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Judith Forst

Singer details:

Voice: Mezzo
Nationality: Canadian
Year of Birth: 1943

About Judith Forst:

Judith Doris Forst (née Lumb) OC OBC (born November 7, 1943) is a Canadian mezzo-soprano.

Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, she received a Bachelor of Music from the University of British Columbia in 1964. She is the sister-in-law of long time Vancouver radio personality Brian (Frosty) Forst. In 1968 she won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions.

Forst made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera on September 19, 1968, at the age of 24 in the small role of the Page in Rigoletto. Other Met roles include (in chronological order) Tebaldo in Verdi's Don Carlo, Stéphano in Gounod's Roméo et Juliette, Mercédès in Bizet's Carmen, Teresa in Bellini's La sonnambula, Siebel in Gounod's Faust, Kate Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly, Lola in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana, Bersi in Umberto Giordano's Andrea Chénier, Estrella in Offenbach's La Périchole, Preziosilla in La forza del destino, Hänsel in Hänsel und Gretel, Flora in La traviata, Giulietta in Les contes d'Hoffman, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Mère Marie in Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites, Kabanicha in Janáček's Káťa Kabanová, Adelaide in Arabella, The Witch in Hänsel und Gretel, and Kostelnicka in Jenůfa.

In 1991, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2001, she was awarded the Order of British Columbia.

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Quando m'en vo (Musetta's Waltz) Popularity:

Opera: Bohème, LaComposer: PucciniAct: 2.08

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Musetta/Alcindoro/Mimì/Rodolfo/Colline/Marcello/Schaunard
2Non piu mesta Popularity:

Opera: Cenerentola, LaComposer: RossiniAct: 2.16-2

Type: aria,ensemble,finaleVoice: contralto or mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Angelina
3Al dolce guidami Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.18

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna
4Sul suo capo aggravi un Dio Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03-1

Type: recitativeVoice: S MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Giovanna
5Piangete voi? Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.17

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna
6Cielo a miei lunghi spasimi Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.20-2

Type: quartetVoice: S cA T BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Anna/Smeton/Percy/Rochefort
7Ah! pensate che rivolti Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.12

Type: recitativeVoice: Mz BLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna/Enrico
8Que fais tu blanche tourterelle Popularity:

Opera: Romeo et JulietteComposer: GounodAct: 3.04-2

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: French

Roles: Stéphano
9Tutta in voi la luce mia Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.09-1

Type: duetVoice: B MzLanguage: Italian

Roles: Enrico/Giovanna
10L'amor suo mi fe beata Popularity:

Opera: Roberto DevereuxComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.05

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisabetta
11Bimba bimba non piangere Popularity:

Opera: Madame ButterflyComposer: PucciniAct: 1.09-5

Type: Voice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles:
12Il m'en souvient Popularity:

Opera: Béatrice et BénedictComposer: BerliozAct: 2.03-2

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: French

Roles: Béatrice
13Per questa fiamma indomita Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.10

Type: ariaVoice: mezzoLanguage: Italian

Roles: Giovanna
14Non venni mai si mesto Popularity:

Opera: Roberto DevereuxComposer: DonizettiAct: 2.03

Type: duetVoice: Br SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Duke/Elisabetta
15Un lampo orribile Popularity:

Opera: Roberto DevereuxComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.10

Type: duetVoice: S TLanguage: Italian

Roles: Elisabetta/Roberto
16S'ei t'aborre io t'amo ancora Popularity:

Opera: Anna BolenaComposer: DonizettiAct: 1.21

Type: recitativeVoice: T SLanguage: Italian

Roles: Percy/Anna
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