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Is Natalie Dessay married?

Is Natalie Dessay married?

Laurent Naourim. 1994
Natalie Dessay/Spouse

How old is Natalie Dessay?

56 years (April 19, 1965)
Natalie Dessay/Age

Where is Natalie Dessay from?

Lyon, France
Natalie Dessay/Place of birth

Is natalie Dessay retired?

Dessay retired from the operatic stage after singing the lead role in a production of Massenet’s Manon in Toulouse in 2013.

Why did Natalie Dessay retire from opera?

During an interview with Forum Opera, the soprano noted that she never felt comfortable in opera and she felt that the art form was one of the past. Dessay retired from the opera stage in 2013 when she performed Massenet’s “Manon” at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse.

What is Natalie Dessay doing now?

After thirty years as a soprano performing in opera houses the world over, French singer Natalie Dessay decided to turn to her first love, acting. She is now starring in Legend of a Life, a new production of a lesser-known play by the legendary Austrian author Stefan Zweig.

What kind of soprano is Natalie Dessay?

lyric coloratura soprano
Dessay is a lyric coloratura soprano.

Who sings for Veda in Mildred Pierce?

They also hired Korean coloratura soprano Sumi Jo to serve as the primary singing voice for the character of Veda. In the original novel, author James M.

When did Natalie Dessay retire?

Dessay retired from the opera stage in 2013 when she performed Massenet’s “Manon” at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse. Her final performance at the Metropolitan Opera was in 2013 when she did Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” with David Daniels.

Is Mildred Pierce a true story?

Mildred’s love for Veda verges on obsession, and thus “Mildred Pierce” is really a mythological fable about mother-daughter animosity. When a tragic death befalls the family in Part 2, the relationship is permanently marred.

What is a coloratura voice?

A coloratura soprano is a type of operatic soprano voice that specializes in music that is distinguished by agile runs, leaps and trills. The term coloratura refers to the elaborate ornamentation of a melody, which is a typical component of the music written for this voice.

What is the ending of Mildred Pierce?

There’s no denying the dark side: Mildred loses both her daughters, Monty, her business, and ends up right back where she started, married to Bert in the same little house in Glendale, committing herself as you say to a “let’s get stinko” resignation and oblivion.

Where did Natalie Dessay and Philippe Cassard perform?

In 2012, Philippe becomes soprano Natalie Dessay’s exclusive pianist. They have performed in France, England (Barbican and Wigmore Hall in London), Ireland, Japan, Russia, Austria (Musikverein Vienna), Canada and USA (Carnegie Hall in New York)…

When did Philippe Cassard win the International Piano Competition?

Philippe Cassard has established an international reputation as concerto soloist, recitalist and chamber musician since giving a joint recital with Christa Ludwig in Paris in 1985. The same year he was finalist at the Clara Haskil Competition and in 1988 he won the First Prize at the Dublin International Piano Competition.

Who are the parents of Natalie Dessay’s children?

Since 1991, she worked with her private tutor, tenor Jean-Pierre Blivet. Dessay first met bass-baritone Laurent Naouri in 1989. They married in August 1994, and she converted to his Jewish faith. The couple have two children, Tom-Solal (b. 1995) and Neïma-Judith (b. 1998).

What kind of music does Philippe Cassard sing?

The duet has recorded Debussy Songs, a French Mélodies album (Erato), and a Schubert’s Lieder programme (Sony Classical).