Synonyms for marschallin or Related words with marschallin
Examples of "marschallin"
She can be seen in two videotaped performances as the
, Sophie, and Octavian are left alone. The
recognizes that the day she so feared has come, as Octavian hesitates between the two women (Trio: "Marie Theres'!" / "Hab' mir's gelobt"). In the emotional climax of the opera, the
gracefully releases Octavian, encouraging him to follow his heart and love Sophie. She then withdraws elegantly to the next room to talk with Faninal. As soon as she is gone, Sophie and Octavian run to each other's arms. Faninal and the
return to find the lovers locked in an embrace. After a few bittersweet glances to her lost lover, the
departs with Faninal. Sophie and Octavian follow after another brief but ecstatic love duet ("Ist ein Traum" / "Spür' nur dich"), and the opera ends with little Mohammed running in to retrieve Sophie's dropped handkerchief, and racing out again after the departing nobility.
Brouwenstijn's roles at La Monnaie in Brussels were Chrysothemis in "Elektra", the
in "Der Rosenkavalier", Elisabeth in "Tannhäuser" and Sieglinde in "Die Walküre".
During this period she also became a noted
, Sieglinde and Brünnhilde, Elisabeth, Elsa, Madame Butterfly, Aida, Donna Anna and Tatiana.
On 26 January 2011, she performed the role of the
in the jubilee centenary performance of "Der Rosenkavalier" by Richard Strauss at the Semperoper in Dresden.
In 1967, Miss Saunders was named a "Kammersängerin", in Hamburg. In 1985 she gave her Farewell as the
in "Der Rosenkavalier", at the Teatro Colón.
Her repertory included Countess Almaviva, Pamina, Agathe, Elisabeth, Elsa, Eva,
, Arabella, Empress/Kaiserin (Die Frau ohne Schatten), but she was also admired as Desdemona in Verdi's "Otello", Mimi in "La boheme", and Cio-Cio-San in "Madama Butterfly".
In Richard Strauss opera "Der Rosenkavalier", (libretto by Hugo von Hofmanssthal) at the end of Act I the
sings: "such' dir den Schnee vom vergangenen Jahr", an allusion to the refrain from the "Ballade des dames du temps jadis".
Tierney also sang with companies such as the Montpellier Festival (Mimì and Donna Anna), Flanders Opera, and Opera North ("The Merry Widow"). As a member of the Freiburg Opera, she sang Ellen Orford, Giulietta, Jenny,
Françoise Pollet (born 10 September 1949 in Boulogne Billancourt), is a French soprano. She made her debut in 1983 at the Lübeck Opera as
in the Rosenkavalier of Richard Strauss.
She made guest appearances in Frankfurt, Dresden, Zurich, London, Prague, and Budapest, and she created Pfitzner's "Das Herz", in Munich in 1931, other notable operatic roles included Eva and Die
Her first "Manon" at the Opéra Bastille received glowing reviews in 1997. At the Bastille, she also reprised the
in "Der Rosenkavalier" as well as singing Marguerite in "Faust" and Rusalka at the Met.
After 1945, she appeared mostly in concert and began teaching. Her farewell performance was in Munich, as the
in 1953. Throughout her career, she was much admired for her vocal beauty and elegance, and impeccable technique.
In 2007 Isokoski made her San Francisco Opera debut portraying the role of the
in "Der Rosenkavalier." In 2010 she made her Los Angeles Opera debut as Elsa in "Lohengrin".
The opera has four main characters: the aristocratic
, her very young lover Count Octavian Rofrano, her coarse cousin Baron Ochs and Ochs' prospective fiancée Sophie von Faninal, daughter of a rich bourgeois. At the Marschallin's suggestion Ochs gets Octavian to act as his "Rosenkavalier" and present the ceremonial silver rose to Sophie. But when Octavian meets Sophie they fall in love at first sight. By a comic intrigue they get rid of Ochs with the help of the
, who then yields Octavian to the younger woman. Although a comic opera, "Der Rosenkavalier" also operates at a deeper level. Conscious of the difference in age between herself and Octavian, the
muses in bittersweet fashion over the passing of time, growing old and men's inconstancy.
Some sopranos such as Lucia Popp, Edith Mathis, Valerie Masterson, and Elizabeth Harwood have gone from the light lyric soprano role of young Sophie to the deeper and more dramatic role of the
. A few singers such as Elisabeth Schumann and Margarethe Arndt-Ober have progressed from the high soprano of Sophie to the mezzo-soprano role of Octavian. Some such as Gwyneth Jones, Christa Ludwig, Tiana Lemnitz, and Elisabeth Grümmer have gone from Octavian to the
. Singers who performed all three roles during their careers include Evelyn Lear, Lotte Lehmann, Elisabeth Söderström, Lisa Della Casa, and Sena Jurinac.
She made her debut at Teatro alla Scala as Leonora in "Il Trovatore" on 4 April 1967. She returned to La Scala as the title role of "Salome" in January 1974. On 24 November 1972, she made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House of New York as Sieglinde in "Die Walküre". Until her last appearance at the Met on 22 April 1995 (as Kundry in "Parsifal"), she sang 11 parts in 10 operas for 93 times at the Met; the most frequent part was the
in "Der Rosenkavalier" (20 times). In August 1979 she made her debut at Salzburg Summer Festival as the
Stella Roman had a particular association with Richard Strauss, who chose her to sing the role of the Empress in "Die Frau ohne Schatten" for its Italian première at La Scala in 1940. She later went to visit Strauss at Pontresina in 1948 to study with him the "Four Last Songs" and the role of the
in "Der Rosenkavalier", and it was as the
that she ended her career at the San Carlo theatre in Naples. She retired in 1953 after having married for the second time; her operatic career had lasted for 19 years.
Ochs and "Mariandel" arrive for a rendez-vous. Ochs tries to seduce the seemingly willing chambermaid, though he is disturbed by her resemblance to Octavian. The guilt-ridden baron catches glimpses of the heads of Octavian's conspirators as they pop out of secret doors. A woman (Annina in disguise) rushes in claiming that Ochs is her husband and the father of her children, all of whom rush in crying "Papa! Papa!" The confusion grows and the police arrive, and to avoid a scandal, Ochs claims that "Mariandel" is his fiancée Sophie. Octavian lets the Police Inspector in on the trick, and the Inspector plays along. In the meantime Ochs tries to pull his noble rank to no avail, claiming that "Mariandel" is under his protection. Furious to be enmeshed in the scandal, Faninal arrives and sends for Sophie to clear their names. Sophie arrives and asks Ochs to leave her alone. Just as Ochs is completely befuddled and embarrassed, the
enters. The Police Inspector recognizes her, having previously served under her husband. The
sends the police and all the others away. Ochs still tries to claim Sophie for himself after having realized the truth about the
and Octavian/Mariandel's relationship, even attempting to blackmail the
, but is ordered to leave gracefully. Salvaging what is left of his dignity. Ochs finally leaves, pursued by various bill collectors.
Schwarzkopf's last operatic performance was as the
on 31 December 1971, in the theatre of La Monnaie in Brussels. For the next several years, she devoted herself exclusively to lieder recitals. On 17 March 1979, Walter Legge suffered a severe heart attack. He disregarded doctor's orders to rest and attended Schwarzkopf's final recital two days later in Zurich. Three days later, he died.
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