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Sarah Leonard

Singer details:

Voice: Soprano
Nationality: English
Year of Birth: 1953

About Sarah Leonard:

Sarah Leonard (born 10 April 1953) is an English classical soprano, known for her performances of contemporary classical music by composers such as Helmut Lachenmann, Harrison Birtwistle, Pierre Boulez and Michael Nyman.

Leonard was born in Winchester, and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, after which she joined the BBC Singers and the Endymion Ensemble. She made her debut at La Scala, Milan, in 1989 in the premiere of Dr Faustus by Giacomo Manzoni.

Sarah Leonard teaches at the Central School of Speech and Drama and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. She is a member of the Association of Teachers of Singing, the British Voice Association and is Chairman of the Association of English Singers and Speakers.

In January 2013, she was made an Honorary Doctor of Music at the University of Hull.

She sang on the 2014 album The Tyburn Tree (Dark London) by John Harle and Marc Almond.

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Popular videos featuring Sarah Leonard:

Purcell Dido and Aeneas Act I Whence Could So Much Virtue Spring Fear No Danger  288181
Whence could so much virtue spring
(Dido and Aeneas)

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More Arias, Duets and Ensembles performed by Sarah Leonard

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Thy hand Belinda when I am laid Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 3.09

Type: ariaVoice: mezzo or sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Dido
2Whence could so much virtue spring Popularity:

Opera: Dido and AeneasComposer: PurcellAct: 1.06

Type: duetVoice: Mz/S SLanguage: English

Roles: Dido/Belinda
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