4D'ira fremo all aspetto tremendo Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 1.06

Type: recitativeVoice: S cA T BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elena/Ninette/Danieli/Guido
5Al tuo cor generoso Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 5.04

Type: recitativeVoice: B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Procida/Elena
6E dolce raggio Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.04-2

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Arrigo/Elena
7Amica man sollievo al martir Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.05

Type: recitativeVoice: T Br S B BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Arrigo/Guido/Elena/Bethune/Procida
8Ministro di morte arresta Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.08

Type: recitativeVoice: Br S B TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Guido/Elena/Procida/Arrigo
9O splendide feste Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 3.11

Type: trio,choirVoice: B T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Procida/Arrigo/Elena
10Arrigo ah parli a un core Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.04-1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elena/Arrigo
11De profundis clamavi Popularity:

Opera: Vespri Siciliani, IComposer: VerdiAct: 4.07

Type: recitativeVoice: B S Br TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Procida/Elena/Guido/Arrigo
12O nuvola...nuvola leggera Popularity:

Opera: SakùntalaComposer: AlfanoAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles:
13Lo sognai ferito esangue Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.07

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene
14Pietosa al padre Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.14

Type: duetVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Gualtiero/Imogene
15Tu sciagurato! Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 1.13

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene/Gualtiero
16Col sorriso d'innocenza Popularity:

Opera: Pirata, IlComposer: BelliniAct: 2.12

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Imogene
17Ove son? Donde vengo Popularity:

Opera: LoreleyComposer: CatalaniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Loreley
18Ove sono che fu ? Popularity:

Opera: LoreleyComposer: CatalaniAct: 3

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Walter/Anna di Rehberg
19Amor celeste ebbrezza Popularity:

Opera: LoreleyComposer: CatalaniAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna di Rehberg
20Lascia per or che libero Popularity:

Opera: LoreleyComposer: CatalaniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Loreley
21Da che tutta mi son data Popularity:

Opera: LoreleyComposer: CatalaniAct: 1

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Loreley
22Oh!...Essa!...Musetta! Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 2.06

Type: sextet,choirVoice: T Br B Br B SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Rodolfo/Schaunard/Colline/Marcello/Alcindoro/Musetta
23C'è Mimì Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 4.05

Type: quintetVoice: S T Br B BrLanguage: Italian

Roles: Musetta/Rodolfo/Marcello/Colline/Schaunard
24Ecco l'altare Popularity:

Opera: Andrea ChenierComposer: GiordanoAct: 2.08-2

Type: recitativeVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Maddalena/Andrea
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